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LEGENDA

PMM = Principles of Manufacturing Management; POP = Principles of Operations Planning; PIM = Principles of Inventory Management; PDL = Principles of Distribution and Logistic; PMO = Principles of Management Operations; POP02 = capitolo 2 POP;

RUOLO AZIENDALECAP1 CAP2CAP3CAP4CAP5CAP6CAP7CAP8CAP9CAP10
cross function-senior manager/visione completa supply chainPMM01 POP05 POP07 PMO02 PMO03 PMO09 PMO10 POP10
supply chain manager strategic/strategia sui processi integrati della supply chainPOP02 POP03 POP05 POP07 PDL02 PDL03 PMO09 PMO10
supply chain manager operational/manager responsabile esecutivo di processi supply chainPIM07 PIM08 PIM09 POP08 PDL04 PDL07 PDL08 PDL09 PDL10
buyer/purchasing control/responsabile acquistiPIM02 PIM03 PIM04 PMM04 PMM05 PIM08 PIM09 PIM10
inventory planner/responsabile pianificazione magazziniPOP02 PIM02 PIM03 PIM04 PIM05 PIM07 PMM04 PMM05 PMM07
master scheduling manager/responsabile pianificazione della produzionePOP02 POP03 POP04 POP05 POP07 POP08 POP09 PDL05
distribution and logistic manager/responsabile della logistica e distribuzione del prodotto PIM08 PIM09 POP08 PDL04 PDL05 PDL07 PDL08 PDL09 PDL10
materials manager/responsabile dei processi di governo dei materiali da e verso i magazzini e verso la produzione PIM02 PIM03 POP05 POP08 PIM04 PMM04 PIM08 PIM09 PDL07 PDL08
production manager/responsabile di produzione PMM02 PMM03 PMM07 PMM08 PMM09 PMM10 PMO05 PMO07 PMO08 PMO09
engineering manager/responsabile dell’ingegnerizzazione di prodotto PMO01 PMO02 PMO03 PMO04 PMO05 PMO07 PMO08 PMO09 PMO10
PROCESSO AZIENDALE CAP1CAP2CAP3CAP4CAP5CAP6CAP7
statistical inventory planning control/pianificazione statistica e controllo dei magazzini PIM04 PIM05 PDL04
material requirement planning/MRPPOP02 PMM04 PMM05PMM07
managing sales and operations planning/pianificazione strategica ed operativa della domanda e forecastPOP02 POP03 POP04POP05 POP07
master scheduling issues/pianificazione esecutiva della produzione e della domandaPOP02 POP03 POP04POP05 POP07 POP08 POP09
inventory control issues/gestione dei magazziniPIM02 PIM03 PIM04PIM05
purchasing control issues/gestione dei processi di acquistoPIM08 PIM09 PIM10
lean issues/set up e gestione di un ambiente lean production PIM07 PMM10 PMO04PMO07 PMO08 PMO09 PMO10
shop floor issues/gestione del reparto produttivoPMM02 PMM03 PMM07PMM08 PMM09 PMM10
warehouse and trasportation issues/problematiche legate al trasporto ed ai magazzini perifericiPDL07 PDL08 PDL09PDL10
creating distribution channels/creare e gestire canali di distribuzione del prodotto finitoPDL02 PDL03 PDL04PDL05
planning distribution inventories/pianificazione della distribuzione su magazzini perifericiPDL04 PDL05
issues in demand management/basi sulla gestione della domanda (forecast)POP02 POP03 POP04
issues in quality management/problematiche sulla gestione della qualitàPMO07 PMO08 PMO08PMO09

Principles of Operations Management

Concepts and Applications – Topic Outline

I. Principles of Inventory Management (PIM)

PIM01

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Session 1: Operation Management – Foundations

  • Define the science and practice of operations management (OM)
  • Answer the question why OM should be studied
  • Describe how today’s business trends are driving operations management
  • Discuss the role of operations management in the organization
  • Define the value-added activities performed by OM
  • Describe how OM fits into the organization
  • Describe the functions performed by OM
  • Describe how OM has changed over the decades
  • Outline the role of OM and business strategy
  • Identify how OM contributes to business strategy
  • Discuss how businesses can compete with OM
  • Detail the ten strategic decisions of OM
  • Identify career opportunities in the field of OM
  • Perform an inventory management knowledge self-assessment

PIM02

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Session 2: Fundamentals of Inventory Management

  • Define inventory management
  • Define inventory management objectives
  • Describe the different classes of inventory
  • Identify the different levels of inventory management
  • Review the characteristics of inventory in the supply chain
  • Detail the strategic inventory management process
  • Describe the elements of an effective inventory management strategy
  • Balance demand and supply objectives
  • Contrast the conflicting objectives of inventory management among marketing/sales, finance, and operations
  • Understand inventory trade-off decisions
  • Describe inventory and demand flows
  • Define supply chain inventory and demand flows
  • Describe inventory dynamics
  • Understand how inventory provides value
  • Determine whether inventory is an asset or a liability
  • Assess the impact of cash flow and inventory management

Session 2: Advanced Topics

  • Trade-off decisions by item class
  • Subclasses of inventory
  • Item numbering

 

PIM03

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Session 3: Purpose and Function of Inventory

  • Explain why companies carry inventory
  • Define the five functions of inventory and describe their use
  • Describe the purpose of decoupling inventories
  • Detail the components of inventory decision making
  • Use a simple formula to estimate inventory throughput and cycle and pipeline inventories
  • Define the elements of inventory cost
  • Understand and calculate inventory carrying costs
  • Define the elements of manufacturing and purchasing costing
  • Calculate the impact of stockout costs on the operation
  • Discuss how excess and obsolete inventories affect inventory management
  • Work with the five basic methods of inventory valuation.

 Session 3: Advanced Topics

  • Measuring inventory throughput
  • Cost of preventing a stockout
  • Capacity associated costs
  • Estimating inventory values
  • Calculating order costs
  • Inventory valuation methods

 

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Session 4: Inventory Replenishment Management

  • Explain the basic functions of statistical inventory management
  • Understand the difference between independent and dependent demand
  • Define the theory of inventory replenishment management
  • Describe the difference between continuous and periodic inventory review
  • Describe the inventory replenishment planning process
  • Define the seven inventory replenishment methods
  • Work with the order point inventory ordering method
  • Calculate safety stock
  • Calculate the order point
  • Calculate a periodic inventory order method
  • Calculate the inventory order quantity
  • Calculate the economic order quantity (EOQ)
  • Review the inventory planning process

Session 4: Advanced Topics

  • Normal distribution diagram
  • Characteristics of order point management
  • Periodic review exercise
  • EOQ exercise

 

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Session 5: Additional Inventory Replenishment Techniques and Inventory Performance

  • Work with several advanced inventory management techniques
  • Counter uncertainty in supplier delivery times
  • Understand and perform planning using time-phased order point (TPOP)
  • Define order quantities by item class
  • Work with financial statements and inventory
  • Calculate relevant inventory turnover ratios
  • Define inventory performance management tools
  • Understand and work with ABC inventory control
  • Establish inventory accuracy tools
  • Understand and establish a cycle counting program
  • Identify today’s electronic inventory data collection technologies

Session 5: Advanced Topics

  • Production noninstantaneous receipt
  • Products orders and delivered jointly
  • Quantity discount

 

Session 6: Mid-Term Exam

 

PIM07

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Session 7: Lean Inventory – Concept and Practice

  • Define the concepts of just-in-time (JIT)/lean and how they apply to the management of inventories
  • Describe the evolution of the JIT/lean philosophy and techniques
  • Define the core principles of JIT/lean
  • Describe in detail the three major sources of operations waste
  • Describe the lean toolkit of techniques to combat waste
  • Differentiate value-added work from waste
  • Manage inventory effectively in a JIT/lean environment
  • Determine JIT/lean lot-sizes
  • Establish a pull system
  • Calculate the number and work with kanbans/containers
  • Describe the benefits of JIT/lean on all levels of the organization

Session 7: Advanced Topics

  • JIT/lean evolution
  • Ten cultural and managerial elements of JIT/lean
  • Impact of lot size reduction
  • Lean transformation roadmap

 

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Session 8: Fundamentals of Purchasing

  • Define the purchasing function
  • Identify purchasing as a key business function
  • Describe the categories of purchasing
  • Detail the strategic responsibilities of purchasing
  • Describe purchasing’s detailed responsibilities
  • Understand the structure of the purchasing organization
  • Describe purchasing’s role with other business functions
  • Understand the difference between centralized and decentralized purchasing
  • Describe the buyer/planner concept
  • Manage the make or buy decision
  • Create an effective purchasing strategy

 Session 8: Advanced Topics

  • Purchasing Classification Exercise
  • Financial Impact of Purchasing

 

PIM09

LEGENDA

Session 9: Sourcing Strategies

  • Define the sourcing process
  • Understand the difference between tactical and strategic buying
  • Detail the steps in making the make or buy decision
  • Develop a cost avoidance analysis
  • Conduct an effective spend analysis
  • Distinguish between different types of supplier relationship
  • Execute a sole or a multiple supplier sourcing strategy
  • Effectively score capabilities and select the optimal supplier
  • Work with different supplier pricing alternatives
  • Engage in effective negotiations with a supplier
  • Understand the elements of supplier contract formulation
  • Construct a collaborative program that engages the supplier in product design
  • Define supplier relationship management (SRM)

 Session 9: Advanced Topics

  • Cost avoidance analysis
  • Spend analysis documents
  • Pareto chart of percentage by category
  • Supplier selection comparison
  • Purchase quantity discount
  • Supplier relationship characteristics

 

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Session 10: PO Management and Performance Measurement

  • Define the purchasing management process
  • Manage the procurement database
  • Detail the various purchase order methods
  • Trace the purchase order flow from requirements identification to purchase order close-out
  • Determine the timing of purchase order release
  • Using material requirements planning (MRP), reorder point (ROP), and kanban systems for order release
  • Establish a vendor managed inventory (VMI) process
  • Determine inbound transportation factors
  • Perform receiving and order closeout
  • Review purchase order status reporting
  • Review supplier and internal purchase organization performance
  • Work with international sourcing
  • Explore the impact of the Internet and computerized technologies on procurement

Session 10: Advanced Topics

  • Supplier rating
  • Cost of poor quality
  • e-SRM services
  • e-SRM processing

 Session 11: Final Exam

  

II. Principles of Operations Planning (POP)

POP01

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Session 1: Operation Management Foundations

  • Describe how today’s business trends are driving operations management
  • Define the science of operations management
  • Identify the decisions made by operations managers
  • Explain how operations management is important to both manufacturing and service functions
  • Discuss the role of operations management in the organization
  • Describe operations management’s role in supply chain management
  • Provide examples of how operations management is a competitive weapon
  • Identify career opportunities in the field of operations management
  • Perform an operations planning self-assessment review                           

 

POP02

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Session 2: Planning Foundations

  • Understand the basics of business planning
  • Describe the dynamics of business planning
  • Understand the different levels of planning that occurs with a business
  • Understand the planning and control process model
  • Describe the features of a business plan
  • Understand how the different levels of business planning work with each other
  • Work with a business planning process model
  • Develop a business mission/vision
  • Perform investment planning
  • Perform profit planning
  • Perform asset and capital planning
  • Develop business unit strategies
  • Describe the components of a planning architecture model

Session 2: Advanced Topics

  • Generic competitive values
  • Enterprise investment plan
  • Profit planning
  • Asset/capital planning

POP03

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Session 3: Forecasting

  • Define the forecasting function
  • Review of the three levels of forecasting
  • Define demand
  • Explore the universal principles of forecast management
  • Understand forecast design and parameter issues
  • Detail the forecasting process
  • Detail the benefits of forecast accuracy
  • Describe the general forecasting techniques and data sources
  • Review qualitative, quantitative, and causal forecasting techniques
  • Discuss why forecasts fail

Session 3: Advanced Topics

  • Selection of forecasting models
  • Pyramid forecasting
  • Deseasonalized forecast
  • Forecast trend with exponential smoothing (Holt’s model)
  • Forecast trend extrapolation

 

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Session 4: Demand Management

  • Define demand management
  • Review the components of demand management
  • Place demand management in the MPC system
  • Evaluate forecast performance
  • Use the measures of forecast error
  • Calculate forecast error
  • Determine the MAD and standard deviation of forecast error
  • Calculate forecast bias and tracking errors
  • Define customer relationship management
  • Work with customer order management
  • Define customer service management
  • Explore demand management technology tools
  • Define demand management performance

Session 4: Advanced Topics

  • Tracking signal
  • Forecast error exercise
  • Safety stock calculation
  • Customer service gap analysis

 

POP05

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Session 5: Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

  • Define sales and operations planning (S&OP)
  • S&OP in the MPC system
  • S&OP detailed planning process
  • Determine product families
  • S&OP planning inputs
  • S&OP historical input data
  • Summary of S&OP outputs
  • Understand the S&OP grid
  • Work with the make-to-stock (MTS) S&OP grid
  • Work with the make-to-order (MTO) S&OP grid
  • Implement the monthly S&OP planning meeting
  • Define the benefits of S&OP

 Session 5: Advanced Topics

  • Executing a S&OP level strategy
  • S&OP production resource planning

 

Session 6: Mid-Term Exam

 

POP07

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Session 7: Aggregate Operations Planning

  • Review the detailed S&OP process
  • Understand the sales and marketing planning processes
  • Work with product life cycles and delivery network structures
  • Calculate a S&OP product family forecast disaggregation
  • Understand the production planning process
  • Determine production planning strategies
  • Calculate the financial impact of the production plan
  • Define resource requirements planning
  • Develop capacity and load profiles
  • Generate a resource requirements plan
  • Understand the inventory planning process
  • Calculate a production plan using an inventory target
  • Develop the distribution plan
  • Determine transportation, warehouse, and equipment and labor requirements

Session 7: Advanced Topics

Financial decision – workforce costs
Financial decision – inventory costs
Financial decision – total costs

 

POP08

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Session 8: Master Scheduling Foundations

  • Define master scheduling – principles and concepts
  • Understand the role of master scheduling in the MPC system
  • Detail the objectives of master scheduling
  • Understand master scheduling and the manufacturing environment
  • Work with master scheduling approaches
  • Detail the inputs to master scheduling
  • Review the interaction between sales and operations planning (S&OP) and master scheduling
  • Establish planning bills of material
  • Understand the master schedule grid
  • Work with the master schedule grid and demand management
  • Calculate the projected available balance (PAB) in the master schedule grid
  • Calculate net requirements in the master schedule grid
  • Generate MPS orders
  • Calculate available-to-promise in the master schedule grid
  • Work with MPS time fences and zones

Session 8: Advanced Topics

  • Managing the rolling master schedule
  • Cumulative “look ahead” ATP

 

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Session 9: Master Scheduling Processes

  • Define the role of the master scheduler
  • Review the causes of master schedule change
  • Work with the master scheduling management process
  • Work with the forecast
  • Manage order requests
  • Understand the use of time fences
  • Understand types of master schedule orders
  • Work with action messages
  • Work with safety stock
  • Discuss capacity planning methods
  • Define the rough-cut capacity planning process
  • Calculate the rough-cut capacity plan
  • Detail the performance elements of a successful master schedule.

 Session 9: Advanced Topics

Environmental characteristics

What is advanced planning and scheduling (APS)?

Assemble-to-order (ATO) master scheduling

 

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Session 10: Operations Systems

  • Explore the importance of information technology
  • Detail the role of information technology
  • Analyze the technology strategic triangle
  • Explore technology organization framework assumptions
  • Outline operations planning system assumptions
  • Explore how system technology benefits planning
  • Define enterprise resources planning
  • Trace the evolution of ERP systems
  • Analyze the components of today’s ERP system
  • Compare ERP and “best of breed” software solutions
  • Detail the requirements for ERP and system thinking
  • Outline the ERP organizational maturity model
  • Review ERP and enterprise competitive development
  • Detail the benefits of applying ERP systems to the management of the business.

Session 11: Final Exam

  

III. Principles of Manufacturing Management (PMM)

PMM01

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Session 1: Operations Management Foundations

  • Describe how today’s business trends are driving operations management
  • Define the science of operations management
  • Identify the decisions made by operations managers
  • Explain how operations management is important to both manufacturing and service functions
  • Discuss the role of operations management in the organization
  • Describe operations management’s role in supply chain management
  • Provide examples of how operations management is a competitive weapon
  • Identify career opportunities in the field of operations management
  • Perform a manufacturing management self-assessment review                          

 

PMM02

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Session 2: Introduction to Manufacturing Management

  • Define manufacturing
  • Review the components of manufacturing management
  • Review product manufacturing choices
  • Understand the impact of volume, variety, and lead time
  • Explore product manufacturing choice positioning
  • Detail manufacturing process choices
  • Explore product and process choice positioning
  • Review process layout options
  • Explore process layout positioning
  • Detail steps for developing a manufacturing strategy
  • Outline manufacturing structural and infrastructural choices
  • Understand product profiling
  • Explore batch versus flow and push versus pull manufacturing techniques
  • Detail job content and operator tasks

 Session 2: Advanced Topics:

  • Product profiling
  • Production plan issues
  • Layout characteristics – exercise
  • Performance objectives – exercise
  • Process selection – unit costs
  • Process selection – least cost

 

PMM03

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Session 3: Manufacturing Product Structures

  • Define the product structure
  • Define the bill of material
  • Define the process routing
  • Product structure management process
  • Bill of material uses
  • Basic bill of material formats
  • Achieving bill of material accuracy
  • Define work centers
  • Work center utilization and efficiency
  • Processing time elements
  • Establishing the process routing
  • Manufacturing cost overview
  • Product structure cost development
  • Standard cost example

Advanced Topics

  • Modular bills of material
  • Engineering change control management
  • Advanced process routing exercise
  • Activity based costing

 

PMM04

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Session 4: Basics of Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

  • Understand the requirements to plan and make a product
  • Define the critical inventory question
  • Define the two basic order methods: stock replenishment and material requirements planning (MRP)
  • Understand the difference between independent and dependent demand
  • Detail the problems with stock replenishment techniques
  • Compare stock replenishment and MRP techniques
  • Understand the concept of time phasing
  • Define MRP
  • Map the flow of MRP
  • Detail MRP objectives and functions
  • Work with MRP inputs and outputs
  • Use bills of material, lead time offsetting, and exploding
  • Work with the MRP planning grid calculations

 Advanced Topics

  • Advanced time phasing concepts
  • Dates and time-buckets
  • Problem of lumpy demand

 

PMM05

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Session 5: Managing with MRP

  • Perform the MRP BOM explosion process
  • Define the role of the MRP planner
  • Understand the causes of MRP change
  • Detail the MRP planning process
  • Define the prerequisites for MRP
  • Work with the MRP generation
  • Understand the types of MRP supply orders
  • Detail MRP system action messages
  • Perform MRP action message activities
  • Define MRP performance policies and methods
  • Identify MRP problem indicators
  • Develop MRP performance measurements

 Advanced Topics

  • Planning for scrap and waste
  • Lowe level coding overview
  • MRP pegging
  • MRP and service order management
  • MRP in the make-to-order environment

 

Session 6: Mid-Term Exam

 

PMM07

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Session 7: Capacity Planning and Management

  • Define capacity management
  • Detail the elements of capacity management
  • Understand the relationship between planning and controlling priorities and capacities
  • Understand the four levels of capacity management
  • Define capacity requirements planning (CRP)
  • Understand the flexibility of capacity and scheduling
  • List the objectives of capacity planning
  • Detail the inputs into capacity management
  • Describe the steps to effectively managing the capacity process
  • Detail of the components of capacity management
  • Calculate work center capacity
  • Calculate work center load
  • Schedule work center operations
  • Manage the load versus capacity report
  • Manage excesses and shortages in capacity

Advanced Topics

  • Calculating efficiency and utilization
  • Finite and infinite loading
  • Manufacturing environments and capacity
  • Process flow scheduling

 

PMM08

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Session 8: Production Activity Control

  • Define production activity control (PAC)
  • Detail the goals of production activity control (PAC)
  • Detail the characteristics of PAC systems
  • Understand the linkage between PAC and the planning system
  • Work with PAC database files
  • Work with the major activities of the PAC system
  • Detail the manufacturing order release process
  • Detail PAC scheduling activities
  • Explore PAC scheduling priority rules
  • Detail PAC data collection and monitoring activities
  • Understand the purpose of PAC control and feedback activities
  • Detail order disposition and closeout activities

Advanced Topics

  • PAC control and feedback process steps
  • Types of manufacturing order
  • Characteristics of good PAC performance measurement
  • Relationship of PAC with other functions

 

PMM09

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Session 9: Advanced Scheduling

  • Detail the two types of scheduling
  • Define MRP-push system and lean-pull system scheduling
  • Define scheduling components
  • Work with MRP-based scheduling inputs
  • Manage order schedules
  • Work with scheduling functions
  • Understand planner order release and scheduling
  • Use the dispatch list
  • Detail the steps in the rescheduling process
  • Resolve schedule conflicts
  • Work with order status and work center load reports
  • Use operation overlapping and lot-splitting techniques
  • Schedule bottleneck work centers
  • Manage scheduling with input/output reporting

Advanced Topics

  • Production planner’s planned order display
  • Capacity check, scheduling, and release
  • Theory of constraints (TOC) scheduling

 

PMM10

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Session 10: Lean Production Management

  • Define lean and just-in-time (JIT) concepts and practices
  • Trace the evolution of the lean concept
  • Detail the advantages of implementing lean
  • Understand the structure of lean manufacturing
  • Define the concept of process waste
  • Use lean to standardize manufacturing processes
  • Explore the elements of “lean thinking”
  • Define employee involvement and empowerment
  • Explore the components of lean production concepts and practices
  • Work with lean plant layout design
  • Understand the basics of the lean production pull system
  • Define kanban production techniques
  • Execute a two-card kanban production flow
  • Understand the connection between MRP and lead scheduling techniques
  • Use lean to develop the “customer-focused” organization.

Advanced Topics

  • Calculating takt time
  • Calculating kanban cards
  • MRP push-based versus lean pull based systems

Session 11: Final Exam

  

 IV. Principles of Distribution and Logistics (PDL)

PDL01

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Session 1: Operations Management Foundations

  • Describe how today’s business trends are driving operations management
  • Define the science of operations management
  • Identify the decisions made by operations managers
  • Explain how operations management is important to both manufacturing and service functions
  • Discuss the role of operations management in the organization
  • Describe operations management’s role in supply chain management
  • Provide examples of how operations management is a competitive weapon
  • Identify career opportunities in the field of operations management                          
  • Perform a distribution and logistics self-assessment review

 

PDL02

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Session 2: Introduction to Distribution and Logistics

  • Define distribution management
  • Demonstrate the components of the supply and distribution channel
  • Detail a channel design tree structure
  • Describe the various types of channel intermediaries
  • Identify the need for distribution channels
  • Detail the roles performed by the distribution function
  • Define logistics management
  • Describe the functions of logistics management
  • Explain the components of logistics operations
  • Understand the concept and practice of reverse logistics
  • Detail the components of an effective logistics strategy
  • Explore the guidelines for creating a logistics strategy
  • Understand the role of the logistics function in supply chain management

Advanced Topics

  • The organization of logistics
  • The distribution sorting process
  • Value-added role of logistics
  • Reverse logistics financial worksheet

 

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Session 3: Channel Network Design

  • Define the activities involved in channel network design
  • Explain the reasons for supply and distribution channels
  • Detail critical channel network design considerations
  • Understand channel network design factors
  • Outline levels of channel network dependency
  • Work with the channel configuration attribute matrix
  • Describe several different channel network design options
  • Compare distribution network design option performance
  • Deploy a framework for channel network design
  • Discuss the micro decisions influencing distribution channel design
  • Use the factor-rating method for channel network design
  • Use the center-of-gravity method for channel network design
  • Detail channel demand and capacity.

Advanced Topics

  • Global channel facilities
  • Delivery network facilitators
  • Location break-even analysis

 

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Session 4: Inventory Management

  • Define the inventory management function
  • Identify the functions of inventory
  • Outline he strategic inventory management process
  • Understand the characteristics of inventory in the distribution channel
  • Trace channel inventory and demand flows
  • Identify the components of inventory replenishment
  • Describe replenishment ordering techniques
  • Understand the order point model
  • Calculate order point safety stock
  • Determine the replenishment order quantity
  • Identify the components of inventory carrying cost
  • Calculate the EOQ
  • Work with minimum/maximum inventory controls
  • Detail the replenishment planning process

Advance Topics

  • The periodic review system
  • Normal distribution diagram
  • Measuring inventory performance
  • Calculation order points with supplier lead time uncertainty
  • Cycle counting processing

PDL05

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Session 5: Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)

  • Describe distribution channel dependencies
  • Detail “Push” system functions
  • Detail “Pull” system functions
  • Decide what to choose: reorder points or DRP?
  • Define distribution requirements planning (DRP)
  • Explore time phasing – the heart of DRP
  • Understand the DRP planning grid
  • Calculate the projected available balance (PAB) and the DRP grid
  • Calculate net requirements and the DRP grid
  • Review the DRP planned order generation
  • Perform PAB and net requirements recalculation
  • Explore DRP and the bill of distribution (BOD)
  • Outline the DRP planning process
  • Perform a full DRP calculation

 Advanced Topics

  • Fair share allocation
  • Using safety stock in DRP
  • Using DRP for logistics capacity planning
  • Developing a warehouse capacity plan
  • Exploring distribution resources planning (DRP II)

Session 6: Mid-Term Exam

PDL07

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Session 7: Warehouse Management

  • Define warehouse management
  • Detail warehouse functions – material handling, product storage, order management, and information transfer
  • Describe the different types of warehouse – private, public, contract, and intransit
  • Explore the basic objectives of warehousing
  • Review warehousing strategic decision components
  • Use of third party logistics (3PL) service providers in warehousing strategy
  • Detail the warehouse operational management process
  • Discuss the importance of warehouse work standards
  • Describe the warehouse receiving flow
  • Examine the functions of warehouse stocking activities
  • Illustrating the components of successful warehouse inventory transaction management
  • Outline the order picking and shipping flow
  • Emphasize the importance of warehouse performance measurements

Advanced Topics

  • Specialized warehousing services
  • Warehouse strategy steps
  • Developing warehouse time standards
  • Annual physical inventory and cycle counting
  • Approaches to measuring logistics performance

 

PDL08

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Session 8: Packaging and Material Handling

  • Define warehouse design and layout objectives
  • Determine warehouse size and capacity
  • Describe basic warehouse layouts
  • Understand warehouse layout development
  • Detail warehouse design layout principles
  • List the key principles of materials handling
  • Classify the types of storage systems
  • Outline large-item or large-volume product storage
  • Review small-item or low-volume product storage
  • Review automated storage systems
  • Discuss stocking inventory in warehouse locations
  • Describe dock materials handling equipment
  • Describe mobile materials handling equipment
  • Define the role of packaging and unitization
  • List the key drivers of warehouse automation
  • Detail the components of warehouse automation

Advanced Topics

  • Cube utilization and accessibility
  • The cross-docking warehouse
  • Advanced dock door management
  • Warehouse space calculation
  • Shipping containers
  • Environmental impact of packaging

 

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Session 9: Transportation Management

  • Define transportation management
  • Understand the fundamental principles of transportation
  • Detail the principles of transportation operations
  • Describe transportation participants
  • Outline the load transport aspects of transportation services
  • Outline the product storage aspects of transportation services
  • Explain the relationship of transportation to other business functions
  • Classify the modes of transportation: motor railroad, air, water, pipelines, and intermodal
  • Describe the types of transportation carriers
  • Define the functions and impact on transportation of third-party logistics (3PLs)
  • Outline the various forms of logistics outsourcing models
  • Detail the challenges facing today’s transportation industry

Advanced Topics

  • Private fleet management
  • Choosing a logistics service provider (LSP)
  • Advantages and risks of a logistics service provider (LSP)

 

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Session 10: Transportation Operations

  • Describe the principles of transportation operations
  • Review the role of transportation administration
  • Detail the types of transportation risk
  • Outline the components of the transportation management process
  • Classify the elements of transportation cost
  • Review the detail components of transportation cost
  • Understanding transportation rates and pricing
  • Explain domestic transportation terms of sale
  • Detail the steps in transportation mode selection
  • Detail the steps in transportation carrier selection
  • Review transportation routing and scheduling functions
  • Review transportation documentation and post-shipment processing
  • Outline transportation performance management
  • Define transportation management technologies

Advanced Topics

  • Transportation risk mitigation – methodology
  • Transportation rates and pricing
  • Transportation rate negotiation
  • Transportation contract estimating
  • International terms of sale

 

Session 11: Final Exam

  

V. Principles of Managing Operations (PMO)

PMO01

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Session 1: Operations Management Foundations

  • Define the science and practice of operations management (OM)
  • Answer the question why OM should be studied
  • Describe how today’s business trends are driving operations management
  • Discuss the role of operations management in the organization
  • Define the value-added activities performed by OM
  • Describe how OM fits into the organization
  • Describe the functions performed by OM
  • Describe how OM has changed over the decades
  • Outline the role of OM and business strategy
  • Identify how OM contributes to business strategy
  • Discuss how businesses can compete with OM
  • Detail the ten strategic decisions of OM
  • Identify career opportunities in the field of OM
  • Perform a managing operations knowledge self-assessment

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Session 2: Operations and Processes

  • Define organization, operations, and processes
  • Define a process
  • Detail the flow of a process
  • Understand the difference between products and services
  • Define an operation
  • Determine the difference between processes and operations
  • Discuss the relationship of processes and the customer
  • Review the place of different types of customers in the supply chain
  • Identify customer wants and needs
  • Match customer wants and needs with process solutions
  • Detail the scope of process management
  • Understand the organization as a network of functional processes
  • Map the process-driven organization
  • Explain team-based process networking
  • Describe the strategic impact of processes and operations
  • Outline and work with the four Vs of processes

Advanced Topics

  • Evolution of process and operations management
  • The three levels of processes and operations

PMO03

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Session 3: Project Management

  • Define project management
  • List the components of a project
  • Describe the four objectives of a project
  • Detail project goals dynamics
  • Contrast managing ongoing operations and project management
  • Outline the project management system
  • Define the phases of the project management life cycle
  • Review the project positioning phase
  • Review the initiation and planning phase
  • Review project human resource management, roles, and responsibilities
  • Construct a project schedule
  • Review the execution and control phase
  • Review the completion phase
  • Understand the Gantt chart
  • Plan projects with CPM and PERT
  • Work with CPM and PERT scheduling examples

Advanced Topics

  • Contrast ongoing operations and projects
  • Review EVM Gantt chart and spreadsheet
  • Manage project risk
  • Perform an AON critical path method (CPM) network schedule exercise

PMO04

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Session 4: Product Design and Development

  • Describe the life cycle of products
  • Detail the drivers of new product development
  • Understand the principles of product development
  • Describe the product design organizational structure
  • Review the changing paradigms in product design development
  • Explore the steps linking product design and processes
  • Work with the product design process flow
  • Perform a break-even analysis
  • Perform a make or buy analysis
  • Define quality functional deployment (QFD)
  • Explore the House of Quality
  • Explore the four Houses of Quality
  • Detail product design techniques
  • Review service design and development

Advance Topics

  • Build a new product base-case financial model
  • Explore the Taguchi loss function

PMO05

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Session 5: Process Design Strategies

  • Define process design
  • Detail the factors influencing process design
  • Describe the different process choices
  • Outline transformation process types
  • Perform process design – core design structure
  • Determine the cost equalization point (CEP)
  • Interpret the cost equalization point (CEP) graphic
  • Define process layout design
  • Detail the factors driving process layout design
  • List the various process layout options
  • Position process choices with layout choices
  • Describe hybrid process layouts
  • Investigate production cells
  • Maximize process layout efficiency

Advanced Topics

  • Little’s Law and process design
  • Types of processing equipment
  • Impact of automation on processes
  • Processing equipment systems
  • Production technology systems

Session 6: Mid-Term Exam

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Session 7: Total Quality Management

  • Define quality
  • Discuss why quality has become so important
  • Detail the dimension of quality
  • Review the elements of the cost of quality
  • Discuss the hidden costs of poor quality
  • Interpret the cost of quality graphs
  • Define total quality management (TQM)
  • Review the quality management thought leaders
  • Outline TQM and strategy
  • Determine the TQM program
  • Define quality control
  • Define continuous improvement
  • Define process management
  • Describe the elements of design for quality
  • Review the elements of employee involvement in quality management
  • Position lean process management and TQM
  • Outline the components of the TQM tool kit

Advanced Topics

  • Quality thought leaders – key statements
  • Measuring quality costs
  • Measuring product yield and cost
  • Quality productivity ratio (QPR)

PMO08

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Session 8: Statistical Quality Control

  • Define statistical quality control (SQC)
  • Review the statistical quality control system
  • Detail the three stages of statistical quality control
  • Understand the different types of quality problems
  • Explore the range of quality problems
  • Understand process variance
  • Describe the patterns of variability
  • Review process capability ratio and index calculations
  • Define statistical process control (SPC)
  • Define inspection
  • Review the basics of inspection
  • Review sampling techniques
  • Develop a sample plan
  • Understand how to work with x-bar and p-control charts
  • Define six sigma quality management

Advanced Topics

  • Probability of process error
  • Constructing an R-chart
  • Constructing a c-chart

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Session 9: Process Improvement and Performance

  • Define process improvement
  • Process improvement paths
  • Process improvement dynamics
  • Elements of process improvement
  • Process improvement methodologies
  • Six sigma quality
  • Tools for six sigma quality improvement
  • Flow charts
  • Check sheets
  • Histograms
  • Cause-and-effect diagrams
  • Pareto diagrams
  • Scatter diagrams
  • Control charts
  • Benchmarking
  • Balanced scorecard
  • Lean kaizen and process improvement
  • Sustainability and process improvement

Advanced Topics

  • Design of experiments
  • A3 problem solving
  • Hoshin management
  • Obstacles to process improvement

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Session 10: Organizational Management and Performance

  • Define the objectives of organizational design
  • Detail the principles of organizational design
  • List the values of organizational design
  • Design capable organizations
  • Guide the organization through change
  • Review change management strategies
  • Detail the eight steps of change management
  • Understand the role of change leadership and management
  • Understand risk terms and concepts
  • Manage organizational resiliency
  • Detail the tools for managing risk
  • Outline workplace management goals
  • Review the job characteristics model
  • Improve job potential and motivation
  • Work with work measurements and standards
  • Perform a time study calculation
  • Perform a work sampling calculation

Advanced Topics

  • Identifying organizational competencies
  • Competitive power of an organization
  • FMEA exercise
  • Finding a time study sample size
  • Deriving a time standard from work sampling

 Session 11: Final Exam