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LEAN Production

Published: 4 May 2021

LEAN is a production philosophy and method for improvement work that aims to identify and remove all factors in a production process that does not create value for the end customer. Its goals can also be described as "more value for less work". In the course you will learn strategies, principles, and concrete methods for implementing LEAN production in your organization.

About the course

Lean production consists of a set of principles and techniques that are included in the business's systems and processes. These can be traced to a special business philosophy and strategy that encompasses the entire organization's operations. The course provides an understanding of basic strategies and principles in lean production. It also provides a basis for further studies of how the new generation of world-leading companies working according to a lean business strategy conducts their business.

The basic course covers the following themes:

  • Strategies and principles for Lean production
  • Stable processes and standardized working methods
  • Design of value flows
  • Pulling and pressing production systems
  • Quality philosophy and quality methodology
  • Teamwork, commitment and participation
  • Management system with PDCA methodology
  • Corporate collaboration along value flows
  • Transformation into a Lean corporate culture

Course opportunities Lean Production Luleå / Skellefteå (final location announced before course start)
Meeting 1: September 27-28, 2022
Meeting 2: October 25-26, 2022
Meeting 3: November 22-23, 2022
Meeting 4: January 10-11, 2023
Meeting 5: February 7-8, 2023

The course is conducted in collaboration with Chalmers Professional Education.