Packing the basics of Lean improvement into a 2-day course, you will learn the thinking, approach, and tools required to implement Lean improvements through Kaizen-based rapid improvement methodology, ensuring you leave with an ability not just to apply Lean improvement but to make it work effectively in your organisation, from day one.
You will be exposed to Lean improvement principles such as waste elimination, pull, and flow, as well as various tools and techniques that can enable the application of these principles. This will help you to tackle problems quickly and effectively, and stimulate a lean culture at all levels of your organisation.
Suitable for anyone interested in business improvement at all levels and functions.
Delegates will learn how to
- Identify and eliminate waste and non value-adding activity from processes
- Plan and execute successful Kaizen events
- Understand core Lean improvement principles such as pull, flow, and work balancing
- Apply Lean improvement tools in the workplace
- Have confidence in applying Lean in the context of process management
- Develop your personal leadership skills in business improvement
APPROACHES TO IMPROVEMENT
Principles of improvement
Introduction to Lean
The right approach
The right tools
Understanding the Voice of the Customer
Verifying performance with data
The pre-event checklist
THE KAIZEN EVENT
Kaizen ground rules
Flowchart the process
Establishing the best known way
5S workspace organisation
Prioritising and testing solutions
Key tools for plan implementation
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