Production & Operations Management Course

Duration: 3 weeks
Location: HCMC
Time: Every Saturday from 2PM to 5PM, Every Sunday from 9AM to 12PM and from 2PM to 5PM


Duration: 3 weeks

Location: HCMC


Duration: 3 weeks

Location: HCMC



In-depth understand the concept of Manufacturing and Production in Supply Chain Management; also deliver the typical tasks, components and forces drive changes in the Manufacturing and Control environment and how these factors affect company operations

Identify the differences in Manufacturing environment and Manufacturing process and layout, and the relation to Manufacturing Planning and Control Hierarchy

Understand the important roles of transformation from S&OP results, to Manufacturing Resource Planning, to Master Production Schedule (MPS), Materials Requirement Planning (MRP), and to Production Activity Control (PAC)

Discussing some essential technical aspects, along with methods implementing and handling the Master Production Schedule, Material Requirements Planning, also analyzing the concept of Capacity Planning and Production Activity Control



Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Manufacturing and Production environment

Defining Production and Operations Management

– Role of Production

– Organizing to produce Goods and Services

– The Transformation Process

– Ten Critical Decisions of Production and Operations Management

– Factors Affecting Productivity

• Manufacturing environment

– Defining the MPC (Manufacturing Planning and Control) environment

– An MPC system framework

– Matching the MPC system with the needs of the firm

– Classification: Make to stock; Make to Order; Assembly to Order; Engineer to Order

• Manufacturing process and layout

– Project

– Job shop

– Batch

– Intermittent

– Flow

Chapter 2: Manufacturing Planning & Control Hierarchy

• Defining Production and Operations Management

• Transformation of the Plan

– S&OP results

– Manufacturing Resource Planning

– Enterprise Resource Planning

– Making the Production Plan

• Master Production Schedule (MPS) overview

• Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) overview

• Production Activity Control (PAC) overview

Chapter 3: Master Production Schedule

• Relationship to Production Plan

• The MPS activity

– Statement future output

– Business environment for the MPS

– Linkages to other company activities

• The MPS techniques

– Time-phase record

– Rolling through time

– Available to promise (ATP)

– Planning in an Assemble-to-order (ATO) environment

• MPS stability

– Freezing and Time fencing

• Managing the MPS

– The overstated MPS

Chapter 4: Material Requirement Planning

• Bills of material

• Technical issues

– Processing frequency

– Bucketless systems

– Lot sizing

– Safety stock and safety lead time

– Love-level coding

– Pegging

– Firm planned orders

– Service parts

– Planning horizon

– Scheduled receipts vs Planed order releases

• Using the MRP

– The MRP Planner

– Exception codes

– Bottom-up Re-planning

– MRP system output

Chapter 5: Capacity Planning

 Concept of Capacity and Capacity planning

 Capacity Requirement Planning (CRP)

– Capacity available

– Capacity required

 Aggregate planning

 The implementation of MRP

Chapter 6: Production Acitivity Control

• A framework of PAC

– The linkages between MRP and PAC

– JIT effect on PAC

– The company environment

• Order preparation

• Scheduling

• Load leveling

• Scheduling bottlenecks

• Theory of constraints and Drum-buffer-rope

• PAC Implementation and Control

Hand-out: Total Quality Management

• Defining Quality


• Quality Costs Concept

• Process capability

• Process control

• Inspection


• Benchmarking

• Quality Function Deployment



Training schedule: Every Saturday from 2PM to 5PM, Every Sunday from 9AM to 12PM and from 2PM to 5PM

 Certification: Certificate of completion of the course “Production & Operations Management” issued by VILAS.

* Participants may continue to study the remaining 9 modules of the FIATA Higher Diploma in Supply Chain Management to obtain FIATA certification – the standard of a Professional Supply Chain Manager of the Federation of Freight Forwarders International Transportation FIATA (www.fiata.com), valued Internationally and indefinitely.


VILAS – Vietnam Logistics and Aviation School


11th Floor, Hai Au Building, 39B Truong Son Street, Ward 4, Tan Binh District, HCMC

Phone: 0934077677

Email: program@vilas.edu.vn

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