APICS CPIM - DSP

This course 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 course also introduces another material planning technique, material-dominated scheduling, which is applicable to process industries and other mature production environments. The course explains capacity requirements planning in detail and introduces other capacity-planning techniques, including processor-dominated scheduling.

Candidates focus on the various techniques for material and capacity scheduling. The course includes detailed description of material requirements planning (MRP), capacity requirements planning (CRP), inventory management practices, and procurement and supplier planning. Topics include:

  • Planning Material Requirements to Support the Master Schedule: Recognizing Techniques and Practices of Inventory Management; Identifying Information Used in the Material Planning Process; Identifying the Desirable Characteristics of Detailed Material Planning; Mechanics of the Detailed Material Planning Process; Maintaining the Validity of the Material Plan; Interaction with Other Systems.
  • Planning Operations to Support the Priority Plan: Recognizing the Characteristics and Techniques of the Detailed Capacity Planning Process; Identifying Desirable Characteristics of the Detailed Capacity Planning Process; Uses of Detailed Capacity Planning Process; Measuring the Performance of Detailed Capacity Planning Process; Interaction with Other Systems.
  • Planning Procurement and External Sources of supply: Establishing Relationships with Suppliers; Techniques and Concepts for Supplier Partnership; Implementing the New Relationship to Support the Company’s Operational Objectives.
Session CPIM Module 3 of 5 - “Detailed Scheduling & Planning”
1 Inventory Policies
2 Inventory Planning
3 Information Used in the Material Planning Process
4 MRP Mechanics: The Basics
5 Using MRP Outputs and Managing Projects
6 Detailed Capacity Planning
7 Detailed Capacity Management
8 Establishing Supplier Relationships
9 Supplier Partnerships

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