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Event Lean Leader Course and Development Program

Lean Leader Course and Development Program

Event Date(s): Apr 30 - May 4, 2018

Event Type: Training

Lean Methods Group Training Center – Denver

555 17th Street, Suite 400
Denver, Colorado 80202
United States

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About This Event:

How many CEUs are available?

3.6 CEUs

Who is this training for?

  • Anyone who wants to lead Kaizen events.
  • Practitioners in service, manufacturing, healthcare, and transactional business environments.
  • People who are ready to move beyond knowing the concepts to applying the tools of Lean.

What other materials are included?

  • A Team Leader’s Guide to Lean Kaizen Events, including valuable templates, motivational posters, team charters, and usable worksheets.
  • An electronic copy of all templates used during the course.
  • Access to case studies, tools, templates and eLearning modules to reinforce learning and enhance application.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Lead Kaizen rapid improvement events.
  • Construct value stream maps to guide focused improvements.
  • Identify waste and recognize opportunities where Lean approaches can improve processes within and between departments.
  • Select and apply the appropriate Lean methods and tools to reduce various types of waste.
  • Collect the knowledge required to pass the Lean Leader certification exam.

Day One

  • Review
    • Intro to Lean
    • 5 principles of Lean
    • Waste
    • Value
  • SCORE (Kaizen)
    • A Team Leader’s Guide to Lean Kaizen Events
  • Value stream mapping
    • SIPOC
    • Current state map
    • Product family
    • Little’s Law
    • Future state map
  • Simulation

Day Two

  • Review
  • Flow
    • Work load balance
    • Batching
    • Spaghetti diagram
  • Pull
    • Kanban
    • Reorder point
    • Economic order quantity (EOQ)
  • Simulation

Day Three

  • Review
    • 5S
    • Visual management
  • Standard work
    • Pugh matrix
    • Standard work combination sheet
    • Cross training matrix
    • Cycle time loading chart
    • Process capacity table
  • TPM (Total Productive Maintenance)
    • Quality design (maintenance elimination)
    • Autonomous
    • Predictive
    • Preventive
  • Simulation

Day Four

  • Review
  • Setup reduction
    • 5-step method
  • Mistake proofing
    • 4-step method
    • Root cause analysis
    • Mistake proofing matrix
    • Cause-and-effect diagram
    • Prototyping
  • Change management
    • Stakeholder assessment
    • Communication plan
  • Simulation

Day Five

  • Review
  • Simulation
  • SCORE report out

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