Aug 15, 2020  
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ETCM 3650 - Introduction to Lean Construction


(3) Credit Hours

The tools and strategies of the Toyota Production System (TPS) are adapted to the construction environment in this course. Improvement approaches such as TQM and Six Sigma serve as the foundation for the adoption of lean methodologies. Emerging interest in “green construction” and the use of information technology is also integrated into the course. Human elements such as motivation, ergonomics, safety, and environmental stresses are covered in the curriculum. Individual presentations required. Group projects included. Lecture 3 hours. Fall semester. Prerequisites: ETEM 1320 or department head approval. Differential course fee will be assessed. 



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