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Introduction to Production Planning and Control

Free online course on the scope of production planning, control, and the benefits of inventory in the engineering field.

Publisher: NPTEL
This free online course on Introduction to Production Planning and Control will give you a detailed guide on the scope of production planning, production control, and capacity planning of industrial engineering. Learn about inventory, the need for inventory, the benefits of inventory, and the models of inventory as it relates to the optimization of resources of an organization. Begin this course today and improve your engineering knowledge.
Introduction to Production Planning and Control
  • Duration

    5-6 Hours
  • Students

    1,283
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course on the Introduction to Production Planning and Control will begin by introducing you to the scope of production planning and the need for production planning. You will learn about the activities carried out under production planning and control. You will learn about the concept of aggregate planning, material master production schedule, the stages of production planning, and production control.

This course will then introduce you to capacity planning, the importance of capacity planning and the crucial factors to consider when planning for capacity As well as the different methods used to deal with long and short term capacity planning. You will also learn about scheduling and priority sequencing.

This course will then explain the concept of inventory, the need for maintaining inventory, and the benefits of maintaining inventory. You will learn about the ABC analysis of inventory, the QR model, and the periodic inventory models. You will also learn how to establish optimum lot size formula and how to take into account the lead time in determining the reorder point. Finally, you will be introduced to the Wilson model and the Gradual replenishment model of inventory.

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