Manufacturing Planning and Control
Planning for and controlling the resources
To get the most value out of our resources we must design production processes that make products most efficiently. Managing the operation means planning for and controlling the resources used in the process.
Manufacturing Planning and Control, MPC, is responsible for the planning and control of the flow of materials through the manufacturing process.
Objectives: This course provides you with profound insights into how to coordinate the supply, production and distribution functions. It will also teach you how to balance conflicting objectives to minimize the total of all the costs involved and maximize customer service.
Participants: People working with production planning and development, production engineering, inventory management, purchasing, sourcing, and other business professionals wanting to improve their skills in manufacturing planning and control.
Qualifications: Participants should have knowledge of basic logistic principles and some insights into production planning.
Training Method: Manufacturing Planning and Control is a Premium course and is studied over the internet via our e-learning platform Instant education. Read more about the training method E-learning - Premium courses.
Course Length: Approximately 35 hours active study time, depending on previous knowledge. Each student has access to the course for 6 months.
Price: 665 Euro / student.
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Managing the Operation
Conflicts in Objectives
Structuring the Flow of Material
What is Manufacturing?
The Concept of Manufacturing Strategy
Basic Production Systems
Definition of Production Systems
Manufacturing Planning and Control System
Inputs to the Manufacturing Planning and Control System
Making the Production Plan
Basic Production Strategies
Developing Strategies into Plans
Resource Requirements Planning
Master Production Schedule
Developing a Master Production Schedule
Master Scheduling Options
Production Planning, Master Production Scheduling, and Sales
Nature of Demand
Material Requirements Planning
Inventory Records Information
Bills of Material
Detailed Material Planning Options
Exploding and Offsetting
Gross and Net Requirements
Overview of Basic MRP Techniques
Material Planning and Aspects of Marketplace
Capacity Planning Levels
Capacity Requirements Planning
Making the Capacity Requirements Plan
Production Activity Control
Manufacturing Systems and Production Control
Scheduling System Options
Manufacturing Lead Time
Reduction of Manufacturing Lead Time
Implementation of Shop Orders
Controlling Progress of Shop Orders
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