M5

INTRODUCTION TO PRODUCTION PLANNING AND CONTROL

The Course:-

This is an introductory course providing information on the need for Production Planning and Control and the inter-relationship with other areas of activity within Companies, including Sales, Purchasing, Quality, Budgetary Control and methods of operation.

Who should attend:-

Those who will assume responsibility for the administrative aspects of Production Control or be involved in the routine clerical activities, also production personnel responsible for practical operation in manufacturing areas.

Pre-requisites:-

None - the course starts from basic principles and is suitable for personnel new to the disciplines involved.

Course content:-

The course explains the concept of managing activities as a means to ensuring efficient operations and covers the following:-

Organising for Production Planning and Control

  • Efficient utilisation of resources.
  • Forecasting
    • Production requirements
    • Required Resources and Materials
  • Stock and Inventory Control
  • Sequencing and Critical Path identification
  • Methods of Planning
  • Production Monitoring
  • Interaction with other functions

Duration:-

1 day

Quality System Services

Sheffield Technlogy Park

60 Shirland Lane

Sheffield

Tel: 0114 2618899 S9 3SP Fax: 0114 2618878