Lean production management

This master class provides full insight into the planning and management of production. Do you have responsibilities in production or would you like to know how to control the various factors in the production process and which planning techniques you can apply? Then this production planning programme is for you!


When, what and how much do we produce? How can we achieve ideal production planning? How can we improve customer service?

In this master class, we will discuss the various aspects of production planning, the various planning techniques and how to optimise them. Above all, you will also get precise and applicable answers to all your questions about managing production.

During the course we dive deeper into topics such as:

  • Ground rules for good planning
  • Structure and basic principles of various production processes
  • Network planning as a basis for planning concept
  • Objectives of production management
  • Production management according to Vollman
  • Planning of materials, capacities and priorities
  • Typology of products and materials
  • Planning for the process industry
  • Dynamic prioritisation and scheduling for the Job shop
  • Production Wheel, Dynamic Priorities, Bottleneck
  • Kanban, Just in Time, Line Supply, Replenishment
  • Cost factors within production management
  • Lean, I O T and Production 4.0

Target group and Organisation

This training is ideal for people who are or will be responsible for the logistical organisation of production. These can be production managers, operational managers, supply chain employees and logistics staff or anyone who wants to optimise and evaluate the production process!

Consultants, software specialists, trainers, accountants and anyone who needs a practical insight into production management will also find what they are looking for here.

During the e-learning you will have the time to get acquainted with the concepts that will be discussed in the workshop and to practice these in advance. In addition, a forum will also be made available. This will be the 'place' for questions and discussions with fellow students and the teacher. In this way the group dynamics will be strengthened both online and offline.

The 5 digital workshops or the 3 physical workshops are organised at fixed times and both the instructor and all students take part. The workshops serve to provide further clarification of the theory and to make more complex exercises aimed at its practical application. Experiences are also exchanged between the course members. Active participation and dialogue between lecturers and course members is always central to the workshops.


The training with digital workshops costs € 1950 excluding VAT.

The training with physical workshops costs € 2350 excl. VAT.

You will receive a high-quality programme and access to the e-learning platform with theory, exercises and a digital discussion group where you can communicate with teachers and fellow students!

Subsidy opportunities

Programme 5 digital workshops

  • Support: Preparatory digital support for the participant
  • Workshop 1: Kick off + introduction to planning concepts and objectives
  • E-learning: Network planning as a basis for planning concept
  • Workshop 2: Network planning practice + start-up of production planning
  • E-learning: Planning of materials and capacities
  • Workshop 3: Practical application MRP CRP + filter through case
  • E-learning: Priorities, steering of production + typology of product and components
  • Workshop 4: Planning of production in process environment & job shop
  • E-learning: Stocks, supply to production, efficiency and lean
  • Workshop 5: Practice of Planning, OEE & lean, production 4.0

After the training, the Zelco learning platform will remain available for another 6 months.

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