Facility Layout Planning For Business Management

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Facility Layout Planning For Business Management

Facility Layout Made Simple For Business

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Tornu Prince

architecture icon Business,Management Skills


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Course Description

Is your facility layout designed to provide you with a competitive advantage? Are you aware of the type of layout your facility is using and why it’s using that layout? Have the departments and equipment been positioned in a way that makes good use of the space available? 

If you require to find the answers to these questions and how to achieve the results above then you are at the right place. Facility layout design can be an intimidating task for beginners because there are a lot of information out there and one would not even know where to start and where to end, but in this course, I will take you from the very basic level, absolute beginner and build you all the way to the top.

We will begin by learning the needed theory about designing a facility layout, then we will move on and look at how to design a process and product layout, during this stage we will learn how to gather information to design our layout, perform some calculations to determine the right sizes of our equipment and partitions for all departments in out facility, balance an assembly line, design the actual layouts in AutoCAD and also learn how to export the layout into a  pdf file which can be shared or printed, so hop on by enrolling.


What will you learn in this course:

  • What a facility is, what a layout is, types of layouts.
  • How to balance an assembly line.
  • How to design a process layout.
  • How to gather information to design a layout.
  • How to design a product layout.
  • How to use AutoCAD in your layout design process


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Basic Understanding On How to use a PC
  • Autodesk AutoCAD or any CAD software
Facility Layout Planning For Business Management


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

2 Lectures
  • play icon What is a facility layout? 04:05 04:05
  • play icon Types of facility layouts. 10:09 10:09
Process Layout
20 Lectures
Product Layout
9 Lectures

Instructor Details

Tornu Prince

Tornu Prince

An experienced tutor with a demonstrated history of working in the mechanical and industrial engineering industry. Skilled in a number of programming languages, and proficient in engineering softwares like FeatureCam, AutoCAD, Simlab Composer, Ansys ,MATLAB  to name but a few. Strong education professional with a Bachelor's degree focused in Mechanical Engineering from Accra Technical University. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and inspiring others.

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