1 Day, 7 Instructional Hours
About this Course:
This is a lean basics course designed specifically for business and office processes. This course will introduce participants to the lean philosophy and the application of basic lean tools. Topics include: 8 Wastes, Value-Add versus Non Value-Add, 5S, Standard Work, Value Stream Mapping, and Kaizen. There are 3 rounds of a hands-on process simulation using a Request-for-Quote business process.
The objective of the course is to introduce lean concepts then have the participants demonstrate the tools during each round of the simulation.
All levels of business process and office managers, engineers, supervisors, work team members, and office workers.
- Learn the basics of lean thinking
- Experience a hands-on simulation to better understand lean concepts
- Participants will use the Request-for-Quote simulation as the basis to construct a Current State Value Stream Map, analyze case study data, and construct a Future State Value Stream Map.
Topics Covered Include:
- 8 Wastes
- Value-Add versus Non Value-Add
- Standard Work
- Value Stream Mapping