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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media
Operations Management via distance learning
The major goal of this Doctor Ph.D. Degree is to show the principles of operations and their influence on the competitiveness of firms. Another objective is to teach the strategic importance of designing a good supply chain as well as planning and producing individual products. An operations manager understands how any weak spot in the design, planning, and operation of a supply chain can jeopardize the entire performance of a firm. This program identifies inventory, transportation, information, and facilities as the key drivers of successful operations management.
The Doctor Ph.D. Degree online via distance learning offers students the highest level of specialization a discipline can offer. More info...
* 45 to 72 academic credits above a Master's program.
* Average Duration: 24 months.
* Program Structure: 70% textbooks + 30% Thesis.
* Admission is open for adults over 27 years of age.
* Master's degree or international equivalent (5 years of study) is required for admission.
Fees include all: Program of study, textbooks, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, and transcript.
Cost per BIU earned postgraduate credit: 130 Euros (170 US$)
Cost per transferred credit from previous education and/or professional experience if required: 20 Euros (25 US$)
45 ... 72 Academic credits
Tuition Fee :Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
"Companies of today value those who demonstrate the will power, responsibility, motivation and capacity for self-improvement required by distance learning higher education." Business Today.
Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree
Operations Management via distance learning
45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 36 Academic credits - Operations Management Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ 36 Academic credits: Operations Management Online
BIU Earned Credits
Credits earned through the completion of academic work at Bircham International University (Reports, Projects and Thesis).
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...
Postgraduate level continuing education course.
Previous knowledge in this field of study is required.
601OPM - Industrial Production
602OPM - Operations Planning & Control
603OPM - Supplier Quality Management
604OPM - Production Strategy
605OPM - Manufacturing Systems Integration
606OPM - Logistics
607OPM - Transportation & Logistics
608OPM - Software & Hardware Management
609OPM - Supply Chain Management
610OPM - Process Improvement Management
611OPM - Operations Management
612OPM - Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Bibliography: Operations Management via distance learning
The corresponding textbooks are included in the fees. Once the fee has been paid, the books may take between two to five weeks to reach your address. Bircham International University offices may inform you at any time of the status of your books. If the book is in English, the required report must be written in English unless you have requested to write it in other language and have gained Bircham International University authorization. More info...
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+ Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Total Quality Management.
Research work resources and network - Doctor - Operations Management:
ABEPRO - Associação Brasileira de Engenharia de Produção
ABIMAQ - Associação Brasileira da Indústria de Máquinas e Equipamentos
ACOSTE - Association of Cost Engineers
AER-ATP - Asociación Española de Robótica y Automatización Tecnologías de la Producción
AFM - Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
AICP - Association of Independent Commercial Producers
APICS - American Society for Production and Inventory Control
BEMA - British Engineering Manufacturers Association
CSCMP - Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
EEF - Manufacturers' Organisation
EIA - Engineering Industries Association
EURO - Association of European Operational Research Societies
EurOMA - European Operations Management Association
FAPICS - Association Française de Supply Chain Management
GAMBICA - Association for Instrumentation, Control, Automation and Laboratory Technology
IFORS - International Federation of Operational Research Societies
IFPSM - International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management
IOM - Institute of Operations Management
IOSCM - Institute of Supply Chain Management
MSOM - Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society
NAM - National Association of Manufacturers
POMS - Production and Operations Management Society
SME - Society of Manufacturing Engineers
SOBRAPO - Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa Operacional
SOE - Society of Operations Engineers
SYMOP - Syndicat des Machines et Technologies de Production
Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional. Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...
+ 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).
Admission requirements: Doctor - Operations Management
Bircham International University distance learning degree admission requirements differ depending upon the Faculty and the major of study. There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, sex, beliefs and/or religion. A minimum of 30% of the total number of credits required by any adult degree program syllabus has to be transferred from previous education and/or validated from professional experience in order to gain admission. A maximum of 20% of the total number of credits required by the distance learning degree program can be transferred from professional and life experience. More info...
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Learning outcomes: Doctor - Operations Management
The following learning outcomes are compatible with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning and continuing education. The EQF directives facilitate acceptance of this course credits by many higher education institution. These learning outcomes are achieved after completion of this course with a passing grade. Better grades will demonstrate higher analysis, evaluation and critical thinking skills. More info...
EQF LEVEL 6. Advanced knowledge and critical understanding.
Outcome resulting from course content assessment and its applicability to problem solving.
The student's ability to combine the different parts of the text and to form a new coherent and harmonic final report will determine the critical understanding of the subject and an advanced knowledge of Operations Management. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Operations Management to different Business & Media decision making scenarios and problem-solving. More info...
EQF LEVEL 7. Advanced knowledge and critical thinking.
Outcome resulting from written critical thinking and its applicability to problem solving.
The student will contrast and evaluate the learned material with his/her own knowledge and experience to express an opinion about Operations Management, to consider the practical application of the key concepts, and to argue the conclusions along the written report. Personal judgments and opinion should be based on sound criteria and must be clearly discussed. More info...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media
Operations Management Online
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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Operations Management