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General Production

My Distance Learning College


The purpose of production is to fulfill the needs of people. Therefore it is a process used to produce goods or services for people. The production process consists of different inputs such as labor, raw materials, machinery, capital, energy, etc., transformed by the production department. This transformation should occur so that the supply will meet the demand, in the most economical manner possible.

This course looks at the concepts that could be considered important in the introduction to production management.

This course covers topics such as:

  • Introduction to Production Management
  • Factory Layout
  • Related Disciplines / Functions
  • Role of Costing in Production
  • Production Planning and Production Control
  • Material Management and Inventory Control
  • Quality Control
  • Work Study


General Production Diploma

General Production Diploma issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.


After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

course quick facts
course code DED9286
cost $261.00
estimated time to
complete course
50 Hours
course materials
365 Days