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This course is the second of two courses (see OPMT 1710 Introduction to Lean Concepts). This course introduces the student to the Lean Bronze Certification Body of Knowledge while expanding on the topics covered in OPMT 1710 Introduction to Lean Concepts; it also highlights the management and leadership involvement in Lean and the key tools that support this involvement. Topics include: Ground rules and basic tools of Lean Production System, stability and standardization, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), autonomation, Kaizen and Gemba walks, Just-In-Time production (JIT), creating a culture to support continuous improvement, leading others through problem solving, strategic planning using Hoshin Kanri, and the key role of metrics.
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