Advanced Operations Management

COURSE PAGE

Learn about the Advanced Operations Management course.

Part of the Industry Operations Leadership & Management Program.

Advanced Operations Management

COURSE OVERVIEW

Online Live

The Advanced Operations Management course will equip candidates with the competencies and strategies needed to scale industry 4.0 operations.

Participants will focus on intent-based strategic execution, lean manufacturing techniques, sustainability, contingency planning, risk & financial management, cyber-security, forecasting & foreplanning, and auditing. Candidates will be able to assess, maneuver, and scale an industry business unit.

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Live Online Teaching

Real-time interactive conference-style education brought to you anywhere.

Earn a McMaster Certificate

Walk away with a McMaster Certificate and practical skills to think and problem-solve like a leader.

Skilled Industry Experts

Hear from academic instructors and experienced industry experts across disciplines.

Accelerated Learning

Achieve more than you expected in each burst 60 - 90 minute topic sessions over 3 days.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain an understanding of intent-based execution at work center/department level, scaling principles and best practices utilizing LEAN Manufacturing techniques, and Industry Business Unit Scaling Strategies.

  • Participants will focus on securing operational continuity & audit preparation, an introduction to cyber-security principles, quality, cost and risk scaling strategies as well as principles of forecasting and foreplanning.

  • Participants will be introduced to scaling an industry business unit from a quality and logistics function, execution of a temporary supply chain, sustainability management, contingency planning, succession planning, and driving an organizational culture to pivot or scale an industry business unit.

20

Hours of Training

3

Weeks

1

Day a Week

Modules

Course Content Breakdown

Module 1

  • Gain an understanding of intent-based strategic execution and how to adopt it within your organization.

  • Learn how to utilize the LEAN Methodology to scale an industry business unit.

  • Understand specific strategies to both scale up and scale down an industry business unit.

  • Gain an understanding of how to secure operational continuity and incorporate best practices to prepare for an audit.

Module 2

  • Understand the landscape of cyber security and how to develop a framework within your organization to manage cyber security threats.

  • Understand how to scale an industry business unit through a quality function.

  • Learn firsthand best practices and principles to incorporate risk and financial management during scaling operations.

  • Understand how forecasting and foreplanning are adopted within an industry business unit.

Module 3

  • Understand how to stand up and execute a temporary supply chain.

  • Develop an understanding of how to develop and incorporate a sustainability framework building on the principles of a circular economy.

  • Develop a framework to anticipate and execute contingencies building on the principles of intent-based execution.

  • Understand how to incorporate vertical and lateral succession planning for your workforce.

  • Learn first-hand from leading industry executives how to drive organizational culture to pivot or scale an industry business unit.

Who Should Attend?

Directors, Senior Managers, Supervisors, Managers, Lead Hands, Officers, Senior NCO’s, Small to Medium Sized Business Owners, and Consultants. 

 

Participants with relevant work/technical/leadership experience looking to obtain an industry leadership university credential.

Upcoming Course Dates

View the dates for our upcoming program courses.

Admission Details

Participants should have relevant work experience in their industry field; a college or university education is an asset but not required.

 

Please contact the Program Lead if you have specific questions about the background knowledge required to maximize your benefits from the program.

Our Industry Experts

Meet the speakers, mentors and panelists on the Industry Operations Leadership & Management Program.

Option 1: IOLM Program Participant

Industry Mentorship Program | Six Certificates

Most participants/businesses and organizations enroll as an IOLM Program Participant. The participants complete all five courses and enroll in the Group Mentorship Program.

Letter of Recognition: Recieve a Letter of Recognition outlining the skills and capabilities taught. As well any mentee with a 10% or higher performance improvement are noted as demonstrating potential as a high talent member.


Sixth Certificate: Participants who complete the IOLM program will obtain a sixth certificate - Industry Operations Leadership & Management in addition to the five awarded for each course.

Option 2: Per Course

Complete one or more the IOLM courses in any order you wish. Course participants will not be enrolled under the Group Mentorship Program. A single Micro-Credential Certificate will be awarded for each course completed.

Tuition & Fees

Please note costs noted below are in CAD dollars, and do not include the 13% HST - Harmonized Sales Tax charged for Canadian Applicants.

NGEN AMP UP Participants & Association Members

Enrolment Option 1: Full IOLM Program Participant.

All 5 Courses | 6 Certificates | Mentorship Program

$3,750 CAD

Enrolment Option 2: Per Course

Course Certificate

$750 CAD

McMaster Alumni, NGEN Members & Veterans

Enrolment Option 1: Full IOLM Program Participant.

All 5 Courses | 6 Certificates | Mentorship Program

$7,500 CAD

Enrolment Option 2: Per Course

Course Certificate

$1500 CAD

Regular Cost

Enrolment Option 1: Full IOLM Program Participant.

All 5 Courses | 6 Certificates | Mentorship Program

$10,000 CAD

Enrolment Option 2: Per Course

Course Certificate

$2000 CAD

Learn more about our subsidy programs, and pre-qualifying requirements.

Advanced Operations Management Course Brochure

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Apply Now

Apply for the Industry Business Unit Management Course on our New Registrant Application Page

Program Lead

Industry Operations Leadership & Management

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PROGRAM LEAD

Ashan Corea

McMaster University

W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Certificates of Completion Professional Programs

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Learn more about the Industry Operations Leadership & Management Program, the Industry Mentorship Program, the five courses offered, and six McMaster Certificates.

  • Industry Operations Leadership Fundamentals

  • Industry Tactical Planning & Execution

  • Industry Business Unit Management

  • Advanced Leadership Skills

  • Advanced Operations Management

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