Main content

  • The five steps to successful capacity management
  • Simplicity vs. complexity in capacity planning
  • Plant organization and layout: effects on plant scheduling and capacity planning approaches
  • Work center / key resource definition
  • Developing accurate process definitions and routings
  • The implementation and application of the three capacity planning techniques and practical examples of each
  • The use of visual controls as simple capacity management techniques
  • The relationship between capacity planning and production scheduling
  • How to eliminate the non-value-adding activities and increase demonstrated capacity without additional working capital expenditures
  • The impact of preventative and predictive maintenance on demonstrated capacity
  • Input output control and monitoring
  • Cross-training’s impact on flexibility and agility
  • How to develop ownership, involvement, and commitment for capacity management
  • How to make capacity “worry free”