210.00 Hours Required

The Certificate in Production Planning & Control consists of three courses covering different aspects of production planning and control. The certificate focuses on the framework of the manufacturing planning and control system which can be used for planning manufacturing activities. Participants will be provided with conceptual understanding and practical training to enable them to efficiently work in a manufacturing environment. 

What Will You Learn?

  • How Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) connects the functional units.
  • Performance metrics to evaluate Integrated System Effectiveness.
  • Materials requirements planning (MRP) in MPC.
  • Just in Time (JIT) impact on MPC.
  • Supply chain logistical elements.

Who Should Take This Certificate?

  • Planning Engineers
  • Production Planners
  • Operations personnel
  • Inventory Controllers
  • Undergraduate students who want to develop a good understanding of manufacturing and supply chain management
  • Those who aspire to obtain the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) Certification for Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

How Will You Benefit?

The Certificate in Production Planning and Control can help you:

  • evaluate Integrated System Effectiveness using performance metrics.
  • monitor the demand management system.
  • understand the role of capacity planning in the MPC system.
  • the impact Just in Time (JIT) has on MPC.
  • determine inventory systems performance.
  • prepare for the CPIM examination.
  • understand the integration of manufacturing with the supply chain.

Fees & Schedule

The fee for each course is $1195 or register and pay $3295 for the entire certificate in advance and save $290. Please note that textbooks are not included.

This certificate consists of three courses and is asynchronous only. Students start on a date of their choosing and progress through each course at their own pace. There are no live sessions with the instructor; however, students will have access to pre-recorded ones. The instructor will also be available for consultation via email.

Note: Your registration is not guaranteed until your seat is confirmed and you have been contacted by our Registration Office. As well, fees are based on the current academic year and are subject to change. No deferral of the non-refundable deposit or program fees is allowed. Text and materials related to courses may constitute an additional cost.

Certificate Requirements

It is highly recommended that participants complete the three courses in sequential order. The certificate is awarded after the completion of all three courses, including all quizzes, assignments, and exams. This represents approximately 210 hours of training including online sessions, home study, assignments, and exam preparation. The participants must attain a minimum of 65% for each module and an aggregate average of at least 75% in the program.

Additional Details


Minimum Required

210 Hour(s)

Certificate requires completion of all 3 courses
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