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Integrating Lean Manufacturing Systems and Industry 4.0 Concepts

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Experts Biography

Yun Fung YAP

Alex Yap has more than 15 years manufacturing experience as Quality Assurance Manager in Plastic packaging (Extrusion Blow Molding), Automotive body parts & air-con system (Injection molding, stamping, welding, assembly). He is an approved Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) trainer and regi

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Course Description

Course Overview

Lean manufacturing is a system of techniques and activities widely adopted to improve productivity. It is also related to the notion of reducing operational cost by elimination of non-value added activities and wastes from the organization. While the Industry 4.0 concept emphasize the establishment of smart factory with advanced information and communication systems and future oriented technologies which includes cyber-physical systems, the internet of things, big data analyst, cloud computing and cognitive computing, there is known potential to marry the two concepts into a single approach to reach efficiency gain at the production floor.

The integration of lean manufacturing system and the concept of technological advancement such as Industry 4.0 have become inevitable due the efficiency requirement of production and manufacturing which necessitates interconnectedness of all production lines and functions. The benefit of this is enormous which might propel productivity and efficiency advantage into another level.


This e-learning course on “Integrating Lean Manufacturing System and Industry 4.0 Concept” consist of 10 modules to cover the fundamental lean concept with possible application of integrating the lean elements with industry 4.0 concept. This course will be best taken by any production and manufacturing floor manager who wants to be exposed with new concept and techniques to increase their efficiency.

The course will cover the following modules:

Module 1:        Overview of the Lean Manufacturing System

Module 2:        Introduction to Fundamental of Lean Manufacturing System

Module 3:        Initiating the Lean Processes

Module 4:        Creating Process Stability

Module 5:        Standardizing Works

Module 6:        Implementing the Pull Prediction System

Module 7:        Preventing Failure with Jidoka

Module 8:        Engaging People

Module 9:        Planning Lean

Module 10:      Lean Implementation Enabled by Industry 4.0

Module 11:      Final Examination


  1. christianr


    As a productivity practitioner I’m very much in alert to start this course.

  2. :

    Please e-mail me for the date.
    Thank you.

  3. :

    Its a great topic i want to join this course.
    Will it gives any certification from APO that it would be awesome.

  4. :

    Pleased to note the announcement of Lean Manufacturing course. Kindly let me know the date of launch of the course. I am keen on enrolling for the course.

  5. :

    Please let me know the date of launch of the course.

  6. :

    Hello! Please update me when the course start! Excited waiting this course.

  7. A. Buana


    Dear potential learning partners,

    I am the person in charge of this course. We are still finalizing the materials of the course. We plan to have it ready by first week of January 2018.

    Glad to see your enthusiasm for the course!

  8. :

    Greetings to the instructor. This is one of the important topics for leaning. Please provide updates on the date of starting.

  9. :

    Great initiative. I am interested in joining this course.

  10. sid85

    (verified owner):

    I have completed this course with 80%.
    Can i get the certificate for this course??

  11. :

    I’m looking forward to do this course.but i need more details about the course like fees

    • admin user


      The course is open to all and you can register. Thank you.

  12. (verified owner):

    completed the course, at no point it was send on the main course webpage that only certain countries would get a certification. I’m not sure of the reasons behind but it’s definitely misleading. The course is more about lean and basic concepts and very little about industry 4.0

  13. shafiqul777

    (verified owner):

    I have completed this course(Integrating lean manufacturing systems and Industries 4.0 concept) with 80%.
    Can i get the certificate for this course??
    expecting positive feedback.

    • admin user


      If you receive the grade more than 70% you can receive certificate. Thanks.

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