I. OPERATIONS STRATEGIC FOCUS
OBJECTIVE: Knowing the transcendental role that production processes have in the company’s goals accomplishments for its alignment, control and improvement.
A. Productivity and Competitive Concepts.
B. Production Area Strategic Objectives and Functions.
C. Productivity Focus.
D. Indexes related to the Production and Productivity Area.
II. SUPPORT MANUFACTURE PRACTICES FOR PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT
OBJECTIVE: The training, knowledge and application of the productivity improvement existing help and support programs allows substantial improvements related with the setup, workstation organization, and the maintenance positions interactions.
A. Quick Setup in SMED Operations.
B. TPM* Total Productive Maintenance.
C. Just in Time. Kanban.
D. 5 S’s Methodology.
III. PLANNING, PROGRAMMING AND PRODUCTION CONTROL
OBJECTIVE: The production activities planning and defining the necessary resources in both; materials and workforce, allows to have a clear vision of the productive process future.
A. Added Planning System, MRP II Concepts, Operations Planning Pure Focuses.
B. Production Reports.
C. Operative Production.
D. Waste Control.
E. Production and Non Quality Costs.
IV. COMPANY’S SUPPLY CHAIN
OBJECTIVE: Efficiently manage the company’s materials flow from its reception to its arrangement. Knowing the materials management different processes, and the customers’ demands alignment to the production process
A. Concepts Involvement for the Chain Supply Management, Vendor Inventory Management (VIM), Sales and Operating Management (S&OP). Kanban.
B. Stock Levels.
C. Production Lines Balancing.
V. MANAGEMENT SKILLS
OBJECTIVE: Production and operation require the combination of knowledge, skills, behaviors and attitudes in a manager in order to be efficient in a wide work diversity, different company’s areas that would allow to interact with both operational and directive staff.
A. Planning and Management.
B. Communication and Assertiveness.
VI. PRODUCTIVITY SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND TOOLS
OBJECTIVE: There are help and support improvement productivity. Statistic tools training, knowledge and application for the diagramming strategies process control.
A. Diagraming and Processes Improvement.
B. Basic Statistic Tools.
C. Control Graphics.
VII. FLOOR PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT (LAYOUT DISTRIBUTION)
OBJECTIVE: Layout and in floor design methodology, detecting the possible manufacture wasting, and cell distribution analysis.
A. The Seven Manufactory Wastes.
B. Operation ISO 9000.
C. Cells Distribution.
D. Work Studies.
E. Transactions Economy.
VIII. OPERATION FINANCIAL FOCUS
OBJECTIVE: The production area manages 75% of the company’s production resources. The managers should have clarity about the implications their decisions may have upon the income statements.
A. Income Statements.
B. Comprehensive Review, Gain and Loss Studies.
C. Cash Flow.
D. Production Cost.