APICS Execution & Control of Operations | NSW | Term 3 2017

9:00am Saturday, 15 July 2017
5:00pm Saturday, 26 August 2017
Level 1, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000

ECO focuses on four main topics: execution of operational plans and schedules, control of production work completed and analysis of results, the management of and communication in the workplace, and the importance of utilising appropriate design principles. 

The module explains techniques for scheduling and controlling operations within capacity constraints and deals with the execution of quality initiatives, cost management, problem solving, and optimising productive resources and continuous improvement activities.

Execution & Control of Operations is the fourth of 5 modules comprising the CPIM.

Key Content

  • Planning, execution, and control overview
  • MRP-based scheduling
  • Lean and theory of constraints (TOC) scheduling
  • Scope and principles of operations control: MRP and Lean environments
  • Inventory management in the production environment
  • Product cost components and control
  • Evaluating performance of production operations
  • Approaches to production management
  • Worker development, participation, and involvement
  • Quality control and continuous improvement
  • Product design principles and techniques


As part of this course, you will receive a Execution & Control of Operations course manual and access to the online CPIM Study Tools for this module, which includes performance check answers, solution slides and practice tests.


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: 15 July, 29 July, 12 August, 26 August

4 full days

Time: 9am - 5pm


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.