- Learn to apply the steps, approaches, tools and techniques used to create Lean processes and a Lean organization.
- Recognize the purpose, objectives, results, and benefits that Lean can achieve.
- Learn how to make the most of Lean teams.
- Clearly see the waste in your processes and identify waste's drivers (unevenness and overburden).
- Use the Lean Pathway to identify and prioritize opportunities for improvement.
- Learn the best way to plan for and implement Lean.
- Understand the improvement (kaizen) method, and tools necessary to successfully conduct a targeted lean/kaizen event.
- Implement approaches using DMIC (DEFINE, MEASURE, IMPROVE, CONTROL, otherwise known as kaizen).
- Lean cost model; benefits of Lean
- Waste, unevenness, and overburden
- Lean Pathway
- Lean approaches
- Categories of waste
- Drivers of waste
- Waste assessment
- Value stream mapping
- Efficiency calculations (OEE)
- Organization and safety (5S)
- Workplace arrangement
- Data tools and approaches
- Error-proofing (Poka Yoke)
- Auto-stop (autonomation)
- Rapid changeover (SMED)
- Integrated maintenance (TPM)
- One-piece flow and pull (just-in-time)
- Process pulse (takt time)
- Signaling pull (kanban)
- Visual management (andon)
- Load leveling
- Sequencing (production leveling)
Who Should Attend
Quality professionals and managers, manufacturing, process and industrial engineers, operations analysts and managers, Master Black Belts, Black Belts, Green Belts, and any manager or professional who wants to improve the efficiency of operations, processes, and the organization.
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