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Date: May 5, 12, & 16, 2016

Time: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Cost: $599 – covers all 3 days

Location: Knowledge Center (Behrend Campus) 5240 Knowledge Parkway, Erie, PA

(Complimentary lunch included)

Everyone working in an industrial setting needs to have a basic understanding of the planning and control of the material flow in, through, and out of an organization and the resources required during the process. This course is specifically designed by APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) to provide an overview and summary of all functions related to supply chain management.  Participants will learn about manufacturing systems, forecasting, master planning, material requirements planning, capacity management, production activity control, purchasing, inventory management, physical distribution, quality management, lean and continuous improvement, and just-in-time manufacturing.

Topics to be covered:

  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Demand Management
  • Master Planning
  • Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
  • Capacity Management and Production Activity (Shop Floor) Control
  • Aggregate Inventory Management
  • Item-Based Inventory Management
  • Purchasing and Physical Distribution
  • Lean and Quality Systems
  • Theory of Constraints and Course Review

This course also provides a basis for further study that can ultimately lead to APICS certification. 

Instructor: Scott Holter, Director of Meaden and Moore Business Solutions
Scott has spent more than 20 years in manufacturing and technology consulting, working with manufacturers of all types and sizes. He is Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), has an MBA from Case Western Reserve, and BS in Industrial Engineering from Cornell University.


For companies already approved for 2015-16 WEDnet grant funding, this program qualifies under Essential Skills training for up to $450 reimbursement.  If you are interested in learning if your company qualifies or to find out more information, go to .


Please register by April 26, 2016.

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