Certified Production and Inventory Analyst (CPIA)
Operating within a manufacturing and operations environment and having control over the wide range of manufacturing activities that take place within a typical manufacturing or process industry is a competitive advantage in today’s dynamic economy. Gaining this competitive advantage requires being able to identify the various operations within manufacturing and operations, and in turn recognizing the need to initiate and implement a number of continuous improvement initiatives to reduce operating costs and increase throughput.
This program is designed to increase your knowledge of a business environment and in particular the role manufacturing plays in business. The program will provide insights into the many opportunities that exist within manufacturing for well-qualified personnel.
The program covers the role of manufacturing and operations in the 21st century, how manufacturing forms the “engine” of the supply chain, the role of planning and scheduling in manufacturing, the various manufacturing strategies and engineering materials, and the materials management and industrial engineering support functions. Each presents a challenge to those who are engaged in the field of manufacturing and operations.
- Module 1: Introduction to manufacturing and operations management
- Module 2: Operations planning and scheduling
- Module 3: Materials management
- Module 4: Manufacturing and manufacturing processes
- Module 5: Manufacturing and operations support functions
Who Should Attend?
The course is suitable for:
- Supply chain operations
- Production Planning
- Procurement Executives
- Department Heads
We offer a unique approach to achieving a qualification, tailoring studies to our learners’ in accordance with their needs and requirements. We promote beat practice and high standards in industry, working to support and assist business and individuals through the implementation of blended learning.
6 hours per session, one session per week for 7 weeks to a total of 42 hours.