Penn State Abington

Supply Chain - APICS Certification Courses 3 - 5

Course 3: Detailed Scheduling and Planning (core competency module) 


Dates: TBD

Cost:   $625 for 27 hours

 

This course will focus on inventory management, material and capacity scheduling and planning, supplier relationships, and the influence of lean/JIT philosophies in these areas.  It will explain the use of a material dominated scheduling technique, material requirements planning, in job shop, batch, and certain repetitive processes.  The course will explain capacity planning in detail, introduce other capacity-planning techniques such as processor-dominated scheduling in continuous flow processes and review project management techniques.


 

 

Course 4: Execution and Control of Operations (core competency module)

Dates: TBD

Cost:  $625 for 24 hours

 

The principles, approaches, and techniques needed to schedule, control, measure, and evaluate the effectiveness of production operations will be covered in this module.  A broad range of production operations will be reviewed including project, batch, line, continuous, and remanufacturing environments.


 

 

Course 5: Strategic Management of Resources (capstone module)

Dates: TBD

Cost:  $625 for 24 hours

 

Participants will explore the relationship between strategic planning and the management and execution of operations.  The course will foster higher-level thinking about how market requirements and social and economic sustainability drive the operations, processes and resource requirements of businesses.  The course will address three main topics: understanding the business environment, developing the operations strategy, and implementing the operations strategy.

Contact
Joy Fraunfelter
Joy Fraunfelter
215-881-7487