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LEAN production (2 cr)

Code: AT00CT17-3001

General information


04.05.2022 - 12.08.2022


15.08.2022 - 19.08.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Faculty of Technology (LAB)


Lappeenranta Campus

Teaching languages

  • English


10 - 20

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology (2016-2021)
  • Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering (2021, 2022, 2023)
  • Summer studies


  • Tuomo Liimatainen

Teacher in charge

Tuomo Liimatainen

Scheduling groups

  • Luennot 1 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)


  • MEC19
  • MEC18

Small groups

  • Luennot 1

Learning outcomes

Students will get to know lean principles and the underlying philosophy of the Toyota Production System. They will apply selected tools of lean production in clear and demonstrative exercises and workshops.

Implementation and methods of teaching

Seminar, Workshop. Prof. Ulrich Deutschle, University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt Germany

Learning material and recommended literature

Womack, J.P., Jones, D.T., Roos, D. (1991) The Machine That Changed the World. Perennial

Liker, J.K. (2004) The Toyota Way. 14 Management Principles. McGraw-Hill

Liker, J.K., Meier, D. (2006) The Toyota Way. Fieldbook. McGraw-Hill

Rother, M., Shook, J. (1999) Learning to See. Lean Enterprise Institute

Erlach, K. (2013) Value Stream Design. The way towards a lean factory. Springer

Assessment criteria

Written test at the end of the course

Assessment scale


Failed (0)

Does not meet minimum criteria

Assessment criteria: level 1 (assessment scale 1–5)

Meets minimum criteria

Assessment criteria: level 3 (assessment scale 1–5)

Good competence

Assessment criteria: level 5 (assessment scale 1–5)

Excellent competence