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Cutting Edge Operations Management
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The Cutting Edge Operations Management program has been organized into five modules, each focusing on key areas of study that are integral to an understanding and mastery of production and inventory management principles.

Basics of Supply Chain Management Entry Module

The basic concepts in managing the complete flow of materials in a supply chain from suppliers to customers are covered in the Basics module. Supply chain concepts are introduced and basic terminology emphasized, as are relationships among activities in the supply chain.

Master Planning of Resources Core Competency Module

The topics of demand management, sales and operations planning, and master scheduling are examined in-depth in this module. Both supply and demand planning for mid to long-term independent demand are discussed. Priority planning and capacity planning issues also are addressed.

Detailed Scheduling and Planning Core Competency Module

This course focuses on inventory management, material and capacity scheduling and planning, supplier relationships, and the influence of lean and Just-in-Time philosophies on these areas. The course explains capacity planning in detail, introduces other capacity planning techniques such as processor dominated scheduling in continuous flow processes, and reviews project management techniques.

Execution and Control of Operations Core Competency Module

The principles, approaches, and techniques needed to schedule,
control, measure, and evaluate the effectiveness of production operations are covered in this module. A broad range of production operations are reviewed including project, batch, line, continuous, and remanufacturing environments.

Strategic Management of Resources Capstone Module

In this course, participants explore the relationship between strategic planning and the management and execution of operations. The course fosters higher-level thinking about how market requirements and social and economic sustainability concerns drive the operations, processes, and resource requirements of the firm.

Program Management


  • Proven On-time & On-Schedule
  • International or North American Programs
  • Large or Small IT Projects
  • Innovative Techniques - Proven Principles
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  • Operations Productivity & Measurement
  • Management Organization & Effectiveness
  • Training & Education 
  • Manufacturing, Procurement & Contracting
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Supply Chain


  • Increase Inventory Turns and Accuracy
  • Enhance Customer Service & Investment
  • Boost Purchasing Buying Power
  • Streamline Your Logistics Network
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Professional Development


  • Executive Development
  • Operational Education
  • Leadership & Team Building
  • Specific and Centered Programs
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