Introduction to Lean Overview

Introduction to Lean Course Outline

Module 1: What is Lean?

  • Introduction to Lean
  • Lean in a Nutshell
  • Lean Temple
  • Fables and Facts
  • What Lean Should Look Like?
  • Lean Thinking can Transform Business
  • Lean is Not Just for Manufacturing
  • What is Changing at Service Companies?
  • Origins of Lean
  • Customers, Processes, and Waste
  • What are Customers?
  • Anatomy of a Process
  • Who Wants the Outputs?
  • Tension Between the VOB and VOC
  • Meaning of Value
  • Path to Value
  • Dealing with Values
  • Seven Wastes (Muda) of Lean
  • Introducing Lean Methodologies
  • Lean Principles
  • 3Cs
  • Key Lean Metrics

 Module 2: One Sentence Expert

  • Gemba (The Real Place)
  • Gemba Tools
  • Kaizen
  • Hoshin Kanri (Policy Deployment)
  • Jidoka (Autonomation)
  • Just in Time (JIT)
  • Six Big Losses
  • 5S and the Steps of 5S
  • What is Poka Yoke?
  • Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED)
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Standardised Work
  • On the Ground Instructions (OTGIs)
  • Visual Factory
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Headache Tablets: Value Stream Mapping (“As Is Example)

Module 3: Case for Lean

  • Cost of Poor Quality
  • Iceberg Theory
  • Identifying Hidden Costs
  • Benefits of a Simple Lean Project
  • Categories Associated with the Cost of Poor Quality
  • In Practice it’s a Balancing Act
  • Setting up Lean Thinking in Business
  • Costs of Adoption
  • Prerequisites and Essential Requirements
  • Timeframes

 

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Who should attend this Introduction to Lean Course?

This Lean Training Course is a beginner-level course which is designed to help professionals adopt Lean methodologies and Lean thinking. This course will be beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Managers and Supervisors
  • Process Improvement Specialists
  • Operations Managers
  • Quality Control Personnel
  • Supply Chain Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • Continuous Improvement Enthusiasts

Prerequisites of the Introduction to Lean Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend this Lean Training Course.

Introduction to Lean Course Overview

This Lean Course offers a foundational understanding of Lean principles, emphasising efficiency, waste reduction, and continuous improvement in organisational processes. It introduces delegates to the core concepts of Lean thinking and its relevance in optimising workflows across various industries. This course provides a fundamental overview of Lean methodologies and their potential to revolutionise operational effectiveness.

Professionals aiming to enhance operational efficiency, minimise waste, and drive continuous improvement within their organisations should prioritise mastering Lean principles. Individuals in management, manufacturing, supply chain, healthcare, and service sectors benefit significantly from understanding Lean methodologies. Mastery of Lean equips professionals to identify inefficiencies, streamline operations, and foster a culture of improvement.

This comprehensive 1-day Lean Training equips delegates with essential knowledge and practical tools to implement Lean principles. Delegates will gain insights into Lean concepts, such as value stream mapping, waste identification, and process optimisation. Through interactive sessions and case studies, delegates will learn to apply Lean methodologies in real-world scenarios, initiating a culture of efficiency and continuous improvement.

Course Objectives:

  • To introduce delegates to the fundamental principles of Lean thinking
  • To provide insights into waste reduction and process optimisation through Lean methodologies
  • To equip delegates with practical tools for identifying and eliminating inefficiencies
  • To demonstrate the application of Lean concepts through real-world case studies 
  • To foster a mindset of continuous improvement within organisational processes 
  • To empower professionals to initiate Lean practices within their respective industries 

Upon completing this Lean Course, delegates will possess a fundamental understanding of Lean principles, enabling them to identify inefficiencies and implement Lean methodologies within their organisations.

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What’s included in this Introduction to Lean Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • Introduction to Lean Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack 

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Introduction to Lean, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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Introduction to Lean FAQs

This training teaches the core principles of Lean methodology, focusing on process optimisation, waste reduction, and efficiency improvement. Delegates learn techniques like value stream mapping, Kaizen, and Just-in-Time production to streamline workflows and drive continuous improvement in organisations.
In this course, delegates will gain insights into core Lean principles, techniques for waste reduction, value stream mapping, continuous improvement methodologies like Kaizen, IT production, and practical tools.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this Lean Fundamentals Course.
The Knowledge Academy provides flexible self-paced training for this course. Self-paced training is beneficial for individuals who have an independent learning style and wish to study at their own pace and convenience.
Yes, we provide corporate training for this training, tailored to fit your organisation’s requirements.
The duration of this Lean Fundamentals Course spans 1 day.
Completing this course opens opportunities for roles like Process Improvement Specialist, Lean Coordinator, Operations Manager, Supply Chain Analyst, Quality Assurance Manager, and Business Process Analyst.
Yes. The Knowledge Academy offers 24/7 support for delegates before, during, and after this Lean Fundamentals Certification Course.
Should you encounter any difficulties accessing course materials, our customer support team is available to assist and promptly resolve any issues you may encounter.
The price for Introduction to Lean certification in Philippines starts from $1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Introduction to Lean.
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