Duration: Hours

Training Mode: Online




    Course Content

    1. Aggregate Supply Planning
    • Apply the aggregate supply planning process
    • Analyze supply plan metrics
    • Identify and resolve gating components
    • Identify and resolve gating constraints
    • Identify and resolve excess
    • Finalize the supply plan

         2. Master Production Scheduling

    • Monitor the master production schedule to maintain stability.
    • Adjust planning parameters, such as lot size and lead time
    • Run a command to firm up planned orders automatically
    • Review and adjust inventory targets to align the MPS
    • Identify the issues that are causing MPS orders to be late
    • Determine the best option to resolve MPS issues
    • Finalize and publish the MPS to share with others

         3. Demand Planning And Statistical Forecasting

    • Identify the Rapid Response demand planning components
    • Improve the accuracy of historical data by identifying and resolving casuals and outliers.
    • Configure forecast items and generate a statistical forecast
    • Manage product life cycle
    • Determine ratios for the forecasts provided by Marketing, Sales, and Finance
    • Adjust the weight of the forecast categories to improve the accuracy of the consensus demand plan
    • Compare the performance of the different forecasts to align the consensus demand plan with the annual plan targets

         4. Inventory Management

    • Identify and analyze inventory issues
    • Resolve projected late orders by transferring inventory and updating safety stock quantities
    • Resolve projected stock-outs by updating lead times
    • Use the inventory quality ratio (IQR) to review and update IQR targets and transitions
    • Update inventory targets, such as periods of supply and lot size, to meet new inventory value targets

         5. Inventory Planning And Optimization

    • Configure and review the part configuration for inventory planning at a single level
    • Configure and review the part configuration for inventory planning at multiple levels
    • Generate and review safety stock recommendations
    • Apply safety stock recommendations
    • Evaluate the proposed safety stock plan and its impact


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