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TOC: Drum Buffer Rope and Supply Chain (3 of 4)

R 2,999.00

Course Overview

Gain deep insights into production and supply chain the ToC way.

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Course Objective

TOCSA completion Certificate.

In this course participants will learn to:

  1. Know how to design a good flow system for an extended supply chain.
  2. Know how to develop a schedule for a Capacity Constrained Resource.
  3. Know how to size time, inventory and capacity buffers.
  4. Understand using buffer status as priority system.
  5. Can maximise the performance of the GSIM production simulator.

Course Content

  1. The GSIM production simulator.
  2. Identifying the Capacity Constrained Resource (CCR).
  3. Devising a schedule for the CCR.
  4. Buffer management.
  5. Determining time buffer size.
  6. Determining inventory buffer size.
  7. Determining the size of capacity buffers.
  8. Design of a good supply chain flow system.
  9. Replenishing frequently to daily orders – the real pull to obey.
  10. Dynamic buffer management.
  11. The detailed rules.


Your Lecturer for this online course:

 Philip Viljoen

 Hons B.Eng. (Civil); MBL; Jonah Jonah

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Data sheet

Language Available
Course Level
4 Weeks
Per Month
Who should attend
Students who completed the Fundamentals and Intro to Production, Supply Chain & Project Flow courses or those who understand the foundation of ToC and its applications and are starting the process of implementing the production & supply chain solutions.
Supplier Certificate of Completion
Supplier Accredited Course
Course Type
Short Course

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