Introduction to Toyota Production System
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This free online course discusses the meaning of manufacturing and manufacturing as a value addition system. This course explains the Toyota system approach to manufacturing, the several sources of wealthlth creation, deflation costs, how decreasing cost of input resources and how same level output resources result in additional margin for manufacturers.
Next, the course goes on to explain the success of Toyota over the years, the Toyota idea and the 4Ps including philosophy, process, people and problems of the Toyota production system. You will learn about the elimination of waste in the Toyota production system, improvement of quality while still maintaining low cost, value added and non value added activities, and the concept of material management as a very important aspect of competitiveness.
Finally, the course explains the connection between the Toyota way and the tools for people to continually improve their work. The course also teaches about the methods used in analyzing processes used for getting the right results. Start this course today and learn about the Toyota - Lexus story and the application of continuous flow in lean manufacturing of the Toyota production system.Start Course Now
Introduction to Toyota Production System
Introduction to Toyota Production System - Learning Outcomes
The Heart of the TPS - Eliminating Waste
Introduction to Toyota Production System - Lesson Summary
Principles, Culture and Philosophy of Toyota
Principles, Culture and Philosophy of Toyota - Learning Outcomes
Principles of Toyota Way
Culture behind the Toyota way
Long term Philosophy
Create Continuous Flow
Principles, Culture and Philosophy of Toyota way - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course , you will be able to:
- Explain the meaning of manufacturing using the Toyota case study
- Discuss Toyota manufacturingn process as avalue addition process
- List the various ways in which wealth is created
- Discuss agriculture, manufacturing and service as a source of wealth creation
- Analyze how decreasing cost of input resources and same level of output resources result in additional margin for manufacturers
- Explain the 4 Ps of the Toyota production system, including philosophy, process, people and problems
- Discuss Toyota as one of the most conservative company from any aspect
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