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APICS Operations Management Body of Knowledge Framework, Third Edition

6.9 Advanced planning and scheduling (APS)

APS describes a computer program that uses advanced mathematical algorithms and logic to perform optimization or simulation to solve scheduling problems. These techniques simultaneously consider a range of constraints and business rules and provide planning, scheduling, and decision support.

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