Essential Standard 2.00. Understand nature of business. Objective 2.03. Understand production and operations. Topics. Types of productions and manufacturing Production and manufacturing planning Business operations. Types of productions and manufacturing.
Understand nature of business.
Understand production and operations.
The forms of production:
Materials processing is the process of changing raw materials to another form in order to be consumed or used to make other products.
Production and manufacturing involve the following activities in order to produce products:
What is involved with product development?
Product research is performed by engineers and other scientists to develop new products or to discover improvements for existing products.
Product design is first creating a model and then deciding the best possible design.
Product development is the process of creating or improving the form of another product.
Two types of product research:
Applied researchis marketing research that studies existing products to develop design improvements or new product ideas.
Pure researchdiscovers new solutions to problems.
Production planning involves three activities:
Production process consists of activities, equipment, and resources needed to manufacture products.
Production resources consists of machines, tools, and other equipment needed for production.
Personnel consists of employees and skills needed for production.
What is the purpose of Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) efforts for a manufacturing company?
Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) has the following six steps:
Identify process activities.
Establish quality performance standards.
Select measurement tools.
Monitor performance continuously.
Improve process quality.
Common business operations:
Safety and security
Why would a business need to be concerned about management of their facilities?
What is facilities management?
is managing the buildings and land of a business and ensuring that everything is used, repaired, and running properly.
How do businesses obtain their products and services in a timely manner to make available for customers?
What is involved in scheduling work, people, and resources for a business?
What is the purpose of a business managing safety and security?
What is involved in safety and security for a business?
Supply chain management software