Short Course in Managing Operations

Programme overview:

Short Course in Managing Operations next start date Next start date: 6 March 2023
1 May 2023
26 June 2023
21 August 2023
16 October 2023
Next Orientation Date: 27 February 2023
Short Course in Managing Operations study mode Study Mode:
Online Short Courses

Programme details:

| Business School | Short Course

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. 
Recognition of prior learning 
Eduvos recognises the need for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and this course can be completed (in part or whole) by RPL. 
Should a person wish to complete by RPL, the learner can apply to be accepted at an additional cost. If the student is not yet competent on the first submission, only one second submission is allowed at a further additional cost. 
The price of the Managing Operations Short Course is R8 000 inclusive  
of VAT.  
Monthly: R4000 per month / 2 monthly instalments 
Note the cost does not include: 
  • Cancellation fees: should a student not wish to complete the qualification but request an early cancellation. 
  • Repeat subject fees: should a student be found not yet competent on a specific module and the student applies to redo the module. 
  • Extension fees: should a student apply for an extension of assessment which would move their assessment to the following cycle. 
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
After completing the Managing Operations Short Course: 
You will be able to: 
Develop and implement a strategy and action plans for a team, department or division.  
Evaluate current practices against best practices.  
Recognise areas in need of change and make recommendations in the team, department or division.  
Develop, implement and evaluate an operational plan.  
Develop, implement and evaluate a project plan.  
Promote a learning culture in an organisation. 
This qualification is offered at the following campuses

• 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