Lean Process Improvement

Create a workplace culture committed to continuous improvement, reducing wasted time and scattered resources

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Description

Lean principles have come a long way over the past 300 years. From Benjamin Franklin’s early ideas, to Henry Ford’s work in the 1920’s and the Toyoda precepts in the 1930’s, to Jeffery Liker’s publication of The Toyota Way in 2004, Lean processes have evolved from a simple concept to a set of widely used best practices. This course provides the foundation to begin implementing Lean process improvement tools in your workplace. Explore the foundations of Lean through the Toyota precepts and the five critical improvement concepts (value, waste, variation, complexity, and continuous improvement). Gain tools to perform continuous improvement in your organization, including 5S, 5W-2H, PDSA, DMAIC, Kaizen, Genchi Genbutsu, and various Lean data mapping methods.

This will help you know how to:

  • Define Lean and its key terms
  • Describe the Toyota Production System and the TPS house
  • Describe the five critical improvement concepts
  • Use the Kano model to understand, describe, analyze, and improve value
  • Identify and reduce various types of waste o Create a plan for a more environmentally Lean organization
  • Use the PDSA and R-DMAIC-S models to plan, execute, and evaluate Lean changes
  • Use Lean thinking frameworks, including 5W-2H, Genchi Genbutsu and Gemba
  • Prepare for and complete a basic 5-S
  • Describe the key elements of Kaizen events, particularly a Kaizen blitz
  • Gather, analyze, and interpret data using flow charts, Ishikawa (fishbone) diagrams, SIPOC diagrams, and value stream maps
  • Go back to your organization with a plan to begin incorporating Lean into your corporate culture

Course Content

LessonsStatus
1

Module One: Getting Started

2

Module Two: Understanding Lean

3

Module Three: Liker’s Toyota Way

4

Module Four: The TPS House

5

Module Five: The Five Principles of Lean Business

6

Module Six: The First Improvement Concept (Value)

7

Module Seven: The Second Improvement Concept (Waste)

8

Module Eight: The Third Improvement Concept (Variation)

9

Module Nine: The Fourth Improvement Concept (Complexity)

10

Module Ten: The Fifth Improvement Concept (Continuous Improvement)

11

Module Eleven: The Improvement Toolkit

12

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course Content

LessonsStatus
1

Session One: Course Overview

2

Session Two: Understanding Lean

3

Session Three: The Toyota Production System

4

Session Four: The Toyota Production System House

5

Session Five: The Five Critical Improvement Concepts

6

Session Six: Understanding Value with the Kano Model

7

Session Seven: Types of Waste

8

Session Eight: Creating a Lean Enterprise

9

Session Nine: The Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) Cycle

10

Session Ten: Using the R-DMAIC-S Model

11

Session Eleven: Lean Thinking Tools

12

Session Twelve: Kaizen Events

13

Session Thirteen: Data Gathering and Mapping

14

Session Fourteen: A Plan to Take Home

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