Graduate Diploma in Operations & Production Management (Level 7)

Graduate Diploma in Operations & Production Management (Level 7)

Develop the theory and practical applications of operations management for areas such as production manufacturing, services provision and transport operations.

Learn to optimise supply chain relationships and logistics, including considerations from an engineering perspective, from industry experienced tutors.


Content includes project management, product development, operations management, resource integration management, a cooperative education project for a local workplace and can include an elective course chosen from human resources, finance, industrial relations or management accounting.

Graduate diplomas are designed to be completed full-time in one year. It is possible to complete the diploma part-time, which will increase the programme duration.

Entry Requirements

  • Degree; or
  • Level 6 or 7 Diploma and relevant work/life experience; or
  • Equivalent knowledge, life skills, work experience or study.

English language Requirements

Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 6.0 (with no score below 5.5 in speaking, reading, writing and listening) or equivalent.

Further Study Options

Study at Postgraduate Level with our Postgraduate Diploma or Certificate in Applied Management

Career Options

Be work ready to be employed in an operations and production management role within your chosen field of expertise.

Changes for 2023 learners

On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.

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