CAPS BS 11 TERM 3 WEEK 7 – 9 Production Function

TOPIC – Production function

The aspects of the production function: systems; production planning; safety management; quality control; production costs
• Systems (mass, batch and job)
• Production planning (information about production planning and control)
— Production planning: planning, routing, scheduling and loading
— Production control: dispatching, following up, inspection and corrective action
• Safety management: knowledge about factory safety, machinery and Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety Policy
• Quality control: quality management systems (SABS), quality control bodies and policies
Production costs: business calculations – total cost of production, unit cost of production, selling price and calculation of profit, break-even analysis