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Lean Foundation Course Outline

Module 1: About Lean

  • Path to Value
  • Key Lean Terms and Concepts
  • Gemba Walk

Module 2: Five Steps pf Lean Thinking

  • Process Stapling
  • Lean Temple

Module 3: Customers, Processes, and Waste

  • What are Customers?
  • What is a Process?
  • Tension Between VOB and VOC
  • What Do We Mean by Value?
  • Path to Value and Dealing with Values
  • Eight Wastes of Lean

Module 4: Key Lean Metrics

  • Introduction to Key Lean Metrics
  • Tools and Techniques
  • Spaghetti (Movement/Transportation) Diagrams
  • Measles Charts
  • Lean Triad
  • What is of 5S and Steps of 5S
  • Introduction to Poka Yoke and Types
  • What is SMED?
  • How SMED Looks Like?
  • Voice of Customer (VOC)
  • Customer Segmentation
  • Four Steps of VOC Methodology and Tools
    • Identify Customers
    • Gather Customer Information
    • Analyse Customer Information
    • Determine Customer Needs
  • Customer Segmentation
  • SIPOC
  • Overview of the Kano Model
  • What is a Critical to Quality (CTQ)?
  • Common Terminology
  • Identifying the Root Cause
  • Five Whys
  • Root Cause Analysis (Fishbone)
  • Reverse Fishbone
  • Control Frameworks
  • Overview
  • Three C’s
  • Eight Ds
  • Plan Do Check Act
  • Introduction to Kaizen
  • Kaizen Philosophy
  • Kaizen Events
  • Formal Kaizen Roles and Process

 

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Who should attend this Certified Lean Foundation Course?

The Certified Lean Foundation Course is designed to understand the fundamentals of Lean methodologies and basics of Lean for business improvement. This course will be beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Production Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Quality Managers
  • Lean Practitioners
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Customer Service Representatives

Prerequisites of the Certified Lean Foundation Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend the Certified Lean Foundation Course. However, a basic understanding of Lean concepts would be beneficial.

Certified Lean Foundation​ Course Overview

This Lean Foundation course will provide delegates with a foundational knowledge of the Lean methodology, a popular management strategy utilised by businesses worldwide. The Lean technique is a pivotal tool for improving customer satisfaction by achieving quality control and removing existent waste.

A vast number of organisations are continuously looking to improve the efficiency of their business processes and enhance quality control. Introducing Lean Thinking to a business can result in multiple benefits, including greater customer satisfaction and business growth. This course, taught by our experienced instructors, will supply each delegate with all they need to know about Lean fundamentals. Consequently, this course succeeds in expanding the delegate’s understanding of how to improve business processes through the elimination of waste and reduction of defects.

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What’s included in this Certified Lean Foundation Course?

  • Certified Lean Foundation Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors   
  • Certified Lean Foundation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack 

 

Certified Lean Foundation Exam Information

To achieve the Certified Lean Foundation, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 50 
  • Total Marks: 50 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 60%, or 30/50 Marks 
  • Duration: 60 Minutes 

Why choose us

Our Slough venue

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Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

The town of Slough is located in the county of Berkshire in the South East of England. The town is located around 20 miles west of London’s centre. Slough town has an approximate population of 140,000 residents. The unemployment rate for Slough currently stands at just under 5%. This is dramatically lower in comparison to the national average unemployment rate which currently stands at 7.6%. Slough has a wide variety of different schools; 27 primary schools, 10 non-selective secondary schools, 4 grammar schools, 3 alternative schools, and 2 further education schools. East Berkshire College has one of its two campuses in Slough and has over 11,000 students enrolled. Westgate School educates around 900 students each year and has a sixth form that is part of the Herschel Consortium.

Popular searched areas in and around Slough include:-

  • Langley
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  • Stoke Poges
  • Colnbrook
  • Datchet
  • George Green
  • Horton
  • Farnham Common
  • Wexham
  • Fulmer
  • Farnham Royal

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Address

Lower Cippenham Lane,
Slough,
West Berkshire
SL1 2YE

T: 01344203999

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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Lean Training | Certified Lean Foundation Training in Slough FAQs

FAQ's

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
No pre-requisites are required for this course, however a basic philosophy of Lean thinking is beneficial
This course is aimed at anybody planning to work in a Lean environment or to manage such an environment would be advised to attend this course, as well as people planning to attend the Lean Practitioner course as this knowledge is a pre-requisite.
We can provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Exam, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
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
The price for Certified Lean Foundation certification in Slough starts from £895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Certified Lean Foundation.
Please see our Lean Training courses available in Slough

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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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