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Improving Operational Planning

September 21, 2020 8:00 AM to September 23, 2020 12:00 PM
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Improving Operational Planning Seminar
Presenters:  Shridhar Bhat, CPIM, PMP & Tod Schwartz, CPIM-F, CSCP

The Improving Operational Planning Seminar will provide strong, principled knowledge and understanding of inventory and planning techniques that are used at each level in the planning process, from the strategic to the tactical. This seminar gives the attendee a solid understanding of manufacturing management core concepts and activities related to master planning, scheduling, and process control. Each attendee will leave with vital planning and inventory skills that can be used immediately upon returning to their organization.

Topics will include:

  1. Foundations of Planning
  2. Business Planning for Manufacturing
  3. Forecasting Techniques
  4. Sales and Operations Planning
  5. Master Scheduling
  6. Capacity Management
  7. Operations Systems
  8. Manufacturing Management Techniques
  9. Manufacturing Product Structures
  10. MRP/ERP structures and evolution
  11. Capacity Planning and Management techniques
  12. Production Activity Control
  13. Advanced Scheduling Techniques

This three-day seminar will be held on:
September 21, 22, and 23, 2020 (Monday through Wednesday)
Online Classes
8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
$625/members and $675/non-members
Materials are included in the fee

For questions or assistance with registration, please contact Kathy, APICS Chapter Administrator:  (616) 490-8608 or [email protected].

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