Production planning and control - PPC

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Production planning and control - PPC

An integral part of Industrial engineering and Manufacturing science

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

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architecture icon Teaching & Academics,Engineering,Mechanical Engineering


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Course Description

Production planning and control refers to two strategies that work cohesively throughout the manufacturing process. Production planning involves what to produce, when to produce it, how much to produce, and more. A long-term view of production planning is necessary to fully optimize the production flow.

Production control uses different control techniques to reach optimum performance from the production system to achieve throughput targets.

In this course you will learn the basic concepts of Production, Manufacturing processes, selection of apt system for optimizing inventory, Product management to advanced planning and control techniques as such lot sizing, EOQ method, Order size calculation, Break-even analysis, Assembly line balancing and many more.

Most suitable for students belonging to mechanical engineering, management, Industrial engineering, Production technology and Manufacturing science. Furthermore, this course covers all the topics for university students having PPC as one of the subject or an part of Industrial engineering and for ambitious Production managers employed in various industries.


What will you learn in this course:

  • The knowledge that is required for any GET (Graduate Engineer Trainee) prior to joining an enterprise
  • Production planning and control techniques of various industries
  • MRP (Material Requirement Planning), Its classes, methodology,implementation, and utility
  • Forecasting - Qualitative as well quantitative
  • Vital techniques as such EOQ, Break-even analysis, Lot sizing, Order size calculation etc
  • Japanese techniques as such Kanban, Mizosomashi etc
  • Management skills to survive plant politics


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • A keen and curious mind. Thats all :)
Production planning and control - PPC


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

7 Lectures
  • play icon Scope of the course 02:50 02:50
  • play icon Meaning of production 04:22 04:22
  • play icon A production system 03:54 03:54
  • play icon Types of production system 08:48 08:48
  • play icon Types of manufacturing processes 02:56 02:56
  • play icon Selection of a manufacturing process 02:39 02:39
  • play icon PPC meaning 02:23 02:23
PPC Procedure
5 Lectures
7 Lectures
Material Requirement Planning - MRP
16 Lectures
Vital Techniques
3 Lectures
3 Lectures

Instructor Details

J Aatish Rao

J Aatish Rao

Mechanical engineering professional

A dynamic team spirited mechanical engineering professional having 8+ years of industrial exposure. "Conducting workshops & engaging in teaching activities is the key ingredients of life".

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