- Module code: ES9W6
- Module name: Lean Principles & Application
- Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
- Credit: 10
Module content and teaching
This module examines the principles, techniques, key tools of “Lean” and how they might apply in a variety of processes and sectors. The strategic importance of creating “lean enterprise” is explored as well as the challenges associated with achieving and sustaining this. The module also provides scope for participants to explore how they might appropriately apply Lean in their own organisations.
Principal learning outcomes
On completion of this module, participants will be able to: Discuss a framework for “Lean Thinking” and the benefits a Lean approach can afford; Apply appropriately an approach to creating, identifying & capitalising on opportunities for “Lean Enterprise”; Identify, select and apply appropriately relevant tools and techniques to support “Lean Enterprise”; Critically evaluate how “Lean Thinking” might apply in different sectors, processes and levels within the enterprise; Determine an appropriate approach to implementing sustainable Lean enterprise.
Timetabled teaching activities
Other essential notes
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|10 CATS (Module code: ES9W6-10)|
|A (Assessed work only)||Assessed work as specified by department||100%|
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