Lean Management Techniques

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.

Accordion / FAQ component

Applicants will be expected to hold a Level 6 National / Higher Certificate in Business, Science, Engineering or equivalent. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant experience may also be considered through ATU Sligo’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.

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

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

Detailed Course Information

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