Lean Leadership for the Supply Chain Professional, Certificate

Lean Leadership for the Supply Chain Professional, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #33 (WUR) Online
Transforming an organization from traditional thinking to Lean thinking requires leadership. This is the core focus of thisLean Leadership for the Supply Chain Professional course from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).

About

While the previous modules focus on strategic and tactical implementation of the lean supply chain, this final model “builds” the individual into a Lean leader. This is critical in order to navigate through the waters of change management required to successfully execute and sustain the Lean supply chain journey.

In this Building the Lean Supply Chain Leader course from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), students will complete a deep dive of the House of Lean and explore the main aspects of lean leadership. Among other important topics, students will learn “go see” management, A3 thinking and leader as teacher concepts.

For those interested in earning the Lean Supply Chain Professional Certificate, this course is the first course of the three-course certificate program. To earn the certificate, participants must register and complete the following courses within six years: Lean Essentials for the Supply Chain Professional, Lean Implementation for the Supply Chain Professional, and Lean Leadership for the Supply Chain Professional.
How You Will Benefit
  • Reduce total cost of ownership.
  • Reduce inventory levels.
  • Reduce logistics costs.
  • Reduce space requirements.
  • Reduce lead time.
  • Increase fill rates.
  • Improve supplier performance and accountability.
  • Improve customer satisfaction and customer relationships.
  • Reduce overall organizational and operational waste.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Content
  • Building the lean culture
  • A3 thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Working in groups - Teamwork
  • Lean and change management
  • Lean principles deep dive
  • Building the lean leader
  • Lean leader - Standard work
  • Personal SWOT - Lean leader A3
  • Building and sustaining A3 thinking
  • Sustaining for true continuous improvement

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Prerequisites

Recommended

  • Lean Essentials for the Supply Chain Professional
  • Lean Implementation for the Supply Chain Professional
Technology Requirements
  • Verify you meet the minimum technology requirements for this section.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    600 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 600 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    600 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 600 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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