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25th July 2008 From India , Mumbai

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It is good. the main difference between the operations and project management is Project management after a long,struggling, thronfull way we will find a flower path once we succeed in it. but in operations we will get always stones on us and thronfull path.
7th August 2008 From India , Coimbatore
There are subtle points to be noted.
for instance, when you re engineer some aspects of operations say in the production area that has been been going on for several years to enhance productivity when time cycles are reduced, capacities are enhanced and may be, equipments are made free for other areas of the operation then to optimize these from the lab to the pilot and scale it up to the plant can become a project by itself.
I have been involved in such examples and would be happy to share the gist of it on a personal level
22nd August 2008 From India , Pune
How are below classified (Projects or Operational) 1) Windows OS Upgrade? 2) Database Consolidation? Please support your comments with examples. Thanks
3rd February 2009 From Bahrain ,
Dr. Madhooso...So, does this make operations management more challenging than project management? Please ellaborate. Or, anyone can answer if Operations Management is more challenging than Project Management.
12th January 2010 From United States , Suwanee
its so good presentation, but do you have more searches about project management? best luck Aboulmagd
22nd January 2010 From Egypt , Cairo
sorry for the delayed response eduga11. It seems to me one cannot really have a generic statement as to which is more challenging. It is entirely situation dependent.
23rd January 2010 From India , Pune
So what is the difference between the role of an operations manager and that of a proect manager
10th February 2010 From United Kingdom , Milton Keynes
Dear Bala,
Good Day...!!!
its very nice ppt but did u have any more effective ppts on power plant sectors...one of my friend planing to est a msw to power plant project..for ur review..pls see the blog / website..www.gknsenergy.blog.com / <link outdated-removed> .
21st July 2010 From Kuwait , Kuwait
Hello, I got a summary on the difs. and sims. between project and operations management. It was very brief and concise. tnx
17th September 2010 From Ghana ,
Operations Management:
Operations management is responsible for overseeing, directing, and controlling business operations. Production operations, manufacturing operations, accounting operations, software support, and maintenance are examples of operations management.
It makes sure that the businesses operations are resourceful, minimum resources are used, and customersí expectation and requirements are met. Operations deliver products, achieve quality, and create services.
Project Management:
A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to produce a unique product, service, or result. It has a defined start and end point and works according to a specific goal and objective. Projects are temporary, and they help to meet goals of the organization when aligned with the organizationís strategy. It is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements.
Difference between Operations Management and Project Management
Budget:
An operation manager is responsible for the budget of a whole department and the cost associated with it. It includes salaries, costs of managing and maintaining their workplace, etc.
A project manager is just responsible for the budget of the project that he is currently working on. It includes revenue that is generated during the tenure of the project.
Schedule:
The operations manager has day-to-day management responsibilities, and many of those tasks will take place in business as usual schedule.
The project manager is only responsible for making sure that the project he is managing is on time. It includes responsibilities like scheming a delivery date, planning milestones and then tracking development. In short, he ensures that all the tasks stay on track.
Skills development:
The operations manager is responsible for improving skills and career of his department. It could be through training, coaching, and mentoring the staff.
Project managers donít necessarily have line management responsibility for their team members. They just need to lend some extra help or information if required.
8th July 2019 From India,
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