Lean Supply Chain Management

Lean is a systematic approach to identifying and eliminating waste (non-value-added activities) through continuous improvement and pursuit of perfection; Waste includes cycle time, labor, materials, and energy; Lean aims to achieve the same output with less input- less time, less space, less human effort, less machinery, less material, less costs.


  1. Lean concept.
  2. History.
  3. Purpose of lean manufacturing.
  4. Lean overview.
  5. Types of wastes.
  6. Lean Tools.
  7. Barriers to successful lean Implementation.
  8. The objections to lean.
  9. Steps of lean implementation.
  10. Benefits of Implementing Lean.
  11. Lean and Green.
  12. Lean and Six sigma.
  13. Lean and ERP.
  14. Summary.

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