KCT Business School organized Management Development Program “Optimizing Productivity through Lean Manufacturing “on April 07, 2018. Operations faculty facilitated the program along with Mr.A.K.Yokkhananth, Head-Quality & WCM, Shanthi Gears Limited- Murugappa groups. 40 plus participants attended from various industries like TNPL, Denim , LMW, Indoshell, Surfine tools, Millennium, G-Plast, Deccan, Vishal, ATDC, Tiruppur Garments, Sakthi Foundry, Prime Engineers, Chloroplast etc..
Mr.A.K.Yokkhananth explained about the latest tools and techniques in Lean Manufacturing and its importance in all manufacturing / service industries by eliminating the seven wastages to increase the productivity and quality of products, to reduce the cost of production and to increase the profit margin by implementing lean tools. Lean tools like Poke-Yoke, SMED, and 5S, JIT, Visual Controls, Cellular Layout and TPM were handled by operations management faculty. The Management Development Program was coordinated by Dr.R.Vinayagasundaram, Associate Professor, Centre of Operations.