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APIC 1172 - Master Planning of Resources

Production and Inventory Control Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Explore and be able to apply the principles of demand management, sales and operations planning, master scheduling, and distribution planning, and to identify conditions that require action. This course evaluates knowledge of both supply and demand planning for mid- to long-term independent demand. Topics include: Recognizing all demands for goods and services to support the marketplace; Bringing together all the plans for the business; Disaggregating the production plan into an executable schedule; Planning the distribution network and replenishment.


APIC 1171




$498.59 - $499.09 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2017 term.

CRN 29755

Thu Apr 13 - Thu Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jun 29 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 114


Les Frost

Course Outline



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Fall 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 32371

Mon Sep 11 - Mon Dec 11 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Dec 11 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW03 Rm. 2745


Mark Bukata

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. No class on October 9th or November 13

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the principles and processes of master planning of resources.
  • Describe the techniques and methods of demand management, sales and operations planning, and master scheduling.
  • Understand the different techniques of Forecasting and the relation with the product or service.
  • Examine the development of operations plans in different business environments.
  • Identify business strategies related to distribution planning.
  • Explain the process for developing, validating, and evaluating performance at all levels of master planning of resources.
  • Identify the elements of the customer service measurement process.
  • Be in a position to pursue the next level of accreditation, which is writing the Computer Based Test of Master Planning of Resources. Computer Based Testing (CBT) is in support of the APICS CPIM (Certified in Production & Inventory Management) program.
  • Master Planning of Resources is the second out of five courses, which support the CPIM program. This course prepares the student for the next three core courses.

Effective as of Fall 2005

Related Programs

APIC 1172 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

Books & Supplies

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Spring/Summer 2017

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BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Master Planning Of Resources Participant Workbook (09124-V41)
Author Apics
Binding Paperback
Price $178.50

Fall 2017

No information on books is currently available for Fall 2017 offerings of this course.


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