Lean Manufacturing

Course Number: 
MEC 4010
Semester: 
Spring
Subject: 
Mechanical Engineering Technology (MEC)
Credits 
3.00

This course develops proficiency in the methods and processes used for lean manufacturing. Topics include the fundamental principles of lean methods including the continuous recognition and elimination of waste in operations and reducing time from order to delivery while maintaining or improving product quality. The course focuses on understanding lean principles, practices, and techniques from both a technical standpoint and a people perspective, which is needed in order to effectively lead an organization to lean operation and sustain the improvement.

3 hours of lecture per week

Prerequisites