Supply Planning in SCM
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Supply Planning in SCM

Critical elements in the planning of supply to meet customer demand
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4.5 (4 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
50 students enrolled
Created by Metacog Solutions
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Key concepts related to master planning, material planning and make-vs-buy decision making
Requirements
  • Recommended that students take our free course on Basics of SCM as well our course on Forecasting and Demand Planning
Description

Once an organization understands its demand, it has to structure its resources and provide the required supply to meet demand. This course covers this important aspect of supply chain planning. Decisions made in supply planning determines how the organization allocates its resources, serves its customers and ultimately its position in the market.


Who this course is for:
  • Students and working professionals with a keen interest in various aspects of Supply Chain and Operations Management
Course content
Expand all 12 lectures 01:53:07
+ Overview of Supply Planning
4 lectures 46:18

This lecture explains the key considerations that organisations have in planning their supply

Preview 11:43

This lecture introduces the student to MRP or materials requirement planning, a key element of supply planning.

Materials Requirement Planning
17:18

This lecture reviews the importance of inventory in the supply planning process.

Inventory Management
08:21

This lecture briefly covers the role of outsourcing and procurement in the overall function of supply planning

Outsourcing and Procurement
08:56
Quiz 1
8 questions
+ Make vs Buy
4 lectures 31:12

This lecture explains why the make-vs-buy decision is one of the most important considerations for companies in their overall planning of supply

Why Make or Buy decisions?
08:50

This lecture describes the relevance of the "make" or in-house manufacturing strategy

Make Strategy
05:36

This lecture reviews the factors related to the "buy" or external procurement strategy

Buy Strategy
07:39

This lecture identifies the different issues related to outsourcing

Outsourcing
09:07
Quiz 2
8 questions
+ Master Production Scheduling
4 lectures 35:37

This lecture introduces the fundamental concepts of Master Production Scheduling

Introduction to MPS
10:49

This lecture explains the Master Production Scheduling operational process in detail

MPS in Operation
05:53

This lecture reviews how the Master Production Schedule process functions in a make-to-order business.

MPS Strategy for Make to Order Environment
11:29

This lecture illustrates how to recognize if any organisation's scheduling process is under-performing.

Symptoms of Poor Scheduling
07:26
Quiz 3
8 questions