Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management (PGDOM)

Programme Overview

Programme Code: 010107

Duration: 1 Year

Today, operations management has gained recognition in business organization as an important business function and a tool for developing competitiveness. The focus of competition has shifted from the product to the process. The Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management provides an opportunity for both horizontal and vertical growth. This programme is designed to help students acquire professional competencies in production and operations management, logistics, procurement, lean operations, capacity planning, quality management, leading to an improvement in their job skills and self-enrichment.

The program begins by laying the groundwork for a comprehensive understanding of what operations management is and how it can be effectively used to increase an organization’s efficiency and profitability. The program further, facilitate discussion and investigation into different operations strategies and process selection for both manufacturing and service industries, aggregate production planning, network design and quality improvement techniques.

School of Management also has collaboration with CILT and Safexpress for the delivery of a specialized course in the field of Operations Management.

Programme Educational Objectives

  • To enable the students to become effective and efficient operations manager and leaders in the Business world
  • To familiarize the students with operations strategies and its linkages with organizational strategies
  • To help the students determine how to manage quality and deliver the product as per customer expectations
  • To make the students learn the concepts of effective inventory management
  • To prepare the students to maximize the use of informational technology tool to gain competitive advantage

Programme Outcomes

Towards the end of the programme, students will be able to:

  • Collate and integrate diverse functions of operations management
  • Apply sales and operations planning, MRP and lean manufacturing concepts
  • Apply logistics and supply chain concepts to improve efficiency in the operations
  • Apply quality management tools for process improvement
  • Make effective use of decision making tools for meeting the organizational goal
  • Become proficient in using mathematical, analytical and statistical tools.
  • Maintain integrity and ethics in the business environment
  • Develop effective leadership quality

Programme Highlights

The concepts are introduced and explained gradually in a series of lectures followed by case discussions of real world, quizzes, role plays and audio-video film. In order to make the class interactive, emphasis is laid on practical learning which is simulated through case studies, actual projects and learning by doing. The parameters of assessment are professionally developed for each competency.

Some of the major areas that will be covered

Production/ Operations Management, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Quantitative Techniques, Decision Models and Optimization, Project Management, Transportation and Enterprise Resource Planning

Career Avenues

One can develop a career in sectors ranging from Production and Operations Manager, Strategic Planner, Purchase Analyst/Assistant, Materials Analyst. Materials Manager, Procurement Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Inventory Manager, Strategic Sourcing Manager, Sourcing Manager, Warehousing Manager, etc.

Entry Requirements

An undergraduate degree in an appropriate discipline from UGC approved University. In addition, applicants will also have to successfully complete a Goenka Aptitudes Test for Admission (GATA) and appear for a personal interview.

Course Structure

SEM I

Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
GMT 7701 NA Management Principles, Practices and Organizational Dynamics 400 4
OPM 7701 NA Operations Management 300 3
OPM 7731 NA Inventory Management 300 3
DSC 7001 NA Statistical and Quantitative Methods 300 3
OPM 7730 NA Innovation Management 300 3
OPM 8702 NA Logistics Management 300 3
GMT 7502 NA Open Online Course 3
Total Credits 22

SEM II

Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
OPM 8710 NA Quality Management 300 3
FIN 7702 NA Financial Management and Planning 400 4
ITM 7002 NA Information Systems 300 3
OPM 8003 NA Supply Chain Management 300 3
OPM 8009 NA Project Management 300 3
OPM 8001 NA Operations Research 300 3
GMT 8502 NA Dissertation 6
Total Credits 25
Overall Credits 47