production and ops management

Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management

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Course Details

Summary

If you want a graduate qualification that will give you practical application in the business world, the fast-track Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management is it! Designed for those who already have a degree in another subject area, the Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management will progress your career into operations management in just one year.

The broad scope of this qualification equips you with the skills to get the best results out of people and processes. The skills in analysis and logistics you gain from Operation and Production Management mean you can plan and implement production efficiencies that translate to what every business needs: a better bottom line.

Programme Content

All modules in the Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management are compulsory, there are no elective modules. You will study five modules specific to Operations and Production Management covering subjects such as operations and project management, product development and resource management. You will complete your qualification with the Industry Project.

​VIEW THE MODULES OF STUDY​ HERE​

Module CodeModule TitleLevelCreditsPre-RequisitesCo-Requisites
Compulsory Modules
BIBM673​Project Management615  
BIBM672​Operations Management615  
BIBM770​Resource Integration Management715Students must complete and pass at least two (2) level 6 modules related to their major. OR equivalent knowledge and skills. 
BIBM784​Product Development715Students must complete and pass at least two (2) level 6 modules related to their major. OR equivalent knowledge and skills. 
BIBM787​Professional Practice715  
BIBM788​Professional Project730BIBM787​ and
BIBM673​ and
BIBM672​
 
Specified Electives – select one of the following:
BIBM681​Human Resources615  
BIBM606​Introduction to Finance615  
BIBM603​Intermediate Management Accounting615  
BIBM682​Industrial Relations615  

Professional (Co-op Education) Project

A major feature of the Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management is the Professional Project – a 30 credit module that is your last piece of academic work. The purpose of this module is to provide you with the opportunity to understand the complexities of a working environment and to put the theory you have learnt in the classroom into practice. The Professional Project comprises two parts – a work placement and a research project. The work placement is unpaid and can be in any area of business. We encourage you to find your own placement and will consider your paid employment as part of your placement. The research project will focus on real industry research.

​Due to the limited number of industry partners, only students who achieve a B+ average will have the opportunity to work onsite in a workplace to complete their research. 

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Transfer of Credit

To ensure you have the knowledge and skills to prepare you for BIBM788 Professional Project, a transfer of credit (TOC) will not normally be considered for this programme. In exceptional circumstances any TOC’s will be at the discretion of the CBITE Programme Committee and will not exceed 25% of the programme. Any such consideration for TOC’s should be made no later than two weeks before the start of this programme to allow for your individual programme of study to take any TOC’s granted into account.

More information on transfer of credit​

Entry Criteria

  • A degree conferred by a New Zealand tertiary education institution
  • A New Zealand Qualification Authority recognised degree from an overseas tertiary institution
  • Demonstration of equivalent practical, professional or educational experiences which may include other qualifications at Level 6 and Level 7 on the National Qualifications Framework.

Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an IELTS score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in the written band.​

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Entry Criteria

Pathways

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Transfer of Credit

Do you excel in your job but have no qualification to back it up? We can help you get qualified through our Recognition of Prior (RPL) Learning Tool.

While many people have gained work and life experience equivalent to that of formal study, they don't have that formal qualification to substantiate it. RPL allows you to use your current knowledge and experience towards gaining a recognised qualification through Informal Transfer of Credit.

The Process

If you are interested in applying, you can do so by emailing your profile through to: headstart@wintec.ac.nz.

There are four main areas you need to cover in your profile:
  1. Education History
  2. Experience Information
  3. Work experience Info
  4. Other evidence

Your profile will be forwarded to the relevant Team Manager to look at and determine if you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning. Once this has been determined, a consultation meeting will be arranged between yourself and the Team Manager. There is a $75 fee for this consultation. At the consultation, the Team Manager will discuss which modules they believe you have the experience to gain Informal Transfer of Credit for and also what documentation you will need to supply.

You will then need to put together the required documentation and send it through to us. The Team Manager will assess the documentation and advise if what has been supplied is sufficient. If sufficient information is provided to gain Informal Transfer of Credit, there will be a charge of $25 per credit which will need to be paid prior to any Informal Transfer of Credit being issued.

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