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Operations Management

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Develop your skills and knowledge and learn about operations management. Operations management encompasses the day-to-day activities of any company. Operations Managers analyze and improve organizational processes, and work to boost quality, productivity and efficiency.

No matter what kinds of goods and services the company provides the operations function lies in the core of the business.

Students learn a wide variety of skills and techniques related to different parts of the operations function, including demand forecasting and inventory management, production planning, supply chain management, scheduling, and queuing analysis, location planning and work system design.

Important note: students will be contacted regarding the purchase of a required textbook prior to start date. An intermediate level of Excel skills is required for this program. Students who are intending to complete the old certificate (OPMG101-105) can send an email to


Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less

    There are two options to obtain certification in this program:

    1- NAIT Operations Management Certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the five core modules OPMG110-OPMG150

    2- NAIT Operations Management Leadership Certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of: The Project Leadership modules PMGT101-106, plus the Core modules OPMG110-OPMG150

  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements

Open to all students, but it is generally appropriate for production managers, manufacturing managers, purchasing personnel, operations managers and others who are in a leadership role related to operations.

Continuing Education students will find the credential adds to their professional development, skill set and overall value or marketability as an employee or business owner.

For more information, please visit Operations Management

Distance Delivery Options

Online and face-to-face delivery

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated January 25, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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