MANF240L : Lean Manufacturing

This course will cover all of the aspects of Lean Manufacturing. Topics will include line balancing, batching versus single piece flow, standard work, inventory control models, value stream mapping, 5-S, and waste elimination. Students will learn tools for identifying and reducing waste such as fishbone modeling, brainstorming techniques, “spaghetti” mapping, and observation techniques. An emphasis on quality control and people empowerment will be stressed throughout the course.