Production management means planning, organising, directing and controlling of production activities

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Aggregate Planning: Relevant cost; Evaluation of strategic alternatives (Level, Chase and Mixed), Types of capacity, Economics and Diseconomies of scale, Developing capacity alternatives. Project Management: Basic concept, Network principles‐CPM, PERT, Crashing, Sequencing,2 and 3 Machine cases: Johnson’s Rule, Job shop Scheduling: Priority dispatching Rules, Importance of Maintenance, Breakdown, Preventive, Predictive and TPM(Total Productive Maintenance), Basic concept of Reliability.

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What is Production Management? MeaningProductionmanagementmeans planning, organising, directing and controlling of production activities.Production management deals with converting raw materials into finished goods or products. It brings together the 6M's i.e. men, money, machines, materials, methods and markets to satisfy the wants of the people.Image Credits jovijovijovi.Production management also deals with decision-making regarding the quality, quantity, cost, etc., of production. It applies management principles to production.Production management is a part ofbusinessmanagement. It is also called "Production Function." Production management is slowly being replaced by operations management.The mainobjectiveof production management is to produce goods and services of the right quality, right quantity, at the right time and at minimum cost. It also tries to

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