Dec 07, 2019  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Course Catalog
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ADM 2050 - Lean Manufacturing

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3
Course Description: This course introduces students to lean practices and principles used in manufacturing and other environments. Topics include how to tactically implement lean to drive improvements and measureable results, as well as apply principles, concepts, methods, and tools within a work cell, group, or value stream. This course prepares students to take the Tooling U-SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) lean bronze certificate exam.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): Course placement into college-level English and Reading OR completion of ENGL 0950  with a grade of C or higher OR completion of RDNG 0940  with a grade of C or higher and qualifying English Placement Exam OR completion of RDNG 0950  with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 0090  with a grade of C or higher OR completion of ESOL 0051  with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0052  with a grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Cultural Enablers
  2. Continuous improvement
  3. Lean enterprise culture
  4. Measurement systems
  5. Principles of business results
  6. Key lean-related measures

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  1. identify Cultural Enablers.
  2. implement process of continuous improvement.
  3. describe lean enterprise culture.
  4. measure business results.

Competency 1 (1-6)
None
Competency 2 (7-10)
None


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