The core to effective Management Planning and Control is the successful implementation of MRPII/ERP and Supply Chain Management. This course presents the evolution of these planning processes from the 60’s through today, integrating the concepts of Lean Production. The course is a general introduction and is aimed at everyone in the business.

What you will learn

By the end of this course learners will:
Appreciate the objectives of organisations and
MRPII/ERP's potential contribution to achieving them.
Become aware of the evolution of MRPII/ERP from
traditional inventory replenishment /order point theory;
why order point was replaced by material requirements
planning; understand the basic logic of MRP; the
evolution to MRPII and its shortcomings that led to ERP.
Approach the supply chain management concept and
the breadth of what this can cover
Understand the essence of lean/just in time (JIT) and
how this complements MRPII/ERP.
Recognise the absolute importance of data accuracy
and performance measurement.

This course presents:
The need for Business Objectives and PDCA (Plan-Do-
Traditional inventory replenishment techniques
Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
The evolution to Manufacturing Resource Planning
The evolution to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
and Supply Chain Management (SCM)
The integration of LEAN and Just in Time (JIT)
The need for Data Accuracy
Performance Management to close the loop in PDCA
The necessary steps for successful Implementation

Further information

The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT)
The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT)
1 Day
£583 (ex VAT)
Scheduled dates
Course type:
Corby, Kettering

Contact Information

The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT)

Earlstrees Court
Earlstrees Road
NN17 4AX