Lean practitioners are change agents who drive fast and effective improvement projects within their organizations. This Lean Practitioner program is designed to bring the basic knowledge of Lean as a powerful continuous improvement tool to the successful change agents.
In general, Lean Practitioners focus on specific aspects, tools and techniques within the complete Lean curriculum and this program will facilitate the development of such skills to enable Lean Practitioners to return to their workplace and make a real measurable difference. The tools and techniques introduced in this course have been successfully applied in manufacturing and service environments and have resulted in significant savings and improved operational performance.
During this 3-day course, you will learn how to apply the most important Lean principles, methods and tools in the field. The focus is on the practical application of Lean. After completing this course, you will recognize many opportunities for improvement, both at your workplace and in your personal life as well.
- Understand how to identify and eliminate waste and non-value-added activity from processes.
- Learn the key Lean tools and be able to apply them at work.
- Learn the differences and the complements between Lean and Six Sigma as continuous improvement methodologies.
- Make real improvements in efficiency and quality, in addition to Inspiring other employees by creating a culture of interdepartmental engagement.
- Boost customer satisfaction and stakeholder confidence.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- Project leaders.
- Process analysts.
- Process transformation leaders.
- Quality engineers, managers and supervisors.
- Production engineers, managers and supervisors.
- Business and operational excellence team members.
- Training managers and supervisors.
- Anyone interested in Lean & Six Sigma improvement methodologies.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
In general, organizations have benefitted from Lean through:
- Teamwork with well-informed, cross-trained employees.
- Clean and well-organized work space.
- Implementation of a flow system instead of batches and queues.
- Implementation of pull system instead of push system.
- Reduced lead time through more efficient processing, setups and scheduling
- Reduced inventory.
- Course overview, structure and learning objective
- Understanding value
- Lean concepts
- Waste as a core concept of the Lean methodology
- Basic Quality tools
- Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
- Mistake Proofing (Poka Yoke)
- Foundations of 5S (Housekeeping)
- Visual management & control
- Standard Work
- Change Management
- Six Sigma and Lean
- Lean Teams
- Lean Metrics
- Kaizen & continuous improvement projects
- TPM – Total Productive Maintenance
- SMED – Single Minute Exchange of Dies