“Lean Enterprise Day 2022” was organized by the Department of Operations Management in collaboration with the AHEAD Project of the Department on the 6 th of December 2022 at the Faculty Premises. The main aim of the event was to disseminate knowledge in the area of Lean Management for staff and students.
A Guest speech was conducted by Ms. Udeshi Rathnayake, General Manager, Manufacturing Operations, Linea Clothing, MAS Holdings at the inaugural session which was then carried with a panel discussion of Alumina member of the Department who are currently excelling in their knowledge as Lean practitioners. The Panelists of the discussion were Mr. Sasaka Kodithuwakku, Ms. Yasara Herath, and Ms. Medhagie Galgamuwa. The discussion was moderated by Dr. S. Maheswaran, Senior Lecturer, Department of Operations Management.
Lean Exhibition was conducted as the second event of the programme. The main aim of the event was to showcase students’ knowledge, skills, and abilities of the course OPM 2203 - Lean Manufacturing by conducting an exhibition for the audience. This is a partial fulfilment of their continuous assessment evaluation of the said course as well.
Students performed their exhibits under the themes of Evolution of Lean Manufacturing excellence, Seven waste and productivity, Lean tools and performance enhancement, Lean implementation in the Faculty, Problem-solving using lean techniques.