HOW TO GO ABOUT THE WORK
1.Have an organization coordinator/guide in the organization.Visit the organization and have a walk through and to identifyand acquaint themselves with the different departments.2.Make the organization chart for the organization andtry to understand the functions of the managers/officersand supervisors in the different departments. Record theseobservations of yours and clarify with your supervisor to checkif the same is correct.
Identify the key functions of each department and try tounderstand how it is carried out (the process) for e.g.: Materialsdepartment having the purchase function. Process could be:collect intends, check intends, find suppliers, get Quotes, decide who to purchase from, prepare and issue purchase orders,follow up till delivery is got.4.Try and interact with personnel and customers (both external &internal) users, to find if there are problems with the processes.Make record of your findings.
Find how the following are done in the organization i.New product developmentii.Marketing
Contacting customer and making sale
Payment Collection iii.Operation / Manufacturing
The operations/Manufacturing process
Raw Materials and conversion
Production planning and control
Quality controliv.Accounting and Finance
A/c systems adopted
Source & application of funds
Management of payables and receivables