Boost your Lean skills with advanced tools and techniques. In person and virtual options available.
Topic: Lean and Agile
Many courses teach advanced Lean concepts but leave out the necessary skills for aligning Lean activities with strategic objectives, solving real process problems and continuously improving operations. The Advanced Lean course moves beyond knowledge into the realm of application—teaching you advanced techniques that you can apply in any industry.
After completing this course participants will:
Lean Leader course or the equivalent is required. A demonstrated understanding of these Lean concepts
In order to receive certification, participants must actively participate in all five days of training and pass exams with a 70% or higher.
Designed to move quickly beyond the theory of Lean, this course has a major focus on value stream assessment skills and Daily Management – how to identify and remove waste in a process and ensure that it doesn’t creep back into the process. You’ll learn how to apply such advanced Lean tools as Quick Changeover, Kanban (pull systems), and TPM (Total Productive Maintenance). In addition, you’ll more deeply explore basic Lean concepts like mistake-proofing, visual control, and 5S to uncover opportunities and make improvements that align with strategic objectives.
A distinguishing feature of this course is that it gives you a proven method for running Lean Kaizen events, using the SCORE roadmap, along with all the usable Excel worksheets you’ll need to engage in these events. Read “Leading Lean Kaizen Improvements” for more on SCORE.
Group and individual exercises and simulations ensure learning is engaging and effective. Instructors also tailor their examples to participants – whether from service, manufacturing, healthcare or transactional environments – and will illustrate techniques by showing how they apply directly to challenges experienced by participants. Peer-to-peer learning further reinforces application as professionals share their unique perspectives, projects and experiences.
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Operating System: Microsoft Windows (7 and higher) or Apple Mac OS X
Display Properties Setting: Minimum 1024 x 768 screen resolution
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Note: the course content requires that any pop-up blocker be disabled
Lean Methods Group reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. We will do our best to ensure you are aware of changes six weeks prior to the course start date. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, Lean Methods Group is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel-related expenses you may incur.
While we recognize the need to cancel due to unforeseen events, we kindly ask that you consider the other students in this course when canceling your enrollment. We ask for six weeks advance notice so that we may fill your spot and ensure a fun class for the other students.
You must successfully complete the entire course or program before IACET CEUs, PDUs and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded.
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