How To Build The Perfect CV

Before you get to dazzle recruiters and potential employers at an interview, the first step is to ‘wow’ them with your CV. The idea is to build a resumé that stands out from the rest and catches the eye within minutes. Highlighting all your career goals within a quick scan is not a hefty ask. […]

The Importance of Operations Management

The Role of the Operations Manager According to the Cambridge Dictionary, the meaning of operations management is defined as the following: “The control of the activities involved in producing goods and providing services, and the study of the best ways to do this.” In essence, the role of operations management is crucial to any business. […]

What will it take to succeed?

An ever-changing job market requires you to constantly keep your skills and abilities sharp. You’ve been for the interviews and you know that you can do the job. But the feedback is always the same; someone else was better prepared, had more experience or they have the necessary skills required. Don’t be overlooked and make […]

What skills do you need for Operations Management?

Imagine this: You’re about to head into an important meeting with the company executives. You have been with the company for enough time to know that these meetings cannot be taken lightly. Your boss starts speaking. He starts with a joke. People laugh. He continues: “You know, there are certain people in a company who […]

Everything you need to know about Operations Management

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A crucial part of running a business is to ensure that business operations are running smoothly. This is where the role of operations management is important. To ensure that the business reaches its financial goals, the operations manager will ensure that all processes are streamlined and mapped in order to achieve the desired outcome. The […]

What is Operations Management?

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You might have heard of a line manager, a logistics manager, or a production manager. All of these have a few things in common. They put the individual in a position of overseeing a taskforce and systems, they are involved in ensuring some form of business activity runs smoothly and they look to improve systems […]

Project engineer: Nico Jackson

USB-ED Operations Management online short course testimonial. Nico grew up on a farm and attended Agricultural School. His less than domestic upbringing saw him entering into the challenging and fascinating realm of Industrial Engineering. He graduated in 2002, but saw the need to keep himself relevant in a world that is constantly changing and is […]

Grow your skillset: become a master in delegation

Diversity in the workplace

While operations managers have a long list of important responsibilities necessary for the successful optimisation of business operations. There’s one crucial responsibility! That of delegating work and responsibilities appropriately between team members for effective operations management. Therefore we’ve developed a set of useful tips and techniques you can apply immediately within your role as an […]

3 ways to future proof your career in an online world

Read the top 10 key findings from the survey here: MasterStart Workforce Barometer Report 2018. The world is constantly changing, with new age technology engulfing the planet. It seems like everyone is glued to some sort of screen these days. It can be daunting to keep up with the times, and the new gadgets that help […]