Detailed Scheduling and Planning

Focuses on various techniques for material and capacity scheduling. This module includes a detailed explanation of material requirements planning (MRP), a technique suitable for use in job shops. Another material planning technique, material-dominated scheduling, which is applicable to process industries and other mature production environments is also discussed. Course fee includes CPIM participant workbook.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Understand the primary objectives of detailed scheduling and planning.
  • Appreciate the basic principles of detailed scheduling and planning.
  • Understand planning/scheduling relationships with other elements of manufacturing planning and control.
  • Identify different manufacturing strategies and policies.
  • Situate scheduling and planning within the APICS body of knowledge.
  • And challenge the Detailed Scheduling and Planning APICS certification exam.