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Master Planning of Resources (MPR)

January 05, 2017
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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1711 SE Oralabor Rd
Ankeny, IA 50021

Master Planning of Resources (MPR)

Central Iowa APICS is offering the MPR module of the Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) course. The program is in-depth education for individuals in the operations management profession who wish to improve their knowledge of production and inventory management. The APICS CPIM curriculum concentrates on tools, techniques, and knowledge for production and inventory management

In this course, students explore processes used to: develop sales and operations plans; identify and assess internal and external demand and forecasting requirements; and effect an achievable master schedule consistent with business policies, objectives, and resource constraints. The course focuses on developing and validating a plan of supply, relating management of demand to the environment, and developing and validating the master schedule.

Course Outline

Developing and Validating a Plan of Supply: Encompasses the processes, concepts and techniques for transforming business and market requirements into feasible and economical business and operations plans in various business environments. The processes include ensuring consistency among the functional plans, ensuring feasibility of all plans, and determining the form, location, and level of various resources (e.g. labor, capacity, inventory and capital) to satisfy anticipated demand.

Identifying, Quantifying and Assessing Demand: Focuses on the concepts, methodologies and techniques for managing projected and actual demand from the distribution network and customers. It addresses the business characteristics that relate to service level and demand.

Developing and Validating the Master Schedule: Focuses on the process of translating the higher-level aggregate plans into a feasible schedule that can be executed by operations and suppliers. It includes the concepts, approaches and methods for integrating demand forecasts, actual customer demand and the sales and operation plan into a specific master schedule in a variety of business environments.

Further information can be found at Central Iowa APICS - Master Planning of Resources

This class is a module in the CPIM Certification process. It can be taken independent of other modules.

Registration fee includes:

  • $720 as a Member, this includes exam, training and textbook

  • $805 as a non-Member, this includes exam, training and textbook

  • $940 as a non-Member, this includes exam, training and textbook, and 1st year membership.

Testing is not required but strongly encouraged at the end of the class.

The class will meet starting on January 5, 2017 for seven 3 hour sessions from 2pm - 5pm.

APICS CPIM education is essential if you are involved in:

  • Operations
  • Supply chain management
  • Procurement
  • Materials management
  • Purchasing



$720.00 Member, this includes exam, training and textbook

$805.00 Non-Member, this includes exam, training and textbook

$940.00 Non-Member, this includes exam, training and textbook, and 1st year membership

$5,640.00 Guest Bulk