ESSENTIALS OF MANUFACTURING PLANNING
The globalization of business has led to proliferation of products, shortened product life cycles, redesigning the supply chain to suit the market place and manufacturing efficiencies to meet the market requirements at the lowest cost. The onus on manufacturing is more than ever before to ensure tight control of inventories and proper production and capacity planning to meet the demand of the market place. This is best achieved by close coordination between sales and manufacturing accompanied by manufacturing planning at all levels to meet the required demand. The age old axiom "Plan you work and work your plan" is more relevant in these days of hectic competition and increasing customer demands.
The course will cover different aspects of Planning Cycles, starting with Business Planning, and Sales Planning, MPS, MRP, Capacity Planning, Production Activity Control and Prioritizing and sequencing. The curriculum will be based on APICS USA's CPIM Certification Program.
At the end of the program, the participants will understand the various planning cycles in manufacturing industry and also relate to the ERP modules used in their organizations. The participants will be able to perform better in their jobs as their insights into the various functions in the organization and their coordination will be enhanced by attending the program.
Session 1: Planning Sequence
S and OP
Master Production Schedule
Materials requirement Planning
Job Shop Planning
Session 2: Sales and Operations Planning
Evolution of S & OP
Validating the Plan
Session 3: Master Planning Schedule
Concepts and Purpose
Linking MPS to business environment
PAB and ATP
MPS Performance measurement
Session 4: Materials Requirement Planning
MRP in relation to MPS
Characteristics of MRP
Maintaining the validity of MRP
Interaction with Other Systems
Session 5: Capacity Planning
How facilities expand
Five ways to determine space requirements.
Balancing needs with availability.
Recognizing features and types of space.
Adjustments for fit and function.
Four basic flow patterns and their benefits.
Session 6: Prioritizing and Sequencing
Interface with other Planning Processes
Understanding the schedule development
Why you cannot miss this Program?
The curriculum follows APICS, USA's Basics of Supply Chain Management program, which is a part of their CPIM Certification program. This certification is considered to be one of the most sought after certifications in the world in the Manufacturing function. Thus the Participant will learn the state of the art planning processes in Manufacturing.
Who Should Attend?
Manufacturing personnel with 1-5 years of experience working in the discrete Manufacturing industry
Including the following