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Certified Lean Practitioner Course Outline

The Lean Practitioner one-day training course has been expertly designed to provide delegates with an understanding of Lean and how to practically apply its methodology to any type of business. During the course, delegates will explore four detailed modules:

Module 1: Managing and Building Lean Teams

  • Managing Teams
  • Role of the Team Leader
  • Work Cells
  • Lean Management
  • Self-Managed Team Philosophy
  • Lean Manager and the Self-Managed Team
  • Personality Styles
  • High Performing Teams (HPT)
  • High Performance Challenge

Module 2: Visual Management

  • Introduction to Visual Management
  • Guidelines for Visual Management
  • Cell Information Boards

Module 3: Advanced VOC

  • Advanced Intelligence Methods
  • Ways of Gathering the VOC
  • Intelligence Gathering: Top Tips
  • Critical to Quality Trees
  • CTQ Trees in Action

Module 4: Lean Metrics

  • Fundamental Lean Metrics
  • Metrics Drive Behaviour
  • Traditional Vs Lean Metrics
  • Choosing the Right Metrics
  • Things to Consider When Selecting Metrics
  • Useful Metrics
  • First and Second Project Metrics
  • Key Metrics

Module 4: Process Measurement

  • What are Lean Process Measurements?
  • Two Top Level Measures
  • Four Sub-Metrics
  • Calculating OEE and TEPP
  • First Time Quality
  • Rolled Throughput Yield (RTY)
  • Work in Progress
  • Completed Orders Metrics
  • Delivery Metrics
  • Warranty Metrics
  • Customer Feedback Metrics
  • Reporting Metrics
  • Aims of Data Collection
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • List of Criteria for a Good Measure
  • Gauge R and R
  • Measurement System Resolution
  • Brief Description of Data Collection Planning
  • Five Steps of Data Collection Process
  • Evolving Your Data Collection Plan

Module 5: TPM (Total Productive Maintenance)

  • TPM in a Nutshell
  • TPM: Goals
  • TPM: What to Focus On        
  • TPM Maturity Levels
  • TPM Health Check (Capability Assessment)
  • Implementation Structure of TPM
  • Establish Infrastructure
  • Eliminate Top Issues
  • Conduct Autonomous Maintenance
  • Conduct Planned Maintenance
  • Design Maintenance Prevention

Module 6: Process Levelling

  • Process Levelling (Theory)
  • Process Levelling: Demand Management
  • Resource Scheduling: Simon’s Coffee Bar
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Process Levelling in the Office
  • What is the Minimum Cycle Time for a Form?

Module 7: Value Stream Mapping

  • Process Maps
  • Swim Lanes
  • Process Map Levels
  • Value Stream Maps
  • Creating ‘As In’ VSM
  • Investigating and Understanding the Process
  • Creating a VSM: Process Borders Definition
  • Square Wave
  • Creating an Improved Process
  • Steps for Building a Value Stream Map

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Who Should Attend this Lean Training Course?

  • Managers and Team Leaders who will be charged with making improvements to areas of the business under their control
  • Senior Managers who wish to oversee the implementation of Lean Thinking in their business area

Prerequisites

Candidates are required to have the following prior to attending this course:

  • An excellent understanding of Lean, Lean thinking and the basic Lean tools (can be acquired on Introduction to Lean course)
  • Completion of Introduction to Lean or Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is recommended

Certified Lean Practitioner​ Course Overview

Lean is a set of management methods used to enhance productivity and efficiency by removing waste from the process. The essence of Lean is focused on diminishing and eliminating non-valuable actions and waste. It is one of the most popular management strategies utilised globally and can be effectively applied to many industries. The Lean technique plays a vital role in improving customer satisfaction by achieving quality control. Many professionals and organisations use it for enhancing their operational processes. Thus, understanding Lean and practically applying Lean practices could benefit businesses of any size or type. Attending this Certified Lean Training will enable individuals to gain skills required to implement Lean that will help them get more advanced job opportunities.

This 1-day Lean Practitioner course is designed to explore a wide range of Lean topics. This course will ensure that the delegates get a well-rounded, in-depth understanding of Lean and its advantages to the business. They will learn how to review processes, identify problems, find and eliminate waste, and improve workflow. Delegates will also learn concepts like lean metrics, metrics that drive behaviour, useful metrics, lean process measurements, measurement system resolution, and many other concepts that will support business performance. Our highly skilled and experienced trainer will conduct this course with newly devised engaging and interactive methods to develop delegates’ knowledge of using Lean practices.

Other than the above concepts, delegates will also learn the following topics:

  • High-performance challenge
  • Traditional vs Lean metrics
  • Rolled Throughput Yield (RTY)
  • Five steps of the data collection process
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

At the end of this training course, delegates will be able to use the Lean metrics for greater control of the processes for continuous quality. They will become well-versed in perceiving key performance indicators and rise as leaders in their respective fields and be able to transform their teams using Lean practices.

If delegates want to acquire more business improvement skills, then they can choose courses like Lean Awareness TrainingLean Processes and Tools TrainingEnterprise Integration FundamentalsEnterprise Integration Advanced training, and many more from our Lean Training section.

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What's Included in this Lean Training Course?

  • The Lean Practitioner Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy’s Lean Practitioner Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Certified Lean Practitioner Exam

The Lean Practitioner Exam consists of:

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Duration of 80 minutes
  • 65% pass mark
  • Closed book
  • Supervised

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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.

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Frequently asked questions

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All our instructors are fully certified and have over ten years of experience in Lean methodologies.
An excellent understanding of Lean, Lean thinking and the basic Lean tools (can be acquired on the Introduction to Lean Course or equivalent course through another provider).
We can provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts.
Lean methodology is a way of optimising the resources, efforts, people, and energy of an organisation to produce value for the consumer.
Lean helps to decrease waste activities and improve customer value, resulting in improved productivity and profitability.
Improved efficiency, better quality control, reduced waste, boosted morale, reduced costs are the main benefits of implementing Lean.
This Certified Lean Practitioner Training is designed to make you proficient in implementing Lean practices. Attending this course will equip you to distinguish waste in the workplace, design and update work areas, recognise opportunities for advancement, implement lean improvement projects, and establish metrics to monitor processes to become a skilled professional with the ability to deliver value.
In this Certified Lean Practitioner Training course, you will learn about Lean and where it is used. You will also learn many essential topics of Lean like high-performance management, Lean metrics, process maintenance, and many more valuable concepts that will help you develop Lean thinking and implement it for organisational growth.
The price for Certified Lean Practitioner certification in Canada starts from CAD1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Certified Lean Practitioner.
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