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Workshop Introduction to Total Productive Maintenance - TPM

Operational availability or operational efficiency is the indicator that will help you get the most out of your equipment and processes. If production does not meet your expectations, it is because operational availability is poor or very low. Operational availability must be increased as much as possible and efforts must be made so that it reaches values ​​close to 100%, generating trust and reliability both in its processes and in the production lines.

In this workshop the following topics are discussed:

1. Introduction to Total Productive Maintenance - TPM.

2. Pillars of total productive maintenance - TPM.

3. General principles of total productive maintenance - TPM.

4. General requirements for the implementation of total productive maintenance - TPM.

5. Successful case study in the implementation and execution of total productive maintenance - TPM.

Mantenimiento Preventivo
Demand Planning Workshop

Your organization is part of a supply chain in which other organizations and cultures are also involved, from different tiers of suppliers to different tiers of customers (end to end). That is why it is important that you know how the chain planning process is in general and that you obtain the basic tools to plan the demand in your organization. Changes in logistics planning and all processes in the chain depend on this demand planning.

In this course the following topics will be covered:



  3. FORECAST METHODS (the most used methods)


Next dates
On Demand
Duration: 8 hours.
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Next dates
Online Program: May 09, 17, 27 and 29, 2019.
On-site Program: May 24 and 25, 2019.
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Planeación de la Demanda
Introduction to Supply Chain Management Program

This course covers the basic principles to effectively manage the supply chain of an organization with manufacturing and service delivery processes.

  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management and operations.

  • Planning and demand management.

  • Operations master planning process.

  • Planning of material requirements.

  • Aggregate and detailed capacity management and production control.

  • Inventory management at an aggregate and detailed level.

  • Management of purchases at a strategic and tactical level.

  • Physical distribution and planning of distribution networks.

  • Lean / JIT and quality tools for operations management.

  • Constraints theory overview.

Entrega carretilla elevadora
Certification in Production and Inventory Management - APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management - CPIM.

The APICS CPIM program is the strategic advantage you need in today's world where the rate of technological and organizational change is accelerating exponentially. As successful companies have adapted to changes in the business environment, the APICS CPIM program has been updated to match current global knowledge and practices.

The CPIM certification is an international certification with a global scope that provides candidates with the ability to understand and evaluate production and inventory activities within the global operations of an organization. The CPIM certification focuses on the internal operations of the organization and provides in-depth insight into materials management, master scheduling, forecasting, production planning, and much more.

This certification consists of 2 parts:

Part 1:

Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM)

Part 2:

Master Planning of Resources (MPR)

Detailed Planning and Scheduling (DSP)

Execution and Control of Operations (ECO)

Strategic Management of Resources (SMR)

Next dates
January 14, 16, 21, 22, 28 and 30, 2019 - Online
04, 06, 11, 13, 18 and February 20, 2019-Online
February 14, 15 and 16, 2019 - On-site
May 06 to 22, 2019 - Online
May 30, 31 and June 1, 2019 - On-site
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Online version
Face-to-face version
Next dates
1st Part 1: February 28, March 01 and 02, 2019.
2nd Part 1: July 18, 19 and 20, 2019.
1st Part 2: February 07, 08, 09 and March 21, 22 and 23, 2019 (for those who started in 2018).
The 2nd Part 2: 09, 10 and May 11 and 13, 14 and 15 June, 2019.
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APICS CPIM Learning System
Principles of Operations Management - APICS Principles of Operations Management

The Principles of Operations Management program contains 5 courses:

Inventory Management Principles.

It provides participants with the knowledge and operational understanding of inventory management, as well as its principles and techniques. Among the topics presented are the fundamentals of inventory management, ordering techniques, replacement policies, purchasing management and measurement of inventory performance.

Principles of Operations Planning.

It imparts fundamental knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of inventory planning and the techniques that are used at each level in the planning process from strategic to operational. Topics include planning fundamentals, business planning, forecasting basics, S&OP, master planning, capacity management.

Principles of Manufacturing Management.

The goal of this course is to provide an introduction to the manufacturing environment. Explore the execution of the production plan and the production master schedule, reactions to capacity constraints, and shop floor maintenance orders.

Principles of Operations Management.

This course deals with the design of systems to produce goods and services and the operation of those systems. Discusses relationships within the company environment, particularly with distribution and ordering systems.

Principles of Distribution and Logistics.

This course introduces the fundamentals of logistics planning and control. Topics include the basic principles of logistics management, the principles and activities of warehousing, transportation, and delivery, supply chain management, and the principles, functions, and application of production requirements planning (DRP).

Next dates
On Demand, especially for companies.
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APICS Principles of Operations Management
Certified Supply Chain Professional - APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional - CSCP.

It is the APICS Supply Chain Professional designation. This program is designed to make you a master in the supply chain. You will learn concepts in supply chain management, strategy, design, compliance, implementation, and operations. The CSCP program will teach you how to apply what you have learned about streamlining your organization's processes. This designation will demonstrate your knowledge and skills in these subjects.

For this, the participant will have the CSCP learning system (CSCP Learning System) which is designed to prepare in the best way for the certification exam. Designed for individuals and organizations looking to develop and increase the skills to create and execute supply chain management strategies that meet customer needs, reduce costs, and increase profitability.

The system consists of three modules:

  1. Design of the Supply Chain.

  2. Planning and execution of the Supply Chain.

  3. Improvement of the Supply Chain and best practices.

The participant will be able to recognize and analyze specific supply chain situations and opportunities and select the appropriate tools, techniques and technologies. In addition, you will be able to define the actions necessary to implement the chosen solutions. The above includes an understanding of and the ability to manage:

  • The alignment of the supply chain's processes and capabilities with the strategic business objectives.

  • Infrastructure and roles of the supply chain organization.

  • Materials, information and financial flow.

  • Intra and inter organizational relationships.

  • Select and understand technology to facilitate an effective management process.

Next dates
CSCP 1 2019 Program: March 14, 15 and 16 and April 25, 26 and 27, 2019.
CSCP 2 2019 Program: August 15, 16 and 17 and September 12, 13 and 14, 2019.
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APICS CSCP Learning System
Certified Logistics, Transportation and Distribution Professional - APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution - CLTD.

The APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) certification provides a body of knowledge and best practices and standards for those professionals in the logistics, transportation and distribution industries. The APICS CLTD certification serves the needs of professionals and employees around the world by reducing the impact of gaps in industry skills, as well as assisting employers in developing the staff necessary to meet customer demand and positively impact financial results.

Topics covered in this certification include:

  • Logistics fundamentals

  • Logistics strategy within the supply chain

  • Logistics planning

  • Capacity and demand management

  • Order management

  • Storage strategy

  • Lean logistics

  • Storage management

  • Packaging

  • Material handling

  • Transportation fundamentals, including:

    • Modes of transport

    • Routes of transport

    • Selection of carriers

    • Documentation used in transport

  • Global logistics considerations, including:

    • Infrastructure

    • Regulatory framework

    • customers

    • Payment options

    • Currency Considerations

    • Taxes

  • Design of logistics networks, including:

    • Location of facilities

    • Design

    • Risk management

  • Reverse logistics

  • Logistics and sustainability

Next dates
CLTD 1 Program 2019: July 04, 05 and 06 and August 15, 16 and 17, 2019.
CLTD 2 2019 Program: September 26, 27 and 28 and October 24, 25 and 26, 2019.
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APICS CLTD Learning System
Workshop Sales & Operations Planning - S&OP

In the S&OP program, participants experience the principles of Sales and Operation Planning in a simulated business environment. This is the optimal development opportunity for members of our teams at different levels of the organization, from vice presidents to planners. Delegates will experience the importance of cross-functional collaboration and appreciate the challenges of other areas of the company. Tools are provided for participants to raise the improvement of their supply chains and the S&OP process in their organizations to direct them towards a financially successful future.

The company will experience better information management among team members, professionals will have a better vision of the impact of decisions on the company, seeking to achieve improvement in the inventory and production management processes.

The tools provided provide the basis for considering integration in the supply chain. Participants gain practical experience and understanding of the interactions between:

Inventory Policies

Production schedules

Relations with suppliers

Customer service commitments

Logistical challenges

and much more!

Next dates
On demand
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Equipo de trabajo S&OP
Case Study - Manufacturing

The Sigmacol School of Supply Chain Management brings this case study to learn by doing in an organizational transformation process.

A manufacturer plans a transition from a traditional production system to a lean system in his organization. In this two-day workshop, the concepts that will be handled in this case are introduced. On the first day we will provide the entire theoretical framework accompanied by some exercises and on the second day, the participants will be able to apply what they have learned to solve this manufacturing case in order to bring all that knowledge to their organizations, so that they can plan the start of the transformation of your organization.

Among the learning objectives of the case are:

  • Describe the volume and variety considerations of the product and the demand conditions that favor batch processing.

  • Explain the disadvantages of long lead times.

  • Describe two main uses of routing information in capacity planning.

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Next dates
June 04, 2019.
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Planta de Embotellamiento
Aggregate and Detailed Planning of Operations.

In this course participants will explore the relationship between the different levels of priority planning and capacity; from planning at the level of product families or service provision to detailed planning in the production plant or service provision, validating capacity in several stages. The course encourages high-level thinking about how market requirements and economic and social sustainability concerns impact the operations, processes, and resource needs of the organization.

Workshop objectives

  • Define the different levels of priority planning.

  • Define the different levels of capacity planning that validate the priorities.

  • Define the Sales and Operations Planning, Master Planning and Material Requirements Planning processes.

  • Apply the concepts of aggregate and detailed planning to a business scenario.

Topics to talk about

  • The planning hierarchy in manufacturing and service provision.

  • Sales and Operations Planning.

  • Master planning of manufacturing resources or service provision.

  • Detailed planning of material requirements.

  • Capacity planning at a strategic and tactical level.

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Next dates
04, 06, 11, 13, 18 and 20 February 2019.
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Maquinaria farmacéutica
Quality Tools for Operations Management Workshop

This course from Sigmacol's School of Supply Chain Management covers the quality tools used in the management and control of supply chain processes. From the procurement of materials to the delivery of products or the provision of services in the organization, these tools are useful to manage the data of the processes during their measurement, identify problems and establish cause analysis to solve the problems that arise.

Workshop objectives

  • Describe the 7 basic quality tools and their implementation.

  • Describe the 7 new quality tools and their implementation.

  • Define the management and implementation of quality activities in Lean / JIT environments.

  • Define the Failure Mode and Effect Analysis and implementation methodology.

  • Introduce participants to quality management with Six Sigma.

  • Describe the process of mapping the Value chain.

Topics to talk about

  • Quality Tools

  • Quality management in Lean / JIT environments.

  • Failure mode and effect analysis.

  • Six Sigma.

  • Value Stream Mapping.

All the topics covered have practical exercises for their execution.

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Next dates
February 22 and 23, 2019 - Face-to-face.
March 29 and 30, 2019 - On-site.
April 08, 10, 15, 17, 22 and 24 - Online.
May 31 and June 1, 2019 - On-site.
November 08 and 09, 2019 - On-site.
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Operations Execution and Control Workshop

The Sigmacol School of Supply Chain brings this course where the principles and techniques for programming, controlling, measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of production operations are covered. The control techniques for production activities and service provision are reviewed in detail to ensure that the priority plan meets the agreed service level.

Workshop objectives

  • Explain how to schedule production in manufacturing processes, the impact of variations in business systems, and methods for managing production resources.

  • Demonstrate the effect of the physical layout of a plant on scheduling and workflow, control techniques for inputs and outputs, and “push” system techniques.

  • Explain the management of bottlenecks, operations and techniques for the control of delivery times, techniques for data collection and reporting of activities, costing systems, impact on decision-making, and the effect of specifications and standards on The product quality.

  • Identify data collection and reporting techniques, manufacturing environments for “pull” systems, interactions and data exchange to execute the plan and “pull” production systems.

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Assembly line -Electronics
Next dates
March 04, 06, 11, 13, 18 and 20, 2019 - Online.
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Supply Chain Design and Optimization Program

The Sigmacol School of Supply Chain runs this program aimed at Supply Chain leaders, Functional Managers and General Managers of organizations who need to understand and apply design techniques and optimization of the internal and extended supply chain to achieve levels of process integration. and optimal organizations that allow them to properly manage the flow of materials, information and products in dynamic business environments such as those of today for all companies in all industries.

The participant will be able to recognize and analyze specific supply chain situations and opportunities of their organizations after reviewing the concepts and through a case study that proposes the design of a chain with regional scope so that decisions that can lead to the organization are made to obtain significant financial and operational benefits on a consistent basis.

Program objectives:

  • Explain the concepts and techniques associated with the design of a supply chain.

  • That the participant apply the supply chain design techniques.

  • Define the installation configuration models.

  • Define the supply network optimization models.

  • That the participant apply the optimization models for the supply chain.

  • Define methodology for alignment of corporate, organizational and supply chain strategies.

Topics to talk about:

  • Supply Chain design.

  • Strategic planning and Supply Chain.

  • Facility configuration.

  • Supply Chain Optimization.

We are waiting for you!

Diseño de Supply Chain
Next dates
March 08 and 09, 2019 - On-site.
April 05 and 06, 2019 - On-site.
May 17 and 18, 2019 - On-site.
June 07 and 08, 2019 - On-site.
November 15 and 16, 2019 - On-site
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Workshop Selection of Enterprise Resource Planning Software, BI, KPI, SRM, CRM

This practical workshop will help you understand how to identify the needs of the organization when selecting an ERP application that truly meets the needs of your business and that of course has the ability to be scalable to accompany the growth of your organization.

We will go through 5 business cases of companies in different industries to use a decision support platform (Decision Support System-DSS) in a very simple way.

Workshop objectives

  • Know a decision support platform (Decision Support System-DSS) to select ERP among many of the recognized brands worldwide.

  • Develop your own criteria appropriate to your business for the selection of ERP through the execution of real business cases.

  • That the participant identify needs for evaluating their systems to determine their suitability in the current situation of their business.

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Selección de software
Next dates
First Program 2019: February 05, 12 and 19, 2019 - Online.
Second Program 2019: July 16, 23 and 30 - Online.
Third Program 2019: November 05, 12 and 19, 2019.
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Lean Enterprise Program

The APICS Lean Enterprise workshop series is organized to provide participants with the ability to face the transformation of an organization's processes by applying continuous improvement tools. Using scenarios from a fictitious company, participants are tasked with finding solutions to a wide variety of challenges using the lean philosophy. This method will provide participants with the flexibility to immediately adjust their learning and apply it in their organizations.

The workshops include:

Workshop 1 - Introduction: The Lean Company.

Workshop 2 - Lean Culture.

Workshop 3 - Value chain map (Value Stream Mapping).

Workshop 4 - Stability and improvement of processes.

Workshop 5 - Just-in-Time (Just in Time).

Workshop 6 - Measurement.

Workshop 7 - Sustainability.

We are waiting for you!

Transmisión de Potencia
Next dates
First Program 2019: March 12, 19, 26; 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 April; May 07, 14, 21 and 28 - Online.
Second Program 2019: July 25, 26 and 27 - On-site.
Third Program 2019: August 06, 13, 20, 27; September 03, 10, 17, 24; October 01, 08, 15 and 22.
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Sigmacol Academic Calendar

Calendario Académico 2019 - Sigmacol
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