Myanmar Industry Association (MIA) and Expertise Resource Association Jointly organised Management Operation Certification Program
Group photos Trainers with support team, MIA Board Members and 50 attendees.
Part One – 27th – 28th September 2014 – Conducted by Mr.Allen Cheong and Mr.Ong Song Howe
1. Opening by Myanmar Industries Association (MIA) Chairman – U Zaw Min Win
2. Class introduction
Ice breaker. Getting to know each other. Total 50 attendees ( detail refer to attendees directory).
3. Introduction to Operations Management (OM) – Lecture based on presentation slides.
Group discussion and Group presentation of Organisation Chart presentation
4. Purchasing Management – Lecture based on presentation slides.
After the first day, the attendees feedbacks and recommend to do away with the translator, so to speed up the class progress and they feel more comfortable with such arrangement, in the event if they need help, translator will be requested. After the trial of a session, this approach proven to be more productive and effective.
Case study – Case One (Profitability Impact) & presentation
Learning point – reasonable Cost reduction has more impact in comparison to sales increases.
Case study – Case Two (Suppliers – Weight point plan), discussion and Group assignment and case study presentation
Learning points – Supplier Ranking /selection should base on many factors with sum of weightage multiply by selected relevant factors, as a base for considerations.
Case study – Case Three (Cost-Breakeven point), discussion and Group assignment and case study presentation
Learning points – Cost-breakeven point is one of the tools to determine the Suppliers’ cost-breakeven point, which will enable the company to have a good ground to negotiate for good prices.
5. Cost Management
Case study – Case Four ( Activity Based Costing VS Traditional Costing), discussion and
Group assignment and case study presentation
Learning points – To illustrate how Activity Based Costing in comparison to give more details and accurate costing, in comparison to Traditional costing just based on plan and facts. Will enable company to furnish a fair cost and justify the final fair charges to the customers without dispute.
6. Inventory Management – Lecture based on presentation slides.
Assignment by group in company team, to be presented two(2) weeks later.
Suggested to focus on actual problems and findings. However, if the information is confidential or internal use only, MUST obtain senior management approval or should not be used as the group presentations.
Part Two – 11th-13th October 2014 By Mr. Ong SH
Revision of previous content – Inventory Management
Sharing of 3D racks storage to save space and ease of retrieval, practically target to reduce storage cost and improve efficiencies.
Presentation of group assignment – Problems detected on-site, solution implementations discussions and comments by group by company.
7. Quality Management – based on presentation slides.
Group activity – building of One(1) Meter height tower, using old newspaper and a meter of adhesive tape.
Test of stability with 3 copies of training material weight.
Learning point : the important of customer requirement in operation management; quality is meet the customer requirement
Group presentation and discussion on learning points.
8. Productivity Management – Lecture based on presentation slides.
Group activity – Build protection of a hardboiled egg with 15 pieces strew. Test with dropping from 1.5 meter height, if the egg shell is not crack, it would consider as successful.
Learning point : It is like a real business case, which the participants buy the material with some amount from course leader and course leader will buy back in double price the successful pack egg without crack. Each group learn the actual business productivity calculation from the activity.
Discussion and Presentation on learning points.
9. Shopfloor Management – Lecture based on presentation slides.
Group activity – Creating and flying of paper airplane, sharing and presentation
Learning point – Right staff to fit in to right job, the champion in a job may not be the best manager, but should be identified and rewarded accordingly.
10. Summary of the program
11. Closing Agenda:
– Closing Speech and Certificate presentation
Reported by Mr. Allen Cheong of ERA