Enterprise Resource Planning Courses
- Capacity Requirements Planning (CPR)
This course covers the basics of planning and managing capacity including Capacity management concepts and the capacity planning process.
- Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)
Learn the basics of physical distribution and distribution planning.
- Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
Overview of MRP inputs, outputs and processing logic including: How MRP fits in with other elements of an integrated system, the objective of MRP and using MRP.
- Production Activity Control
This course is an introduction to managing work on the factory floor including: understanding workflow, managing & improving any workflow and techniques of scheduling.
- Selecting and Implementing an Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) System
This course is a detailed discussion of the steps required to select and implement a system.
Lean Enterprise Courses
- The Fifth Lean Tenet: Striving for Perfection
The course is designed for employees from all organizations, profit or non-profit, public or private, service or manufacturing. The skills learned apply to business owners, company executives, local, state and federal officials, health care professionals, financial professionals, middle managers, administrative personnel, and employees of manufacturing and service organizations. The Lean People for a Lean Enterprise class is a recommended but not required prerequisite.
- Introduction to Lean Manufacturing
This is the perfect class to help you start your Lean journey or to bring your entire workforce up to speed on Lean concepts and tools. This 24 hour class includes sections on: Principles of Lean Manufacturing, Key Lean Techniques and Tools and Building a Lean Organization.
- Process Improvement Techniques
This class will help students yo develop abilities to improve product and service quality, reduce redundancies, mistakes, rework and waste. which leads to a reduction of internal costs. Benefits include a reduction of internal costs and increase in competitive advantages, market share, and profits and achievement of long-term business goals. Benefits also include an increase in both employee and customer satisfaction.
- Lean Training & Consulting
ACA Group offers a wide variety of Lean Training & Consulting Services beginning with the do-it-yourself Lean People Assessment tool. Are you thinking about implementing Lean but don’t know where to start? Are you trying to implement Lean but are struggling to people on board? Have you implemented Lean but not getting the results you want? Lean People Assessment can show you exactly where you need to focus to improve your implementation of Lean Thinking!
Organizational Development Courses
- How to Improve Customer Service
Participants will be able to define a customer and differentiate between internal and external customers. They will be able to identify good customer service when they see it. They will understand the three areas of focus for customer service improvement. The students will be able to list, discuss and demonstrate the 10 dimensions of service quality.
Learn the basics of planning and controlling inventory and the importance of good inventory management.
- Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
This course covers the material required to comply with California’s mandatory sexual harassment training requirement including the defeinition of sexual harassment, and the EEOC guidelines.
- Thriving in a Changing Environment – Overcoming Resistance to Change
This course will show participants how to understanding the nature of resistance, identify specific reactions to change and develop strategies to overcome resistance.
- Train-The-Trainer, Presentation Skills
Communication skills for training and presentations including: Training basics; how and why people learn, Planning objectives, organizing material, making the presentation, and Graphics and media selection.
Supply Chain Management Courses
- CPIM – Certified Production Inventory Management Certification
- CSCP – Certified Supply Chain Professional Certification
- Inventory Management
To earn your CPIM certification you will need to take and pass the five APICS CPIM. Read the full description to find out more.
The course includes APICS CSCP Learning System, a comprehensive professional development and exam preparation program. It consists of print modules and Web-based study tools that reflect the APICS CSCP body of knowledge as defined in the APICS CSCP Exam Content Manual (ECM). Combined with the classroom experience this provides you with a broad, encompassing view of global end-to-end supply chain management.