Scheduling Principles

Forecasting and scheduling are essential tools for leveling production and meeting customer demand. This course will show you the Lean…

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Course Overview

Lean Forecasting and scheduling are essential tools for leveling production and meeting customer demand. This course will show you the principles for Lean forecasting and scheduling within a supply chain. This is not just a matter of collecting data. It is important to fully understand these principles and communicate in order to facilitate effective pull.

Making the best judgments for forecasting and scheduling isn’t easy, but with the techniques provided in this course you will have the insight necessary to make informed decisions.

Why take this course?

To meet fluctuating demands it is important to have effective Lean forecasting and scheduling techniques. This course will show you how to develop such techniques.

What am I going to learn?

  • Sequencing and scheduling techniques for Level Loading
  • How to maintain the balance between capacity and demand
  • How to plan production based on effective communication
  • How to effectively utilize forecasting information
  • Modern forecasting principles
  • Internal and external factors for forecasting
  • How visualization techniques help with forecasting

Who is the intended audience?

Anyone who is implementing Lean in a supply chain

What are the prerequisites?

A foundational understanding of Lean supply chain principles

What am I going to receive?

  • Videos that reveal the best approach to planning and scheduling for supply chains
  • PDF transcripts for your review
  • A list of the terms used in the videos and their definitions
  • Power Point presentations to support your learning
  • Images from the videos to use as you wish
  • A badge awarded upon successful completion of the course

Course Curriculum

Production Planning in a Lean Supply Chain03:49
Production Forecasting in a Lean Supply Chain05:00
Quiz – Scheduling Principles00:15

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