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MET 131 Lean Manufacturing
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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Description: Lean manufacturing methodologies and application of a manufacturing organization are covered. Topics include identification of waste and application of cost to poor quality process within a manufacturing organization, lean manufacturing tools and implementation, and organizational buy-in.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe lean manufacturing methodologies used in manufacturing organizations. (I)
2. (Application Level) Apply strategies for organizational buy-in. (I-V)
3. (Application Level) Employ a lean manufacturing cell. (I-VII)
4. (Comprehension Level) Explain how lean is adapted to current manufacturing organizations. (II)
5. (Knowledge Level) Identify waste in a manufacturing organization. (III)
6. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the cost of poor quality processes in a manufacturing organization. (IV)
7. (Application Level) Apply lean manufacturing tools in a manufacturing organization. (V)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None