2015-MAR-Supply-Chain-Management2Everyone 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. Basics of Supply Chain Management, just added to the NWIRC Training Schedule, is a course specifically designed by APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) to provide an overview or summary of all of the 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; and lean, continuous improvement, and just-in-time manufacturing.

May 5, 12 & 16 2016
Knowledge Center
5240 Knowledge Parkway, Erie

Cost: $599 (lunch is included)

Course Topics:

  1. Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  2. Demand Management
  3. Master Planning
  4. Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
  5. Capacity Management and Production Activity (Shop Floor) Control
  6. Aggregate Inventory Management
  7. Item-Based Inventory Management
  8. Purchasing and Physical Distribution
  9. Lean and Quality Systems
  10. 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 Business Solutions, Meaden & Moore

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.