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Production Management and Material Requirements
Planning

Program Objectives:

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Construct a framework for production planning and demonstrate how it fits within a supply chain context.
  • Identify demands on product resources and provide forecast information to sales and operations planning and master production scheduling.
  • Explain the difference between independent– and dependent-demand and use the basic form of the economic order quantity.
  • Construct and manage a master production schedule.
  • Explain where the material requirements planning system fits in the overall production planning framework and how it is used.
  • Use distribution requirement planning techniques to link supply chain requirements with production activities.
  • Estimate and control capacity requirements and utilization.
  • This Program is designed for:

    Professionals involved in the following functions: production, operations, inventory planning, purchasing, procurement, and supply chain managers.

    Program Outline:

    Production Planning and Control
    (PPC)
    Master Production Scheduling
  • Importance of PPC
  • A Framework for a PPC System
  • The Master Production Scheduling Activity
  • Master Production Scheduling Techniques:
  • o The Time-Phased Record
    o Rolling Through Time
    o Order Promising
  • Structuring of Bill of Materials
  • Demand Management
  • Demand Management in PPC Systems
  • Impact of PPC Environment on Demand
    Management:
  • o The Make-to-Stock Environment
    o The Assemble-to-Order Environment
    o The Make-to-Order Environment
  • Information Use in Demand Management
  • Producing and Evaluating Forecasts
  • Inventory Management of Independent
    Demand Items
    Material Requirements Planning
    (MRP)
  • Independent- versus Dependent-Demand Items
  • Functions of Inventory
  • Inventory-Related Costs
  • Economic Order Quantity Model
  • Safety Stocks and Customer Service Levels
  • ABC Analysis
  • MRP in Production Planning and Control
  • Prerequisites of MRP
  • MRP Logic
  • Data Requirements and Management
  • Inventory Management of Independent
    Demand Items
    Distribution Requirements Planning
    (DRP)
  • Independent- versus Dependent-Demand
    Items
  • Functions of Inventory
  • Inventory-Related Costs
  • Economic Order Quantity Model
  • Safety Stocks and Customer Service Levels
  • ABC Analysis
  • Integration of DRP with Production Planning and
    Control
  • DRP Techniques
  • Management Issues with DRP
  • Capacity Planning and Utilization
  • Estimating and Controlling Capacity Requirements
  • Scheduling Capacity and Materials Simultaneously
  • Managerial Decisions Required to Utilize Capacity
    Most Effectively
  • Pre-requisites

    None:
    Duration : 2 days

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