Operations management is a specialized profession which includes implementing strategies, designing and controlling the process of converting raw material into the final products. It deals with wide range of responsibilities related to decision making such as product designing, maintenance, quality management, technology to be implemented, and management of the supply chain process, inventory and forecasting.

A person who is eager to build a career in this field must be competitive at national and international level. Operations manager must have deep understanding of the processes in the field which are common in the current situation. He/she must have leadership qualities, decision making abilities, and problem-solving skills and good communication skills, better understanding of computers and responsibility are the prerequisites for this job.


Few courses in this field: -


  • Certificate course in Operations Management
  • Advanced Certificate in Operations Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Operations Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Production & Operation Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Operations Management
  • Master of Science in Operations Management

Basic Eligibility



For admission into bachelor’s degree program a student must pass higher secondary education or 10+2 with a minimum 50% marks from a recognized university / institution. The duration for this program is of 3 years.



For admission into master’s degree program a student must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline from any recognized University/ Institute/ College. The duration for this program is of 2 years.



Eligibility Criteria for Advance Certificate Courses: -

For admission into Advance certificate course a student must have a higher secondary education or 10+2 or equivalent. The duration of this program is of 6 months to 1 year.

Eligibility Criteria for Certificate Courses: -

For admission into Certificate course a student must have a higher secondary education or 10+2 or equivalent. The duration of this program is of 6 months to 1 year.

Job Prospects

Immense career opportunities are available for the students in Operations management amongst the youth in India and abroad. Wide range of career opportunities is available in the field of Insurance, Consulting Firms, Retail, Information Technology, Financial Institutions, Construction, Hospitality, Manufacturing and Transportation.

An individual can work as a Forecasting Manager, Customer Service Support Manager, Operations Planner, Inventory Planner and Control, Scheduling and Control Manager, Project Manager, Process and Methods Planner, Purchasing and Materials Manager, Plant Engineering Manager, Operations Process Manager, Traffic Manager, Quality Manager, Warehouse Manager and Distributor etc.

There are numerous employment sectors mainly in service sector industries which offer Operations Management jobs for freshers. They can apply for jobs in industries such as ITES, KPO, BPOs, Collection and Recovery. Apart from these sectors, there are other industries also where an individual can apply for operations management jobs at the entry level.


Few job sectors in this field: -


  • Manufacturing
  • Hospitality
  • Consulting Firms
  • Financial Institutions
  • ITES
  • Construction
  • KPO
  • Insurance
  • KPO companies
  • Retail
  • Information Technology
  • Transportation and Logistics


Few job profiles in this field: -


  • Retail Operations Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Operations Executive
  • Assistant Manager Operations
  • General Operations Managers
  • Plant Manager
  • Area Operations Manager
  • Process re-engineering Managers
  • IT Operations Administrators
  • Deputy Manager - Cinema Operations
  • Manufacturing consulting Managers
  • Channel Manager for GSM operations


Pay package: -

Pay scale for operations managers depends on factors such as qualification, efficiency, job profile, knowledge, skills and experience. For a fresher in this field he/she can earn a salary of Rs.15,000 to Rs.20,000 per month, whereas for a person with 2-3 years of experience can earn even higher.

MBA Colleges for Operations Management

Advanced Institute of Management

Delhi, India

Advanced Institute of Management (AIM), New Delhi provides regular & distance courses through various UGC, DEC (IGNOU, New Delhi), AICTE & MHRD (Government of India) approved universities. Advanced institute of management is one of the premier institutes in...

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Adventure Academy

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Adventure Academy, Chennai is a Chennai based company committed to children’s skill development programs. Their objective is to introduce well researched, need based, quality skill development programs for children in the age group of 3 years and above. The...

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Akashdeep Institute of Management and Technology

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Akashdeep Institute of Management and Technology (AIMT), Jaipur was established in 2008.It is approved by AICTE and affiliated to Rajasthan Technical University. It is a modern and dynamic educational institution providing high quality courses in an environment...

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Alpha College of Engineering, Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Alpha College of Engineering (ACE), Chennai was established in 2006 managed by Alpha Group of Institutions. It is affiliated to Anna University and is approved by AICTE. The ambience of the college provides scope for the students in building leadership qualities...

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Amity University Directorate of Distance and Online Education

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Amity University Directorate of Distance and Online Education (ADDOE), Noida has been providing world-class distance education across India with 45,000 students, 22 campuses, 133 professional programs and 70 world class institutions, Amity is one of the biggest...

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Anjuman-I-Islam Allana Institute of Management Studies

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Anjuman-I-Islam Allana Institute of Management Studies (AIAIMS), Mumbai was established in 1874. The institute is approved as minority institute by the Govt. of Maharashtra and affiliated to the University of Mumbai. AIAIMS believe that hard work has no substitute...

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Annapoorna Institute of Management Research

Belgaum, Karnataka, India

Annapoorna Institute of Management Research (AIMR), Belgaum was established in 2009 offering quality management education. AIMR aims to prepare students for life and leadership. It is affiliated to Rani Channamma University, Belgaum and approved by AICTE New Delhi...

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Astral Institute of Technology and Research

Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Astral Institute of Technology and Research, Indore was established in 2006. It is approved by All India Council of Technical education, New Delhi a government of Indian Body, Department of Technical Education, Governemnt of Madhya Pradesh and affiliated to Rajiv...

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Attitude Management Academy

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Attitude Management Academy (AMA), Kolkata was established in 2007 with a noble effort to elevate Education and Training to a new level for the common masses. Quality is an attitude to achieve perfection. Currently in the midst of a high tide of concern and clamor,...

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Avagmah, Bangalore was established with the mission is to make higher education inclusive such that everyone everywhere is able to reach their full potential. They work towards enabling universities and distance education providers leverage avagmah’s...

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