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SCM-450 15 - Lean Supply Management

Featuring Bob Trent

Length: 1 hour 15 minutes

Lean Supply Management

This module explores the role that lean supply management plays within the broader context of a lean supply chain.  This module presents:

  • An overview of lean, including a broad set of supply chain waste that moves beyond the Toyota model
  • An expanded set of lean objectives
  • Elements that comprise a lean supply chain
  • How lean is applied across some unusual settings
  • The interrelationship between three key philosophies—theory of constraints, Six Sigma, and lean
  • How lean supply is organized around three distinct parts—the importance of selecting lean suppliers, how to create a lean supply network, and an analysis of lean supply management practices

Supplementary Materials

  • Notes & Materials