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Lean Enterprise

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This course provides an overview of lean manufacturing practices within a company and its supply chain. It addresses fundamental practices including flowcharting of business processes, collection and analysis of process performance data and the removal of those activities that are determined to be wasteful or non-essential.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Metrics and Continuous Improvement

    • Compare and contrast measurement techniques to evaluate a new lean process. 
    • Explain the need for continuous process improvement in lean enterprises.

    Implementation of Lean Initiatives

    • Determine how resources can be standardized and managed to support a lean enterprise.
    • Explain the philosophy of Just-In-Time (JIT).
    • Evaluate the ramifications of non-standardized processes as they relate to a lean enterprise.

    Introduction to Lean Enterprise

    • Differentiate among various lean manufacturing approaches.
    • Compare and contrast various lean initiatives.
    • Evaluate the need for incorporating lean initiatives in today’s global economy.

    Existing Work Process

    • Categorize process analysis techniques which are utilized at the various phases of process improvement.
    • Examine the benefit and importance of accurately documenting the As-Is Process.
    • Create an As-Is Process flowchart.

    Work Process Improvement Identification

    • Identify three categories of improvements that may be applied to organizations
    • Examine the benefit and importance of accurately documenting the To-Be Process.
    • Create a To-Be Process flowchart.
    • Recommend methods to identify and resolve resistance to process change. 
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