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BCO 214 PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Task brief & rubrics. MIDTERM ASSIGNMENT

Task

· The task is individual


Part 1(1/3)

Go to the link:

https://youtu.be/kYdV-90d73g

Draw the flow chart of the process how Soft Drinks are made.

Use the following key to create your flow chart.


Part 2: (1/3)

· What are bottlenecks and how can they be managed?

· Choose any organization and describe the Operations function as it applies to that organization

· Explain the advantages and disadvantages of standardizing work in production. What is layout decision-making and how does it impact operations management?


Part 3: (1/3)

In a paper factory, the Operations Manager is considering a reorganisation of the lay-out. She is considering the two proposals of the manufacturing process below. Which is the best way? In order to decide, first complete the table below and then, beneath the table, justify your recommendation with the reasons why.

1.Productivity (capacity)

2.Workers needed

3.Bottlenecks in the process

5.Multitasking of workers

Submission:

It assesses the following learning outcomes:

1. understand the importance of business plan and apply skills to prepare a feasibility study of a new venture;

2. apply the analytical frameworks to prepare market and customer analysis;

3. Rubrics

Exceptional 90-100

Good 80-89

Fair 70-79

Marginal fail 60-69

Knowledge & Understanding (20%)

Student demonstrates excellent understanding of key concepts and uses vocabulary in an entirely appropriate manner.

Student demonstrates good understanding of the task and mentions some relevant concepts and demonstrates use of the relevant vocabulary.

Student understands the task and provides minimum theory and/or some use of vocabulary.

Student understands the task and attempts to answer the question but does not mention key concepts or uses minimum amount of relevant vocabulary.

Application (40%)

Student applies fully relevant knowledge from the topics delivered in class.

Student applies mostly relevant knowledge from the topics delivered in class.

Student applies some relevant knowledge from the topics delivered in class. Misunderstanding may be evident.

Student applies little relevant knowledge from the topics delivered in class. Misunderstands are evident.

Critical Thinking (20%)

Student critically assesses in excellent ways, drawing outstanding conclusions from relevant authors.

Student critically assesses in good ways, drawing conclusions from relevant authors and references.

Student provides some insights but stays on the surface of the topic. References may not be relevant.

Student makes little or none critical thinking insights, does not quote appropriate authors, and does not provide valid sources.

Communication (20%)

Student communicates their ideas extremely clearly and concisely, respecting word count, grammar and spellcheck

Student communicates their ideas clearly and concisely, respecting word count, grammar and spellcheck

Student communicates their ideas with some clarity and concision. It may be slightly over or under the wordcount limit. Some misspelling errors may be evident.

Student communicates their ideas in a somewhat unclear and unconcise way. Does not reach or does exceed wordcount excessively and misspelling errors are evident.

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