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 first course in the Certificate in Production Planning and Control consists of four chapters that focus on Manufacturing Planning and Control, Enterprise Resource Planning, Demand Management, and Sales and Operations Planning. The course will then look at APICS/CRM Certification questions based on each chapter.

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 1 - Manufacturing Planning and Control
  • Week 2: Chapter 2 - Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Week 3: Chapter 3 - Demand Management
  • Week 4: Chapter 5 - Sales and Operations Planning
  • Week 5: APICS/CPIM Certification Questions from Chapter 1
  • Week 6: APICS/CPIM Certification Questions from Chapter 2
  • Week 7: APICS/CPIM Certification Questions from Chapter 3
  • Week 8: APICS/CPIM Certification Questions from Chapter 5

What You Will Learn

  • An overview of Manufacturing Planning and Control
  • How Enterprise Resource Planning works
  • The ins and outs of Demand Management
  • An in-depth look at Sales and Operations Planning
  • APICS/CPIM Certification requirements


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
Planning in a Manufacturing Environment
Online - Asynchronous
Apr 01, 2021 to Mar 31, 2022
Total Learning Hours
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,195.00
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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