CPI007 - Detailed Schedule & Planning

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Subject Title
Detailed Schedule & Planning

Subject Description
This subject focuses on material and capacity scheduling and planning. It includes a detailed explanation of material requirements planning (MRP), a technique suitable for use in job shops. The subject also introduces another material planning technique, material-dominated scheduling, which is applicable to process industries and other mature production environments. The subject explains capacity requirements planning in detail and introduces other capacity-planning techniques, including processor-dominated scheduling.

Credit Status
One credit toward the Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) certification offered by APICS- The Association for Operations Management

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Plan material requirements to support the development of a master schedule.

2. Describe and prepare to implement a detailed capacity planning process.

3. Plan for procurement of products through external suppliers.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

It is strongly recommended that the student first complete Basics of Supply Chain Management (CPI099).

Topic Outline
I.   Planning Material Requirements to Support the Master Schedule
     A. Recognizing Techniques and Practices of Inventory

  •          Types of Inventory
  •          Order Review Methodologies
  •          Lot Sizing Techniques
  •          Safety-Stock Techniques
  •          Inventory Valuation
  •          Inventory Accuracy
  •          Inventory Policies
  •          Demand
  •          Inventory Performance

     B. Identifying Information Used in the Material Planning
  •          Inventory Data
  •          Master Schedule Date
  •          Engineering Data
  •          Data Accuracy, Timeliness and Completeness

    C. Identifying the Desirable Characteristics of the Detailed Material Planning Process
  •          Design Characteristics
  •          Performance Characteristics
  •          Operational Characteristics

    D. Mechanics of the Detailed Material Planning Process
  •          Initialize Data
  •          Explosion Process
  •          Generate Time-Phased

     E. Maintaining the Validity of the Material Plan
  •          Maintaining Priorities
  •          Replanning Accounts for Demand/Supply
  •          Revising Planning Parameters
  •          What-if Analysis and Modeling

     F. Interactions with Other Systems (Closing the Loop)
  •          Business Planning
  •          Detailed Operations Planning
  •          Execution and Control

II.  Planning Operations to Support the Priority Plan
      A. Recognizing the Characteristics and Techniques of the Detailed Capacity Planning Process

      B. Identifying Information used in the Detailed Capacity Planning Process
  •           Capacity Definition and Availability
  •           Sources of Load
  •           Definitions of Process Flows
  •           Impacts of Rework, Scrap, and Quality on Capacity Management

     C. Identifying Desirable Characteristics of the Detailed Capacity Planning Process
  •          Simulation and Modeling Techniques
  •          Scheduling Manufacturing Operations
  •          Scheduling Logistics Operations
  •          Planning and Scheduling Horizons

    D. Uses of the Detailed Capacity Planning Process
  •          Impacts of Capacity Management
  •          Capacity Planning Outputs
  •          Methods of Balancing Capacity and Load

     E. Measuring the Performance of the Detailed Capacity Planning Process
  •          Planned Work Load to Available Capacity
  •          Past Due Load
  •          Work-in-Process

     F. Interactions with Other Systems
  •          Business Planning
  •          Detailed Operations Planning
  •          Execution and Control

III. Planning Procurement and External Sources of Supply
     A. Establishing Relationships with Suppliers
  •           Principles of Partnership with Suppliers
  •           Choice of Relationship
  •           Necessity of Communication

      B. Techniques and Concepts for Supplier Partnerships
  •           Product Development and Production Processes
  •           Purchase Order Approaches
  •           Delivery Approaches
  •           Company Billing Processes
  •           Supplier Rating Systems

     C. Implementing the New Relationship
  •           Planning Techniques
  •           Information Used in the Procurement Process
  •           Supplier and Company-Related Training

Mode of Instruction
Classroom lectures with regular problem solving, case studies and discussion of assignments.

Prescribed Texts
Student workbook provided by APICS.

Reference Material

Required Supplies

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
70% attendance required for satisfactory grade on college transcript.

This is a review subject which prepares students to write the APICS exam.

Students must contact APICS, by phone or mail, to register in order to write the exam. Exams are administered by APICS and are conducted by  computer based testing at Pearson Vue www.pearsonvue.com.  Pearson VUE Customer Care at 1-800-274-8399 or 610-617-5093
Please contract APICS (1-800-444-2742) for exam dates and details.

Approved by: Denis Gravelle, Sharon Estok