Essential Skills for Production Control Employees!
January 11, 2021
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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On Line Training in partnership with COC
Essential Skills for Production Control Employees
This class is 27 hours of remote classroom instruction taken once a week for 3 hours over 9 consecutive weeks.
Dates: Monday, Jan 11 to Mar. 22, 2021, 4-7pm - led by APICS recognized instructors. No class on Jan 18 or Feb 15.
Note: This class will be completely on-line.
This course focuses on standard planning and control processes and systems used by Production & Inventory Control professionals in manufacturing companies including: Production and Material Planning & Control (MRP), Inventory Planning & Control, and Capacity Planning & Control (CRP). All terms and concepts taught in this course are based on the APICS Body of knowledge.
This course is ideal for both new and experienced Production/Inventory Control employees (Production Control Supervisors, Production Planners, Material Planners, Capacity Planners, Planner/Buyers, Schedulers, Expediters and Coordinators), and other P&IC associates who want to hone their job skills and gain practical knowledge in the field of Production & Inventory Control.
There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is strongly recommended that students have a basic knowledge or some experience in Production & Inventory Control.
Learning Goals and Results
Students will learn basic terms, concepts, systems, and best practices used by Production and Inventory Control professionals that can immediately be applied in performing their current job and/or used to prepare for a next level job opportunity. The terminology and concepts learned in this course will also aid students in preparing for the APICS Production & Inventory Management (CPIM) Certification exams.
Essential Skills Learned
Fundamentals of Inventory Management
Purpose and Function of Inventory
Material Planning MRP
Production Activity Control PAC
Structuring BOM’s & routings
Inventory accuracy, cycle counting
MRP explosion and netting logic
Working with MRP action messages
Capacity Requirements Planning CRP
Managing over/under loads
PAC scheduling and control activities
MRP vs Lean scheduling (push vs pull)
Managing bottlenecks (TOC)
For any additional information, contact [email protected].