QLTY07021 2013 Lean Management Techniques

General Details

Full Title
Lean Management Techniques
Transcript Title
Lean Management Techniques
Code
QLTY07021
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
QLTY - Quality
Department
MENG - Mech. and Electronic Eng.
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
Author(s)
Noeleen Grant
Programme Membership
SG_SQUAL_J07 201300 Bachelor of Science in Quality SG_EMANM_J07 201300 Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Management
Description

This module aims to give the student the necessary skills to apply Lean tools and techniques in a workplace environment .

Lean focuses on identifying and eliminating waste (non-value added activities) through the entire process. In this course, students will learn Lean concepts such as value stream mapping, standardisation of work, error-proofing, visual signals and pull systems.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Describe the benefits of applying "Lean Management" techniques in a manufacturing or service environment

2.

Identify the seven forms of waste in manufacturing and servcie processes

3.

Describe a Lean Transformation Framework

4.

Implement a Lean 5S program

5.

Construct a Current and Future Value Stream map with associated material and information flows

6.

Describe the principles underlying the Theory of Constraints (TOC)

7.

Implement a Lean Visualisation Program

Indicative Syllabus

  1. Introduction to the Lean Philosophy. The Toyota Production System.The evolution of Lean.
  2. Waste (NVA), Value and NNVA. Ohno's seven wastes. Seven service wastes.
  3. Lean Transformation Frameworks. House of Lean. Flow framework. Hierarchical Framework.
  4. Preparing for Flow: Takt time, 5Ss, SOPs, TPM, Visual Management. Demand smooting. Small machines.
  5. Mapping Assessments and Analysis. Learning to See Maps: Current and Future State
  6. Layout and Cell Design
  7. Scheduling: kanbans, mixed models, supermarkets, heijunka.
  8. Theory of Constraints

Indicative Practicals/Projects

Muda spectacles - identifying VA, NVA and NNVA activities

Performing a 5S activity

Analysing current situaions and proposing future state maps

Case Studies

Takt Time, Value-added calculations

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
30 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
70 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 30 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam UNKNOWN 70 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Theory 2 Weekly 2.00
Problem Based Learning Flat Classroom Project 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Theory 2 Weekly 2.00
Problem Based Learning Not Specified Project 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Authors

Title

Publishers

Year

       
       
       

Bicheno J and Holweg M
 

The Lean Toolbox

Buckingham: PICSIE

2009

       
       
Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None