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The Kanban System - Lean Scheduling & Management Approach to Just in Time (JIT)

In this free online course learn about the Kanban System; context, elements, rules, core principles & implementation.

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Increasing productivity and reducing waste is a competitive goal for industries and manufacturing houses. Japan has served as a host of new revolutionary ideas for increasing productivity and reducing wastes through different concepts of Lean manufacturing. One of the most important tools for ensuring a smooth flow is the Kanban System. Study this free online course today and enhance your career by learning Lean Kanban System.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Kanban is a lean scheduling system for delivering services, processes, and Just in Time (JIT) manufacturing. Kanban was developed by Toyota in Japan, to improve production efficiency. Kanban is one important method to attain JIT. The Kanban system picks the name from the Kanban board and cards that visualize production work within an industrial facility.

This course begins by covering the context of the Kanban system, and explains its history, and the success recipe for the Kanban system. The course also reviews the Just in Time (JIT) system, as well as other topics such as the comparison on push versus pull system, an explanation of the term Kanban, the basic Kanban model in a 3 bin system, what electronic Kanban involves, and the benefits of the Kanban. Next, the course explains important terminology related to the Kanban system which are grouped under significant titles such as the Kanban Metrics, Tools and Techniques, and the Practice.

The course also teaches about the implementation steps along with some important discussions on the type of the Kanban system, the principles of the Kanban system, PDCA approach in the Kanban, long term thinking for Kanban implementation, the conducive environment for Kanban implementation, and the important steps for its implementation. So, start this free online course today and in just 2 to 3 hours you’ll learn valuable skills about the Kanban system.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to: 


  • Compare the push and pull system of production
  • Explain the context of the Kanban System
  • Describe important terminologies about the Kanban System
  • Explain the purpose Just in Time (JIT) manufacturing
  • Discuss the three-bin system for the Kanban implementation
  • Describe how electronic Kanban is quickly making its way in the market
  • List the benefits of the Kanban systemDiscuss the important principles of the Kanban system.
  • Elaborate the steps for implementation of the Kanban system
  • Discuss the importance of Kanban in Jira and Agile            
  • Explain the best environment for the Kanban implementation and how one should respond in case if those environmental friendly issues are not there

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

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