The aim of the module is to equip the student with the ability to select and implement a range of lean-based tools for improving operations

MODULE AIM

The aim of the module is to equip the student with the ability to select and implement a range of lean-based tools for improving operations within the firm and across the supply chain.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:

  • Summarise the evolution of lean manufacturing, its benefits, and limitations.
  • Assess and critique the full range of lean tools, their application and objectives and integrate these into the operating system of the firm.
  • Align lean manufacturing with corporate strategy and global supply chain strategy.