Lean Manufacturing Leadership Certificate | Northcentral Technical College

Lean Manufacturing Leadership

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The Lean Manufacturing Certificate is intended for current and aspiring manufacturing lead persons, supervisors, managers, inventory personnel, schedulers and logistics employees in manufacturing organizations of all types and sizes. Learners will acquire the skills and tools necessary to apply lean operation solutions, successfully manage projects and ensure quality. These practices will allow the organization to eliminate waste and boost performance throughout the business process.

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Lean Manufacturing Leadership 11 Credit Certificate

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certificate Outcomes

  • Apply continuous improvement strategies to business operations
  • Definine metrics and measuring success
  • Explain the key knowledge areas applied in project management
  • Utilize the seven quality management and planning tools
  • Apply a systems focused approach to continuous improvement efforts
  • Apply strategies for identifying and meeting or exceeding customer expectations
  • Explain the benefits of Total Productive Maintenance
  • Explain the benefits of Lean Principles Operations
  • Identify opportunities and barriers toward building a lean culture
  • Illustrate how a value stream map is used to identify value added activities versus non value added activities
  • Identify and provide examples of the eight kinds of wastes
  • Evaluate best practices to sustain improvements
  • Develop and implement work standards
  • Evaluate common problem solving tools
  • Utilize effective strategies to manage projects

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Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this certificate.

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