Lean Production by Technical University of Munich

Skills Covered: Lean Management, Lean Manufacturing, Identification of Waste, Capacity Analysis, Setup Time Reduction, Workplace Organisation, Workplace Visualization, Pull Systems, Scheduling, Quality, Continuous Improvement, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Heijunka, Kanban, Jidoka, Poka Yoke, 5S Methodology

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Discover Lean Management, a customer-focused approach that transforms processes by eliminating waste and concentrating on value-added activities.

This course would introduce the core tenets of the Toyota Production System, such as Just-in-Time manufacturing, quality control tools, and the essential principle of Kaizen, or continuous improvement in Japan. In addition, you can hear about the core organisational and managerial methods used in Lean. 

Then, you’ll calculate resource utilisation and cycle time to examine the effect of start up cycles, batching, defects, and reworks on main process efficiency metrics like inventory, flow rate, and flow time.

We will also address the influence of core Lean principles such as Heijunka, Kanban, Jidoka, Andon, Poka Yoke, and 5S, which aid in increasing efficiency and quality.

Learners who successfully complete this programme will achieve the TUM Lean and Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification, confirming mastery of Lean Six Sigma basics to the Green Belt level. The course is based on the American Society for Quality’s (www.asq.org) Body of Knowledge up to the Green Belt Level. The Professional Certificate is intended to help you prepare for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt test.



  • The tradition and background of Lean manufacturing, as well as the complementary elements of quantity and quality management.
  • To assess quality efficiency and the effect of defects and waste on performance.
  • To comprehend the meaning and role of the customer “Takt” in Lean Development.
  • Improving process efficiency by incorporating Lean concepts such as setup time reduction, batch optimization, and defect removal.
  • To address the value of Cumulative Efficient Repairs and the generally used statistic Overall Machinery Effectiveness.
  • To comprehend the distinction between push and pull systems, as well as how the application of pull systems eliminates waste.

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