Principles

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APICS Principles of Operations Management

Overview

The APICS Principles of Operations Management program has five customizable modules that areclassroom-based and instructor-led for individuals new to materials and operations management or for those looking to refresh or enhance their understanding of these areas.

In addition to the courses, as presented, each session, or combination of sessions, in each course can also operate as stand-alone mini-course or can be combined with other Principles course sessions to create a customized learning experience.  These programs can be presented at your site at times convenient for your organization.  Each Principles session requires a three block of class time and an equivalent amount of time outside the classroom.  Actual schedules can be developed to meet your needs.

The APICS Principles program

  • delivers the tools you need to master the basics of materials and operations management.

  • provides a solid understanding of inventory control, planning, manufacturing control, and operations management.

For a more detailed listing of the topics covered in each session CLICK HERE.  To check for scheduled programs click on the EVENTS tab on the main menu bar.

Principles of Operations Management: Concepts and Applications – Lesson Outline

 I. Principles of Inventory Management (PIM) - The APICS Principles of Inventory Management program will impart an operational knowledge and understanding of inventory management principles and techniques, roles and responsibilities, and the impact that inventory can have on a business.

      • Session 1: Operation Management – Foundations
      • Session 2: Fundamentals of Inventory Management
      • Session 3: Purpose and Function of Inventory
      • Session 4: Inventory Replenishment Management
      • Session 5: Additional Inventory Replenishment Techniques and Inventory Performance
      • Session 6: Mid-Term Exam
      • Session 7: Lean Inventory - Concept and Practice
      • Session 8: Fundamentals of Purchasing
      • Session 9: Sourcing Strategies
      • Session 10: PO Management and Performance Measurement
      • Session 11: Final Exam

 

II. Principles of Operations Planning (POP) - The APICS Principles of Operations Planning program imparts a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the basic inventory planning principles and techniques that are used at each level in the planning process, from strategic to tactical.

      • Session 1: Operation Management Foundations
      • Session 2: Planning Foundations
      • Session 3: Forecasting
      • Session 4: Demand Management
      • Session 5: Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)
      • Session 6: Mid-Term Exam
      • Session 7: Aggregate Operations Planning
      • Session 8: Master Scheduling Foundations
      • Session 9: Master Scheduling Processes
      • Session 10: Operations Systems
      • Session 11: Final Exam

 

III. Principles of Manufacturing Management (PMM) - The APICS Principles of Manufacturing Management course aims to provide fundamental knowledge and understanding of the core concepts necessary to effectively managing activities related to planning, scheduling, and controlling manufacturing processes.

      • Session 1: Operations Management Foundations
      • Session 2: Introduction to Manufacturing Management
      • Session 3: Manufacturing Product Structures
      • Session 4: Basics of Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
      • Session 5: Managing with MRP
      • Session 6: Mid-Term Exam
      • Session 7: Capacity Planning and Management
      • Session 8: Production Activity Control
      • Session 9: Advanced Scheduling
      • Session 10: Lean Production Management
      • Session 11: Final Exam

 

IV. Principles of Distribution and Logistics (PDL) - The APICS Principles of Distribution and Logistics program will provide fundamental knowledge of operations management and understanding of the core concepts necessary to effectively manage an organization's supply chain.

      • Session 1: Operations Management Foundations
      • Session 2: Introduction to Distribution and Logistics
      • Session 3: Channel Network Design
      • Session 4: Inventory Management
      • Session 5: Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)
      • Session 6: Mid-Term Exam
      • Session 7: Warehouse Management
      • Session 8: Packaging and Material Handling
      • Session 9: Transportation Management
      • Session 10: Transportation Operations
      • Session 11: Final Exam

 

V. Principles of Managing Operations (PMO) – The APICS Principles of Managing Operations program imparts a fundamental knowledge and understanding of processes and operations, the function of project management, product and process design, quality management, process improvement, and organizational management and performance.

      • Session 1: Operations Management Foundations
      • Session 2: Operations and Processes
      • Session 3: Project Management
      • Session 4: Product Design and Development
      • Session 5: Process Design Strategies
      • Session 6: Mid-Term Exam
      • Session 7: Total Quality Management
      • Session 8: Statistical Quality Control
      • Session 9: Process Improvement and Performance
      • Session 10: Organizational Management and Performance
      • Session 11: Final Exam

 

For a more detailed listing of the topics covered in each session CLICK HERE.