YFL2227 - Lean Production and Quality Management


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

The course is founded on the principles of Continuous Improvement, Lean Production, and Statistical Quality Management. The students are introduced to methods and techniques for process improvement, eliminating waste, efficient production and assuring the quality. The course id focused on premises of Pull Production and Just-in-Time philosophy, continuous flow, and defect-free production.

Learning outcome

After completing the subject of Production and Quality Engineering, the student will have the following overall learning outcomes: Knowledge The candidate shall have basic knowledge of 1) Principles and techniques in Lean Production 2) Principles of production management. 3) How quality can be built into production processes.

The candidate should be able to apply the subject in upper secondary school and company education.

General competence The candidate should be able to relate acquired knowledge to his / her own subject area and apply this in his / her own teaching plans in school and company

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and classroom simulations.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory Excersises
  • Mandatory Excersises - 80 % attendance in lectures

Further on evaluation

80% attendance in lectures.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Vocational Teacher Education (BYRK)
Vocational Teacher Education (YFLTIP)

Required previous knowledge

Restricted access to this course

Course materials

1) Lean Blir Norsk - Lean i den norske samarbeidsmodellen, Monica Rolfsen, Fagbokforlaget, 2014
2) Lecture notes

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
YFLT2006 5.0 01.09.2019
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Version: A
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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