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Developing Analytical Competence for Managing Operations

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Description

All too often, organizations failure could be traced lack of planning and proper execution of operational activities. This programme is designed to equip the participants with the skills and competences required to plan the allocation of resources to execute the operational activities of a firm in the most efficient and effective manner.

Programme

Decision Process and Decision Making Tools

  • Value Creation Through Operations Management
  • The Characteristics of Service Operations
  • Strategies for Decision Analysis
  • Decision Trees and Sequencing Decision

Process Management

  • Process Flow Design
  • Input/Output Analysis
  • Queue Management/Operations Planning and Scheduling
  • Statistical Process Control

Forecasting & Aggregate Planning

  • Capacity Planning
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Forecasting and Inventory Management
  • Inventory Models

Logistics and Distribution Management

  • Distribution Planning
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics Planning and Analysis

Operations Costs and Resource Optimization

  • Financial Planning
  • Activity Based Costing
  • Ethical issues
  • Measuring Operational Performance

Who should attend

Acquire analytical capability for operations management

Experts

Dr David-West is a senior fellow in the Operations, Information Systems and Marketing Division of Lagos Business School (LBS). She is a member of the LBS Management Board and Academic Director at the School and the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC). With a career in information systems spannin...
She holds an MBA from IESE Business School, Barcelona and a second Master’s degree in Applied Philosophy and Ethics (MAPE) from Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to joining LBS, Rose had worked as the Managing Director of JMJ Consulting Ltd, a training consulting firm and as a Direct...
Dr Muogboh, initially joined LBS faculty in 2003 and served as a faculty member and the pioneer Director of the Doctorate programme. He taught sessions in the area of Operations Management, Project Management and Data Analysis. Prior to joining LBS in 2003, he worked as a researcher at the Automa...
Dr Frank Ojadi obtained a bachelor's degree in Engineering Physics from University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), MBA from the Maarstricht School of Management, Netherlands and PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He has been a facu...