Production planning is an integral part of enterprise management. It can be defined as the ability to anticipate the goals and the results of operations of the economic entity (enterprise) and determine the resources needed to achieve specific goals.
Any production plan must be built on the basis of a number of scientific principles. These principles understand the basic theoretical principles that guide the company, its employees in the planning process. They determine the direction and specific content of the planned work at the company.
The principle need of planning means widespread and mandatory use of when performing any type of work, since its absence is accompanied by incorrect manoeuvre; late change of orientation, which is the reason for the bad condition or failure of the business.
The principle of continuity is that, first, planning for the enterprise should be carried out continuously, without interruption, and, second, what plans should organically come to replace each other. In particular, medium-and long-term plans should be systematically reviewed and adjusted to take account of changed circumstances, and annual plans must be coherent, i.e. flow of medium-term plans. Continue reading
Every entrepreneur, starting its activity, should clearly understand the need for the future in financial, material, human and intellectual resources, sources of their receipt and also be able to calculate the resource use efficiency in the work process of the firm.
In market economy businessmen cannot achieve stable success if will not be accurately and effectively plan their activity, constantly to collect and accumulate information about both the state of the target markets, position on them competitors, and about own prospects and possibilities.
With all the variety of forms of business there are key provisions that are applicable in almost all fields of commercial activities and for different firms, but necessary in order to timely prepare and bypass potential difficulties and dangers, thereby to reduce the risk in achieving goals.
In a market economy, a business plan is a working tool used in all areas of business. Continue reading
We will focus on only one topic: the Project approach in modern business , as all the subjects of project management organization is extremely extensive, to be covered in a not too lengthy article. Such a formulation allows to make the deliberations action-oriented and at the same time encourages a conceptual approach to problems whose solution has a significant impact on the development of project activities.
Features of project management.
The term project management refers to a relatively small range of subjects of technological character. However, such an interpretation significantly narrows the problem and allows to solve important practical questions.
Project business is used as a generic term to refer to business activities based on a project – oriented approach. This includes system integration, film and video, software development, insurance activities, organization of exhibitions, etc. Continue reading