Operations & Logistics Management

In essence, at its core, business is about providing a superior product or service. The operations function of the organization consists of all the activities that produce what the organization produces. It is the function that creates the value that its customers seek. This short program analyses the processes used to deliver products to the marketplace. Several “world class” firms have demonstrated that effective operational management can be a potent and competitive weapon. This short program addresses the key operations and logistical issues in service and manufacturing operations, which have strategic as well as tactical implications. Both quantitative and qualitative techniques and principles, used by leading organizations, are examined.


The Operations & Logistics Management program starts during the first week of each month. Applications close on the 15th of the previous month.


The assessment of the SLP’s consist of quizzes, discussions, a final assignment, and an online test.

Mode of delivery



1 week. This excludes the additional time that is given to complete the final assessment.


After the successful completion of the Operations & Logistics Management program, the student will receive a certificate issued and endorsed by the UFS. Recognition to the Higher Certificate in Management Development is available through RPL.

NQF level: 5

Credits: 4


Ansie Barnard

Strategic Partnerships

T: 082 900 1080 / 051 401 3204

E: barnardam@ufs.ac.za

Program taught in:
  • English

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