May 25, 2018  
2015-2016 College Catalog 
    
2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MFG* K171 - Introduction to Lean Manufacturing


3 CREDIT HOURS
The purpose of this course is to pro­vide the student with the fundamental knowledge of current continuous process improvement methodologies in use today within competitive manufacturing environments. This introductory course will expose the student to the basic concepts of Lean Manufacturing theory and the various tools and techniques involved with a lean implementation. This course will be presented following the lean six sigma process methodology of DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) to ensure that at the completion of the course, the student will be competent to participate effectively as a team member in lean implementation projects.



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