Manufacturing Production and Operations Strategy (IOSCM)
This course is delivered by the Institute of Supply Chain Management and allows you to study a flexible range of units and further develop skills within Operations, Manufacturing, Production Planning and Control areas.
You will gain skills in specific areas of the manufacturing and production processes depending on the units you choose to study.
The flexibility of the unit selection means you can customise your qualification so it is entirely tailored to you. Choose units that will benefit your current role or those that will give you the skills required to take your career to the next level.
The qualifications are available in three different sizes, depending on how many units you choose and therefore, how long you will spend studying.
Certificate: Complete one core unit and two additional units (either core or optional), support 18 months
Diploma: More in-depth and comprehensive, you’ll study one core unit and three additional units (either core or optional), support 24 months
Extended Diploma: To gain the extended diploma you must complete one core units and five additional units (either core or optional), support 36 months
– Strategic management principles
– Business research
– Manufacturing and production
– Global procurement in supply chain
– Corporate finance
– Quality management
– Entrepreneurship in business
– Change management
– Logistics and transport
– Ports and shipping
– Import and export
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Assignments are completed and submitted via the IoSCM Learning Platform. Assessments are based around the assessment criteria and learning objectives. Word counts will vary through levels of study.
The following provides examples and explanations of the most common forms of assessment methods:
– Expert witness/witness testimony
– Product evidence
– Professional discussion
– Recognition of prior learning
With the achievement of each level, you will expand your earning potential and evolve your career. The job titles become more prestigious and the salary grows as you continue your professional development.
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Why Petroc should be your first choice
Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.
We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community.
Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments.
We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.