Time
14. -15.5.2024
Location
Lahti
Application period
2.5.2024
Duration
2 intensive training days
Mode of teaching
Contact teaching
Place
Werstas, Askonkatu 9, Lahti
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Teaching language
English
Education type
Continuing education
Scope
3 ECTS credits
Learning methods
Lectures, exercises and a written assignment
Target group
Managers and specialists working in purchase and logistics departments.
Price
1 750 € + VAT 24 %
More information

Increase your expertise by joining the other modules of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management program. This module can be included in the LUT EMBA -studies or to your personal development program.

Applying lean principles to advance supply chain maturity

The aim of the course is to understand and demonstrate what Lean Management is and how the principles can be successfully applied to Purchasing and Supply Management in order to improve the performance of these functions and the whole organization. 

 

After having passed this course the student:

  • Knows the history and main principles of Lean Management
  • Understands both the above the water and below the water aspects of Lean
  • Understands how Lean Management is driving world-class supply chains
  • Is able to apply Lean principles across Purchasing and Supply Management
     

Contents

  • Lean thinking, Real lean and Why change can fail
  • Cogent Power Case
  • Learning from the Lean Iceberg Approach 1
  • Learning from the Lean Iceberg Approach 2
  • Network Sourcing
  • Developing Lean Suppliers
  • Case Studies
  • Summary & Key Points

Further information

Lecturers

LUT University

Peter Hines

Professor, PhD

Professor Peter Hines is the Co-Founder of the Lean Enterprise Research Centre at Cardiff Business School.

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