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MGI APICS CPIM Scheduling and Planning Course
Learn the various techniques for effective material and capacity scheduling. This course teaches the principles of material requirements planning (MRP); the various types of MRP systems, priority planning and managerial considerations in implementing MRP. You'll familiarize yourself with the key concepts in inventory management, ABC analysis, inventory reporting, measuring inventory performance, inventory management practices, and procurement and supplier planning. You'll also learn to recognize the skills of the project manager, become familiar with scheduling tools such as the Gantt chart, network diagram, critical path, and PERT charts, identify project team functions and explain project closeout.
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Detailed Scheduling and Planning- Course no. E30 Time to Complete: 35 hours, 3.5 CEUs
UNIT ONE: Introduction to Detailed Scheduling and Planning
Key techniques and practices of inventory management, material, capacity planning, planning procurement, and external sources.
Understanding inventory types and classifications; how to determine the best method of inventory evaluation; how to maintain inventory accuracy.
UNIT THREE: Inventory Techniques and Practices: Lot-Sizing Methods
How to determine economic order quantity, production order quantity, period order quantity, and advanced order methods.
How to determine bias of statistical information; how to set the level of customer service by choosing the best Z value; how to convert safety stock into time period safety stock.
How to use the reorder point method and the periodic review method of material review; how to prepare a time-phased order point.
How to use inventory stock status, bills of material, and master scheduling in the material planning process; how to use pseudo and phantom bills of material.
How to use the standard material requirements planning grid; how to use safety stock in the plan; how to handle scrap and yield.
How to use priority and action notices; how to use the firm planned order to stabilize the master production schedule; how to use pegging reports and do what-if analysis in preparing the master plan.
UNIT NINE: Capacity Planning: Required Inputs
How to compute theoretical, calculated, and demonstrated capacities; how to set up a move time matrix to control movement between operations and work centers.
How to calculate the load for operations in different situations; how to post capacity and operation times on work center load profile graphs.
UNIT ELEVEN: Capacity Planning Outputs
How to analyze load profile reports; how to use capacity and load adjustments to manage work center CRP.
How to establish performance measurements for material and capacity planning; how to analyze basic scheduling techniques.
UNIT THIRTEEN: Supplier Relationships
How to integrate suppliers with the company planning process; how to work with single source suppliers; how to measure supplier performance.
Skills of the project manager; scheduling tools (Gantt chart, network diagram, critical path, PERT chart); project team functions and project closeout.
MGI Self-Study CPIM Courses
To earn your CPIM designation you must pass all the exams for each of the courses listed below within 10 years.
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