Sep 26, 2021  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2018-2019 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SELP 530 Lean Thinking

3 semester hours

This course covers the basics of Lean Engineering and manufacturing, including the history of Lean, Lean fundamentals: principles, value and waste. Lean Manufacturing with detailed coverage of JIT/LEAN Tools; Kaizen, Gemba, Hoshin Kanry. Lean engineering is applied in a variety of domains: Office, Supply Chain, Accounting, Labor relations. The NUMMI Case Study will be analyzed showing the value of applying lean principles; Time permitting the Theory of Constraints and Critical Chain will be reviewed. A key element of the course is a class project that implements the elements of the course.