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INDE 331 Lean Manufacturing 3.0 Credits

This course introduces the fundamental Lean Manufacturing principles that underlay modern continuous improvement approaches for industry, government and other organizations. The course will provide the student with an introduction to lean manufacturing describing the background behind its development and how evaluations and assessments of production systems are performed. Lean production tools and techniques such as flow, just- in-time, poka-yoke, inventory turns, standardized work, pull system, value streams, quick changeover, workplace organization, and visual controls will be described and in some cases demonstrated in simulation exercises.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Engineering Technology

Effective March 15, 2020, new students are no longer being accepted into this concentration; however, similar options are available. Contact Gerry Willis at or 215-895-6253 for additional information.

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