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Opus Suite Intro Course for Managers

14 January 2016

Are you a manager in Integrated Logistics Support, Modeling and Simulation, Cost Analysis or Maintenance Planning? Are there individuals inside your organization using Opus Suite to optimize outcomes, lower program costs and increase readiness? Would you like to learn more information aout ways in which your team could use Opus Suite to its full potential? If so, consider attendig our one day Opus Suite introductory course held on April 20th (the day prior to our North American user group) to learn more about how you can leverage the poer of Opus to olve your complex challenges. To register simply email optimize@systecon.us.

April 20: Opus Suite Intro Course (1 Day for Managers)

This course is suitable for upper level managers who want to – in a single day – familiarize themselves with the capabilities of the Opus Suite tools and how these tools can be used at their business or organization. The objective of the Opus Suite Introductory Course is to give the participants a good overview of the capabilities of the Opus Suite tools for strategic analysis and decision support. The course demonstrates how the tools OPUS10 (Spare parts optimization, LORA), SIMLOX (Simulation) and CATLOC (Cost analysis) support specific LSA tasks.

The course covers the following:

  • An introduction to Life Cycle Management - a philosophy to address overall business objectives throughout the system life cycle
  • How to be able to understand, predict, monitor, analyze, optimize and improve the effect of operational effectiveness and the cost consequences of different alternatives/options/decisions
  • An introduction to Opus Suite tools
    - OPUS10 – Support system optimization
    - SIMLOX – Analysis of operational and logistics support scenarios
    - CATLOC – Cost analysis
  • How to use the Opus Suite to answer questions about strategic business decisions such as
    - What capability and capacity do we need today, tomorrow, in the future?
    - What type of system do we need?
    - Shall we upgrade/modify or acquire a new system?
    - Which system shall we acquire?
    - Which supplier shall we contract?
    - Which logistics support concept shall we employ?
    - What resources and how many do we need?
    - How much do we need to invest in additional spares in order to maintain the current service level for existing clients?
    - Is there a need for any improvements in the support concept in order to meet the required production?
    - Can we reduce costs but still keep the required performance?

In addition to introductory lectures, the course includes interactive presentations in which Opus Suite tools interact with each other to solve common real world logistic problems. Case studies are presented to illustrate the wide range applicability of the Opus Suite tools.