By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Understand Lean concepts and its importance for organizations
Identify typical process waste in organizations
Recognize how Lean tools can directly address the elimination and reduction of operating costs, cycle time, and non-value added activities
All professionals who are involved in hands-on initiatives focusing on operations excellence and improving speed, as well as those who are responsible for linking, measuring, and improving the performance of the organization.
Introduction to Lean principlesWhat is a quality tool?Aligning strategy with Lean principlesCore conceptsThe history of LeanThe benefits of Lean
Components of LeanFive Lean principlesBuilding blocks of LeanThe 8 types of waste - Waste elimination strategyValue Stream Mapping (VSM)5 S program: Sort, Straighten, Sweep, System, SustainQuick changeoverSingle piece flowCell layoutPoint of Use Storage (POUS)Visual organizationSpaghetti diagramsPoka yoke