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OPT 1130 Lean Operations & Continuous Improvement

Lean operations principles including lead time reduction, containerization, module design, standardized work and Takt time, Kanban, 5S's and Office Lean. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Industrial & Systems Engineering Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: OPT 1101 


  • Give examples and explain the differences between traditional operations and Lean operations.
  • Working on sub-teams, create a fully functional workcell that will produce a product on demand with the least labor, equipment and inventory.
  • Working on teams, integrate systems such as labor, equipment, information, calculations into an outcome that will produce a specified product and demand in the most efficient manner.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2