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Lean principles - simulation and application training

Normally only available to the largest manufacturing companies, this 4½ day Introduction to Lean training will immerse delegates in both Lean principles and practical application of the basic techniques used to improve manufacturing processes and productivity.

  • Course content
  • During the course, candidates will cover the following

    • Lean Principles introduction to tools and techniques
    • 5S, 8W and Simulated waste reduction exercises
    • Visual Management
    • Value Stream and Process Mapping
    • Standard Operating Procedures and TPM
    • Continuous Improvement Methods and Line Balancing (Yamazumi)
    • KPI and Lean Measures
    • Set Up Reduction (including Trolley Build)
    • Problem solving including 8D and Concern Resolution
    • Root Cause Analysis
  • Pre-requisites
  • This Introduction to Lean training is ideal for:

    • Delegates who have little or no previous experience of Lean methodologies
    • Delegates who have a desire to identify process problems within the workplace and improve efficiency
    • Any person or Team involved with improving efficiency and productivity
  • Assessment
  • Whilst there is no formal assessment on this course, delegates will need to demonstrate a basic working knowledge and application of Lean principles and techniques. On successful completion of the course, delegates will receive a certificate of attendance. 

  • More details
  • By completing this course, delegates will:

    Gain an in-depth understanding of how to analyse any process and then how to begin implementation of the business improvement techniques in the workplace.