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The History of Lean Manufacturing

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Course Description

In this course, you’ll learn about the history of lean manufacturing. You’ll discover how the contributions of Henry Ford, Taiichi Ohno, and Shigeo Shingo worked together to form what is today called lean manufacturing. You’ll also find out about the three essential elements of the Toyota Production System.

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • List the major contributions in the history of lean manufacturing
  • Identify the principles and practices of using lean manufacturing
  • Name the three essential elements of the Toyota Production System

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