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Lean Production Concepts and Methods

Module name (EN): Lean Production Concepts and Methods
Degree programme: Supply Chain Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: MASCM-120
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
German
Assessment:
Oral examination und presentation (weighting 1:1 / can be repeated annually)
Curricular relevance:
MASCM-120 Supply Chain Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 1, mandatory course
MASCM-120 Supply Chain Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2017, semester 1, mandatory course
Workload:
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
MASCM-230 Study Project
MASCM-310 Master´s Thesis
MASCM-320 Master´s Colloquium


[updated 25.01.2016]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Steffen H. Hütter
Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Steffen H. Hütter
Anne Steinhaus


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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
_ be familiar with the most common concepts and methods for optimizing processes in production, logistics and procurement and be able to apply them to actual problems,
_ be able to analyze an exemplary process flow and quantitatively evaluate its potential for improvement using the concepts presented in the course, both qualitatively and using suitable key figures,
 
_ be able to apply the concepts and methods of Lean Management to any problem, for example to calculate a leveling scheme or the Overall Equipment Efficiency OEE,
 
 
_ be able to justify and explain their assessment and analysis results in a discussion.
 


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Module content:
Optimization elements and methods such as Kaizen, Lean Management, CIP, Business Process Reengineering, 5S, leveling, cyclic material supply, PokaYoke, target development, Kanban etc., supplemented by the independent analysis of an exemplary case, if necessary also in cooperation with an industrial company with a practical problem of its own or the implementation of a business simulation in the logistics training laboratory.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture and tutorial, as well as independent work on case studies in teams (if necessary, in a company): eLearning content will also be used.

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Recommended or required reading:
Alicke, K. (2005): Planung und Betrieb von Logistiknetzwerken: Unternehmensübergreifendes Supply Chain Management, 2. Aufl., Springer Verlag, Berlin
 
Corsten, H. (2007): Produktionswirtschaft, 11. Auflage, Wissenschaftsverlag, München Oldenburg
 
Dickmann, P. (2008): Schlanker Materialfluss: mit Lean Production, Kanban und Innovationen, 2., aktualisierte u. erw. Aufl., Springer
 
Kiener, S., Maier-Scheubeck, N., et al. (2009): Produktions-Management, 9. Auflage, München Oldenburg Wissenschaftsverlag
 
Pollitt, D. (1998): Supply Chain logistics in: International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 28 No. 3, pp. 181-200
 
Rother, Mike (2011): Sehen lernen: mit Wertstromdesign die Wertschöpfung erhöhen und Verschwendung beseitigen, Lean Management Institut, Mannheim
 
Töpfer, A. (2008): Lean Six Sigma: Erfolgreiche Kombination von Lean Management, Six Sigma und Design for Six Sigma, 1. Auflage, Springer Berlin Heidelberg
 
 


[updated 13.09.2018]
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