Open enrollment training

Lean Production - Växjö

7.5 credits

Lean production consists of a set of principles and methods, which embraces the processes of the enterprise. These can be derived from a business philosophy and strategy which include all of the activities in a company. The course introduces and establishes the basic principles for Lean production and lays a foundation for wider and deeper studies of the operations in lean enterprises.

The basic course covers the following subjects:

  • Lean thinking and Lean principles
  • Stability and standardized work
  • Value stream mapping and production control
  • Pull and push production system
  • Quality philosophy and methods
  • Teamwork, commitment and involvement
  • Lean Management
  • Seeing the whole
  • Lean transformation

Course outline
The course is given as five two-day modules. In each module a combination of lectures, practical exercises and hands-on analysis in participating host companies is given.

Course modules
Day 1-2: Lean thinking and Lean principles
Day 3-4: Stability and Standardized Work
Day 5-6: Value Stream Mapping and Production Control
Day 7-8: Quality Philosophy and Methods. Involvement
Day 9-10: Lean Management, Networking, The Culture Change

Literature 
Lean Production Simplified, Pacal Dennis 
The Toyota Way, Jeffrey Liker 
The New Lean Toolbox, Bicheno


Contact

If you want more information contact Dan Carlsson.

Phone: +46 730 346285
Mobile: +46 730 346285
E-mail: dan.carlsson@chalmers.se

Full refund of educational program/course fees will be made for reservations cancelled no later than eight weeks prior to the start of the program/course. Later cancellations incur a cancellation fee as follows:

  • 2 weeks or less prior to program start 100% of the educational program/course fee
  • 2-4 weeks prior to program start 50% of the educational program/course fee
  • 4-8 weeks prior to program start 25% of the educational program/course fee, for educations in the Shipping area: 0% of the educational program/course fee

We are always willing to consider a colleague as a substitute for the original applicant. Cancellation and postponement must be made in writing. Cancellation of accommodation is subject to the cancellation policies of the hotels.