Management & Operations

The Management & Operations Job Family involves managing the process of sourcing goods for the company to fulfill production needs and ensuring that the product reaches the hands of the customer. It comprises of people who are quite hands-on and actively put in an effort at a managerial position. Careers here include supervisory roles such as managing procurement, processing and transportation of goods.

Career Inclinations

Operational
It refers to the orientation to understand the workings of machinery and how systems at factories and industries work. It requires that people have hands-on knowledge and excel at ensuring that things go as per process.

Remuneration that an individual receives monthly for his/ her professional services

Division of an individual’s time and focus between working and leisure activities

Opportunities given to an individual to scale upwards in the organization

Opportunities given to an individual to travel and interact with experts in a professional setting

Opportunities given to an individual to innovate on new ideas and projects at work

Job Roles

1. Operations Manager

Operations Managers oversee the production of goods and/or provision of services. It involves making sure that an organization is running as well as it possibly can, in a smooth & efficient manner.

Career Road Map

  • School
  • Graduation
  • Job and Career

At school level, a combination of any four subjects will work. A student should ideally prefer English, Mathematics, Commerce and Accountancy. If the school offers classes in Business Strategy or Management, it will be highly beneficial.

The best suited courses are - Bachelor of Business Administration/ Bachelor of Business Management/ Bachelor of Management Studies/ Master of Business Administration/ Master of Business Management/ Master of Management Studies. Click here for the top colleges.

The Operations Manager will be in-charge of the entire operations of the factory/ industry. It offers the opportunity to make independent decisions and innovate on new methods of functioning that will increase efficiency.

2. Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Managers organise the movement of goods and materials from suppliers (raw materials) and manufacturers (final product) to customers.

Career Road Map

  • School
  • Graduation
  • Job and Career

At school level, a combination of any four subjects will work. A student should ideally prefer English, Mathematics, Commerce and Accountancy. If the school offers classes in Business Strategy or Management, it will be highly beneficial.

The best suited courses are - Bachelor of Business Administration/ Bachelor of Business Management/ Bachelor of Management Studies/ Master of Business Administration/ Master of Business Management/ Master of Management Studies. Admission to some of these courses is through competitive exams such as GMAT and CAT. Click here for the top colleges.

Supply Chain Managers have complete control on where various raw materials can be sourced from and how they can be supplied to customers in an efficient way. They can handle the process from end to end, interact with various stakeholders and engage with a global network of suppliers, manufacturers, distribution centres, wholesalers and retailers which gives them a sense of authority and independence.