Production control begins with the acceptance of a customer’s order to commence production, and only ends when the complete job has been dispatched and delivered to the customer’s satisfaction. Without an accurate knowledge of production costs and the effectiveness with which equipment is used, sales, profit and growth become restricted.
This lesson will analyse the production planning and controlling process; looking into the range of documentation used in the industry, how work is scheduled and factors that might disrupt the schedule, and the proofing and approval process throughout production.
Read through the presentation then answer the questions below to test your knowledge. This lesson should take approximately 30 minutes, however you might want to take longer research some of the individual topics. You can revisit this lesson at any time.