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Course Description

This course is 70 learning hours. It is recommended that students spend an average of 7 hours per week on this course.

The second course in the Certificate in Production Planning and Control consists of four chapters that focus on Master Production Scheduling, Materials Requirement Planning, Capacity Planning and Management, and Production Activity Control.

Course Outline

Each week has a one-hour pre-recorded session with the instructor. There is a total of eight hours of pre-recorded sessions in this course.

  • Week 1: Chapter 7 - Master Production Scheduling: Part 1
  • Week 2: Chapter 7 - Master Production Scheduling: Part 2
  • Week 3: Chapter 8 - Materials Requirements Planning: Part 1
  • Week 4: Chapter 8 - Materials Requirements Planning: Part 2
  • Week 5: Chapter 10 - Capacity Planning and Management: Part 1
  • Week 6: Chapter 10 - Capacity Planning and Management: Part 2
  • Week 7: Chapter 11 - Production Activity Control: Part 1
  • Week 8: Chapter 11 - Production Activity Control: Part 2

What You Will Learn

  • An overview of Master Production Scheduling
  • How Materials Requirements Planning works
  • The ins and outs of Capacity Planning and Management
  • An in-depth look at Production Activity Control

Notes

By enrolling in this course, you will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate in Production Planning and Control.

Recommended For

  • Planning Engineers
  • Production Planners
  • Operations personnel
  • Inventory Controllers
  • Those who aspire to obtain the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) Certification for Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Capacity and Material Planning and Production Control
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
Apr 01, 2021 to Mar 31, 2022
Total Learning Hours
70.0
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,195.00
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook
Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management: The CPIM Reference
Authors: Robert F. Jacobs, William Berry, D. Whybark, Thomas Vollmann
Edition: 2nd
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781260108385
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