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Execution and Control of Operations (ECO)

May 09, 2017 4:00 PM to June 20, 2017 7:00 PM
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1 Idexx Dr,
Westbrook, ME 04092
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Curriculum Overview:  ECO takes you through the three phases of Operations implementation & control—Prioritizing, Execution, & Evaluation.  Prioritizing work to be performed deals with scheduling techniques in batch, flow, & project environments.  Bottleneck Management & hourly capacity calculations are addressed.  Execution concepts discussed include Push vs. Pull WIP Inventory controls, communicating Customer-Supplier information, & Production status reporting.  Quality & Continuous Improvement is critical to low-cost production operations, so eliminating non-value-added activities, conformance of process capability, & Supplier Performance evaluation techniques are studied in depth.  This course shows Lean Manufacturing strategies that will optimize customer service results by reducing setup & lead times, improving quality, & reducing inventory carrying costs.

Who Should Attend?  Professionals involved in buying/planning; design and/or industrial engineering; materials management, shop supervisors; MIS; cost accounting; production scheduling; and stockroom operations.

Educational Benefits:  Substantial reading assignments are required for students to prepare for every session, including the first.  A wide variety of teaching techniques are used - including group exercises, demos, games, Midterm & Final tests, videos, & spirited class discussions. 

Logistics:  This 21-hour course is being offered at Tuesday, 4- 7 PM.  Students must bring highlighters and a calculator with square root function to every session. The 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 ECO Participant Guide and Instructor Developed Course enhancements.

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


$550.00 APICS Member Pricing

$550.00 MAME Member Pricing

$870.00 MPR at IDEXX

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