Executive Diploma Programme in Operations Management

Nirma University Institute of Management
In Ahmedabad

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Important information

  • Diploma
  • Inhouse
  • Ahmedabad

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Post : Chandlodia, Via : Gota, 382481, Gujarat, India
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

A three-year bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any discipline recognized by the Nirma University of Science & Technology as eligible for Post-Graduate studies and a minimum of two years work experience. Only post degree (graduation) work experience will be considered for deciding the work experience criterion for admission. Work experience will be counted from the date of issue of final year graduation mark sheet

Course programme

To fulfil the needs of working executives, managers and entrepreneurs, the Institute launched Executive Diploma Programmes in the year 1999. Since then, the Institute has been offering different diploma programmes every year keeping in view the need of the target audience. During the academic session of 2008-09, we propose to offer five programmes: (i) Executive Diploma in Marketing, (ii) Executive Diploma in Finance, (iii) Executive Diploma in Human Resource Management, (iv) Executive Diploma in International Business, and (v) Executive Diploma in Operations Management. The Programmes aim at upgrading the knowledge and skills of the working executives and provide them with better career progression in the relevant area. These programmes are conducted only on Sundays to provide an opportunity of formal learning to the working executives with a convenient time schedule for studies.

The Objectives :

The Executive Diploma Programmes focus on updating the candidates on the latest developments in their area of management, and prepare them for taking up higher-level challenges in the respective fields of Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, International Business, and Operations Management.

-The major objectives of the programme are:
-To impart knowledge on the latest concepts, tools and techniques as also best practices relevant to the different area of management.
-To sharpen the decision-making skills of the participants.
-To develop an appreciation of the relevant current global environment.
-To provide insights into the emerging issues and challenges in the respective fields.

Pedagogy and Learning Resources:

The pedagogy consists of simulation exercises, case analyses, industry presentations, lectures, discussions, assignments, projects, etc. The classrooms are air-conditioned and are equipped with multimedia and audio-visual aids to facilitate the teaching-learning process.

The participants are encouraged to use the Library Resource Centre (LRC). Our centrally air-conditioned and fully computerized LRC has an impressive collection of business databases, corporate annual reports, 417 e-books collection, and CDs besides more than 22500 volumes. The library subscribes to many costly databases available in soft form; like, EBSCO’s Business Source Complete, a database comprising of 8800 international periodicals, ABI Inform: Global, Trade and Industry, Elsevier’s Science Direct: Business, Management & Accounting package, Emerald Full Text Database, Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy’s Prowess database and Industry Analysis, Blackwell & OUP e-journals, ISI Emerging Market, Magindia.com, and Indiastats.com.

Program Architecture:Operations Management

Term I:

Operations Management
Supply Chain Management
Project Management

Term II:

Business Process Reengineering
Logistics Management
Total Quality Management

Term III:

Enterprise Resource Planning
Operations Management in Services
Contemporary Issues in Operations Management

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