Manufacturing Planning and Control

Cutting-Edge Production Management Methodology That Will Help You Outperform the Competition
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  • Lectures 76
  • Length 9.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

Is your manufacturing business strategically positioned to outpace its competitors? The effective streamlining of your company’s approach to both planning and control is the key to cutting costs, increasing efficiency, and staying one giant step ahead of the competition. In this fast-moving industry where customer demands rule all, regularly meeting and exceeding those demands is vital for success.

Based on the instructor’s comprehensive and hands-on operational experience, this course will teach you the basic principles and best practices behind production management, including essential concepts like forecasting, resource and materials planning, capacity and distribution management, demand and production control, and just-in-time inventory strategies.

You’ll learn the best methods for aligning your company’s manufacturing function with its overall business plan. You’ll also discover how to design and develop an effective planning and control framework that prioritises your clientele and maximise value creation in such areas as master production scheduling, sales and operations, materials and distribution requirements, production activity control, and delivery and demand times. 

Upon completion of this course, manufacturing professionals and business owners alike will have the necessary practical skills to improve both their personal performance and the overall proficiency of their company’s manufacturing operations. This course will provide you with the knowledge, analysis, and advanced practices your business needs to stay current and competitive as an integral part of the supply chain industry. It will also show you how to consistently meet customer requirements, and how to meet those crucial obligations with significantly greater speed and accuracy than the competition.

What are the requirements?

  • No previous knowledge required.
  • Computer and Internet.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • This course will teach you how to improve, manage, and regulate all aspects of a successful manufacturing planning and control infrastructure.
  • You’ll gain the knowledge you need to create an effective demand management scheme, including such key components as forecasting, evaluating customer demand, converting orders into delivery, and balancing supply & demand.
  • You’ll understand the significance of sales and operations planning, including the integral role your business plan plays in linking strategic goals to production.
  • You’ll develop the ability to design and oversee an effective master production schedule that makes the best possible use of your manufacturing resources.
  • You’ll discover the basics of materials requirements planning, including considerations like lead time offsetting, buffering concepts, and determining manufacturing order quantities.
  • You’ll understand how to apply the principles of capacity planning and management to determining capacity requirements and to matching capacity with materials scheduling and input/output control.
  • You’ll have the ability to design a well-organized distribution requirements planning structure for achieving best practices in integrating supply chain inventory data and distribution with the company’s overall approach to manufacturing planning and control.
  • You’ll learn the best way to develop and implement a winning production activity control system that reduces WIP, inventories, and lead times, guarantees the correct execution of material plans, and ultimately meets all of your customer service objectives.

What is the target audience?

  • Perfect for manufacturing professionals and students of manufacturing operations and manufacturing management systems at every level seeking a basic and more advanced understanding of manufacturing planning, execution, and control systems and supply chain integration.

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Curriculum

Section 1: The Basics of Manufacturing Planning and Control
Course Introduction
Preview
04:29
Section Introduction
01:16
The MPC System – Definition, Framework, Activities
Preview
10:49
MPC System and the Firm’s Needs
06:50
Section Summary
00:58
The Basics of Manufacturing Planning and Control Quiz
5 questions
Section 2: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Section Introduction
01:12
ERP Basics. ERP and Functional Units.
12:23
Performance Metrics
11:47
Section Summary
00:38
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Quiz
5 questions
Section 3: Demand Management
Section Introduction
01:33
Demand Management in MPC System and Environment
15:15
Communications with other MPC Modules and Customers
07:08
Managing Demand
11:48
Section Summary
01:11
Demand Management Quiz
10 questions
Section 4: Forecasting
Section Introduction
01:30
Forecast Information
06:35
Regression Analysis and Decomposition Techniques
08:19
Short-Term Forecasting Techniques
07:02
Evaluating Forecasts
04:12
Section Summary
00:43
Forecasting Quiz
10 questions
Section 5: Sales and Operations Planning
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Section Introduction
01:33
Sales and Operations Planning in the Company
18:18
The Sales and Operations Planning Process
15:10
The Basic Trade-Offs
11:36
The New Management Obligations
13:48
Section Closure
01:18
Sales and Operations Planning Quiz
10 questions
Section 6: Master Production Scheduling
Section Introduction
01:33
The Master Production Schedule Role and Activity
13:46
MPS Techniques
Preview
13:20
Planning in an ATO Environment
08:09
Using a Two-Level MPS
10:59
Section Summary
01:02
Master Production Schedule Quiz
10 questions
Section 7: Material Requirements Planning
Section Introduction
01:59
Material Requirements Planning in MPC
12:40
Gross to Net Explosion. Lead Time Offsetting.
11:38
Linking the MRP Records
06:50
Technical Issues
16:31
Using the MRP System
12:01
Determining Manufacturing Order Quantities
10:59
Buffering Concepts
06:48
MRP System Nervousness
05:39
Section Summary
01:34
Material Requirements Planning Quiz
12 questions
Section 8: Capacity Planning and Management
Section Introduction
01:34
The Role of Capacity Planning in MPC System
08:12
Capacity Planning and Control Techniques - CPOF and Capacity Bills
08:18
Capacity Planning and Control Techniques - Resource Profiles and CRP
11:49
Simultaneous Scheduling of Capacity and Materials
15:56
Capacity Monitoring with Input/Output Control
08:44
Capacity Planning in the MPC System
11:29
Section Summary
00:51
Capacity Planning and Management Quiz
12 questions
Section 9: Production Activity Control
Section Introduction
01:06
Production Activity Control Framework
08:46
Production Activity Control Techniques
13:26
Theory of Constraints (TOC) Systems
14:07
Managing the TOC Schedule
12:03
Section Summary
00:39
Production Activity Control Quiz
8 questions
Section 10: Just-in-Time
Section Introduction
01:22
JIT in Manufacturing Planning and Control
16:25
JIT Applications
12:35
JIT Software. Managerial Implications.
09:44
Section Summary
01:18
Just-in-Time Quiz
10 questions
Section 11: Distribution Requirements Planning
Section Introduction
01:35
DRP in the Supply Chain
13:24
DRP Techniques - The Basic DRP Record and Time-Phased Order Point
11:21
DRP Techniques - Linking Warehouse Records
05:36
Managing Day-to-Day Variations
08:06
Management Issues in DRP
13:19
Section Summary
01:50
Distribution Requiremets Planning Quiz
10 questions
Section 12: Manufacturing Planning and Control Design
Section Introduction
01:13
MPC Design Options
12:53
Choosing the Options - Part I
10:29
Choosing the Options - Part II
08:13
Integrating MRP and JIT
08:45
Section Summary
01:34
MPC Design Quiz
6 questions
Course Closure
00:50

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Instructor Biography

Operational Excellence Training, Top Experts in Industrial Management

About Us

Operational Excellence Training is a leading provider of high-quality courses and programs related to Industrial Management, Health and Safety at Work, Transportation, Supply Chain Operations, Manufacturing and Warehouse Management.

Our Expertise

Currently, our team includes 5 instructors with expertise in manufacturing, logistics, operations, and services. All the instructors are international-level experts, having 15+ years of practice and Master’s Degree in their relevant field.

Among other professional recognitions, our instructors are members of APICS (Association for Supply Chain and Operations Management), Certified Supply Chain Professionals (CSCP), Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belts (Acuity Institute) and Certified in Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP Institute).

Our Mission

Our mission is simple: we aim to provide an interactive and engaging learning experience for professionals all around the globe and help them understand and adapt to the requirements of modern management.

The courses we create are structured in a step-by-step manner and contain up-to-date content and comprehensive resources that get our students to the next level.

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