Process Planning & Strategy for Batch vs. Continuous Processes


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Which of these is BEST made with a batch approach?

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1. Which of these is most likely made with a continuous approach?

2. Where is an inventory likely?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are multiple ways to plan productions, some are more effective for some products than they are for others. Use this short assessment to find out how much you know about batch processes and continuous processes. When an inventory is needed will be covered.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to test your understanding of:

  • The batch approach and when it is best used
  • When the continuous approach is best used
  • Where you are likely to find an inventory
  • What happens when raw materials are late
  • Which process is more likely to adhere to lean production standards

Skills Practiced

A few skills you will used when completing this assessment include:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as batch processes and continuous processes
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding inventories and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about raw materials

Additional Learning

The lesson that accompanies this assessment, Process Planning & Strategy for Batch vs. Continuous Processes, will help you prepare for the assessment and study information about:

  • What process planning is
  • How batch processes work
  • Advantages of continuous processes