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Lean Process Improvement – 1 Day

This service has qualified for the NZTE Capability Development Voucher Scheme, and is eligible for voucher redemption.

This one-day course will give you the foundation to begin implementing Lean process improvement tools in your workplace.

We will explore the foundations of Lean through the Toyota Precepts and the five critical improvement concepts (value, water, variation, complexity and continuous improvement).

What you will cover:

  • Understanding Lean
  • The Five Critical Improvement Concepts
  • Understanding Value with the Kano model
  • Types of Waste
  • Understanding Lean
  • The Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) Cycle
  • Using the R-DMAIC-S Model
  • Lean Thinking Tools
  • Kaizen Events
  • Data Gathering and Mapping
  • A Plan to Take Home

How you will benefit:

  • Define Lean, its key terms, and the five critical improvement concepts
  • Describe the Toyota Production System
  • Use the Kano model to understand, describe, analyse, and improve value
  • Identify and reduce various types of waste
  • 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, analyse, and interpret data using flow charts, Ishikawa and SIPOC diagrams, and value stream maps
  • Go back to your organisation with a plan to begin incorporating Lean in your process improvements

You will receive a workbook that  includes an overview of this training for your future reference

Workshop of One Day

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