Advanced Certificate in Production Management Overview IOSCM LEVEL 5
Advanced certificate in production management course examines the functional area of production and operations management in the manufacturing industry. Topics include decision-making, capacity planning, aggregate planning, forecasting, inventory management, distribution planning, materials requirements planning (MRP), project management and quality control.
The Level 5 qualification in Production Management is intended for students with significant experience working at management level within the supply chain sector and looking to progress to a senior management role. The course allows students to develop production management to support career development and operational efficiency.
The IoSCM(Institute of Supply Chain Management UK) Manufacturing qualification develop transferable skills and industry knowledge of people who wish to advance their career in the supply chain field.The course will enable students to gain a full understanding of the practical aspects of manufacturing planning and control, including techniques to continually develop the processes and comply with industry standards and legislation.
All IoSCM qualifications are recognised and approved by the highest UK government educational bodies and delivered in line with UK standards for quality and excellence.
Advanced Certificate in Production Management Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Demonstrate an awareness and appreciate, important operations and supply chain management practices to sustain an enterprise.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of project management.
- Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of facility layouts.
- Explain the importance of quality control.
- Apply techniques to measure quality control.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of the problems of waiting lines.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of just-in-time systems.
- Explain the importance of forecasting.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply some mathematical forecasting techniques.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of aggregate planning.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the problems involved in inventory management.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the principles underlying materials requirements planning.
- Develop basic materials requirement schedules.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of operations scheduling.
To complete the Certificate you must complete: Two mandatory units and a minimum of 3 credits from the optional units
Production planning and its function in a supply chain
Inter-relationships between production planning, sales planning and forecasting
Understanding terminology associated with scheduling concepts
Historical development of manufacturing and control systems
Measures to improve production and planning performance
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT PROCESSES
Understand the role of operations and operations management
Design of operations processes and products and services produced
Understand the correlation between operations management and strategic planning
Operations improvement techniques to enhance competitive advantage
Key challenges for an organization
Understanding the purpose of inventory management
Principles of traditional fixed period and fixed quantity models of inventory control
The impact of inventory management of supply chain
The importance of inventory management to minimise stock levels
Evaluating the range of quality management systems
Understand the advantages of having a quality management system in place
Tools and techniques to manage quality
Understand how to employ quality management tools and techniques to improve business
MASTER SCHEDULING TECHNIQUES
Understand the purpose and principles of master scheduling techniques (MST)
Understand the scope of MST in own organisation
Understand the reasons for monitoring and controlling MST
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN MANUFACTURING
Understand the environmental issues in manufacturing
Understand factors that influence environmental issues in manufacturing
Importance of organisational infrastructure requirements for environmental issues
Importance of monitoring and
The Level 5 qualification in Production Management is intended for students with significant experience working at management level within the supply chain sector and looking to progress to a senior management role. The course allows students to develop production management in order to support career development and operational efficiency.