This course delves into the history of Lean Manufacturing. It covers the time leading up to Lean Manufacturing’s inception, including the key people, and events in history that shaped how Lean thinking was developed.
Expand beyond the Toyota Motor Corporation and delve deep into how Lean and its related philosophies, transformed industries worldwide. Learn what King Henry’s Venetian arsenal, Eli Whitney’s interchangeable parts and Henry Ford’s Model T have contributed to Lean learning and how you can tap into their innovative spirit. Trace the course of history as each generation brings fresh ideas to the concept of Lean and efficient operations.
Did you know that laws in Germany restricting auto sales actually helped Toyota improve their production techniques? This course is jam packed with historical examples on how changing circumstances required groundbreaking innovation.