Lean Learn Outcome

Project description
Subject: Operations Management.
Lean Operations:

The student will be able to:

? Describe the seven common sources of waste in operations
? Identify incidents of waste in a case and prescribe one or more methods to reduce or eliminate waste.

Assessment Problem:

Read the Quality Parts case at the end of Chapter 13 (Lean and Sustainable Supply Chains) and answer the following questions:

a) Identify the existing and potential sources of waste in the case.

b) For one or more of the sources of waste identified in part a) write a one paragraph description of what you would do as Operations Manager to reduce or eliminate this waste.

Please use the text book : Operations and Supply Chain Management, F. Robert Jacobs and Richard B. Chase, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 13th edition, 2011. ISBN-10: 0073525227 or ISBN-13: 978-0073525228

MBA 503 Student Learning Outcomes

Lean Operations:

The student will be able to:

?    Describe the seven common sources of waste in operations
?    Identify incidents of waste in a case and prescribe one or more methods to reduce or eliminate waste.

Assessment Problem:

Read the Quality Parts case at the end of Chapter 13 (Lean and Sustainable Supply Chains) and answer the following questions:

a)  Identify the existing and potential sources of waste in the case.

b)  For one or more of the sources of waste identified in part a) write a one paragraph description of what you would do as Operations Manager to reduce or eliminate this waste.

Unacceptable (1 pt)    Partially Proficient (2 pts)    Proficient (3 pts)    Accomplished (4 pts)

a)
The student is unable to identify sources of waste in the system.

The student has identified one to three sources of waste in the system.
The student identified four to six sources of waste in the system.
The student identified seven or more sources of waste in the system.

b)
The student was unable to identify a feasible solution to reduce waste in the system.
The student made a general description (with little detail) on how to reduce the waste from one of the sources identified.
The student provided a clear description of one way to reduce waste in the system.  This description provided solid rationale of how the proposed solution would work.
The student provided a clear description of two or more ways to reduce waste in the system.  This description provided solid rationale of how the proposed solution would work.

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