Industrial Systems Philosophies A1N
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The Industrial Systems Philosophies (ISP) course provides deeper understanding of the currently prominent production philosophies; Lean, 6Sigma, Theory of Constrain, and Scientific Management. The ISP course also highlights the importance of leadership and change management. It discuss the importance of connecting these different components with an understanding of the tools for modeling, simulation, optimization, including an increased information structure in order to create the best conditions for process development. Similarities and differences in how the different production philosophies support this process and the mechanisms they use to achieve efficient production systems, is one of the key learning objectives of the course.