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Production Management Course

Certified by BRASI USA

This course introduces the participants to the theory and practice of production management as a functional area in the management of business enterprise. It is a course which primary discuss the principles, concepts and basic problems affecting the manufacturing firm. It also includes the methods, strategies and application of various economical and mathematical tools in solving the production and operation related problems. It covers the major areas of production and operations management: Design of the Operation System and Operation and Control of the System in conformance with the requirement of ISO 9001:2015.


At the end of the course, the participants will be able to:

  • Acquire a working understanding of the roles/functions of production management in the context of business enterprise;
  • Develop skills in solving production management problems;
  • Recognize, appreciate, and perform the job of a competent production or operation manager;
  • Imbibe the aptitudes/attitudes/values of a production and operations manager.
  • Organize production operations to meet customer needs
  • Reduce lead and cycle times
  • Build products that can be effectively scheduled in varying environments
  • Manage an information infrastructure that smoothly converts to your manufacturing management


TARGET UDIENCE: Production, plan, logistics, materials and operations managers, as well as plant superintendents, inventory planners, master planners, master schedulers, production supervisors and maintenance professionals


Context of Production Management

  • Competitiveness, Strategy and Productivity
  • Production strategy implementation plan

Production Planning

  • Production risks and opportunities
  • Production objectives and planning to achieve them
  • Production Change Management Process Planning
  • Product and Service Design
    Master Production Planning, Scheduling, Capacity Planning and Material Requirement Planning

Production  Resource Management

  • Resources Planning and Resource Requirement Plan
  • Production Infrastructure Management
  • Environment for the operation of processes
  • Production Monitoring and measuring resources
  • Production knowledge management
  • Production Competence Management
  • Awareness and Communication in Production


  • Production Information and Document Management
  • Production information, Documents and Data Management
  • Creating and updating Documents
  • Control of documented information and records

Production Operations Management

  • Introduction to POM
  • Operational planning and control
  • Requirements for products and services
  • Customer communication
  • Determining the requirements related to products and services
  • Review of requirements related to products and services
  • Changes to requirements for products and services
  • Process Selection and Facility Layout
  • Designing of Work Systems
  • Eliminating the production bottlenecks
  • Inventory Management

Production Cost Management

  • Understanding Production Cost: fixed, variable, overheads, total, marginal etc
  • Production Cost Breakdown Structure
  • Production Cost Management
  • Production financial management and decision

Production Design and development

  • Design and development planning
  • Design and development inputs
  • Design and development controls
  • Design and development outputs
  • Design and development changes
  • Location Planning and Analysis
  • Facility Layout and design

Control of production processes

  • Identification and traceability
  • Property belonging to customers or external providers
  • Preservation
  • Post-delivery activities
  • Control of changes
  • Release of products and services
  • Control of nonconforming outputs


Production Quality Management 

  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Quality Monitoring and Measurements
  • Quality Testing and Measurements
  • Quality Audits
  • Non-conforming output and Corrective actions

The participants should have at least 2 years’ experience in production industry

Mode of Delivery: Lecture-demonstration, Lecture-Analytical discussion

FEES N150,000 per participant, 20% discount for 2-4 or and 30% for more than 4 participants.
DATE 12-15 November, 2018

Inquiry: amaka@dutconsulting.com, 08182704266

DU&T Consulting, 5 Afisman Drive, Anifowose, Ikeja, Lagos. www.dutconsulting.com


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