Production Planning & Control

A thorough introduction of the planning and control basics and their coherences with the essential processes of the order management within production companies as well as the co-ordination of the entire manufacturing processes will be given in the course Production Planning and Control. The course presents the problems that production companies are confronted with. Further, students gain a profound understanding of the targets and key figures of production logistics, the modeling methods of production systems, the production planning and control (PPC) tasks and the different types of production. Various production planning and control methods are integrated in this course. Furthermore, the importance of monitoring and controlling systems will be shown. Planning games will ensure an understanding of the complexity of production planning and control.