Detailed Scheduling and Planning Module


Course name Detailed Scheduling and Planning Module
Institution APICS - The Association for Operations Management
Location Online
Language English
Contact information

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Course objective

Acquire a working knowledge of the tools and techniques for planning of inventory, including planning techniques such as MRP, CRP, lean, TOC, and projects. Understand the effect of using each technique; know standard measurements for inventory, materials, capacity and supplier performance; and recognize when to escalate issues.

Sector Public
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail
Specific course topics

-Managing inventory, planning material requirements, planning capacity requirements, and procurement and supplier planning

-Recognizing the importance of supply chain management and deploying supply chain strategies related to scheduling, planning, and sourcing

-Translating product-level plans and schedules generated at the master planning level into requirements that can be procured or produced

-Bridging the master planning area with the execution and control function

-Planning, scheduling, resource allocation, and implementing projects that are used to manage the supply of products and services

Total time commitment 36
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name This course counts towards a certificate in APICS CPIM - Certified in Production & Inventory Management. Participants would need to complete the other modules in oder to receive a certificate.
Attendance mode Online
Incentives No
Incentives description


Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

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Course fee $580
Discount available Yes
Discount description

APICS Members save $130. The member price is $450.

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

In order to get the certificate participants need to complete: Basics of Supply Chain Management, Master Planning of Resources, Detailed Scheduling and Planning, Execution and Control of Operations, and strategic Management of Resources.