Warehouse Management

Production Management And Material Requirements Planning

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Course Methodology

This course relies on the use of individual and group exercises aimed at helping participants learn all production planning activities. The course also features the use of a number of case studies followed by discussions. In addition, this course incorporates pre and post testing.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

·         Construct a framework for production planning and demonstrate how it fits within the supply chain context

·         Create forecasts for the expected demand on an aggregate level and use them as a basis for all future planning and scheduling

·         Estimate and control the capacity requirements and the optimum utilization of the resources

·         Assemble and manage sales and operations plans and develop chase and level production strategies using time phased grids

·         Identify optimum inventory level, lead time, re-ordering point  and production quantities

·         Develop a detailed master production plan that shows the timing and the quantity of planned production and establish material requirements planning system based on the master plan

·         Develop performance measurement indicators for a production system

Target Audience

Professionals involved in any production or operation facility and interested to learn about all the important aspects of a production environment including planning, scheduling, forecasting and production management.

Target Competencies

·         Forecasting demand

·         Strategy planning

·         Decision making

·         Planning and scheduling

·         Inventory management

·         Production management

·         Material requirements planning

·         Performance measurement

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