Operations managers plan, direct and coordinate the operations of an organization and work to improve quality, productivity and efficiency.
Regardless of the type of industry or organization the main purpose of an operations manager is to plan and direct operations and improve productivity and efficiency. By managing day-to-day activities, analyzing statistics and reading and writing reports, operations managers play a vital role in any company. Operations managers also have to liaise and interact with other team members, including interacting with managers of different parts of the organization, presenting findings to stakeholders and higher management as well as training and supervising new employees and tracking and measuring staff performance. The methods and strategies used to achieve this vary from company to company but there are standard duties and accountabilities associated with ensuring the smooth operational procedures of the company.
Tasks may include:
A computer project manager should:
Level of Schooling and School Subjects
National Senior Certificate (matric), with a Bachelor’s Degree pass or Diploma pass
Compulsory Subjects: None (for BCom Mathematics is a requirement)
Recommended Subjects: Commercial subects such Accountancy, Economics and IT would be useful.
Diploma: Nat Dip Management
Degree: BCom Management
Commerce and industry
Supply chain stores
Productuion Management Institute of South Africa
Phone: 031 201 1260
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