Execution and Control of Operations

This module focuses on three main areas: prioritizing and sequencing work; executing work plans, implementing controls, and reporting activity results; and evaluating and providing feedback on performance. The course explains techniques for scheduling and controlling production and process operations. Course fee includes CPIM participant workbook.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Identify different manufacturing strategies and policies.
  • Calculate rated capacity.
  • Calculate load.
  • Use input/output control to manage queues.
  • Level load production.
  • Understand line balancing.
  • Determine cycle time.
  • Perform project scheduling.
  • Identify resources required prior to order release.
  • Understand dispatching systems.
  • Manage lead-time.
  • Identify information stored in routing files, product structures files and item master files.
  • Understand the difference between Planning and Execution systems.
  • Understand Just In time and shop layout principles.
  • And challenged the Execution and Control of Operations APICS certification exam.