|Fundamentals of Materials and Operations Management|
The Fundamentals program teaches basic concepts, techniques, and terminology required to excel in the materials and operations management field.
The Fundamentals of Materials and Operations Management program offers an exciting classroom-based, instructor-led educational opportunity for people new to materials and operations management-or people working in positions that interact with this field.
Participants gain practical, essential skills that help them become more effective and productive in their jobs. The four-module format of the course teaches basic concepts, techniques, and terminology.
For professionals aspiring to APICS certification, Fundamentals establishes a solid entry-level base of knowledge upon which to build. The information below will enable you to view each of the four modules of Fundamentals based on your area of interest.
Fundamentals of Inventory Control
Fundamentals of Planning
This course introduces participants to the principles of effective planning. The course presents the concepts of planning at each level, from strategic to tactical. Participants work together to solve problems, develop plans, build teams, and present solutions. Through this course, they learn the essential ingredients of effective planning and have an opportunity to practice and enhance their own planning skills
This course will impart a fundamental knowledge and understanding of basic planning principles and techniques that are used at each level of the planning process, providing practical examples and exercises that give participants an opportunity to improve their planning, teamwork, and presentation skills.
Fundamentals of Manufacturing Control
This course deals with priority and capacity management through the use of material requirements planning (MRP), capacity management, capacity requirements planning (CRP), production activity control (PAC), and Just-in-Time (JIT). This course explores the execution of the production plan and master production schedule, reactions to capacity constraints, and maintenance of individual order control.
This course will impart a fundamental knowledge and understanding of priority and capacity management.
Fundamentals of Operations Management
This course is concerned with the design of systems to produce goods and services and the operation of those systems. It discusses relationships within the company environment, particularly with marketing and product design. Topics covered include facilities planning, total quality management (TQM), cost analysis, project planning, and operations resource management.
This course will impart knowledge and understanding of operations resource management and the factors involved in designing and operating a production process.