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Do you need to educate people on key concepts like Master Production Scheduling and want self-administered programs (your venue, your instructors) that you can run at your own pace and on your own schedule? 


The Partners for Excellence Master Production Scheduling Master Scheduling Instructor's Guide was specifically designed to support timely, focused, self-administered education. That's your people conducting a master production scheduling class using professionally developed materials from our library of course material.  


This comprehensive set of class material contains, in digital form:

  • Detailed course material and  the PowerPoint visuals used in conducting a class. 

  • Instructor notes for each visual – what are the key points that need to be made?

  • Brainstorming questions to facilitate two-way discussion and learning. 

The MPS Instructor's Guide can be used to conduct 8-24 hours of MPS education. 


Course Contents:  

  • Overview

  • Keys to MPS

  • MPS Mechanics – Part I

  • MPS Mechanics – Part II

  • Managing Change in the MPS

  • MPS Optional Techniques

  • Rough Cut Overview

  • Rough Cut Mechanics – Part I

  • Rough Cut Mechanics – Part II

  • Implementing MPS

  • Operating the MPS

  • Optimizing the MPS

The course consists of approximately 110 PowerPoint visuals, and an Instructor's Manual of approximately 250 pages.  


The Sales and Operations Planning Instructor's Guide, the Master Production Scheduling Instructor's Guide and the Advanced Master Production Scheduling Video complement each other and can be used in together to form a comprehensive internal education program for the master scheduling and S&OP processes for your company.  


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Course Materials  - $750 (download from our website).  


License Restrictions:


The MPS Instructor's Guide and associated visuals are copyrighted materials that may not be copied or redistributed in any form.  They are licensed for use at a single site with the additional restriction that the copyright claims that are part of the material may not be removed or modified.  .  


Special Offers: 


Purchase the Master Production Scheduling Instructor's Guide together with the Sales & Operations Planning Instructor's Guide for a combined price of $1125 (a discount of 35% from the normal price of $1745). 


Buy the Master Production Scheduling Instructor's Guide  and the Advanced Master Production Scheduling Video together for a combined price of $925 (a discount of 25% from the normal price of $1245 if you purchase them individually).  


Buy all three (MPS Instructor's Guide, S&OP Instructor's Guide, Advanced MPS Video) for $1300 (a discount of more than 40% from the normal price of $2240).  

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Live Classes With Our Instructors To Train Your Trainers

We can also train your trainers!.  We can conduct a comprehensive class on your site for your people: 

  • Designated training personnel are taken through the course step-by-step. 

  • Your people are provided with an excellent understanding of the concepts, processes, techniques, policies and tools to be successful with Master Scheduling in your company.

  • Once they understand the material they can instruct your people. 

Call Partners for Excellence at 603 528-0840 for more information on our customized on-site classes. 


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