Applying learning factory in lean management: The experience of undergraduate students in a Malaysian public university

Mohd Ghazali, Maarof (2020) Applying learning factory in lean management: The experience of undergraduate students in a Malaysian public university. In: 7th International Conference on Management and Muamalah 2020, ICoMM 2020, 4 Nov 2020 , Virtual, Online, Malaysia. pp. 1-10.. ISSN 2756-8938

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Abstract

Employee’s competency plays an important role in the organization sustainability. This is important as the business environment is facing globalization effect and changing customer’s demand. However, there is a mismatched between workforce qualification and the changes in the business world. Therefore, universities play a big role in preparing students for the job market. The Faculty of Industrial Management, Universiti Malaysia Pahang has setup a learning factory in 2016 and embed it into the curriculum from October 2017 onwards. This research employed qualitative research in its data collection analysis. The experience of 56, second year undergraduate students who have used the learning factory in the Lean Management were reported. The result from this research reveal that learning factory help students to be exposed to real-life industry, improve student's understanding, gain practical experience, ability to relate theory with practical experience, learn new knowledge, make learning experience more interesting, and help to adapt to industrial life (Leave one space here).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Lean; Sustainability; Learning Factory; Qualitative study; TVET
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Management
Depositing User: Mrs Norsaini Abdul Samat
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2021 06:02
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2021 06:02
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/31058
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