QSM 477

QSM 477
Lean Enterprise Management: An Introduction

BS
Degree

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Course Description
This course introduces the concepts of Lean Thinking within the larger context of Quality Systems Management. The course adds significant vocabulary to the QSM lexicon such as muda (waste) and kaizen (accelerated improvement). The course builds core competency in identifying opportunities for Lean-centered improvements and skills in executing improvements.

Course Format
This course is delivered in on-line modules complemented by off-line review and assistance.

Course Goals
Deliver basic knowledge and best practices of lean management.

Course Objectives

  • Teach how the elements of lean management assist a systemic approach to process improvement
  • Explain and demonstrate the skilled calculation of savings from lean-based improvements
  • Discuss the systematic application of quality-related, lean-based applications