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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Lean management
2. Subject name in Hungarian Lean menedzsment
3. Code BMEKOALM322 4. Evaluation type mid-term grade 5. Credits 4
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (9) Lecture 1 (5) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
Logistics Engineering MSc (L)
8. Role
Mandatory (mc) at Logistics Engineering MSc (L)
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 120
Contact hours 42 Preparation for seminars 8 Homework 30
Reading written materials 28 Midterm preparation 12 Exam preparation 0
10. Department Department of Material Handling and Logistics Systems
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Bóna Krisztián
12. Lecturers Sztrapkovics Balázs
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
Introducing the continuous improvement methods. Teamwork, the establishment of a suggestion system, the importance, and techniques of motivating the employee. Creativity techniques, advantages and disadvantages of each technique. Problem-finding tools, failure analysis methods application in practice, defining the required datas for each method. The bases of standardization, the steps to implement standards in the company, PDCA and SDCA cycles. The zero failure concept. The elimination of the failures (Jidoka, Poka-Yoke). Production leveling methods in lean management, mathematical formulas to apply Heijunka in the production. Process improvement techniques, and methods, the schedule of the Kaizen events. The importance of the lead time, Value Stream mapping, element symbols and steps. The bases of ergonomy. The main ergonomy principles durint cell designing. The methods of REBA analysis. Intorducing Just in time and Just in Sequence methods, and it’s impacts tot he supply chain. The main goal and principles of Six Sigma method, the mathemathical and statistical background. The connection between lean and six sigma.
15. Description of practices
Application of the methods and techniques which was presented in the lecture. Introducing case studies, and also apply the methods during workshops. The preparation of the solution of the homework, consultations about the homework, and making the presentations, and rating the homeworks.
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • Overview Lean Tools, Techniques & House of Lean
  • Knowledge of failure mode analysis and problem solving mehtods.
  • Knowledge of value stream mapping.
  • Knowledge of pull production material supply methods
B. Skills
  • Analysis of the processes by lean tools.
  • Planning and developing pull based production systems
  • Application of complex quality management methods
C. Attitudes
  • Strive to maximize their abilities to make their studies at the highest possible level, with a profound and independent knowledge, accurate and error-free, in compliance with the rules of the applicable tools, in collaboration with the instructors.
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • Take responsibility for the quality of the work and the ethical standards that set an example for the classmates, using the knowledge acquired during the course.
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
The requirement of the complete the subject is to fulfill the homework and two midterm test. The homework (20%), and the tests (40%-40%) are included in the final grade.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
Each midterm test can be retaken once, or one of the tests can be retaken twice if the homework and the other test is OK.
20. Learning materials
Students can download the subject notes in pdf format via Moodle.
Effective date 10 October 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses