Production planning: An Introduction

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Basics of Production Planning and Control

Production planning is the preparation of production and manufacturing of products in the industry. This course is helpful for the production engineer


In this course, you will get knowledge of How to do Production planning, forecasting, and production control.

Many organizations and industries recommenced these courses for the position of production management, quality management, and production engineer.

What you will learn?

  • Production Planning techniques 
  • Production Control methods 
  • Inventory Management 


  • Course Duration = 1 hour
  • Lifetime Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Course E-book Inside

Who this course is for:

  • Engineering students
  • Students willing to make a career in the Quality Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Production Engineers


Master Production Schedule

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Author: GaugeHow Team

A master production schedule (MPS) is a plan for different commodities to be produced in each period such as production, staffing, inventory, etc.

Inventory/stock Control

Length: 10 minutesAuthor: GaugeHow TeamComplexity: Easy

Inventory control is also known as stock control which simply means the activity of checking the company’s stock.

Materials Management

Length: 4 minutesAuthor: GaugeHow TeamComplexity: Easy

The concept of material management was introduced by manufacturing industries for giving rise to efficient purchase, stocking and consumption of materials.

Basics of Unit Load

Length: 3 minutesAuthor: GaugeHow TeamComplexity: Easy

It is implied that single objects too large for manual handling are also regarded as unit loads.”