30211 - LEAN MANAGEMENT
CLEAM - CLEF - CLEACC - BESS-CLES - WBB - BIEF - BIEM - BIG
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
- The genealogy and evolution of Lean Thinking and its relationship with organizational theory and other management practices.
- The Lean Transformation Framework.
- The principles and tools of lean management and its implementation in different management functions, business environments and industries.
- How to eliminate waste from organizational processes through lean tools like: workplace organization (5S), standardized work, value stream mapping and improvement, quick changeovers (SMED), auto-nomation (Jidoka), and technology autonomous management (TPM), workload leveling (heijunka), just in time (one-piece-flow, pull, kanban supermarket systems), and problem solving through A3 and PDCA cycles.
- How to drive organizational performance through continuous improvement initiatives.
- How to use the above lean tools as learning devices that allow to develop people’s skills and organizational capabilities.
- The management attitudes and behaviors that constitute servant leadership and support the implementation of lean thinking.
Since the course uses a variety of learning methodologies including case studies, in-class exercises, simulations (lean game) and examples from real world lean transformation processes, attendance is recommended.
- • Origins and evolution of the Lean Movement.
• Waste (Muda), continuous improvement (Kaizen) and organizational learning.
• Lean principles and tools.
• Creating continuous flow (takt, one-piece-flow).
• The pull system (kanban, deming principle).
• Leveling out workloads (Heijunka).
• Stop to fix problems and quality. Do things right the first time (Jidoka).
• Standardized work as the foundation of continuous improvement.
• Using visual management to surface problems.
• Workplace organization (5S).
• Value Stream Mapping and improvement.
• Problem solving through PDCA: A3.
• Lean culture, people development and leadership.
• Lean in administration and office.
• Towards a Lean Society: lean healthcare, education and consumption.
• Lean and green: sustainable lean.
Written partial and final exam.
For non attending students
Written exam in the scheduled exam sessions.
- A. CAMUFFO, Lean Transformations in Small and Medium Enterprises, New York, Productivity Press, 2016.
- M. ROTHER, J. SHOOK, Learning to see. Value Stream Mapping to Create Value and Eliminate Muda, The Lean Enterprise Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA, 1999.
- J.LIKER, The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer, New York, McGraw Hill, 2004.