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Certified in Production & Inventory Management – CPIM – International Certification APICS – Interactive Learning

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CPIM –  Interactive Learning – Webinar Mode

The Executive Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Webinar mode is designed to prepare candidates for the international certification: Certified in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM) of APICS, the Association for Operations Management.

Advance has designed the Webinar Interactive Learning mode to meet the needs of candidates who for personal or professional reasons cannot attend the classroom lessons of in-house company courses. Participants can combine private study with one-and-a-half hour sessions of group conference call sessions led by a certified instructor. The conference call sessions are held every two to three weeks.

The course is a webinar in the live mode with direct interaction between the course trainer and the participants.

The lessons are recorded so that participants can listen to them later.

The course finishes with a discussion of the results of a mock exam. At the end of each module participants will take the APICS exam. When participants have passed all the exams they will be awarded the prestigious CPIM certification.

The CPIM programme comprehensively covers all the tools involved in operations management.

Course objectives:

  • – To transfer knowledge about the best practices in the area of Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • – To prepare candidates for CPIM (Certified in Production & Inventory Management) certification
  • – To assist the passage from knowledge to skills

The Course includes:

 

Description

The Executive Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Webinar mode is designed to prepare candidates for the international certification: Certified in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM) of APICS, the Association for Operations Management.

Advance has designed the Webinar Interactive Learning mode to meet the needs of candidates who for personal or professional reasons cannot attend the classroom lessons of in-house company courses. Participants can combine private study with one-and-a-half hour sessions of group conference call sessions led by a certified instructor. The conference call sessions are held every two to three weeks.

The course finishes with a discussion of the results of a mock exam. At the end of each module participants will take the APICS exam. When participants have passed all the exams they will be awarded the prestigious CPIM certification.

The CPIM programme comprehensively covers all the tools involved in operations management.

Course objectives:

  • To transfer knowledge about the best practices in the area of Operations and Supply Chain Management.
  • To prepare candidates for CPIM (Certified in Production & Inventory Management) certification.
  • To assist the passage from knowledge to skills.

The course comprises:

  • A Webinar training stage consisting of five modules for a total of 18 sessions.
  • An individual private study stage with the distance support of instructors.
  • A mock Certified in Production & Inventory Management exam on our on-line platform with correction and discussion of results via Webinar.

LANGUAGE: English

PROGRAMME

MODULE 1: Basics of Supply Chain Management

Business-wide concepts

  • Organization fundamentals
  • Operating environments
  • Product/process matrix
  • Financial fundamentals
  • Manufacturing resource planning
  • Just-in-Time (JIT)
  • Total Quality Management
  • Impact of environment on system design and deployment

Demand planning

  • Marketplace-driven
  • Customer expectations and definitions of value
  • Customer relationships
  • Demand management and factors influencing demand
  • Forecasting models

Transformation of demand into supply

  • Design for transformation process
  • Sales & Operations planning
  • Capacity management
  • Planning (purposes, inputs and outputs)
  • MPS/MRP
  • Execution and control
  • Performance measurements

Supply

  • Inventory management
  • Functions of inventory
  • ABC analysis
  • Economic order quantity
  • Purchasing & supplier relationship
  • Physical distribution system

MODULE 2: Master in Planning of Resources
Demand management

  • General concepts about business & strategic plan
  • Forecasting demand
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Sales and operations planning

  • Purpose of sales and operations planning
  • Sales & operations plan
  • Product families
  • Time fences
  • Backlog levels
  • Sales & operations planning process
  • Validating the production plan

Master Scheduling

  • Relating the master scheduling process to the business environment
  • Relating master scheduling to the planning process
  • Developing and managing master scheduling
  • Master scheduling techniques and Available to Promise (ATP)
  • Measuring master schedule performance
  • Distribution Requirement Planning (DRP)
  • Bill of Materials planning
  • Super Bill and Modular Bill of Materials

MODULE 3: Detailed Scheduling & Planning DSP

Planning material requirements to support the master schedule

  • Techniques and practices of inventory management
  • Identifying information used in the material planning process
  • Mechanics of the detailed material planning process
  • Maintain the validity of the material plan
  • Interactions between MRP, purchasing and production control

Planning operations to support the priority plan

  • Techniques and characteristics of the detailed capacity planning process
  • Information used in detailed capacity planning
  • Capacity requirement planning
  • Interactions between MRP & CRP

Planning procurement and external sources of supply

  • Establishing relationships with suppliers
  • Techniques & concepts for supplier partnerships
  • Implementing the new relationship to support the company’s operational objectives

MODULE 4: Execution & Control of Operations

Prioritizing and sequencing work to be performed

  • Interfaces between planning and execution of manufacturing
  • Production environment
  • Scheduling production and process operations

Executing the plans, physical Controls and results reporting

  • Authorizing and reporting activities for push systems
  • Authorizing and reporting activities for pull systems
  • PERT
  • Materials transactions reporting
  • Bottleneck management
  • Communication of internal and external customer-supplier information
  • Controlling inventory levels and lead time
  • Executing quality initiatives, waste elimination and continuous improvement plans

Evaluating Performance and Providing Feedback

  • Evaluating quality management processes
  • Monitoring supplier performance
  • Evaluating the performance of production operations
  • Cost management process

MODULE 5: Strategic Management of Resources (3 days)
Aligning resources with the strategic plan

  • Strategic planning model
  • Need for a business strategy
  • Operations strategy
  • Volume/Variety matrix
  • Product life cycle
  • Leading/Lagging strategy
  • Workforce and organization design

Configuring operating processes to support the strategic plan

  • Aligning operations to support business strategy
  • Supporting dimensions of competitive advantage
  • Supply chain management
  • Global sourcing
  • Time based competition
  • Relationship between JIT and TQM
  • Cost management process
  • Quality Function Deployment (QFD)

Implementing Change

  • Project management
  • Measuring organizational performance
  • Key performance indicators
  • Change management and why change
  • Cultural differences
  • Purchasing and supplier relationship
  • Physical distribution system

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

  • Logistics managers and staff personnel in the logistics function.
  • Management consultants.
  • Production managers and staff personnel in the manufacturing function.
  • Production facility directors.
  • Purchasing managers.
  • Newly recruited personnel for rapid deployment in the company logistics or manufacturing areas.
  • Personnel involved in the implementation or use of ERP systems

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

There are no requirements for admission to the course and to the certification programme.

Additional information
Weight 3 kg
Stock Code

C-APICS00025

Mode

18 Webinar sessions, one-and-a-half-hour, in 8 months