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Visual Manufacturing Scheduling Training

Scheduling is a tough subject, one that will not be mastered in a day. However my one-day Scheduling Overview Training can start you on your way by creating a foundation of knowledge on which you can build as you work with Visual’s Concurrent Scheduling system.

"Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future."
-- Niels Bohr

Topics that are covered in this intense one-day on-site course include:

  • Scheduling approaches; discussion of different ways of scheduling manufacturing operations and where the Visual Enterprise Concurrent Scheduler fits
  • Overview of the Concurrent Scheduler’s operation
  • Scheduling Building Blocks:
    • Shop Resource Definition
    • Shop Calendars
    • Routings
    • Work Orders and Customer Orders
  • The Material Dimension; how material availability impacts the scheduler
  • Outside Services
  • Tweaking the Scheduling Setup
    • Separating Operations
    • Keeping Operations together
    • Overlapping Operations
    • Running an Operation on Multiple Machines
    • Resource Groups
    • Advance Setup Options
  • Running the Scheduler
  • Scheduler Options
  • Viewing and Understanding the Schedule
  • Taking Control of the Schedule
  • Using the Schedule to Drive Activity in your Shop
  • Closing the Loop; Reporting labor and material accurately
  • Understanding Common Scheduling Problems

I am Kurt B. Carr and I have years of experience in teaching companies how to use Visual Enterprise as a tool to operate effectively and achieve success. Call (941.776.3830) or email me today to learn how Scheduling Training can help push you along the road to making Visual’s powerful scheduling system work for your company.

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