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Lean Processes and Tools Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: Lean Processes 

  • What is Lean? 
  • What is Value? 
  • What is Waste? 
  • Constraints of Performance Improvement 
  • Principles of Lean 
  • Four Goals of Lean 
  • Seven Forms of Waste 
  • Lean Tools 
  • Poka-Yoke 
  • 5s Visual Workplace 
  • Time Management 
  • Continuous Improvement 
  • Work in Process 
  • Material Management 
  • Value Stream Mapping 
  • Value Added Vs Non-Value Added 
  • Creating Lean Systems 

Module 2: Standardised Work 

  • Why Standardised Work? 
  • Elements of Standardised Work 
  • Disconnects and Misconceptions 

Module 3: Reducing Batch Size 

  • Introduction to Reducing Batch Size 

Module 4: Poka-Yoke 

  • What is Poka-Yoke? 
  • Development of Poka-Yoke 
  • Quality Control Vs Poka-Yoke 
  • Purpose of Poka-Yoke 

Module 5: Total Productive Maintenance 

  • Introduction to Total Productive Maintenance 
  • 5S Foundation 

Module 6: Time Management 

  • Time Management 
  • Benefits of a JIT system 
  • Requirements for Implementing Just in Time 

Module 7: Value Stream Mapping 

  • Guiding Lean Principles 
  • Lean Agile Pyramid 
  • Lean Agile Value Stream 
  • Waste Elimination Using Agile 

Module 8: Forming Pull Systems 

  • Push Vs Pull in Scrum 
  • Favour the Pull Model 

Module 9: Lean Six Sigma 

  • Improvement 
  • Lean Six Sigma  
    • Improvement 
    • Timeline 
    • Process 
  • What is Waste in Lean? 
  • Lean Vs Six Sigma 
  • What Lean Six Sigma Wants to Achieve? 
  • What Makes a Good Lean Six Sigma Project? 
  • DMAIC Methodology 
    • Define
    • Measure 
    • Analyse 
    • Improve Control 

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Who should attend this Lean Processes and Tools Training Course?

This Lean Processes and Tools Course is designed for professionals who are looking to strengthen their understanding of Lean methodologies and acquire practical skills in using Lean tools for process improvement. This training can be beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Process Improvement Specialists
  • Lean Practitioners
  • Operations Managers
  • Quality Control Personnel
  • Continuous Improvement Teams
  • Project Managers
  • Industrial Engineers

Prerequisites of the Lean Processes and Tools Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Lean Processes and Tools Course. However, a basic understanding of Lean and completing the Lean Awareness Training can be beneficial for the delegates. 

Lean Processes and Tools Training Course Overview

This Lean Processes and Tools Training is a comprehensive course that delves into advanced Lean methodologies, focusing on practical applications and tools to optimise organisational processes. It offers delegates an in-depth understanding of various Lean tools to streamline workflows, eliminate waste, and drive continuous improvement. This course provides a detailed overview of Lean tools and their relevance in enhancing operational efficiency.

Professionals aspiring to deepen their knowledge and expertise in Lean methodologies and tools should prioritise mastering the Lean Processes and Tools Training Course. Individuals involved in Process Improvement, Quality Management, Supply Chain Optimisation, and Operational Excellence across industries benefit significantly from advanced Lean knowledge. Mastery of Lean processes and tools enables professionals to implement sophisticated strategies for operational enhancements.

This 1-day Lean Training equips delegates with advanced Lean skills and practical insights to implement Lean methodologies effectively. Delegates will explore various Lean tools such as Value Stream Mapping, Kanban, 5S, and Kaizen. Through hands-on exercises and case studies, delegates will learn to apply these tools to identify inefficiencies, drive process improvements, and foster a culture of continuous improvement within their organisations.

Course Objectives

  • To provide an in-depth understanding of various Lean tools and methodologies
  • To equip delegates with advanced skills to implement Lean strategies effectively
  • To demonstrate the practical application of Lean tools like Value Stream Mapping and Kanban
  • To enable delegates to identify inefficiencies and drive process improvements
  • To foster a culture of continuous enhancement within organisational processes
  • To empower professionals to lead advanced Lean initiatives and transformations

Upon completing this course, delegates will be equipped with advanced Lean skills to drive significant process improvements, streamline workflows, and foster a culture of continuous improvement.

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What’s included in this Lean Processes and Tools Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors      
  • Lean Processes and Tools Training Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack 

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Buxton is a town based in Derbyshire, England. It has the highest elevation of any market town and has a population of around 20,000 people. There are a number of schools in Buxton such as Buxton Community Schools, St. Anne’s Catholic Primary School and John Duncan School. Buxton is also home to a campus of the University of Derby and the Buxton & Leek College. The Buxton & Leek College provides students with a range of A Levels, BTECs, NVQs and vocational courses. It is famous for its hospitality and catering courses, travel and tourism, hair and beauty, automotive studies and welding. The rate of unemployment in Buxton is at 4.6%. This is lower than the national average of England which is 7.6%. 

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Lean Processes And Tools Training Course in Buxton FAQs

Quality management is the system, procedures, methods, and techniques that an organisation puts in place to ensure that the requirements placed on it are met.
Before attending this course, delegates should have completed Lean Awareness training.
This course is intended for: • Production and Maintenance Managers/Executives • Quality Management • Consultants
Define value, map value stream, create flow, establish pull, and pursuit perfection are the principles of lean.
Kaizen is a concept that refers to business actions and rapidly improves all tasks of their business. It focuses on to keep an organisation at the top of its field.
This course is 1 day.
The training fees for Lean Processes and Tools Training certification in Buxton starts from £995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Lean Processes and Tools Training.
Please see our Lean Training courses available in Buxton
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