Aditya Ramamurthy

Want to know more about operations management

Ive heard that supply chain management is a hot area. how is this space in india? should I do any specific course after UG to enter this space and move up the ladder?

by Aditya Ramamurthy
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: Want to know more about operations management

Gomathi Venkat
Gomathi Venkat
Verified Career Expert
Managing Director at GV Counseling Group
  • Bengaluru

Hello aspirant


Thank you for contacting counsellors at CareerGuide.com. Operations management is a much needed branch of science and management in the present economic world and as you said it is definitely a hot zone of employment. Before we go into the query, please let me introduce myself. I am Gomathi and i am into this counselling profession since 23 years. I am also the managing director of GV counselling group based in Bangalore and recently established in chennai too. I specialise into guidance and counselling for students on education and career. So lets go into your topic now.

i see you are already a degree holder in bachelors level. It is very good to see your interest in operations management. May i know if you are currently in employment or only a recent graduate? If i know these details then i can give you better guidance. Operations management is more related to supply chain and management and it has great scope especially in manufacturing industries like car manufacturing, home appliances manufacturing, furniture manufacturing or consumer products manufacturing industry. Almost every industry needs operations management and supply chain management. This department is involved in minimising costs and wastages in making products by a company. It is a department coordinating with all other departments of a company like the hr, marketing, finance and accounts and it cannot function all alone. And for all reasons it has a great scope with regards to job prospects.

To do a degree in operations management, you can either do an MBA or a Masters/ pg diploma. An MBA in operations management is of high degree scope compared to any other degree but doing an MBA is advisable only if you have some minimum two or three years work exp. Other wise a PG Diploma or a Masters in operations management is more helpful if you are just at the entry stage of operations management career. There are also courses like supply chain management in MBA and PG Diploma level. Most often students think operations and supply chain are different but it is actually one. So you can consider doing a MBA Operations management/ supply chain management. Universities in India that offer the MBA/ PG Diploma in operations management are

1. IIM Ahmedabad
2. Symbiosis institute of operations management
3. Anna university
4. Amity university
5. VIT university
6. SRM University
7. NITIE Mumbai
8. S.P. Jain institute of management and research
9. Indian institute of social welfare and business management Kolkatta
10. University of petroleum and energy studies.

Best wishes to you.


In order to post replies to the question: "Want to know more about operations management"

Post Reply

Latest ANSWERS

how many times we can take psychometric tets by paying RS 1,999

Hello Vidya,  Repeatedly taking the test would not have a drastic change in your report. Rather you would see the same result only because these .. read more

i am a short service defence force officer, retiring in 02 yrs. want to pursue distance MBA which has the best value and recognition. please suggest me a genuine distance MBA programme in IT.

 Hello Dhruv, Interesting profile. But what i am.confused here is by what you have written. MBA program in IT.  IT itself is a specializatio .. read more

Job opportunities after MBA in Hospital Administration

 Hello Rohit,  As the name suggests, hospital administration, you would be mainly responsible for the administration work of the hospital. R .. read more

What are the different available courses in hospital management - A brief introduction to the bachelor, master, diploma and short-term certificate courses?

Hospital management course is one of those courses around the world that is considered to be one of the most respectful ones. Also, a degree in hospit .. read more
Most Popular

What are the books that every Mechanical Engineer must read?

Probably it would be difficult to prepare down a complete and comprehensive list of books to follow by every mechanical engineer,as the different spec .. read more

What to do after finishing Diploma in EEE.

Dear V Aravindan,  The EEE branches of engineering both at Diploma and Undergraduate (B.E./B.Tech.) level offers unlimited career opportunities i .. read more

Sir I have my options between SRM NCR campus and Lovely Professional University(LPU) ! so which one I should go for?

Dear Student, I would recommend Lovely Professional university for pursuing your further studied. If you check their accreditation, industrial tie ups .. read more

Hello, I am trading from 3 months & also learning concepts related to technical analysis of stock market. I got to know about BSE Training Institute's Post Graduate Program in Global Financial Markets

Hiii i am also doing trading past 1 year and  i think NCFM academy in hyderabad is the best for BSE training and if you try and check update .. read more