Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
3736023 Lean Strategy 3.0 3
Description This course addresses some of the important issues involved with the planning, development and implementation of Lean Enterprises. People, technology, process and information dimensions of an effective lean company will be addressed in a unified framework. Particular emphasis will be placed on the integration of these dimensions across the entire enterprise, including product development, production, and the extended supply chain. Information requirements and technology and process enablers for achieving enterprise integration will be addressed. Analysis and implementation tools as well as future trends and directions will be explored. A key component of this class will be team projects involving Enterprise-level evaluation of value streams from concept development through product delivery and support. These term-long projects will include an assessment of current company process/information flows, resource requirements, technology utilization, and cycle times. The projects will culmi