Course Title: Facilitate the use of planning software systems in manufacturing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5210

Course Title: Facilitate the use of planning software systems in manufacturing

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: Rafael Beltran

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9197

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Course Description

Aims to provide an introduction relating to the planning software systems used in manufacturing. It focuses on communication, decision, monitoring and support team using the software system. Students will acquire knowledge on planning software which integrates a range of business information such as finance, logistics maintenance and production. You will learn how competitive manufacturing organizations encompass the entire production system, beginning with the customer, and include the product sales outlet, the final assembler, product design, raw material mining and process in the value chain management system.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MCMT460A Facilitate the use of planning software systems in manufacturing


1. Communicate using the planning software system
2. Make decisions using planning software
3. Monitor the use of planning software
4. Support team use planning software

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

A range of learning and practical experiences are planned for you including RMIT lectures, individual and group assignments, and the opportunity for discussion on a variety of supply chain management issues. These are design to make students familiar with value chain and the planning software used in industry. Practical example will be used in lectures with great emphasis on class participation. A visit to a textile company may be done where students will be asked to write a report.