Course Title: Participate in production planning processes

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2013

Course Code: GRAP5232C

Course Title: Participate in production planning processes

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5213 - Diploma of Textile Design and Development

Course Contact : Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email:peter.bonnell@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Rachel.Halton@rmit.edu.au 

Douglas.McManus@rmit.edu.au

Rohani.Osman@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 70

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

 None

Course Description

This course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge required to participate in the development of production planning.

This unit is delivered with MANU5914C Contribute to the development of products or processes


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN5001B Participate in production planning processes

Element:

Confirm production requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Projected requirements regarding stock supplies, product quantities, quality and delivery schedules are confirmed.
 1.2 Identified issues and problems concerning projected requirements are resolved in collaboration with relevant personnel.
 1.3 Requirements for implementation of organisational systems are determined.

Element:

Gather specific production information

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Specific information relating to production capacity is obtained and confirmed.
 2.2 Details of production line requirements regarding batch or run sizes and other relevant information are gathered and interpreted for use in production plan preparation.
 2.3 Resources, supply requirements, availability of machines and personnel is identified and confirmed.

Element:

Maintain records

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Production planning records are maintained and reports prepared, where necessary.

Element:

Participate in planning meetings

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Specific requirements for meetings are confirmed.
 3.2 Production data and other planning information is prepared.
 3.3 Information is contributed and discussed according to meeting procedures.
 3.4 Follow-up action on meeting outcomes is taken.


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Details of Learning Activities

This is a studio based course covering both theory and practical aspects of planning production processes.
Individual and group projects will be undertaken and will develop skills to:

  • participate effectively in planning production
  • interpret and use data from a range of sources
  • communicate effectively with individuals, work groups and supervisors
  • document and transfer information
  • read, interpret and follow information on work specifications, standard operating
  • procedures and work instructions, and other reference material
  • maintain accurate records
  • meet specifications
  • clarify and check task-related information
  • carry out work according to OHS practices


Teaching Schedule

Sessions are delivered across a 16 week period and are clustered with the Unit Contribute to the Development of Products or Processes.

The Learning Activities outlined in Bold are specific to this Unit. Specific details of Sessions will be provided in your first class.

1 Introduction to Course Outline. OH&S for Print/Knit/Weave studio.
PROJECT: SAMPLE & PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT_Identify product specifications for samples.

PROJECT: PARTIICPATE IN PRODUCTION PLANNING_Introduction to Course Outline_Project Brefs_OH&S Induction_•Introduction to Production Plans _Overview of Production: Prepare, Plan and Produce a Product

2 PROJECT: SAMPLE & PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT_Develop a series of samples, including: Selecting appropriate materials to meet requirements & ensure equipment set up ready for sample development.

3 PROJECT: SAMPLE & PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT_Develop the samples identifying original design specifications

4 PROJECT: SAMPLE & PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT_Develop the samples, including: Selecting appropriate materials to meet requirements & according to specifications.

5 PROJECT: SAMPLE & PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT_Results of the trials are analysed to determine performance and acceptability for production.

6 PROJECT: SAMPLE & PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT_Proceed to Production from samples

7 PROJECT: SAMPLE & PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT_Production development

8 PROJECT: SAMPLE & PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT_Finishing and Testing

9 PROJECT: Introduction to Participate in Production Processes_SESSION 1_Production Plan briefing.
Project: Studio Production / Own Outcome
^NOTE: students are required to supply and manage own materials for production.

10 Project: Studio Production / Own Outcome
Develop & Present Individual Production Plan & GANTT Chart (Participate in Production Planning)
Continue with Project Addressing Product Specifications, Quantities, Equipment Used. Planning production for Small Production Run Begin sampling for Finished Product. Prepare, Plan and Produce a Product

11 Project: Studio Production / Own Outcome
Planning production for Small Production Run
Project: Review Meeting (Participate in Production Planning) _ Specific requirements for meetings are confirmed. Planning meetings are held to review and analyse production plan and requirements

TERM BREAK

12 Project: Studio Production / Own Outcome
Undertake production for Small Production Run.

13 Project: Studio Production / Own Outcome
Undertake production for Small Production Run.

14 Project: Studio Production / Own Outcome
Follow own production plan to produce samples & Finished Product.

15 Project: Studio Production / Own Outcome

16 PRESENTATION _ REPORT, BODY OF WORK & FINISHED PRODUCT
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Writing for Visual Thinkers: A Guide for Artists and Designers, Andrea Marks

Time Management for Architects and Designers


References


Other Resources

Students are required to provide the following materials:  Lined Notebook, Folio (A4 Ring Binder Folder) & A4 sized Plastic inserts.


Overview of Assessment

 To achieve successful completion of this course students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of competency.

 Assessment tasks have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner.

Students will be awarded a grade only if competency has been demonstrated within the standard enrolment period on the first assessment attempt.

Units assessed as ’not yet competent’ on a first assessment attempt and ’competent’ on a second or subsequent attempt are to have results amended to competent but are not eligible for grading.

Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher.
All work must be submitted by the due date. Late submission will not be graded higher


Assessment Tasks

Production Plan  &  Gantt Chart   60%

Participation in PEER Review Production Meeting    40%

Specific details of grading and assessment weighting will be provided in the first class.


Assessment Matrix

Performance Criteria:

Elements and Performance

PRODUCTION PLAN     ( GANTTCHART)                       

PRODUCTION MEETING ATTENDANCE

1 Confirm production requirements

  • 1.1 Projected requirements regarding stock supplies, product quantities, quality and delivery schedules are confirmed.
  • 1.2 Identified issues and problems concerning projected requirements are resolved in collaboration with relevant personnel.
  • 1.3 Requirements for implementation of organisational systems are determined.
 x 

2 Gather specific  production information

  • 2.1 Specific information relating to production capacity is obtained and confirmed
  • 2.2 Details of production line requirements regarding batch or run sizes and other relevant information are gathered and interpreted
  • for use in production plan preparation.
  • 2.3 Resources, supply requirements, availability of machines and personnel is identified and confirmed.
 x 

 3 Participate in planning meetings

  • 3.1 Specific requirements for meetings are confirmed.
  • 3.2 Production data and other planning information is prepared.
  • 3.3 Information is contributed and discussed according to meeting procedures.
  • 3.4 Follow-up action on meeting outcomes is taken.
  x

4 Maintain records

4.1 Production planning records are maintained and reports prepared, where necessary.

 x 

Other Information

It is recommended that you utilise resources gathered from the following Units:  Market Designs to Local Outlets, Communicate and Sell Design Concepts, Source Materials and Resources, Contribute to the Development of Products or Processes to assist you in developing a comprehensive body of work.

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