Material Requirements Planning (MRP)


Class Lectures, practical exercises, group discussion, performance feedback


Number of sessions: 2

Length of Sessions: 4 hours

Total hours: 8

Target Audience:

The course is designed for employees from all organizations that manufacture a product.
The skills learned apply to middle managers, administrative personnel, and employees who perform planning functions or execute the plans in manufacturing organizations.

Summary of Content:

  • Overview of MRP inputs, outputs and processing logic.
  • Nature of demand
  • How MRP fits in with other elements of an integrated system
  • Objective of MRP
  • Inputs to MRP
  • Bill of Material overview and role in MRP
  • Lead time overview and role in MRP
  • Basic MRP functions
  • Gross and net requirements
  • Planned orders
  • Reading the MRP record
  • Using MRP

Objectives and Benefits:

At the end of this section the student should be able to:

  • Understand the nature of demand and the use of MRP
  • Describe the MRP process, its inputs, and its outputs
  • Understand the role of the Bill of Material in MRP
  • Understand lead time, its components, and role in MRP
  • Understand how a planner would use MRP

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