Manufacturing Execution Systems are the fundamental enablers of Digital Transformation.   To successfully improve your Manufacturing Operations, you not only need to invest in smart technology and digitalization, it is also essential to invest in your people.  MES training,MOM training, MOM education,MES education, call it what you like, education plays a vital role in developing MES MOM best practices.

MES/MOM Methodologies Certificate of Competency, is MESA Internationals independent global education program developed for the global manufacturing community. Created to educate and buildyour knowledge and awareness of MES MOM Solutions, of which are essential move forward to Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing.  Through a comprehensive set of courses, this education program looks at sharing best practices on: industry standards ISA95 andISA88, creating a solid business case, how to make the right MES MOM Selection for your manufacturing needs and finally how MES MOM deployment helps to transform your business to operational excellence level.

Learning Objectives

Discuss the business value and direction of MOM Standards

Understand the process for selection. How to select the right MES MOM solution for your organisation needs.

Develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of relevant industry standards, ISA95 and ISA88

Recognize the increased decision-making capabilities of mapping operations metrics to financial and business metrics.

Explain why manufacturers are changing and how MOM plays a major role in accelerating change through scalable continuous improvement

Explain how to develop executive versus plant level reporting

Discuss why a Manufacturing Transformation Strategy is needed

Create a roadmap for the future manufacturing improvement

Identify common MES/MOM pitfalls and risks

Develop a strong business case, identifying the key business elements to justify MES MOM projects

Explain how to design and manage MOM solutions

Describe how to create a short list of potential solutions quickly

Classroom and Online

Classroom: The program is taught in the a classroom environment over 4 consecutive days.

Online: Instructor lead online version of the classroom Certificate of Competency program, delivered in 5 six-hour sessions on 5 consecutive working days.


A competency test will be issued for each course in the program, requiring a pass rate 85% or higher on each test to receive the program’s Certificate of Competency.For each course, there are two parts to the competency test:

  1. In-course test consisting of up to 10 questions answered as the course progresses.
  2. Post-course test consisting of up to 10 questions answered within eight weeks after course completion.

Completing a MESA Approved Certificate of Competency is recognized globally, showing industries you have achieved a high standard of education within the MES MOM field. Over 1300 professionals are now MESA Approved MES MOM Certificate holders.

Frequently Asked Question

Current industry discussions are focused on manufacturing/production’s actual role in global supply chain network. For any manufacturer to be competitive, actual manufacturing operations activities must be highly interactive in supply chain and enterprise processes for effective collaboration and competition. This is the domain of collaborative and flexible manufacturing operations management (MOM) system architectures.  Developing comprehensive skills to ensure selection, implementation and xxxis essential to deliver that all important ROI

The CoC certificate is best for manufacturing/operations management and leaders, operations excellence / continuous improvement experts, production / process engineers, systems analysts, architects, programmers, project managers and consultants.

MESA’s Global Education Program is not industry specific.    All industries are represented throughout the duration of the program.  You can however host an In- House program to tailor make the program to your industry.  For more information contact


Online (13:00 - 17:00 CET)

Instructor(s): Mathijs Philips
Registration Fee:EUR 990

Online (13:00 - 17:00 CET)

Instructor(s): Jan Snoeij
Registration Fee:EUR 990


Relationships between Manufacturing Operations Standards and Strategic Initiatives

Global Market Advances Adaptive Manufacturing 2.0 Architecture

The Role of MES/MOM System in Continuous Improvement and the Collaborative Pull Supply Chain

Manufacturing Transformation Strategy: Maturity and Roadmap Modeling

MES/MOM Implementation and Governance: MES/MOM System Requirement Specifications, GAMP and Industrial System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Methods

Metric Framework for Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI): Aligning Financial and Operations Metrics

Justifying MES/MOM Systems to Business Leaders, Business Case Justification and Return on Investment (ROI) Assessment

MES/MOM Statement of Requirement (SoR), Request for Proposal and Product Evaluation Method

MES/MOM Project Management Techniques