Taught course

Lean and Agile Manufacturing

Institution
University of Wales Trinity Saint David · School of Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An honours degree at 2.2 or above classification in an appropriate discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

With the need for manufacturing organisations to remain highly competitive lean and agile manufacturing strategies play a pivotal role in ensuring organisations manage the extended enterprises in which they operate to maximum effectiveness and efficiency. This course aims to develop and equip individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds with the necessary skills to perform as a competent manager in a production and -manufacturing organisation.

This programme reflects the current industrial demand for expertise in lean and agile manufacturing techniques. This programme involves activities that play a key role in managing the extended enterprise. This programme involves activities that focus on designing products and processes for manufacturing, while managing risk at the design stage of product development and process planning.

The discipline embraces areas such as supply chain management and logistics which are key to competing in global markets and providing world class service. The programme aims to provide students with the knowledge of key procedures in international trade and how organisations can reduce their environmental impact throughout the supply chain and manufacturing operations. Key areas of quality and purchasing form an integral part of the course where a range of tools and techniques are developed that can be used to improve performance and competitive advantage.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
engineering@uwtsd.ac.uk