COM126 Production Planning (8)

This subject introduces students to the conceptual, logistic, financial, and communicative aspects of managing production for a range of environments. It will develop the student's ability to effectively manage production processes, from concept development to production visualisation and documentation. Students have the opportunity to create a plan for a themed and media specific production that develops their collaborative, reflective, communication and planning skills.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Bathurst Campus
Online
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: COM126. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Communication and Creative Industries

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to contribute as an effective collaborator in a production environment;
  • be able to communicate production planning concepts;
  • be able to demonstrate knowledge of the foundation principles of production processes and planning;
  • be able to demonstrate ability to schedule, organise and manage a production including roles and responsibilities; and
  • be able to reflect on the production planning process.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • What is production? - foundation principles of production planning
  • Planning a production - from the creative idea to realisation
  • Creating a master schedule
  • Collaboration processes
  • Audience research and engagement
  • Communicating production concepts
  • Proposal development
  • Production roles, responsibilities and requirements
  • Production documentation such as schedules, budgets, site plans, working drawings, equipment lists, partnerships and risk register
  • What works and what doesn't - reflective processes for production planning

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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