Where OPERATIONS means BUSINESS
In business, maintaining smooth operations involves seeing the big picture and solving problems through innovative solutions.
The Diploma in Industrial and Operations Management (DIOM) will equip you to do this so that you can help companies address industry challenges such as declining productivity and an ageing workforce.
In this programme, you will acquire the expertise to oversee, design, and improve companies’ business operations and resource management by developing integrated solutions. Hands-on training in high-tech laboratories like our ErgoSCAPE Lab – the first of its kind in Singapore, will allow you to gain valuable experience in fields such as human ergonomics, safety, and workplace design. You will also acquire technical skills in the use of specialised software.
Internships with well-known organisations will help you hone your practical skills by helping them develop solutions for their operational challenges. This real-world exposure will provide you with valuable work experience and help kick-start your career upon graduation.
Our professional staff will walk along with you on your learning journey. Through ADEPT@DIOM, we prepare you to become a highly proficient executive ready to embark on your future!
Facilities and Laboratories | Industry Projects | Student Achievements | Internship | Scholarships | Outreach | Overseas Study Trips | Career Prospects | Further Studies | Professional Certification
DIOM graduates are in demand across a wide spectrum of industries, including pharmaceutics, shipping, telecommunications and banking services. You can look forward to launching a fulfilling career in roles such as:
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To find out more about how you can apply for this diploma, visit Republic Poly's Admissions page.
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The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
7 compulsory modules:
A113 Mathematics A207 Physics B102 Organisational Behaviour E114 Mathematics for Engineering G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem SolvingG107 Effective Communication
10 compulsory modules:
C105 Introduction to Programming
E112 Engineering Design E210 Operations Planning E211 Operations Planning II E212 Facilities Planning and Design E213 Engineering Cost Decisions E214 Statistical Methods For Engineering E216 Distribution and Transportation E217 Inventory Management E218 Manufacturing Planning and Control
5 compulsory modules:
E326 Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
E327 Human Factors Engineering E328 Project Management E332 Quality Control E333 Quality Management
3 compulsory modules:
/ G311 Industry ProjectG901 Character and Citizenship Education E931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Select 1 module from the following list:
A211 Advanced Mathematics – Differential Equations
A212 Advanced Mathematics II – Linear Algebra
B221 Human Resource Management
B320 Business Finance
E331 Supply Chain ManagementE334 Reliability Engineering
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of freely-chosen modules offered by the Schools and Centres in RP
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Table 2: Aggregate Type
All successful applicants are required to pass a pre-admission medical examination to ensure suitability for the posted course. Applicants may be assessed on a case-by-case basis to verify the severity of the conditions to determine suitability for the course.
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To graduate with a Diploma in Industrial and Operations Management, you must complete a total of 120 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete on average five modules, or its equivalent, per semester.