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New England College    
 
    
 
  Sep 19, 2017
 
2016-2017 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs

MG 5990 - Special Topics: Quality and Lean for Healthcare


This course focuses on the tools and philosophies applied to create a total quality work environment. Emphasis is on improving leadership capabilities, employee/team performance. The term “Lean Manufacturing” is used to describe a business philosophy whose ultimate aim is to meetthe needs of the customer by efficiently providing a defect-free product in a timely fashion through the elimination of waste. Waste is broadly defined and considered to be any activity, delay, or resource consumed that does not directly add value toward meeting the needs of a customer. Students will have oppurtunities to analyze and apply lean concepts and tools in a healthcare environment. (4 credits)