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Detailed Scheduling and Planning (DSP) is coming to IDEXX in Portland

January 16, 2017 4:00 PM to March 27, 2017 7:00 PM
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1 Idexx Dr,
Westbrook, , ME 04092

Scope: Emphasizing applied and system-level questions, DSP covers Raw Materials inventory planning & management, Material & Capacity Requirements Planning, Procurement, and Supplier Relationships.

Who Should Attend? Supply Chain professionals, particularly those involved in ERP implementations, or anybody considering CPIM certification should take this course. You will learn tactical functions of Production Planning, Purchasing, Logistics, Materials Handling, Stockrooms, and Operations Scheduling and will take home proven techniques to improve inventory accuracy, streamline replenishment orders, shorten cycle times, & improve Customer Service.

Logistics: This 30-hour course is being offered at Mondays, 4- 7PM. Students must bring highlighters and a calculator with square root function to every session. Cost for APICS Maine and MAME members is $550 per student ($870 Nonmember), or bundle a 1 year membership with the course for $770. Tuition includes the following materials:

DSP Participant Workbook, with Practice Questions Booklet and Exam Content Manual #09126
Instructor Developed Course enhancements

Curriculum: There is substantial reading preparation in advance of every session, including the first. Classes are highly interactive, with a combination of quizzes, grid exercises, videos, class discussions, role-playing games, Midterm test, and a Final test. The ten sessions include:

1. Inventory Policies
2. Inventory Planning
3. Information used for Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
4. MRP Mechanics: The Basics
5. Using MRP Outputs and Managing Projects
6. Detailed Capacity Planning
7. Detailed Capacity Management
8. Establishing Supplier Relationships
9. Supplier Partnerships
10. Review for the CPIM exam

9. Course Review and Exam Prep

Your instructor for this course will be Ms Maryanne Ross, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP, an APICS recognized Master CPIM Instructor. For more details, please email Maryanne Ross at or by cell phone, 703-969-4295



$550.00 APICS Maine Member Rate $550 per student

$850.00 Non Member Rate

$770.00 Membership Bundle,1 year membership with the course for $770.