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Today's Lean Manufacturing Podcast: "What started out as a static web site to teach basic Lean principles to others, has now become an incredible interactive community.  Through live interviews, listeners have an opportunity to “listen to, and learn from” leaders in the Lean industry through the power of podcasting."

Mark Graban's Lean Blog Podcast: "Lean Blog is a site that was started in January 2005 to host news, commentary, and discussion about “Lean” – the methodology and management system based on the Toyota Production System."

Metrics for Lean Production Improvement

Kaizen in Japanese characters

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MFGO 649: Metrics for Lean Production Improvement This course provides the manufacturing operations professional with an understanding of the data typically available within a manufacturing environment and how to use this information for improving those operations within the lean paradigm.

The course covers basic financial accounting, activity based metrics, links to strategy, trend analysis and decision making. Student teams operate simulated companies in competition with other student teams to gain experience in applying the concepts covered.

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