Course Overview

The Principles of Managing Operations course imparts a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the basic inventory planning principles and techniques that are used at each level in the planning process, from strategic to tactical.

This is an extensive body of knowledge based on the APICS Certification programmes, focused purely on the Management of Operations.

You will learn, tools, techniques, calculations and methodology alongside application techniques to deliver results in your workplace.

Who Should Attend?

Those in a role which centres on management.  This could include:

  • Supply Chain and Procurement Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Warehouse Managers
  • Engineering/ Quality Managers
  • Senior Leadership in an Operations Focussed Role
  • Project/ Programme Managers
  • Continuous Improvement Managers

Topics Covered

  • Operations Management Foundations
  • Operations and Processes
  • Project Management
  • Product Design and Development
  • Process Design Strategies
  • Total Quality Management
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Process Improvement and Performance
  • Organizational Management and Performance
  • Examination Preparation


Upon completion of the course you will receive an APICS Principles of Managing Operations Certificate.

Why Choose Industry Forum?

Industry Forum is an approved APICS Channel Partner offering a comprehensive range of Supply Chain training, audit and consultancy services.

Industry Forum helps major global manufacturers understand, optimise and improve both manufacturing capability and business performance.

An integrated team of consultants and practitioners – all seasoned expert engineers with multi-sector manufacturing experience – Industry Forum brings together a world-class combination of improvement competency, insight, process and best practice.

Spanning automotive, aerospace, consumer appliance, electronics and food sectors, for over 20 years Industry Forum has planned and delivered some of the world’s most consistent and successful transformations for business-critical manufacturing operations.

Our trainers are expert practitioners in Supply Chain Management with hands-on industrial experience and highly developed communication skills.  They have all been through the APICS Instructor Development Programme.

They have a wealth of technical expertise and often provide on-site advice and coaching. During every course we will encourage collaboration and sharing of practical experiences, ensuring learning can be put into context and empowering delegates to apply their new skills successfully in their workplace as well as making sustainable improvements.

Course booking details

DatesVenueCostAvailabilityTake Action
05/11/2019 - 07/11/2019Birmingham (UK)£849 (ex. VAT)Spaces AvailableBook Now


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