ETI2622

Concepts of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

This course provides the student with an introduction to the fundamentals of lean, based on the concepts in the Toyota production system model of business function operating systems. A comprehensive overview of the lean and six sigma methodologies including the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control (DMAIC) process improvement paradigm will be presented.

Concepts of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

Course Code:
ETI2622

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
001

 

Course Description:
This course provides the student with an introduction to the fundamentals of lean, based on the concepts in the Toyota production system model of business function operating systems. A comprehensive overview of the lean and six sigma methodologies including the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control (DMAIC) process improvement paradigm will be presented.

 

Course Details

Prerequisites:

ETI 1110

 

Instructors:

Nikole Brooks Bethea
bethean@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Lean Six Sigma by Donna C.S. Summers, 11th Edition, ISBN-13:  9780135125106

Amatrol online resources

 

Assignment/course outline:

See first-day handout.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

This course provides an introduction to the basic principles and theories of Lean Manufacturing. Lean Manufacturing involves identifying and eliminating non-value-adding activities in design, production, and supply chain management. The coverage includes topics related to cost reduction, work-free manufacturing, continuous flow, Kaizen, the 5S’s, value stream mapping, modular manufacturing, and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE).

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Assessments are determined by measuring the ability of each student to retain the learning outcomes and objectives of the course.

  1. Learning modules for course theory delivered online
  2. Hands-on competency-based labs
  3. Assessments

 

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