Modern manufacturing techniques have permeated the manufacturing industry. Competitive manufacturing managers must be familiar with these concepts, practices, and procedures. This course introduces the fundamental concepts required to align manufacturing with business needs. Explore how manufacturing strategy informs manufacturing process choices. Describe the necessary elements for an effective product structure management process. Discover how manufacturing professionals calculate requirements for materials using material requirements planning (MRP) and practice it using examples.
Courses include assigned reading, video highlights and fun, brain-boosting activities to help you retain your learning. You can also track your learning with tests and a self-assessment dashboard. Try it on desktop or mobile—interactive study tools work either way.
This unit describes the steps in the manufacturing planning process culminating in the generation of material requirements planning (MRP).
This unit provides a concise review of the bills of material and process routings that form the core of detail manufacturing planning, scheduling, and production activity control.
This unit discusses the principles and objectives of managing the manufacturing function.
The unit discusses the science and practice of operations management. The focus is to provide you with a basic understanding of the content and objectives of operations management.