Certified Lean Foundation

  • Learn how to use tools and techniques in Lean Foundation.
  • Understand the vital Lean terms and concepts with Lean thinking.
  • Gain an understanding of visual management and 5S.

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Certified Lean Foundation

Course Overview

A lean organisation recognises the value of a consumer and focuses on its key processes. It is the ultimate goal to provide absolute value to the customer by reducing waste and improving flow in an organisation. This one-day training course will give the delegates a fundamental knowledge of the Lean methodology and popular management strategy utilised by businesses.

Throughout this course, delegates will learn a solid understanding of the key terms, concepts of Lean and how applied these concepts to real-world organisations, including: 

  • Understand the Gemba, its tools, and walk
  • Uses of Lean with manufacturing and service
  • Customers, processes, and waste
  • The tension between VOB and VOC
  • Lean thinking and benefits
  • Learn about tools and techniques of Lean

This Certified Lean Foundation course will teach by our industry experience instructor who provides the required knowledge to delegates about Lean Foundation fundamentals.

Course Outline

Introduction to Lean

  • What is Lean?
  • The Path to Value
  • Key Terms and Concepts of Lean
  • Gemba
    • Gemba The Real Place
    • Gemba Tools and Walk
  • Process Stapling
  • Kaizen
  • Hoshin Kanri (Policy Deployment)
  • Jidoka (Autonomation)
  • Just in Time (JIT)
  • Six Big Losses
  • TPM: Total Productive Maintenance
  • Lean in a Nutshell
    • The Lean Temple
    • The Lean Business
  • Uses of Lean
  • What’s Changing at Service Companies?
  • Origins of Lean
  • Customers, Processes, and Waste
  • What are Customers?
  • What is the Process?
  • The Focus
  • Tension Between VOB and VOC
  • What Do We Mean by Value?
  • The Path to Value
  • Dealing with Values
  • The Eight Wastes of Lean
  • Key Lean Metrics
  • Tools and Techniques
  • The Lean Triad

5S Training

  • What is 5S?
  • The Steps of 5S
  • Tips for 5S
  • Define Poka Yoke
  • Understand SMED
  • Voice of Customer (VOC)
    • Customer Segmentation
    • Define SIPOC
    • Overview of the Kano Model
  • Value Stream Analysis
    • Value Stream Terminology
    • Process Maps
    • Swim Lanes
    • Process Mapping
    • Typical Process Map Contests and Symbols
    • Value Stream Maps
  • Heijunka in a Nutshell
    • Process Levelling Overview
    • Production Levelling
    • Demand Levelling
    • Sequencing and its Concepts
  • What are Kanbans?
  • Three-Bin System
  • Kanban Operation Rules
  • Benefits of Employing a Kanban Series
  • Andon
  • Pull Systems and Kanban Summary
  • Identifying Root Causes
  • Seven Key Steps in the Use of a Fishbone Diagram
  • Fishbone
  • Problem Solving
    • Problem Solving Framework
    • Prioritisation Tools
  • Control Frameworks
    • The Three C’s
    • The Eight Ds
    • Plan Do Check Act
    • Introduction to Kaizen
  • Lean Teams
    • High Performing Teams (HPT)
    • Managing Progress and Demonstrating Control

In this Certified Lean Foundation course, there are no formal prerequisites. This course opts by individuals who want to develop their knowledge of the Lean methodology.

This course is ideal for delegates originating from any business background or IT professionals who are involved in Lean projects as Lean applicable to all industries.

The Certified Lean Foundation Cost in United Kingdom Starts from £1095.00

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