McTimothy Associates

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Why Attend

The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and techniques needed to perform all the essential tasks in a production environment. The course includes important concepts such as forecasting demand, capacity planning, determining requirements and scheduling. Participants in this interactive course will learn all the critical processes, formulas and calculations required to manage production systems effectively.

$ 184.35

Event Date: 16/06/2022 – 18/06/2022


  • Production Planning and Control (PPC)
    • Defining production planning and control
    • Areas of influence on PPC
    • A framework for a PPC system
    • PPC systems activities
    • Productivity in production environment
  • Demand management
    • Demand management in PPC systems
    • Independent and dependent demand
    • Forecasting framework
    • Forecasting techniques
    • Evaluating forecasts
  • Capacity planning
    • Measuring capacity
    • Capacity utilization
    • Calculating capacity requirements
    • Cost volume analysis
    • Break even analysis
    • Decision tree
  • Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)
    • S&OP fundamentals
    • S&OP displays
    • Time phased planning
    • Modifying the S&OP
    • The basic trade-offs in S&OP
    • Evaluating alternative plans
  • Inventory management
    • Types of inventory
    • Inventory costs
    • Economic order quantity model
    • Inventory order cycle
    • Reorder point
    • Economic production quantity
    • Multi criteria ABC analysis
  • Requirements planning and scheduling
    • Master production scheduling activities
    • Master production scheduling techniques:
      • The time phased record
      • Available to promise
    • Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
    • Bill of material
    • MRP processing
    • The basic MRP record
    • Material planning for:
      • Lot-for-Lot
      • Different lot sizes
    • Performance measurement
      • Key performance indicators
      • Benchmarking and standards
      • Measuring performance
      • Improving current production system

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