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Pull Systems


Pull Systems are a visual means of managing customer order flow between two processes based on actual demand and consumption rather than forecasting. A pull system provides a visual dynamic approach to schedule production, control inventory, improve capacity and control manufacturing costs. Best of all it is an effective tool for driving continuous improvement efforts.


  • Apply principles, rules and application guidelines for kanban systems

  • Develop supermarket taking into account storage locations, cautions and guidelines

  • Collect data collection and conduct calculations and analysis for basic and advanced kanban systems

  • Practice developing several types of kanban systems

  • Describe steps to implementation and introduction into the workplace

  • Describe maintaining the effectiveness of kanban systems through documentation, training and monitoring

Course Section
Course: CELM 104-00
Term: 1353
Section Number: 1
Schedule Number: 17919
Instructor(s): Richard Fleming
Dan Keyes
Location: Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC, 622 Godfrey SW, GR MI 49503
Dates: Dec. 15, 2017 (Fri., 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.); Jan. 5, 2018 (Fri., 1 - 5 p.m.)
Units: 0.8 CEUs
Seats Remaining: 7
Notes: Lunch will be provided
Required Fees:
       Registration Fee (with CEUs) $625.00

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