As you work through the course you will be asked to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in four ways:
Lean content includes coverage of value stream mapping, continuous flow and Little’s Law, level-loaded processing, quick changeovers, pull scheduling systems, 5S, standardized work, kaizen, and total productive maintenance (TPM). Numerous case studies and examples focus on service, business process, and manufacturing applications.
All course sessions use a mix of multimedia to present material, including text, synchronized audio slide shows, diagrams, charts, audio lectures, and simulations. Links to outside research resources are provided to explore chosen subjects in greater detail.
This is a fully online course and comes with a downloadable version of EngineRoom® as well as downloadable Excel® templates. EngineRoom® is available for the English (U.S.) version ONLY, for Excel XP/2003 and Excel 2007. EngineRoom® is not tested for Apple Mac users. Individual pages in the online course are printable. A PDF version of the entire course is not available and we don’t recommend that you attempt to print the entire course.