IFS Manufacturing - Manufacturing Planning

This course supports gaining the IFS Certified Specialist - Functional accreditation. It enables students to cover and prepare all of the examination specification topics for the Manufacturing Planning exam.  It enables students to understand and utilize IFS Manufacturing Planning including Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Project Material Requirements Planning (PMRP), Capacity Requirements Planning (CRP), Master Production Scheduling (MPS), and Resource Requirements Planning (RRP).

Target Audience

Those who need to be able to identify and state the essential decisions to be made, basic data to be created and processes involved in the setting up of Manufacturing Planning in support of IFS Manufacturing in IFS Applications™
  1. Understanding MRP and PMRP 
  2. Setting Up MRP
  3. MRP Execution and Analyzing Results
  4. Capacity Requirements Planning (CRP)
  5. Understanding Master Production Scheduling (MPS)
  6. Setting Up MPS
  7. MPS Execution and Analyzing Results
  8. Resource Requirements Planning (RRP)
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify and set up the basic data required for Planning
  • Perform MRP and PMRP and evaluate the results
  • Perform CRP and evaluate the results
  • Perform MPS and evaluate the results
  • Perform RRP and evaluate the results
Knowledge: Basic knowledge of manufacturing scheduling and planning business processes.

Courses: IFS Fundamentals

Exams: IFS Fundamentals (recommended)


IFS Academy Inquiry Text


  • Consultants

IFS Applications Version:

  • IFS Applications 10


  • Specialist


  • IFS Manufacturing

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