Continuing Education

Operations Management

Campus

The location where your NAIT courses will be held.

Credential

The type of certification (degree, diploma, certificate) you will earn after completing your program.

  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
    Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom
  • Diplomas & Certificates - These credit programs take 1 or 2 years and lead to government approved and industry-recognized credentials.
  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

Increase productivity and efficiency

Develop your skills and knowledge and learn about operations management. Operations management encompasses the day-to-day activities of any company. Operations Managers analyze and improve organizational processes, and work to boost quality, productivity and efficiency.

No matter what kinds of goods and services the company provides the operations function lies in the core of the business.

Students learn a wide variety of skills and techniques related to different parts of the operations function, including supervision and management, forecasting for production, scheduling, capacity planning and inventory control.

Important note: students will be contacted regarding the purchase of a required textbook prior to start date. An intermediate level of Excel skills is required for this program.

Career Opportunities

Although this certificate program is open to all students, it is generally appropriate for production managers, manufacturing managers, purchasing personnel, operations managers and others who are in a leadership role related to operations. Continuing Education students will find the credential adds to their professional development, skill set and overall value or marketability as an employee or business owner.

Certification

There are two options to obtain certification in this program

  • A NAIT Operations Management Certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the five core modules OPMG110-OPMG150
  • A NAIT Operations Management Leadership Certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of:

Note: Students can take the Project Leadership modules prior to or after the core modules. Students in the old program (OPMG101-OPMG105) who intend to continue can send an email to continuingeducation@nait.ca.

Anurag Pandey, P.Eng.

Anurag is an Operations Excellence leader with over twenty five experience in the Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Services sectors.

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Robert Fisher

Robert Fisher is an instructor at NAIT for the Continuing Education Quality Management and Operations Management program.

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