Production Planning Master Class


Course name Production Planning Master Class
Institution Logistics Learning Alliance
Location Online
Language English
Contact information

Tel: 0800 1588231

Tel: +44 (0)1530 276590 / 276591

Fax: +44 (0)1530 276593


Course objective

Define a production planning cycle; Select and implement a forecasting system; Produce a master production schedule; Produce a rough cut capacity plan; Construct a bill of materials; Produce a capacity requirement plan; Relate the basic principles of production planning to modern manufacturing and control systems; Compare the effectiveness of difference systems against the basic production planning process; Plan and organise a benchmarking project in the production planning area; Review the implications of globalisation on the production planning process; Develop a project for the implementation of information systems to support production planning processes; Identify and implement suitable performance measures; Identify the sources of waste and the measures available to eliminate waste in the production planning process.

Sector Other
General course topics One logistics function in great detail
Specific course topics

Concepts of production planning; fundamentals of production planning; current manufacturing and materials planning systems; managing materials flows through a production process.

Total time commitment 100
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Commodities covered Course can be tailored to participants\' context.
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Not specified
Attendance mode Online
Incentives No
Incentives description

Completion may count towards Level 3 Certificate in Logistics and Transport

Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Practitioner
Pre-requisites Not Indicated
Course fee $1,338
Course fee description

Access to a UK based coach

Discount available No
Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

Planning Master classes can be tailored to a specific context upon request

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