YFLT2006 - Lean Production and Quality Management 


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 4 hours

Course content

The subject presents Lean as a philosophy, set of principles and a set of practices which is used to establish efficient processes maximising performance and value creation for customer by minimal use of resources. The course explains them independent of the particularity of the processes. For a transformation into Lean in form of realization of these basic principles and practices, some essential tools and methods from Lean Toolbox and their application areas are explained.

Learning outcome

Knowledge about:

  • Lean philosophy, principles and practices and there impact on production- and quality management
  • Lean as a compass for continuous improvement and improvement cycles
  • Lean toolbox and some of its applications

Skils for:

  • creating value stream maps for critical processes, thereby identifying waste and obstacles for creating flow in production
  • Identifying quality problems and systematically eliminate the root causes
  • planing systematic improvement work
  • Establishing systems for visual management and its implementation

General competence and understanding about:

  • production and quality assurance
  • systematic problem solving
  • contribution to and disseminating of knowledge about lean through interdisciplinary teamwork
  • creating and applying best practices

Learning methods and activities

  • The course includes teaching at sessions as well as emphasis on work requirements / exercises during and between sessions. The forms of work vary and can include lectures, work in groups, discussions and presentations.

Compulsory assignments

Further on evaluation

Minimum 80% attendance in classes

Approved mandatory work requirements

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge

Study rights requirements. Admission to the course is subject to right to study at the current study program (BYRK) at NTNU, Trondheim

Course materials

Announced at the beginning of the semester

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
YFL2227 5.0 AUTUMN 2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
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