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Fundamentals of Operation Planning and MRP Systems

The free online course on the inventory control and management, as well as material requirements planning (MRP) systems.

Publisher: NPTEL
This free online fundamental of operations planning and MRP systems will teach you about the single-period model which is known as the Newsboy problem, as well as the requirements for effective inventory control and management. You will also learn about the concept of material requirements planning (MRP), as well as the various types of improvements in the MRP system and lot-sizing models. The course will also teach you about aggregate sales.
Fundamentals of Operation Planning and MRP Systems
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Students

    620
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

In this course, you will learn about the single-period model which is known as the Newsboy problem, as well as how it is applicable in aggregate sales and operations planning. The various discrete stocking levels and the requirements for effective inventory control and management will also be covered in this course. Then, the course will teach you about the concept of material requirements planning (MRP), as well as the various types of improvements in the MRP system.

Then, this course will teach you about the process of lot-sizing in MRP systems, as well as the various models that are used in lot sizing. Furthermore, this course will teach you about the concept of enterprise resources planning (ERP) and then, introduce you to aggregate sales. Lastly, this course will teach you about operations planning with regards to aggregate sales demand options and aggregate sales supply options.

This course is helpful for learners who want to gain an understanding of the various models that are applicable to operations planning. This course is also helpful when you are looking to improve your understanding of the requirements for inventory control and management. Begin this course now to improve your knowledge of material requirements planning (MRP) systems and how they are applied in operations planning.

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