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Supply Chain Management Capstone

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This supply chain management capstone course is designed for students to synthesize both the theoretical and practical skills they have learned throughout the program in a collaborative capstone project using case analysis and scenarios to address supply chain management challenges. Students will develop a plan for adding value to the management of the supply chain by focusing on logistics, purchasing, quality processes, and ethical and global considerations.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Distribution Requirements Planning - Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing Planning

    • Explain the role of distribution requirements planning (DRP).
    • Analyze various DRP techniques.
    • Assess inventory management in the post-production phase.

    Introduction to Manufacturing Planning and Control (MPC) for Supply Chain Management

    • Analyze the various factors involved in choosing a MPC system.
    • Differentiate between various components of the MPC process.
    • Analyze how each component of MPC is used in conjunction with one another for planning and manufacturing.

    Analyze the Pre-Production Stages of MPC

    • Evaluate the use of enterprise resource planning (ERP) in the production planning process.
    • Utilize demand management to determine production needs.
    • Explain how forecasting tools are used to plan production needs.
    • Formulate sales and operations planning strategies for supply chain needs.

    Scheduling Tools for Materials and Capacity Planning

    • Assess master production scheduling (MPS) processes and outputs.
    • Evaluate raw material needs using material requirements planning (MRP).
    • Assess capacity requirements according to MPS and MRP schedules.
    • Interpret ethical and global business practices in regards to supply chain management.

    Controlling Production Floor Activity

    • Explain Production activity control (PAC) activities, techniques, and examples.
    • Identify just-in-time (JIT) principles, concepts, and examples.
    • Apply JIT practices for manufacturing planning and control (MPC).
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