Concepts of Lean Six Sigma Manufacturing
- Permission Required:
- Engineering Technology: Industrial
- (ETM1010 and ETI1110 and ETI1420)
- 3.00 Credits
- 3.00 Hours
This course provides an introduction to the basic principles and theories of lean manufacturing. Lean manufacturing involves identifying and eliminating non-value-adding activities in design, production, and supply chain management. The course introduces the concepts of Juran, Demming, Taylor, Shingo, and Ohno. Course coverage also includes topics related to cost reduction, work-free manufacturing, continuous flow, kaizen, the 5 S's value stream mapping, modular manufacturing, and overall equipment effectiveness.