Planning and Scheduling Consultores offers in-house training , seminars and workshops in order to complement improvement initiative.

The difference between our training and other traditional methods is that we offer more than theoretical knowledge. Most of our training is offered on site at your premises where we jointly apply techniques by developing your own ways of working and the layout of the workplace in practice, your products, your machines and resource, in summary your opportunities to improve. As a result of our training programs you are left with solid, well-proven action plans, measurable goals and dedicated personnel.

We often combine the training with a number of days of consultant support to ensure that the desired transformation is achieved.

Advanced Planning and Scheduling Seminar

Aimed At: Plant Manager, Operations Manager, Master Scheduler, Purchasing Planner, Production Scheduler, Production control, Planning and/or Scheduling Department.
Total Seminar Duration: 16 hours / 4 Days
Description:
In which sense are the underlying planning and scheduling concepts as “Advanced”.

Objectives:
Structure of Advanced Planning System
Strategic Network Planning
Demand Planning
Master Planning
Demand Fullfillment and ATP
Production Planning and Scheduling
Purchasing and Material Requirements Planning
Distribution and Trasport Planning
Coordination and Integration
Collaborative Planning
The implementation Process
Forecast Methods
Linear and Mixer Integer Programming
Generic Algorithms
Constraint Programming

Supply Chain Management Seminar

Aimed At: Plant Manager, Operations Manager, Master Scheduler, Purchasing Planner, Production Control, Planning and/or Scheduling Department.
Total Seminar Duration: 16 hours / 4 Days
Description: Nowadays, improving Competitiveness cannot be achieved by one company alone,because campanies have attempted to concentrate their business on those activities which they know best – their core competencies. Consecuently, thecharacteristics and the quality of a specific product or service sold to a customer largely depend on several firms involved in its creation. This brought about new challenges for the integration of legally separated firms and the coordination of materials, information and financial flows not experienced in this magnitude before.
Objectives:
Supply chain Management – An Overview
Supply chain Analysis
Process Modelling
Types of Supply Chains

Asprova MS Seminar

Aimed At: Master Scheduler, Production Scheduler, IT Manager, Planning and Scheduling Department.
Total Seminar Duration: 20 hours / 4 Days
Description: Analice and apply main functionalities of Asprova MS.
Objectives:
Static Data: Integrated Master Editor, shifts, calendars, resources, item.
Dynamic Data: Manufacturing and Purchase Order, results.
Graphical User Interface (Realizing visual management)
Techniques to Shorten Lead Times and Eliminate Late Deliveries
Sub resource and Setup (Internal and External)
Commands and Scheduling Parameter
Order (Inventory) Pegging and Auto-replenishment Production: Pure Make-to-order, Repetitive Make-to-order, Assemble-to-order, Make-to-stock.
Advanced settings:, Valid conditions, yield rate, scrap, quantity formula, production factor, suspend time MAX and setup suspend time MAX.
Constrains: Constraints on operations, Quantity constraint for a resource, time fixed level, quantity fixed level, Time Constrain MAX,
Secoundary Contrains, Advanced Contrains.
Heat Treatment Processes: Furnance resources, furnance Valid Conditions.
Specs: Changeover time due to change of item or sub resource, condition using spec Pegging and Outsource resources.
Lean Techniques: Heijunka, Level Loading, Quick Changeovers, Kanban.

Asprova APS Seminar

Aimed At: Master Scheduler, Production Scheduler, IT Manager, Planning and Scheduling Department, Demand Planner, Customer Services
Total Duration of the seminar: 25 hours
Description: Undestand main functionalities of Asprova APS and how to increase profitability on their companies by implementing Software and best practices for Advanced Planning and Scheduling.
Objectives:
Asprova MS (See details on Asprova MS Seminar).
Sales Plan: Company forecast, sales forecast, customer forecast, firm orders
Purchase Plan
Long, Mid and Short term
Advanced Pegging
Sceneries evaluation – Key Performance Indicator

Asprova SCM Seminar

Aimed At: Master Scheduler, Production Scheduler, IT Manager, Planning and Scheduling Department, Demand Planner, Customer Services, Plan Manager
Duration: 8 hours
Description: Undestand main functionalities of Asprova SCM and how to increase profitability on their companies by implementing Software and best practices for optimization of the overall supply chain
Objectives:
Modelling the supply chain.
Input to Asprova SCP: Forecast orders, firm orders, Inventory Levels.
SCP calculation
Realize visibitity of the supply chain
Shorten the leadtime of supply chain overall
Sceneries evaluation – Key Performance Indicator
Output from SCP: Supply chain, Delivery Plan, Production Plan, Transportation plan.
Bottleneck, KPI Evaluation
Detailed scheduling and checking.

Workshop “Learning to see”

Aimed At: Plant Manager, Staff and continuos improvement people.
Total Duration of the Workshop: 12 hours.
Description: See the big picture, not just individual processes. See how the process currently operates. See linkages between information and material flow. See the waste and the source of waste. Establish a common language for improvement. Foundation for designing lean flow and the future state.
Objectives:
To understand the complete value stream
To introduce Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
To draw a current state map
Learn the mapping concepts and icons
To be able to design an improved value stream
Develop the ability to “see the flow” of a value stream
To draw a future state map
Learn the mapping concepts and icons

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Creating Continuos Flow” Workshop

Aimed At: Plant Manager, Staff, continuos improvement, quality, engineering, planning, scheduling, production, inventory, purchasing and logistics department.
Total duration of the Workshop: 12 hours
Description: Continuous flow is the ultimate objective of lean production, and creating continuous flow has been the goal of countless kaizen projects. We work at a wide range of manufacturing facilities and see many commendable efforts to create flow. Unfortunately, we see very little of it actually achieved. The objective of this book is to sharpen your eyesight and equip you with skills to achieve and maintain a truly efficient continuous flow of material.
Objectives:
Getting Started
What is the Work?
Machines, Material and Layout for Flow
Distributing the Work
Connecting to the Customer and
Regulating the Flow
Implementing, Sustaining & Improving

World Class Manufacturing Workshop

Aimed At: Cycle leaders of sales, customer services, engineering, planning, production, purchasing, inventory, distribution, maintenance, quality.
Total duration of the Workshop: 15 hours
Description: Anal ice and understand APICS y Oliver Wigth techniques for planning and control. This seminary has been thought for companies which have not been reached a good level of using in planning and executing modules of an ERP tool. Every assistant will understand best practices that support ERP planning and execution and business benefits.
Objectives:
Understand WCM as a work method.
Understand and formal implementation.
Identify business benefits.
Identify an ERP as an essential tool for WCM.
Understand capable to promise.
Identify competitive advantages.
Identify the function of each cycle inside WCM.