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APIC 2262 Advanced Production and Inventory Management - CPIM Part 2

School School of Business + Media
Program Operations Management
Course Credits 3.5
Minimum Passing Grade 50%
Start Date January 07, 2021
End Date April 08, 2021
Total Hours 49
Total Weeks 14
Hours/Weeks 3.5
Delivery Type Lecture/Lab
CRN 85257

Acknowledgement of Territories

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam).

Instructor Details

Name Mark Bukata
E-mail Instructor to provide
Location offsite
Office Hours Instructor to provide

Course Description

This course expands on the basic supply chain management concepts learnt in APIC 1161 and explores the detailed processes in an end-to-end supply chain system in a manufacturing and distribution environment. Topics include: planning processes in a manufacturing and distribution environment to balance demand and supply, execution processes such as MRP that create inventory, push and pull scheduling techniques to control operations, and strategic positioning methods to support business strategies. This comprehensive training course provides the student with the information and techniques to thoroughly understand the APICS body of knowledge for the Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) exam. This course is the only single resource available that is designed specifically to help candidates pass the APICS CPIM exam part 2. The APIC learning system materials provided in this course include printed handouts, knowledge progress checks, practise quizzes, practise exams and case studies. In the first class students will be required to purchase the APIC learning system materials estimated at a cost of $685 CAD. Note that APICS has reconfigured the CPIM program and the original five exams will be replaced with the Part 1 and Part 2 exams. Read more at this link: https://www.apics.org/credentials-education/credentials/cpim/cpim-reconfiguration

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the topics covered in the APICS CPIM certification exam part 2.
  • Use the APICS CPIM online learning portal to comprehend the CPIM exam topics.
  • Explain how the Master Planning of Resources concept is used to improve demand management, sales and operations planning, master scheduling, and distribution planning.
  • Explain the importance of the Detailed Scheduling and Planning techniques such as MRP, CRP, Lean, TOC, and projects to improve the effectiveness of supply chains.
  • Describe how Execution and Control of Operations concepts are used to translate plans into operational activities and explain the application of MRP, TOC and Lean based systems.
  • Explain how Strategic Management of Resources concepts are used to optimize the resources and processes of an organization in response to market requirements.

Learning Resources

The APICS CPIM Learning System offers an all-in-one streamlined program designed to prepare you for the updated format of the CPIM certification exam. These online learning tools provide a personal path to success through interactive web-based study tools that test your understanding and retention of the topics learned in the reading materials. You have access to all the web-based study tools for one year. This includes both printed and E book materials.

These materials will be available for purchase at the first class or can be preordered thru www.apics-vancouver.org1 store. Canadian Pricing available here http://apics-vancouver.org/Certified_Production___Inventory_Management_Professional_CPIM

Pretest

  1. Online Pretest to determine current knowledge and identify areas for improvement.
  2. Weighted and balanced based on CPIM Part 1 and CPIM Part 2 ECM.

    Smart Study Planning Tool

  1. Create a personal Smart Study plan to identify priorities, estimate study time and create a roadmap to success.

    Content Videos

  1. Online videos that provide an overview of specific ECM content.
  2. Designed to be help understand and reinforce key concepts after reading the materials.

    Flashcards and Glossary

  1. Over 1000 flashcards covering the terms in Part 1 and Part 2 combined. (Approximately 450 for Part 1 and 700 for Part 2)
  2. Available online and in printable formats.
  3. Comprehensive glossary of terms for easy reference.

    Practice Tests and Quizzes

  1. Over 2,000 online quizzes and practice questions for Part 1 and Part 2 combined.
  2. Quizzes for each section online and at the end of each reading section.
  3. Post-test covers the content for each CPIM part with immediate feedback.
  4. Weighted and balanced based on CPIM Part 1 and CPIM Part 2 exams.
  5. Multiple choice questions with immediate feedback.
  6. Practice Exams designed to mirror the functionality, timing and weighting of each CPIM exam part.
  7. Weighted and timed to reflect the actual CPIM exam format.
  8. Includes strike through, mark and review and time limits, consistent with the computer-based CPIM exams.

    Resource Center

  1. Flashcard files available in printed format.
  2. Download a complimentary copy of the APICS CPIM Exam Content Manual and also included in the first module of Part 1 and Part 2.
  3. Access certification information, program updates.
  4. Review test-taking tips and exam study tools.

    Find out more here http://learn.apics.org/cpim/2

Our weekly virtual classes will utilize BCIT On-line Resource – Learning Hub (a.ka. Desire to Learn):

Students must have access to a computer so that they can participate in the virtual weekly online classes.

Within the Learning hub - this resource will allow you to view PowerPoint lecture slides or other forms of documents like word, excel and PDF files.

Also please be aware that BCIT Learning hub operates the best with either of these browsers, Firefox browser or Google chrome browser.

All of this information can be found at BCIT Learning hub: https://learn.bcit.ca/ 1

Course Goals

This course is the only single resource available that is designed specifically to help candidates pass the APICS CPIM exam part 2.

The APIC learning system materials provided in this course includes printed handouts, knowledge progress checks, practice quizzes, practice exams and case studies

Evaluation Criteria

Criteria % Comments
Final Exam40Multiple Choice questions
Online Quizzes30Weekly quizzes from online portal
Case Study20Case Study Project
Participation10

Participation comes from performance in our online weekly discussions

and assigned homework.

Total100

Course Specific Requirements

Students should have completed the Basics of supply chain management APIC1171 or APIC1161 part 1 CPIM class.

Safety equipment or protective clothing

N/A

Other information

N/A

Statement for prior learning assessment

N/A

Course Schedule and Assignments

WeekModuleContent & Pre-reading Schedule
1

Introduction

Module 1: Strategic Management of Resources (SMR)

Introduction, Orientation and Material purchase including handouts.

Section A: Strategic Management of Resources (MPR)

Section B: Gathering and Analyzing Internal/External Information

2Module 1: Strategic Management of Resources (SMR)

Section C: Where Will We Compete?

Section D: How Will We Compete?

Section E: Sustainability and Strategy

3Module 1: Strategic Management of Resources (SMR

Section F: Business Planning and Finance

Section G: Costing Methods and Tools

4Module 1: Strategic Management of Resources (SMR)

Section H: Aligning Operations Strategically

Section I: Technology and Improvement Strategies

Section J: Infrastructure
5Module 2: Master Planning of Resources (MPR)

Section A: Master Planning of Resources (MPR)

Section B: Forecasting Techniques

Section C: Customer Interface Management

6

Module 2: Master Planning of Resources (MPR)

Break out sessions

Section D: Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Principles

Section E: S&OP Techniques

Section F: Master Scheduling Principle
7

Module 2: Master Planning of Resources (MPR)

Section G: Master Scheduling Process Techniques

Section H: Principles of Distribution Planning

Section I: Distribution Planning Techniques
8

Module 3: Detailed Scheduling and Planning (DSP)

Section A: Detailed Scheduling & Planning

Section B: Itemized Inventory Policy

Section C: Itemized Inventory Management
9

Module 3: Detailed Scheduling and Planning (DSP

break out sessions

Section D: Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Design

Section E: Using and Managing the MRP System

Section F: Detailed Capacity Planning
10Module 3: Detailed Scheduling and Planning (DSP)

Section G: Managing and Applying CRP

Section H: Managing Projects

Section I: Planning Procurement and External Sources of Supply
11Module 4: Execution and Control of Operations

Section A: Executions and Control of Operations (ECO)

Section B: Implementation and Capacity Control

Section C: Principles of Quality, Communication, and Continuous Improvement
12Module 4: Execution and Control of Operations

Section C: Principles of Quality, Communication, and Continuous Improvement

Case Studies

Section D: Principles of Quality, Communication, and Continuous Improvement
13Module 4: Execution and Control of Operations

Section E: Quality, Communication, and Continuous Improvement Techniques

Section F: Principles of Design Concepts and Tradeoffs

Section G: Techniques of Design Concepts and Tradeoffs
14Final ExamEnd of Course

Course topics

Module 1: Strategic Management of Resources

Module 2: Master Planning of Resources

Module 3: Detailed Scheduling and Planning

Module 4: Execution and Control of Operations

BCIT Policy

Any student who needs special assistance in the event of a medical emergency or building evacuation (either because of a disability or for any other reason) should promptly inform their course instructor(s) and Accessibility Services of their personal circumstances.

Human Rights, Harassment and Discrimination:
The BCIT community is made up of individuals from every ability, background, experience and identity, each contributing uniquely to the richness and diversity of the BCIT community as a whole. In recognition of this, and the intrinsic value of our diversity, BCIT seeks to foster a climate of collaboration, understanding and mutual respect between all members of the community and ensure an inclusive accessible working and learning environment where everyone can succeed.

Respect, Diversity, and Inclusion is a supportive resource for both students and employees of BCIT, to foster a respectful learning and working environment. Any student who feels that they are experiencing discrimination or harassment (personal or human rights-related) can confidentially access this resource for advice and support. Please see Policy 7507 – Harassment and Discrimination and accompanying procedure.

Students should make themselves aware of additional Education, Administration, Safety and other BCIT policies listed at https://www.bcit.ca/about/administration/policies.shtml

Guidelines for School of Business + Media

Attempts:
Students must successfully complete a course within a maximum of three (3) attempts at the course. Students with two attempts in a single course will be allowed to repeat the course only upon special written permission from the Associate Dean. Students who have not successfully completed a course within three attempts may not be eligible to graduate from their respective program.

Attendance:
Regular attendance in lectures and labs is seen as integral to student success, therefore, attendance in class is monitored. Unexcused absences in excess of 10% of the time prescribed for this course may result in the assignment of a failing grade. Attendance may be taken at any time during class. A student not present for attendance will be marked absent. A student who leaves class for a period of time deemed excessive by the instructor may be considered absent regardless of whether they are present when attendance is taken.

In case of illness or other unavoidable absence, students must communicate with the instructor, or the appropriate Program Head, as soon as possible (preferably in advance) indicating the reason for the absence. Students who are seeking accommodation for a medical absence must have a BCIT-approved medical certificate ). For other absences, students must be prepared to provide appropriate supporting documentation.

A student who has unexcused absences in excess of 10% of the time prescribed for the course by the Withdrawal Deadline is considered to have ‘Vanished’ and will be assigned a grade of ‘V’. In these cases, no further work will be graded.

These requirements are set out in accordance with BCIT Policy 5101 Student Regulations. More information regarding withdrawals from PTS courses is available at https://www.bcit.ca/pts/pts_withdrawals.shtml.

Approved

I verify that the content of this course outline is current.
Mark Bukata, Instructor
December 07, 2020

I verify that this course outline has been reviewed.
Ron Wlock, Program Head
December 07, 2020

I verify that this course outline has been reviewed and complies with BCIT policy.
Phil Ramer, Associate Dean
December 08, 2020

Note: Should changes be required to the content of this course outline, students will be given reasonable notice.