Understand the essential elements for having a productive, profitable factory.
Understand the metrics used to quantify the performance of a factory, and be able to assess this performance.
Learn how important variability is in reducing quality and productivity, and find ways to minimize variability and its effects.
Learn methods of modeling production systems in order to predict probable performance.
Understand appropriate use of statistical techniques for identifying special cause and common cause variation in order to respond appropriately.
Production System Improvement Project
Communicate the basis and justification of a production system improvement project in oral and written form.