Sustainable Lean Systems

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This course is an introduction to lean concepts, technologies and practices. Emphasis is places on the long term reduction and elimination of the 8 primary sources of waste, a sustained reduction in operating costs, efficiency and continuous improvement with long term results. Each learner completes a Lean project that has significant and sustained results, compose a written report or paper about the project and present results to a group of peers for feedback. Special attention is placed upon the reduction in the use of resources and the standard efficiency model.          


The mission of the Energy Innovation Center is to contribute to socially responsible workforce development, foster energy and sustainable technology advancement, and assist in job creation through a commitment to diversity, innovation and comprehensive education.

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Telephone: 412-802-0988

1435 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219