Operations Planning & Mgmt

Course Description

This course is designed to give employees a solid foundational knowledge in the field of Operations Management. It provides staff with the skills to make informed decisions and the ability to achieve a better level of performance.

Benefits To The Attendee

A person assessed as competent against this course will be able to:

  • Forecasting
  • Applying quantitative forecasting
  • The role of tracking forecast error
  • Qualitative forecasting techniques
  • Sales & Operational Planning
  • Aggregating a plan
  • Manufacturing planning and control
  • Manufacturing strategies
  • Planning horizons for medium term planning
  • Developing a production plan
  • Short range planning
  • Master production schedule (MPS)
  • Rough-cut capacity planning
  • Make -to -stock and make-to-order production environments

Subjects To Be Covered

  • Demand Management and Forecasting Techniques
  • Sales and Operational Planning
  • Planning & Scheduling for Manufacturing
  • Master Production Scheduling

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Course Options

Public courses
In-house training

Qualifying Criteria

It is assumed that learners are competent in:

  • Communication at NQF Level 3.
  • Basic mathematics at NQF Level 3


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