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ISCOM 472 ENTIRE COURSE
 
 
 
ISCOM 472 Week 1 Individual Assignment Elements of Lean Paper
 
Resources: Electronic Reserve Readings, University Library, the Internet, or other resources
Research the elements and core disciplines of lean manufacturing and services as it relates to your organization, or one with which you are familiar.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you address the following points:
Describe briefly at least three core elements of lean.
Identify which elements are required for your selected organization to move towards a lean environment.
Describe your selected organization’s vision.
Describe how your selected organization’s vision supports lean. If the organization’s vision does not support lean, re-write it so that it does and describe how your new version of the vision supports lean.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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ISCOM 472 Week 1 DQS
 
DQ 1
 
1. How does your organization determine what your customers’ expectations are? 

2. Which lean enterprise principles does your organization use to improve customer satisfaction? 
 
DQ 2
1. What are the requirements that allow your organization to compete in a global economy? 

2. How might lean principles prevent your organization from outsourcing?

3. How might lean principles drive your organization to global sourcing and procurement? 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ISCOM 472 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Need for a Lean Initiatives Paper
 
Research and identify an organization that will be used for this and subsequent Learning Team assignments.
Attain faculty approval.
Write a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper in which you identify a lean organization including their mission, vision, goals, and objectives.
Compare and contrast your chosen organization to your own organization, or one with which you are familiar, in terms of various lean initiatives.
Address each of the following in your paper:
Compare and contrast the management style(s) within your own organization with the management style(s) at selected organization that has adopted lean initiatives.
Discuss the characteristics of the selected organizations' lean enterprise style(s) in how it affects organizational behavior and compare those characteristics with your own organization.
Discuss the selected organizations initiatives. Then, compare and contrast with various lean initiatives.
Evaluate the extent to which the selected organizations' lean practices could be integrated into your own organization.
Describe how the use of technology (digitization) supports lean objectives in a global environment.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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ISCOM 472 Week 2 DQS
 
DQ 1
 
Does your organization utilize Six Sigma improvement methodology? 

2. Give an example of process that would benefit from DMAIC. 

3. What would be the challenges that your organization would have to overcome to successfully utilize Six Sigma?
 
DQ 2
 
1. Does your organization utilize TQM systems? 

2. What types of TQM systems does your organization use? 

3. Give an example of how a particular TQM tool resolved a quality issue. 

4. What other methods could be considered? 
 
ISCOM 472 Week 3 Individual Assignment  Process Analysis Techniques Summary
 
Create a Microsoft® PowerPoint® slide presentation addressing each of the process improvement phases listed below in a separate slide.
Research each phase and describe two different techniques to analyze a process that may be utilized during each of the following process improvement phases:
Define
Measure
Analyze
Improve
Control
Provide examples of process improvements from your workplace or from an organization with which you are familiar.
Format your summary consistent with APA guidelines.
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ISCOM 472 Week 3 Learning Team  As-Is Process Flowchart and Paper
 
Resource: Need for a Lean Initiatives Paper
Create an As-Is Process Flowchart for a process that requires improvement for your selected organization.
Write a 700- to 1,400-word paper in which you describe at least three problem analysis tools that you applied to develop the process flowchart.
Explain the benefits of accurately documenting the As-Is process.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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ISCOM 472 Week 3 DQS
 
DQ 1
 
1. In your organization, what types of cycle time efforts have been initiated?

2. How have these improvements impacted your organization’s financial condition?  
 
DQ 2
 
 1. What challenges do companies face when considering process improvements? 

2. What challenges has your company faced?

3. How would your management react to the use of a visual process improvement technique? 

4. When making a change within your organization, is there a method to determine if modification is required?
 
 
ISCOM 472 Week 4 Individual Assignment  Change Management Paper
 
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper, using your own organization or one with which you are familiar.
Identify the three categories of improvements (cycle-time, quality, and cost) that may be applied to an organizational process.
Address the following in your paper:
Describewhat challenges the selected organization may face in implementing the improvements.
Recommendhow the organization may resolve resistance to change.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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ISCOM 472 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment To-Be Process Flowchart and Paper
 
Resources: Need for a Lean Initiatives Paper and As-Is Process Flowchart and Paper
Create a To-Be Process Flowchart for the process identified that requires improvement for your selected organization.
Write a 700- to 1,400-word paper in which you describe at least three problem analysis tools that you applied to develop the process flowchart.
Identify which of the three (cycle-time, quality, and cost) categories of process improvements your To-Be process addressed.
Identify potential challenges in implementing your process changes.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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ISCOM 472 Week 4 DQS
 
DQ 1
 
 1. Can you improve something that you can’t measure? Why or why not? 

2. What metrics does your organization use to assess supply chain performance? 

3. What are the benefits of performance metrics? 

4. How does your organization use these metrics to improve performance or competitive advantage?
 
 
 
DQ 2
 

1. How do internal metrics differ from external metrics?

2. How might dashboard metrics be used? 

3. How does an organization know if they are measuring the right things? 
 
 
 
 
 
ISCOM 472 Week 5 Individual Assignment  JIT and Process Standardization Paper
 
Choose a local business establishment, such as a car wash, fast food, dry cleaner, or doctor’s office check-in.
Observe and document the process steps followed.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word analysis in which you:
Explain the JIT philosophy.
Identify the customer expectations for the service and/or product.
Describe the production process steps observed.
Diagram a process flowchart.
Describe the standardized and non-standardized process steps.
State your opinion concerning the process. effectiveness, efficiency, and measurements.
Make recommendations for improving the process.
Be sure to properly cite your sources.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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ISCOM 472 Week 5 Final Exam
 
QUESTION #1:
EXPLAIN WHY THE JUST-IN-TIME PROCESS IS THE SAME AS A LEAN MANUFACTURING APPROACH.
QUESTION #2:
EXPLAIN WHY FAILURE TO MANGE THE PROCESS IS FAILURE TO MANAGE THE BUSINESS.
QUESTION #3:
PROVIDE AT LEAST THREE EXAMPLES OF CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AND EXPLAIN WHY.
QUESTION #4:
EXPLAIN WHY “MOTIVATION” CANNOT BE MANAGED IN SUPPORTING A LEAN ENTERPRISE.
QUESTION #5:
EXPLAIN WHAT A “BOTTLENECK” IN THE CYCLE TIME IS, AND HOW TO PREVENT IT.
 
 
ISCOM 472 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Business Process Improvement Plan and Metrics Paper
 
Resources: Need for a Lean Initiatives Paper, As-Is Process Flowchart and Paper, and To-Be Process Flowchart and Paper
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper recommending and evaluating the selected business process improvement plan for your selected organization.
Include in your paper the metrics and processes to sustain your planned improvements.
Compare and contrast the various measurement techniques used to evaluate a new process.
Develop the metrics to quantify the level of improvement in your selected processes.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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ISCOM 472 Week 5 DQS
 
DQ 1
 
Is your supply chain collaborating with other organizations? Why or why not? 

2. What benefits do they get from these collaborations? 

3. What are some potential risks associated with these collaborations? 
 
DQ 2
 
1. How can a company identify current trends in an industry? 

2. What tools can an organization use to differentiate between long-term trends and short-term fads? 

3. How can an organization be sure when to follow a new trend in the industry? 
 
 

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