Course details

Using Lean to Improve Flow and Pull

Using Lean to Improve Flow and Pull


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
Anyone, at any level, can help make their organization more efficient. The simplest way is to eliminate waste from business processes. There are various Lean techniques that can help any organization build efficiency and quality into its operations. In this course, you'll learn about the visual workplace, identify key components of just-in-time, and explore the steps of the Kanban system. You'll also consider the goals of line balancing, and learn how to calculate takt time. This course also shows how you can improve communication how to improve Operations Managements by establishing a pull system that paces production with the rate of actual product demand, and distributing work evenly.

Target Audience
Individuals who have responsibility for reducing costs and waste, and improving efficiency and customer value at the organizational or departmental level

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.4

Lesson Objectives

Using Lean to Improve Flow and Pull

  • identify the goals of the visual workplace
  • match tools used in the visual workplace with their definitions
  • identify key components of a successful implementation of just-in-time
  • sequence the five steps involved in implementing a kanban system
  • identify the goals of line balancing
  • calculate takt time
  • Course Number:
    oper_46_a02_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Everyone