The Institute of Operations Management (IOM) is the leading professional body for people involved in Production and Operations Management in manufacturing and service industries. The Institute's accredited courses are recognised industry wide and cover all aspects of managing the processes involved in creating products and services.
Covering topics such as operational efficiency, strategy, competitive advantage, supply chain management and planning, an IOM operations management course enables students to build on the knowledge and skills used every day within an operations management role.
The Institute of Operations Management Level 3 course is aimed at those who are new to the operations management and supply chain management profession, or those who are already employed in operations management wishing to gain a formal qualification in the subject. The IOM Certificate in Operations Management provides educational support for industry with this general coverage of Operations Management and its role in supply chain management.
The course gives me a clear idea of what I should be doing as a Demand Planner in a supply chain, it enlarges my knowledge of warehouse operations and the college provides an excellent service.
M Zain M Hussain (IOM Level 3 Student)
The Institute of Operations Management Diploma in Operations Management aims to provide students with detailed and specific coverage of the various elements of supply chain, production and inventory management. It aims to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills of operations management to improve business performance within the global environment. It also addresses the internal and external factors which influence operational efficiency and examines the wider context of business strategy and competitive advantage.
The course has been of benefit to me as it looks at a lot of areas required for my job as well as expanding knowledge on other subjects. Distance Learning College offer good courses and good support.
Carly Bolam (IOM Level 5 Student)
Your personal learning support team are available to provide you with all of the support and guidance you need to get the most out of your course, this includes:
All of our tutors are industry experts with years of experience both working in similar roles to your own and providing first class tutorial support to students completing qualifications via distance learning. With Distance Learning College you are guaranteed to receive continuous feedback on your progress, expert advice and support tailored to your individual needs from your tutor. We are dedicated to ensuring you get the most out of your course and achieve your potential. You can contact your tutor via email, phone or post however at Distance Learning College we also offer regular student support seminars to give you the opportunity to meet your tutor face to face and discuss your progress or concerns, meet other students and obtain further advice and guidance.
Your mentor will be on hand throughout your course from start to finish to ensure you receive all of the support you need. Our mentors have extensive experience in helping students to manage their learning around other home and work commitments. Their support ensures you make continuous progress and achieve the best possible results.
Our student support team will take the hassle out of contacting awarding bodies, arranging exams, ordering materials and booking you onto student support seminars so that you can focus your time on your learning.
We offer all students the unique opportunity to attend regular student support seminars which will give you the chance to meet our tutors and discuss your course. You can use the seminars to gain advice from our dedicated support team and meet other students to share your knowledge and experiences. We also cover assignment and exam preparation techniques to help you achieve the best results from your course.
One of the great things about Distance Learning College's courses is the flexibility of our courses. Unlike traditional college courses we do not have set start dates for our courses meaning you can get started at a time that suits you.
UK students can sit their exams in the workplace or at the college.
Unlike traditional college courses, opportunities to complete your exams are available on several dates throughout the year for all of our distance learning courses.
Your tutor will set regular tasks and activities for you to complete as you progress through your course to help develop your knowledge and prepare for exams. Your tutor will continuously provide you with feedback on your work and help you to develop your knowledge further.
Thousands of people across the UK choose distance learning courses every year. Distance Learning College's courses are designed to provide students with all of the support they would expect from a conventional college but with much greater flexibility and ease of study.
Distance Learning College offer a complete distance learning package which offers you all of the support you need with the flexibility to be able to complete the qualification in your own time. Whether you want to fast-track completion or dedicate just a few hours a week to completing your course the college can support you.
Once enrolled you will receive all of the course materials you will need direct to your door. For some of our courses we even offer an option to study some units via our online learning platform which allows you to log in, view materials and complete assignments online. You are also supported throughout the programme by your personal tutor. All of our tutors have the teaching qualifications and extensive experience working in the industry related to the nature of the qualification you choose meaning they have a sound understanding of the industry and the challenges you face in your role. Our dedicated tutors are there to provide you with all of the support you may need and the flexibility of our courses offers you a variety of options to enable you to communicate with your tutor including email, telephone and one-to-one meetings. This support is unlimited, unlike with a normal college or university where your tutor may be hard to reach due to other commitments our tutors are available on demand to assist you with your learning.
The flexibility of our courses means you can complete your qualification in your own time. Most of our students choose to dedicate a few hours a week to their study making it easy to fit around their personal home and work life commitments.
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