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Production Activity Control and Lean Manufacturing Principles and Techniques
The concept of Lean Production has proven to be the optimal tool to produce goods and provide services efficiently reducing the need for costly inventory investment while maximizing customer service.
This class focuses on providing techniques for scheduling and controlling production processes, executing plans, and implementing controls.
Traditional principles such as PAC (Production Activity Control) are explored as are the latest Lean concepts such as 6-Sigma, Kanban, Visual Controls, the five S’s, the 7 Wastes, TOC (Theory of Constraints), Push versus Pull, Work Balancing, Kaizen events, Cellular Manufacturing, Setup Reduction, and Waste Identification and Elimination.
This is a core course in the Operations Resource Management Certificate Program
Required Materials: Course materials are customzied for this program and can only be purchased through the San Diego Chapter of APICS. Participant workbooks are $95 each. Please visit www.apics-sd.org for additional information.