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  • APICS Extra Live: Calm Your Nervous MRP System

    Presented by:

    Dave Turbide, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP, CMfgE, CDDP
    Author, “Enterprise Insights”
    APICS Instructor and Fresh Connection Trainer

    Date: February 18, 2016
    Time: 1:00 p.m. Central

    APICS Extra Live is available to APICS members only. Members, please log in and then click here to be transferred to the registration page. 

    Attend this APICS Extra Live to gain insight from “Enterprise Insights” department author Dave Turbide, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP, CMfgE, CDDP. He will help you determine if your material requirements planning (MRP) system is plagued by overwhelmed planners, too many manual tasks, inability to take the right action, and other serious issues. You will learn why your “nervous” MRP system is preventing you from being as effective as possible.

    Participants will learn

    • what is a nervous plan
    • how it can harm your operations
    • how to reduce or eliminate the nervousness in your plan
    • strategies for achieving the optimal cost-benefit trade-offs to govern plan stability

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