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Operations management an essential part of running a business; having skills in this area can make you a better manager all round. Learn how to develop solutions, lead and manage teams, work through conflict, and so much more.

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At your organization: IPEx professional development programs can be customized and delivered at your workplace, or a location of your choice. To learn more about these programs or to inquire about pricing, please contact ipex@davenport.edu.


Certificate of Integrated Operations Management

OPERATIONS PLANNING SEMINAR
1pm- 3pm, January 30
Davenport University
Peter C. Cook Center
45 Ottawa Avenue NW, Grand Rapids

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Operations Planning: Finding the balance between capacity and demand.

In this FREE 2-hour workshop, you will be introduced to the concepts of capacity, demand, cycle-time, and resources using a business simulation.

Learn how consistency in your overall operations strategy can improve productivity, remove bottlenecks, and decrease variability. one of the many operations topics taught in the Certificate of Integrated Operations Management program.

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COST: $3,995 Early-Bird Price
($4,495 Regular Price begins 2/10/18)

LENGTH: 12 weeks

GRAND RAPIDS - DOWNTOWN
February 23 - May 18, 2018 
Fridays from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.REGISTER

Designed for professionals who wish to improve operations in their organizations, the Certificate of Integrated Operations Management examines proven techniques to maximize efficiency, reduce risk, and improve quality.

Over the course of 12 weeks, you will develop solutions for challenges in scheduling, sourcing, logistics, quality control, and more. This program integrates operations, quality, and project management and concludes with the development of a comprehensive process improvement plan. 

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Improve skills in project estimating, scheduling, budgeting, costing, and resource management
  • Develop strategies to implement supply chain concepts, lean concepts, and sustainability into your organization
  • Analyze the framework of quality and performance excellence
  • Identify and understand various processes and tools used in management to improve efficiency

This program is eligible for 9 undergraduate or 3 graduate credits toward a degree at Davenport University and 42 PDCs through SHRM. 

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Project Leadership in Operations

COST: $1,595

LENGTH: 7 weeks

GRAND RAPIDS - LETTINGA
January 8 - February 24, 2018
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Learn the concepts and practices that are necessary to lead companies with a project-focus in alignment with effective operations. Translate global organizational objectives into project initiatives that meet corporate goals.

Enhance your communication skills and better understand the processes and controls required to manage project portfolios in a coordinated global environment.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Provide project leadership in an operations-focused organization
  • Manage project portfolios in a coordinated global environment
  • Translate global organizational objectives into project initiatives that meet corporate goals

This program is eligible for 45 PDUs through PMI (6.75 Technical, 17 Leadership, and 11.25 Strategic). 

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Fundamentals of Lean

COST: $195

LENGTH: 4 hours, 8 a.m – 12 p.m.

GRAND RAPIDS - DOWNTOWN
April 20REGISTER
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In partnership with Kalamazoo Valley Community College, we are offering a free 2-hour introductory workshop on February 27 from 1-3 p.m.

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Simplify, standardize and improve the workflow in any organization with a strong understanding of Lean. Lean affects all industries, including banking, construction, healthcare, insurance and other service industries.

In this 4-hour workshop, you will better understand Lean processes and standards that create a stable and predictable work environment to support business outcomes.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply Lean concepts and tools
  • Blend technology into the business process
  • Understand easy methods to implement Lean

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