Manufacturing Strategy - Achieving World Class Manufacturing
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Manufacturing Strategy - Achieving World Class Manufacturing is a free online course that guides you through the important tools for achieving world-class manufacturing standards. This course discusses the elements of world-class manufacturing strategies and various world-class organizations. The course begins with a discussion on the critical success factors for world-class manufacturing such as Total Quality Management and Customer Relationship Management, and the concept of waste in value-added engineering.
Next, you will learn about the Japanese concept of Total Employee Involvement, various Human Resource theories for operations strategy, and the features of flexible manufacturing systems. Then, you will study alternative approaches to the concept of focus in manufacturing, and the principles and techniques of the Toyota Production System. Finally, you will learn about the state of world-class manufacturing in India and examples from organizations that have achieved world-class status.
This free online course will teach you the vital aspects of developing manufacturing strategies to achieve world-class status in the industry. This course will be of great interest to students, researchers, employers, HR and Operations managers, and anyone who wants to study the essentials of business excellence through manufacturing. Begin this course today and improve your knowledge of world-class manufacturing standards.Start Course Now
World Class Manufacturing
World Class Manufacturing - Learning Outcomes
Critical Success Factors
Value Added Engineering
Total Employee Involvement
HR Theories for Operations Strategy
Flexible Manufacturing Systems
World Class Manufacturing - Lesson Summary
Achieving World Class Status
Achieving World Class Status - Learning Outcomes
Concept of Focus
Toyota Production System
Toyota Production System II
World Class Manufacturing in India
Achieving World Class Status
Achieving World Class Status - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss the critical success factors for achieving World Class Manufacturing
- Recall Shiego's classification of waste and the elimination methods
- Summarize various HR theories for operations management
- Identify the elements of flexible manufacturing systems
- Recall the 4 P model of the Toyota way
- Summarize the 14 Toyota way principles
- Discuss the state of world-class manufacturing in India
- Indicate the innovations of Apple in achieving world-class status
- Identify the major operational decisions of Dell
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