Capacity & Facilities Planning: Definition & Objectives


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How a company decides how much capacity they need and when they need it in order to meet increasing demand is the definition of what?

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1. Making decisions about the facilities a company uses when producing their products and services is the definition of what?

2. Deciding what location to use for the production of goods is a consideration when conducting what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Capacity and facilities planning is a crucial aspect of manufacturing. The quiz asks you about basic definitions, concepts and considerations related to this subject.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the quiz you will:

  • Explain how a company determines the capacity needed to meet demand
  • Name the process by which companies make decisions about facility usage
  • Identify the concept related to choosing a production location
  • Note a component that is not part of capacity planning
  • Select a consideration tied to facilities planning

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pull the most useful information from the readings on capacity and facilities planning
  • Information recall - access your knowledge to identify a consideration that is not part of capacity planning
  • Knowledge application - utilize your understanding to point out a component of facilities planning

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Capacity & Facilities Planning: Definition & Objectives provides more information on this topic. In the lesson you will learn:

  • The definition of capacity and facilities planning
  • The meaning of capacity
  • Considerations for planning capacity and facilities
  • Why capacity and facilities planning is important