This course deals with priority and capacity management through the use of MRP, capacity management, capacity requirements planning (CRP), production activity control (PAC) and JIT.  This course studies the execution of the production plan and master production schedule, reactions to capacity constraints and maintenance of individual order control.


  • Introduction to Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Production Activity Control (PAC)
  • Bills of Material
  • MRP Basics
  • Managing with MRP and Closing the Loop
  • Advanced MRP Techniques
  • Introduction to Capacity Management
  • Midterm Examination and Capacity Management
  • Production Activity Control (PAC) I
  • Production Activity Control (PAC) II
  • Just-in-Time (JIT) Manufacturing
  • Cast Study and Course Review
  • Final Examination 

Fundamentals of Manufacturing Control