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Introduction to Lean Course Outline

Module 1: What is Lean?

  • Lean in a Nutshell
  • The Lean Temple
  • What is Lean?
  • Fables and Facts
  • What Lean should look like
  • What is changing at service companies?
  • Origins of Lean
  • Customers, Processes, and Waste
  • The Path to Value
  • Seven Wastes: A Healthcare Example
  • The Lean Principles and the 3Cs
  • Key Lean Metrics

Module 2: One Sentence Expert – A Description of the Key Parts of Lean

  • Gemba
  • Hoshin Kanri (Policy Deployment)
  • Jidoka (Autonomation)
  • Just in Time (JIT)
  • Six Big Losses
  • 5S and the Steps of 5S
  • Poka Yoke
  • Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED)
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Standardised Work and On the Ground Instructions (OTGIs)
  • Visual Factory and Value Stream Mapping

Module 3: The Case for Lean

  • The Cost of Poor Quality
  • The Iceberg Theory
  • Identifying Hidden Costs
  • Setting up Lean Thinking and the Costs of Adoption
  • Prerequisites and Essential Requirements
  • Timeframes

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Who should attend this Lean Training Course?

Professionals who are suited to this course are:

  • Managers and Senior Managers of organisations considering adopting Lean methodology
  • Production Staff who are considering training in Lean Thinking and require a concise introduction
  • Staff working in a Lean environment who are new to the subject and want to learn more

Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites required prior to attending this course. 

Introduction to Lean Overview

Increasing numbers of businesses are using Lean Thinking to provide a competitive advantage in today’s increasingly fierce market. This course will provide thinkers and leaders with a solid introduction to what Lean is about and why it will benefit an organisation to embrace it.

Lean provides opportunities for companies to reduce waste and save money, while improving customer satisfaction. The tools and techniques have been used by all the major companies in the world to provide massive savings and improved customer satisfaction.

What is Lean?

The Lean methodology is all about maximising customer value whilst minimising waste. This technique is all about creating more value for clients by using fewer resources. The main objective for the Lean methodology is to deliver the best value for the customer by creating the perfect process that eliminates all waste.

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What’s Included in this Lean Training Course?

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Introduction to Lean Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible

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Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.

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Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.

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Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

All of our instructors are fully certified and have over ten years of experience in Lean methodologies.
You will be provided with a workbook, and Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments.
Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am.
No, there is no exam required for this introductory course.
The price for Introduction to Lean certification in Australia starts from AUD1195
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Introduction to Lean.
Please see our Lean Training courses available in Australia

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Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.

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High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

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"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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