Lean Education in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics of Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland

  • Dorota StadnickaEmail author


In order to subsist companies have to meet customers’ requirements and expectations. Particularly nowadays, when they have to compete on the global market. Companies have to focus on some issues which are most important, and these are: production or service costs reduction, decreasing the lead time and increasing quality. All these issues are directly connected with lean management and lean manufacturing. For these reasons, lean education of the company present and future employees is justified and really necessary. Unfortunately, the knowledge concerning lean is still not widely known in Polish companies. Therefore, it is a great challenge for Higher Education Institutions to propagate the knowledge concerning lean manufacturing and lean management among students as well as in enterprises. In the chapter it is described how lean education was incorporated in students courses and trainings delivered for industry employees in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics of Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland and what is the role of Lean Learning Academy Polska.


Management Student Lean Manufacturing Lean Management Kanban System Value Stream Mapping 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and AeronauticsRzeszow University of TechnologyRzeszówPoland

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