Lean Manufacturing

Provided by: Ivy Tech

Introduces the philosophical background, historical development, fundamental concepts, operating fundamentals, and the organizational rationale for the implementation of lean disciplines in manufacturing.  The use and implementation of lean disciplines has generally resulted in the ability of an enterprise to develop a work environment that promotes continuous improvement, eliminates waste, reduces operating cost, improves quality, and achieves measurable improvement in customer satisfaction.  

Course Objectives:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the philosophical and historical development of lean concepts and disciplines
  •  Compare conventional operating concepts and philosophies to Lean
  •  Describe the basic terms, disciplines, and concepts of Lean.

Recommended Background

  • None

Course ID

MPRO 201


All Campuses


Ivy Tech


Communication, Personal Effectiveness, Lean Concepts

Method of Delivery

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