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APIC 1173 - Detailed Scheduling and Planning

Production and Inventory Control Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Acquire a working knowledge of the tools and techniques for planning of inventory, including planning techniques such as MRP, CRP, lean, TOC, and projects. Understand the effect of using each technique; know standard measurements for inventory, materials, capacity and supplier performance; and recognize when to escalate issues. Topics include: Managing inventory, planning material requirements, planning capacity requirements, and procurement and supplier planning; Recognizing the importance of supply chain management and deploying supply chain strategies related to scheduling, planning, and sourcing; Translating product-level plans and schedules generated at the master planning level into requirements that can be procured or produced; Bridging the master planning area with the execution and control function; Planning, scheduling, resource allocation, and implementing projects that are used to manage the supply of products and services.


APIC 1171





Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 44178

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Wed 18:45 - 21:45 BBY



Course Outline



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Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Use the certification study guide and references for CPIM exam preparation.
  • Understand the primary objectives of detailed scheduling and planning.
  • Appreciate the basic principles of detailed scheduling and planning.
  • Understand planning/scheduling relationships with other elements of manufacturing planning and control.
  • Identify different manufacturing strategies and policies.
  • Situate scheduling and planning within the APICS body of knowledge.

Effective as of Fall 2005

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Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

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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Detailed Schedule Planning Participant Guide (09126-V50)
Author Apics
Binding Paperback
Price $134.95


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