Training program:

Lean Thinking

Introduction

Lean (a.k.a. TPS – Toyota Production System) is an organization-wide continuous improvement initiative that is gaining popularity in the manufacturing, process and service industries today. 

This workshop is designed to create general awareness on Lean concepts and principles, enable participants to identify waste, and equip them with basic Lean techniques and tools to improve work processes and eliminate waste in the workplace. 

In addition, you will learn how Lean principles, methods and tools can be applied to create stable processes and mistake-proof operations so as to significantly improve productivity and increase value to customers.  As a manager, you will gain a deeper insight into your role as a Lean Manager and creating the right conditions to start and sustain a successful Lean program. 

Recommended Audience




Learning Objectives



  • Understand the principles and key concepts of Lean

  • Identify value and waste in work processes

  • Gain an overview of the TPS framework and key Lean techniques and tools, and how they can be applied in the workplace to eliminate waste

  • Apply 5S principles to improve workplace organization and efficiency

  • Apply a simple problem solving process to identify root causes and countermeasures

 

Methodology



  • Lectures, video presentation, group activities and discussions and Q&A​

  • Lean business simulation

 

Outline 

 

  • Introduction to Lean Thinking

  • Lean Business Simulation Game

  • Key Concepts of Lean

  • Lean Manufacturing Framework ("House" of TPS)

  • Understanding Value & Waste

  • 5S Principles & Visual Management

  • Kaizen

  • Overview of Other Key Lean Techniques & Tools

  • Ways to Develop “Kaizen Eyes”

  • Role of a Lean Manager

  • Critical Factors in Sustaining Lean

 

Award of Certificate



  • Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participants who have attended at least 75% of the workshop

 

Duration

  • 1 day

 

 

TERMS OF USE   |  ​ PRIVACY POLICY   |   Co. Reg. No. 53141573B   |   © 2019 Operational Excellence Consulting