BCO 214 PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Task brief & rubrics

Assessment 1 (Project)



· This is an individual task.

· The task focuses on areas studied to date, requiring you to show knowledge and application in the parts stated.

· You should upload a single, correctly formatted document which may also include any relevant tables and diagrams

Choose a specific operations system and brand within a specific industry

1)     Describe all the main processes and activities of this operations system. Identify the nature of these processes and draw a flowchart of these processes indicating all the main activities, processes and resources involved

2)     Describe the lay-out or the physical space distribution of all these processes, tasks and inputs within the operations system and identify which typology of lay-out it is as well as its weaknesses

3)     Calculate different ratios of productivity of this operations system that measure the efficiency of this system and identify the main drivers or factors that determine the performance of this system

4)     Propose different measures and actions to take to enhance the productivity and the quality of this system. Justify your answer