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OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Administrative Management IIIA - ADB3701
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: (ADB2601 & ADB2602) or ADB242R
Purpose: The purpose of the learning is to familiarise the learner with the field of general management, including the management functions of planning, organising, leading, and control. Qualifying learners are able to manage an administrative section by making use of these functions.
Administrative Management IA - ADB1501
Diploma,Higher Certificate,Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the learning is to introduce the learner to the field of administrative management within an organisation. The learner will know what the function of administrative management within an organisation entails, will be able to create and manage office systems and will be aware of the different skills needed to be an information manager.
Administrative Management IIIB - ADB3702
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: (ADB2601 & ADB2602) or ADB242R
Purpose: Qualifying students will be competent in applying techniques to plan and chair a meeting, solve problems as well as manage an administrative section by taking cultural diversities and ethical issues into account. Students will also be competent in dealing with possible risk and safety issues present in an administrative environment within organisations.
Operations Management I - OMN101M
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module is intended to provide and lay a theoretical foundation to the first year student/s by exposing them to the fundamentals, concepts, terms and expressions of operations management as used in the industry. Their newly acquired knowledge and competencies should enable them to proceed with the module in the next level.
Administrative Practice III (Experiential Training) - ADP3701
Diploma Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: (ADB2601 & ADB2602) or ADB242R
Purpose: This module will enable the learners to apply the theory or knowledge they acquired during their studies of administrative management I, II, and III. It will also afford the learner with an opportunity to function in a working environment. The module provides hands-on experience of office administration, and will also enable learners to advise any employer on how to set up his or her office environment
Risk Management I - RMN111Z
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: To equip the student with the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding of risk management, that is, the management of events which can result in losses.
Production and Operations Management - MNO3701
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MNO2601
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to equip learners with knowledge and skills related to the theoretical concepts and practical skills of the strategic role of production and operations management; including further aspects with regard to the design, planning and control, and improvement of the production/operations management system in organisations.
Safety Principles & Practice I - SPP101S
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: Understand the historical synopsis, safety as a science and an art, the philosophy of safety, hazard identification, incident investigations, reporting of incidents, safety reporting, basic safety training, safety propagation.
Total Quality Management - MNO3703
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MNB1601 or MNB102E
Purpose: The primary purpose is to obtain an understanding and application of the holistic approach to managing quality. This implies managing the complete range of “hard” and “soft” components for quality which includes all the teachings, methods and tools to prevent errors (waste) and improve performance internal and external to the organisation.
Administrative Management IB - ADB1602
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to introduce students to the field of administrative management function within an organisation. Students credited with this module will acquire the different skills needed to perform as an information manager within an organisation and the field of communication. Students will acquire the different skills needed to perform as an information manager within an organisation and be able to create and manage all forms communication processes.
Environmental Management - MNO3704
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MNB1601 or MNB102E
Purpose: The primary purpose is to obtain an understanding of the management of human and business endeavour within the complex reality of environmental, economic and social imperatives. This includes the application of environmental management principles within the applicable governance requirements as well as sustainability principles and the application of business management principles in order to manage the impact of environmental factors on business organisations.
Administrative Management IIA - ADB2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ADB1501 & ADB1602 or ADB121S (BSA1501 & BSA1602 or BSA111P only applicable to NDOFM, NDCML, 98217 & 98317)
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge and skills to become an invaluable asset to any organisation in the field of administrative management. This module will introduce the learner to quality administrative management, productivity, workflow, office procedure and the role of information systems in administrative management.
Operations Management IV - OMN401M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: OMN301M
Purpose: This module is intended to qualify the student/s as operations management practitioners and graduates at B Tech level. It empower the student with a more critical and intensive approach in solving the problems in the market place. It does provide the learner with skills to do research in order to enable them to do structured investigations before taking certain decisions. It is also intended to benchmark the industry practice instilled into the students with the market demand in terms of operations management ethics and considerations.
Administrative Management IIB - ADB2602
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: ADB1501 & ADB1602 or ADB121S BSA1501 & BSA1602 or BSA111P (Applicable to NDCML, NDOFM, 98217 & 98317)
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip the student with the relevant knowledge and skills to become an invaluable asset to any organisation in the field of administrative management. Specifically, this module will provide the student with necessary knowledge and skills to manage the administrative activities of an office by focusing on total quality management, productivity, workflow and office procedures; information systems; the virtual office; and the green office.
Project Management - PRM3701
Diploma,Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MNB1601
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to obtain the fundamental theoretical knowledge and develop requisite skills of practical application of project management; including project management concepts, project planning and control tools and techniques for project success.
Production and Operations Management - MNO2601
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MNB1601
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to provide students with a sound understanding of the role and functioning of production and operations management, selected design, planning and control tasks and responsibilities of production and operation managers and productivity management with regards to the management of operations in organisations.
Safety Management IV - SMN401S
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 30
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: SMN301S
Purpose: To provide the student with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to be able to act as a safety consultant/expert.
Quality Management and Techniques - MNO2602
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MNB1601
Purpose: The three spheres of quality are quality control, quality assurance and quality management. There are differing perspectives on quality and this unit module will clearly explain quality management in terms of conventional quality control and TQM. Quality has developed into the most competitive weapon and organisations adopt quality as a strategy or a way of managing the future. TQM is far wider in its application than ensuring or controlling product or service quality. QM is inherent part of production and operations management. The primary purpose of this module is to provide students with an understanding of quality theory and for them to obtain an application of quality management in terms of quality control, quality assurance and quality management. This implies managing and utilizing the teachings, methods and tools to prevent errors (waste) and improve performance internal to the organisation.
Advanced Operations Management - AOM4801
Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to provide students with a different view of the specialist academic study field known as operations management (OM). This includes a specific integrated focus on goods and services from a value chain perspective. This perspective provides the key driver for all business activities. Students are again exposed to some of the “traditional” topics taught in OM but also some of the more advanced concepts, techniques and application of contemporary OM.
Safety Management IIA - MNO2603
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MNB1601
Purpose: The primary purpose of this module is to provide students with a sound understanding of the multidisciplinary nature of safety management and for them to obtain an understanding and application of management of safety in the interactive reality of organisations. Students also need to develop competencies (knowledge, skill, norms and values) in analysing the structure and functioning as well as judging the appropriateness of and adapting safety management control measures and programs to meet the efficacy requirements of managing daily business operations and disasters.
Information Management - IMA4801
Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce students to the management of information. This paper combines information and management. It makes students with a computer science background to understand management and students with business management background to understand information systems (IS). It also provides an insight on where IS fit in the overall management levels.
Work Study - MNO2604
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MNB1601
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to ensure that a qualified student is able to select and apply a range of intervention techniques and strategies at the operational and tactical levels in organisations, in commerce and industry, resulting in optimizing productivity and the quality of work life. A typical role could be that of a work study practitioner who has been empowered in the field of Work Study and is able carry out complete work study investigations and make recommendations for improvements to management.
Project Management - PRO4801
Honours,Under Graduate Degree Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to give the student in-depth understanding of the project management philosophy and profession and to equip the student to be a project manager. The paper is also designed to direct the student’s study of the specific project management knowledge areas (based on the PMBOK) and the various project management processes and, with the help of practical examples and assignments, to enable the student to apply the skills the student needs in order to perform more effectively in project environments.
Operations Management II - OMN201M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: OMN101M
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to provide a more versatile approach to operations management through the use of the first year module. This is a second year module providing a more in-depth knowledge and understanding into the concepts already learnt in the previous module. It is also intended to improve the competency level of the student/s in advancing to expert practitioners of the discipline.
Operations Management III - OMN301M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: OMN201M
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to qualify the student/s as operations management practitioners and graduates at diploma level. It will enable the student/s to apply the knowledge acquired in the intervention and solving of organisational problems to the benefit of all stakeholders. It is also intended to benchmark the industry practice instilled into the students with the market demand in terms of operations management ethics and considerations.
Safety Management III - SMN301S
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 30
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: Pre: SPP201S
Purpose: To empower the student with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to be able to manage a safety management program.
Safety Principles and Practice II - SPP201S
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 15
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: SPP101S
Purpose: Equip students to compile basic safety system standards and criteria, safety processes basic risk analysis, basic management reporting, basic programme development and co-ordination, practical training skills.