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Materials and Operations Management in Progressive Organizations
You are in a manufacturing organization and always wanted to know about world class operations, best in class materials management, and performance of most progressive organizations!
Whatever is your objective, this seminar will provide you extensive knowledge to run your business successfully

Materials and operations management cover many fields in a manufacturing company from inventory to warehouse operations, from quality management to lean manufacturing, from engineering to purchasing.
More than ever, efficient and productive operations are critical in successful organizations. Organizations strive to become more efficient, achieve better customer service, lower costs, and improve bottom line. Management must provide leadership in educating, coaching, and guiding employees, and be aware of important success factors. Organizations must embark on continuous improvement programs to stay competitive. Management is challenged with integration of various operations accross the company.
The objective of this seminar is to transfer years of accumulated knowledge across many industries and companies to participants.

At the end of this seminar, you should come away with:
Fundamentals of materials management;
Operations management basics: inventory, MRP, BOM, routing, quality;
Strategic operation choices: Lean, JIT, TQM, SRM;
Warehousing and distribution issues;
Examples from world class operations;

 DAY 1
 Session 1 
  • Introduction
  • History of Operations Management
  • Business Processes
  • Strategic Choices of Operations
Session 2
  • Demand Management
  • Fundamentals of ERP Systems
  • Item Master, BOM, Routing, Work Centers
  • Inventory Management
Session 3
  • Material and Capacity Requirements Planing
  • Production Activity Control
  • Purchasing
Session 4
  • Business Environments and Processes
  • Integration of Business Processes
  • Supply Chain Management
 DAY 2
 Session 5 
  • Facility Layout and Workplace Design
  • Work Design and Human Resource Management
  • Time and Method Standards
Session 6
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Physical Distribution and Warehousing
  • Quality Management
Session 7
  • Just-in-Time
  • Lean Production
  • Synchronous Manufacturing
Session 8
  • Performance Systems
  • World Class Organizations
  • Questions and Answers