Introduction to Lean Supply Chain

A truly Lean organization extends its principles beyond the shop floor. Discover how Lean principles and techniques can help increase the capabilities…

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Course Overview

A truly Lean organization extends its principles beyond the shop floor. Discover how Lean principles and techniques can help increase the capabilities of your organization’s entire supply chain. This course covers the fundamentals of implementing of a Lean supply chain. This includes a comparison of improvements in production against improvements in logistics, as well as an explanation of how flow is properly utilized within a supply chain. You will also learn how to appropriately plan and schedule, and how to use protocol and decision layers to prevent mistakes.

With this knowledge at your disposal, you will be able to look at your supply chain with a Lean mindset, and start making changes for the better.

Why take this course?

In order to maximize the benefits of Lean you must extend its principles beyond the internal workings of your organization. This introduction to Lean Supply Chain will get you started.

What am I going to learn?

  • The defining characteristics of a Lean supply chain
  • The different types of flow that exist within a Lean supply chain
  • How production performance affects logistics
  • How different types of flow interact in a supply chain
  • The importance of incorporating Just-in-Time thinking into the supply chain
  • The benefits of reusable containers
  • The difference between rate work and response work
  • The value of a pull system
  • The function of protocol and decision layers within a supply chain

Who is the intended audience?

Anyone interested in Lean methodologies

What are the prerequisites?

This is an introductory course. Its content is designed to be accessible for people of any skill level

What am I going to receive?

  • Videos that explain the fundamental aspects of a Lean Supply Chain
  • PDF transcripts for your review
  • A list of the terms used in the videos and their definitions
  • Power Point presentations to support your learning
  • Images from the videos to use as you wish
  • A badge awarded upon successful completion of the course

Course Curriculum

Flow Concepts in Lean Supply Chain00:00
Lean Planning and Scheduling for the Supply Chain00:00
Understanding Protocol and Decision Layers00:00
Quiz – Introduction to Lean Supply Chain00:15

Course Reviews

  1. Avatar of Michael Gonzales Michael says:

    Invaluable practical lessons. Many thanks.

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