Do you envision yourself playing a magical role in the nerve centre of a global business?
Look no further! The Diploma in Industrial and Operations Management (DIOM) arms you with the much needed industry-relevant skills and knowledge to solve business problems creatively and keeps you up to
date with the ever-changing industries!
What does the DIOM have in store for you? In this programme, you will acquire the expertise to design, improve, and oversee companies’ business operations and resource management. Gain insights into useful fields like human ergonomics and workplace safety and design through hands-on training at our high-tech ErgoSCAPE Lab. Be ready to take on a pivotal role to make things better, faster, and cheaper for businesses!
Local and overseas industry attachments will provide you with good opportunities to work on real-world projects while gaining valuable work experience. Kick-start a career with renowned companies such as Siemens Healthcare, SingPost, Keppel Logistics, and Keppel FELS!
Where OPERATIONS means BUSINESS
The Diploma in Industrial and Operations Management plays a critical role as the nerve centre of any business.
Almost all global businesses need operations management. For example, airports, hotels, banks and hospitals require some form of operations planning to manage their business processes!
The Diploma in Industrial and Operations Management addresses industry challenges such as productivity and an ageing workforce. Through this programme, you will gain the knowledge and skills to oversee, design, improve, and innovate on existing business operations for greater results. You will also learn how to develop integrated solutions for businesses that can help them manage and optimise resources better.
You will undergo practical training in specialised software and laboratories such as the ErgoSCAPE lab, designed to give you hands-on experience in human ergonomics, safety, and workplace design. The first of its kind in Singapore, it is equipped with advanced technology including a sound proof room with variable lighting and sound, life-sized human anatomical models, ergonomic workstations, and neuro-psychological testers.
Industry attachments with companies such as Siemens Healthcare, SingPost, Keppel Logistics and Keppel FELS will give you a sound combination of both practical skills and work experience. You will have multiple opportunities to work with such companies and prominent associations such as Singapore Productivity Association, American Society for Quality, Singapore Logistics Association and Project Management Institute to provide real-life solutions for their operations challenges.
If you want to be equipped with the necessary practical skills and broad-based knowledge to optimise business operations and management solutions, join us!
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!
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To find out more about how you can apply for this diploma, visit Republic Poly's Admissions page.
Want to find out more about the school that offers this diploma? Then drop by the School of Engineering's homepage now!
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 I 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 I – 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 modules offered by the Schools and Centre in RP.
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Table 2: Aggregate Type
Addn Combined ScienceAdditional ScienceBiologyChemistryCombined ScienceComputer StudiesCreative 3D AnimationDesign & TechnologyEngineering ScienceFood & NutritionFundamentals of ElectronicsGeneral ScienceHuman & Social BiologyIntegrated SciencePhysicsPhysical ScienceScience (Chem, Bio)Science (Phy, Bio)Science (Phy, Chem)Science (Phy, Chem, Bio)
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To graduate with a Diploma in Industrial and Operations Management, you must complete a total of 124 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.