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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 third and final course in the Certificate in Production Planning and Control consists of four chapters that focus on Just in Time, Distribution Requirements Planning, Management of Supply Chain Logistics, and Order Point Inventory Control Methods.

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 13 - Just in Time: Part 1
  • Week 2: Chapter 13 - Just in Time: Part 2
  • Week 3: Chapter 14 - Distribution Requirements Planning: Part 1
  • Week 4: Chapter 14 - Distribution Requirements Planning: Part 1
  • Week 5: Chapter 15 - Management of Supply Chain Logistics: Part 1
  • Week 6: Chapter 15 - Management of Supply Chain Logistics: Part 2
  • Week 7: Chapter 16 - Order Point Inventory Control Methods: Part 1
  • Week 8: Chapter 16 - Order Point Inventory Control Methods: Part 2

What You Will Learn

  • An overview of Just in Time.
  • How Distribution Requirements Planning works
  • The ins and outs of Supply Chain Logistics
  • An in-depth look at Order Point Inventory Control Methods

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
The Management of Supply Chain
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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