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Inventory Control Workshop Series: Material Requirements Planning and Bills of Material

December 02, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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APICS Chapter Office - Conference Centre
1370 Don Mills Road
Toronto, ON M3B 3N7

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Inventory Control Workshop Series - Material Requirements Planning and Bills of Material

Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017
Sherman Cheung, CPIM, CLTD
Location: Chapter Office - 1370 Don Mills Road, in the Conference Centre. Entrance to the room is off the parking lot (located behind the building).

Description and Learning Objectives:
To effectively use a Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system, it is essential to understand how bills of material (BOMs) are structured and how MRP calculates requirements. This course includes instruction and exercises so students can practice these important concepts. From structuring simple BOMs to creating phantom bills, modular bills, and super bills, the participant will learn many ways to use BOMs, how to calculate material requirements, and some common action/exception messages that MRP systems frequently include.

  • Build bills of material that accurately define a product
  • Describe the use of planning bills such as common parts bills or modular bills
  • Perform an MRP explosion
  • Use MRP-generated action messages
  • What is MRP?
  • Benefits of using MRP
  • Requirement for MRP to work
  • Bills of material
  • Planning factors
  • Assumptions we make
  • MRP process

Certification Maintenance Points : 4



$200.00 APICS Members (+13% HST)

$230.00 Non Members or Guests (+13% HST)