APICS Detailed Scheduling & Planning | VIC | Term 3 2017

9:00am Saturday, 8 July 2017
5:00pm Saturday, 19 August 2017
Certification Courses
apicsAU c/- Karstens
123 Queen Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000

The DSP module focuses on the various techniques associated with production and capacity scheduling. 

Key topics include a detailed discussion of material requirements planning (MRP), capacity requirements planning, inventory management practices, and procurement and supplier planning. Techniques such as material and capacity-constrained scheduling are included. Candidates will also become familiar with supplier partnerships, lean principles and outsourcing strategies and techniques.

Detailed Scheduling & Planning is the third of 5 modules comprising the CPIM.

Key Content

  • Inventory policies, types and classifications
  • Impact of lean production concepts on inventory
  • Inventory accuracy, storage, handling and tracking
  • Information used in material planning
  • Characteristics of the material planning process
  • MRP mechanics – basics of MRP
  • Using MRP outputs
  • Managing projects
  • Detailed capacity planning: concepts, processes and performance measurements
  • Establishing supplier relationships
  • Product and process development
  • Purchasing approaches and contracts


As part of this course, you will receive a Detailed Scheduling & Planning course manual and access to the online CPIM Study Tools for this module, which includes performance check answers, solution slides and practice test, as well as one CPIM exam credit voucher.


APICS does not issue a certificate for individual CPIM modules apart from Basics of Supply Chain Management.  You may request a certificate from apicsAU if you wish to have a formal record of your attendance/completion of this module.

To gain CPIM certification you will need to successfully complete an exam for each of the five CPIM modules.


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Additional Information

Class Dates: 

Saturdays: 8 July, 22 July, 5 August, 19 August

4 Full days

Time: 9 am - 5 pm 



apicsAU Professional Plus Members:  $2200

apicsAU Professional  Members:  $2315

(GST inc)

You must be an apicsAU Member to attend this course.  

Professional Plus Membership is recommended as this will ensure discounted rates for CPIM exam fees but also access to additional e-resources from APICS which may assist your studies.