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Lean tool refresher training

Anybody who has had some experience of lean and has an understanding of the basic tools will benefit from this one-day course. It is ideal for those who need to refresh and update their knowledge of lean with a revision of the principal tools, including latest best practice.  Delegates will also find new strategies for saving time and money and boosting productivity.

  • Course content
    • Value stream mapping – analyse processes and identify areas for improvement
    • 5S -  effective workplace organisation to reduce time wasting
    • Spaghetti diagrams – create a visual document to identify where factory layout can be improved to decrease unnecessary travelling time
    • Kanban – reduce Inventory waste
    • SMED – reduce turnaround time through effective factory equipment use.
  • Pre-requisites
  • A basic knowledge of lean is required, which may have involved previous lean training or experience of lean tools and techniques.

  • Assessment
  • No assessment but delegates receive a certificate on completion.

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

    • Identify waste and utilise the correct lean tool for improvements
    • Set up and maintain effective visual management through the workplace
    • Reduce inventory waste using Kanban
    • Reduce transportation waste using spaghetti diagrams
    • Minimise downtime using Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)
    • Strengthen understanding of customer value and processes.