Detailed Scheduling and Planning Module
|Course name||Detailed Scheduling and Planning Module|
|Institution||APICS - The Association for Operations Management|
|Contact information|| |
APICS Customer Service
1-800-444-2742 or 1-773-867-1777
|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.
|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|
|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.|
|Incentives description|| |
|Pre-requisites description|| |
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|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.