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Lean Management Certification

Course Description

Being able to deploy Lean Management techniques within an organisation is a skill highly in demand in today’s market. Lean Management enables you to deliver better, more streamlined more efficient processes in a way that minimises disruption to daily operations. It is a methodology packed full with tools and techniques that you can deploy on a daily or project by project basis to:

  • Reduce waste.
  • Realise opportunities.
  • Save time and money.
  • Improve operational performance.

This course is extremely comprehensive, and is delivered in a way to give you the background, theory and practical all in one place. We will cover the following:

  • How to deploy quality within an organisation.
  • Lean Management principles broken down into its individual parts.
  • The process of production & understanding the lean management system.
  • The types of waste that exist, how to identify them and how to solve for them.
  • Various process mapping tools.
  • How to identify and remove physical and digital waste.
  • The 7 basic tools of quality.
  • And learn about lean portfolio management.

We will also run through a detailed case study example of how your instructor delivered Lean Management within an organisation to ensure you can see practically how this can be done. If you want to understand how to improve operational performance, optimise process improvement and make a significant impact on your organisation’s productivity – this course is for you.

Course breakdown

  • Introduction
  • What is the purpose of this course?
  •  Quality
  • What is quality?
  • Introduction to the 7 tools of quality
  • What is Lean?
  • History of Lean
  • Why a focus on Lean Management is important
  • What is Six Sigma?
  • Push vs. Pull
  • Process analysis terms
  • Takt time
  • Cycle time
  • Lead time
  • Bottleneck
  • Rework loop

  • Introduction to the 8 wastes
  • Waste 1: Defects
  • Waste 2: Overproduction
  • Waste 3: Waiting
  • Waste 4: Non-utilisation of skills
  • Waste 5: Transport
  • Waste 6: Inventory
  • Waste 7: Movement
  • Waste 8: Extra processing
  • Identify waste in your world!
  • Waste vs. Opportunity
  • Process
  • VA vs. NVA
  • Creating value
  • Poka Yoke
  • The need to map
  • Map 1: Flowchart
  • Map 1: Flowchart demonstration
  • Map 2: Value-add chart
  • Map 2: Value-add chart demonstration
  • Map 3: Time value map
  • Map 3: Time value map demonstration
  • Map 4: Value stream map
  • Map 4: Value stream map demonstration
  • What do we mean by “tangible waste”?
  • 5S
  • Visual workflow
  • Spaghetti Diagram
  • Spaghetti Diagram demonstration
  • Recap of the 7 tools
  • Tool 1: Process Map
  • Tool 2: Check Sheet
  • Tool 3: Histogram
  • Tool 4: Pareto Chart
  • Tool 5: Fishbone Diagram
  • Tool 6: 5 Whys
  • Tool 7: Run chart
  • 7 tools matrix – when to use
  • Section quiz
  • The set up, the issue, the ask
  • What I did
  • What was the outcome?
  • Benefits & lessons learned
  • Review of key learnings
  • Hints and tips
  • Thank you

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