The primary responsibility of managers is to remove obstacles and deal with challenges on a daily basis so that product can flow continuously, operations are more efficient and the factory is more profitable. Students of this package will learn how Lean Manufacturing systems and structures improve all areas of production management. It covers Lean methodology for planning, targeting, and controlling the organization’s manufacturing resources.
In line with the Lean culture of hands-on involvement from every level of worker, from senior managers to line workers, the package will teach management techniques for how to adjust for any deviations in target standards. Students will learn strategies required for efficient just-in-time production, what actions must be taken to overcome any gaps as well as how to maintain optimal daily processes and practices. Other topics include how to develop and deploy a tactical and operational plan leading to better growth and cost reduction. The package clearly outlines how operations should be managed with illustrations of tools and techniques that both implement and support Lean and agile manufacturing. In short, students will learn how to think and provide support in order to achieve overall improved and sustained performance.