Short Course in Managing Operations

Programme overview:

Short Course in Managing Operations next start date Next start date: 16 October 2023
Next Orientation Date: 9 October 2023
Short Course in Managing Operations study mode Study Mode:
Online Short Courses
Short Course in Managing Operations study mode Campuses:
Cape Town - Claremont
Cape Town - Tyger Valley
Durban (Umhlanga)
East London
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Nelson Mandela Bay

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Short Course in Managing Operations duration Duration:
7 Weeks.
Short Course in Managing Operations support Support: Supported self study

Programme details:

NQF Level 5 | Business School | Short Course

The Eduvos Managing Operations Short Course provides the junior executive with an opportunity to get ahead and succeed. This short course gives tools and strategies to identify and manage best practices. Strategy implementation leads to change and the short course also addresses how to use communication and change management techniques to support the operational change of a business unit. It deals specifically with the development, implementation and evaluation of operational and project plans.

More information:

Entry requirements
Any individual with a matric certificate or equivalent with communication, literacy and mathematics skills at NQF Level 4 can qualify to apply. As this is an online course, computer literacy is assumed, and you will need an email address, computer access, and stable internet access. 
The price of the Managing Operations Short Course is R8 000 inclusive of VAT. Monthly: R4000 per month / 2 monthly instalments.
Programme accreditation
Upon successful completion you are awarded the much-coveted Eduvos Managing Operations Short Course Certificate. This is recognised by SAQA (South African Qualifications Authority). On successful completion, you will have acquired 32 credits at an NQF (National Qualifications Framework) Level 5. 
Possible career options
The career choices for you, as a Short Course in Managing Operations graduate, could include junior positions in:
  • First line management

  • Team lead
This qualification is offered at the following campuses

Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Claremont, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Durban (Umhlanga), East London, Midrand, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Vanderbijlpark

• All Campuses (Online)

International students

International students are welcome to apply for this programme.

For international student requirements please kindly check International Students Admissions

Calling all students from Angola, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Qualification structure
Operations are at the heart of every business and translate the strategy into an action plan for a department or division. This short course enables learning organisations to give managers the tools to assess a strategy and develop an action plan. 
There are six components to the Managing Operations Short Course, each with its own set of outcomes which you will master: 
Be the general (Strategy and planning) 
  • Develop a strategy for the unit  
  • Develop action plans for the unit Implement action plans  
  • Review action plans 
Being a reformer (Manage change) 
  • Recognise areas in need of change  
  • Make recommendations for change  
  • Implement changes 
From idea to success (Operational plan) 
  • Develop operational strategies for a unit 
  • Develop an operational plan for a unit 
  • Implement an operational plan 
  • Monitor, measure and evaluate the achievement of goals and objectives 
Project plans (Project management) 
  • Select a work-based project for a unit  
  • Scope a work-based project for a unit 
  • Develop a project plan 
  • Develop tools to measure key performance parameters 
  • Implement the plan and evaluate project progress 
Build a wise organisation (Learning culture) 
  • Investigate and analyse the status of the learning culture within the organisation 
  • Develop strategies for the promotion of a learning culture within the organisation 
  • Implement strategies to promote a learning culture