Foundations of Supply Chain – Build your knowledge
APICS Principles of Operations Management is an education-based program designed to help new entrants to the field of operations management establish the foundational knowledge necessary to excel in the fields of production and distribution management.
Fully customize your Principles program to build courses to meet specific educational needs within your organization.
Organizations can select Principles course sessions, suitable as stand-alone mini-courses or to be combined with other sessions, to create a customized learning experience.
The program’s foundational curricula is composed of five thematic modules:
- Principles of Inventory Management
- Principles of Operations Planning
- Principles of Manufacturing Management
- Principles of Distribution and Logistics
- Principles of Managing Operations
- Custom Course Configurations
Principles of Inventory Management
Provides a functional knowledge and understanding of inventory and purchasing management principles, roles and responsibilities, and techniques.
Principles of Operations Planning
Imparts fundamental knowledge on basic manufacturing planning principles and techniques incorporated at each level in the planning process, from strategic to tactical.
Principles of Manufacturing Management
Provides an introduction to modern manufacturing management core concepts and activities related to production planning, scheduling and process control.
Principles of Distribution and Logistics
Introduces the foundations and operations of supply channel inventory, warehousing and transportation operations.
Principles of Managing Operations
Introduces the fundamentals of operational process design, quality and organizational management and performance.
Custom Course Configurations
In addition to the five standard APICS Principles courses offered, sessions within each course can also operate as stand-alone minicourses or can be combined with other Principles course sessions.
We will work with you to configure a customized course solution that can address any number of training needs or operational challenges, including: