Manufacturing Planning Methods

planning is the first step


“He who fails to plan, plans to fail”
Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.
All elements of a manufacturing business require planning. Example: design, project, procurement, production, maintenance, delivery, supply chain. This training workshop looks at the planning process holistically and also gives an overview of planning methods that have been changing over times.


  • Overview of manufacturing planning concepts
  • Learn planning methods


  • Basic Planning concepts
  • Changes in planning perspective
  • Procurement planning
    • MRP
    • Pull planning methods
  • Production planning
    • MRP
    • Pull planning methods
      • Planning methods for JIT
      • Kanban Scheduling
  • Horizontal view of planning
    • Schedules
    • Tasks
    • Resources
    • Cost
  • Review & improvement of plan

Take Away

On attending this training workshop, the participants will be familiar with different planning methods in vogue & be inspired to practice these in their workplace.

Who should attend?

  • Middle Level
  • Senior Level


  • Multimedia Presentation
  • Concept Explanation
  • Facilitated Discussion
  • Group exercise
  • Individual exercise
  • Study material
  • Games
  • Q&A

Interaction Language

  • English
  • Hindi/ English

What is the programme duration?

  • 1 day
  • 2 days
  • 3 days
  • 3 1/2 days
What is the right duration for me?

Want to customise the programme to your requirements?