The purpose of this workshop is to prepare candidates with the potential to enrol in a formal certificate or diploma course in production management. It is also intended for candidates who will be appointed as production managers or who will support production managers.
The workshop includes the basic production management subjects, as well as the principles of quality management, including inspection and quality control.
An introduction to quantitative methods in production management is also included.
Duration: 5 days
Historical development of production management
Production management in perspective
The systems approach
The business system and subsystems
Production in relation to other business systems
The production system, production subsystems and production management
Cost data and decision making
Classification of costs
Uses of cost data
Production planning and production control
Planning and control in practice
Materials management and inventory control
Materials management functions
Determining economic order sizes
Determining re-order points
The ABC inventory classification method
Inventory control in practice
Quality control principles
Statistical quality control
Quantitative methods in production management
Critical path methods
Linear programming models
Inventory control models
Replacement and maintenance models
For further information and to find out how SHEQ Management Systems can assist you in this regard, please contact us
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