1042-Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)

Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)

Self-paced Learning60 MinutesBeginnerE-learning

Be able to define the key features and functions of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES).

Explain the role of MES in manufacturing operations management.
Outline the importance of MES in meeting business objectives.

In the era of Industry 4.0, companies are striving to turn their factories into smart manufacturing plants in order to increase production speed, lower costs, improve product quality, and offer customized products to their customers. Although there are numerous solutions and technologies available to meet this demand, one key technology that is essential to consider for the transformation to Industry 4.0 is the Manufacturing Execution System (MES). MES is often considered the foundation of Industry 4.0.

This course is designed to equip learners with the foundational knowledge of MES technology, which is vital in meeting business objectives through the monitoring and tracking of shop floor processes, Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), product tracking and genealogy, equipment management, and advanced planning and scheduling. By the end of this course, learners will be able to understand how MES can contribute to the success of Industry 4.0 transformation in their respective organizations.
  • MES - Manufacturing Execution System
  • History of MES
  • Future of MES
  • ISA 95 - International Society of Automation 95, and RAMI 4.0 - Reference Architecture Model for Industry 4.0
  • Key Elements and benefits of MES
  • MES Modules
  • OEE - Overall Equipment Effectiveness
  • Tracking and Genealogy Module
  • Equipment Maintenance Management a
  • Equipment and Tool Maintenance
  • APS - Advanced Planning and Scheduling
  • Standardized Interface Using MES Visualization
  • Key Characteristics of Modern MES


The course is specifically designed for individuals who are eager to gain knowledge and implement Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) in their organizations. By the end of the course, learners will have a basic understanding of MES, including its role in manufacturing operations management, its key features and functions, and its importance in meeting business objectives.

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1. What is included with the course?
Each course will include access to e-learning content, quizzes, and proof of completion. Additional resources may also be included and this will vary by course.

2. Can I pause the course and log in to it anytime?
Certainly. The course allows the learner to take a break and return to it within the defined access period (typically 365 days).

3. Are there any quizzes in the middle of the course?
Our e-learning courses are designed to promote interaction between learner and content and often include quizzes. Quizzes are designed to help understand where successful learning has been achieved, and where opportunities for additional review exist.

4. Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrollment?
Refunds cannot be provided once a course is activated. Please be sure to review course information prior to activation.

5. What happens if I don’t finish the course within the access period?
The standard access period is 365 days to allow sufficient time to complete your course.

The course employs a variety of training tools such as content-embedded assessment, animations, and other interactive exercises to enhance instructional delivery. Easily accessible via your preferred choice of device, the course allows you to log in and learn whenever, wherever.

Net Price (excl. GST)
₹ 1,800.00
infoWe accept major credit cards, debit cards and UPI. EMI options are also available from major banks*


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