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Certified Production Planning and Control Professional

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  1. 1. Select Certification & Register
  2. 2. Receive a.) Online e Learning Access (LMS)    b.) Hard copy - study material
  3. 3. Take exam online anywhere, anytime
  4. 4. Get certified & Increase Employability

Test Details

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • No. of questions: 50
  • Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%).
  • There is NO negative marking in this module.
  • Online exam.

Benefits of Certification

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For efficient, effective and economical operation in a manufacturing unit of an organization, it is essential to integrate the production planning and control system. Production planning and subsequent production control follow adaption of product design and finalization of a production process.

Production planning and control address a fundamental problem of low productivity, inventory management and resource utilization.

Production planning is required for scheduling, dispatch, inspection, quality management, inventory management, supply management and equipment management. Production control ensures that production team can achieve required production target, optimum utilization of resources, quality management and cost savings.

Why should one take this certification?

Earning Vskills Production Planning and Control Professional Certification can help candidate differentiate in today's competitive job market, broaden their employment opportunities by displaying their advanced skills, and result in higher earning potential.

Who will benefit from taking this certification?

This Course is intended for executives, senior executive and managers working in production departments and wanting to excel in their chosen areas. It is also well suited for those who are already working and would like to take certification for further career progression.

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Production Planning Control

  • Production Planning
  • Production Control
  • Process Analysis and Tools
  • Production Systems
  • PPC Cycle
  • PPC Functions
  • Factors Affecting PPC
  • PPC Procedure
  • PPC Type
  • Measurement of Effectiveness


  • Introduction to Forecasting
  • Forecasting Models
  • Weighted Moving Average
  • Causal Forecasting Models
  • Linear Regression Analysis
  • Multiple Regression Analysis
  • Other Forecasting Methods
  • Forecast Error
  • Forecast Evaluations
  • Forecast Management

Sales and Operations Planning

  • Sales and Operations Planning Basics
  • Demand Review
  • Supply Review
  • Financial Review
  • Reconciliation
  • Executive Review
  • S and OP Process

Master Production Planning and Scheduling

  • Production Planning Basics
  • Aggregate Planning and its Process
  • Aggregate Planning for Service Organizations
  • Master Production Scheduling
  • Available to Promise (or ATP
  • Production Planning Vs. Master Scheduling
  • Operating Schedule
  • MRP vs MPS
  • Routing
  • Demand Management
  • Time Fences

Inventory Management

  • Types of Inventory
  • Types of Inventory Costs and Factors affecting Inventory
  • Inventory Management Models
  • Techniques of Inventory Control
  • Inventory Performance Measurement
  • Inventory Management Tools

Material Requirements Planning

  • MRP Basics
  • MRP Processing
  • MRP II
  • Factors affecting Material Planning
  • Tools of Material Planning
  • Principles and Procedure for Material Planning
  • Bill of Materials or BOM
  • ERP

Production Scheduling

  • Production Environments
  • Production Scheduling Basics
  • Scheduling Concepts
  • Scheduling Terminology
  • Scheduling Types
  • Production Scheduling Types
  • Theory of constraints (TOC)
  • Drum Buffer Rope
  • Scheduling Methods
  • Scheduling Strategies

Capacity Management

  • Capacity Management Basics
  • Capacity Types
  • Capacity Planning
  • Capacity Requirements Planning or CRP
  • Measuring Capacity
  • Capacity Management Strategies
  • Capacity Measurement


  • Purchasing
  • Production Activity Control
  • Production KPIs

Quality Management

  • Quality Basics
  • Product vs Service Quality
  • Quality Management
  • Cost of Quality
  • Quality Principles
  • Quality Management Methods
  • Base Lining
  • Benchmarking
  • Value Analysis (VA/NVA)
  • TQM
  • PDCA
  • Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
  • FMEA
  • Six Sigma
  • Lean
  • 5S
  • Cause-and-Effect Diagram
  • CPM/PERT Chart
  • Control Charts
  • Quality Standards
  • Quality Performance Measurement

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