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Lean Foundations Workshop

Embark on a journey of learning and discovery with our interactive, foundational two-day training course, where you will explore the world of Lean methodology and apply the concepts during a simulated Kaizen event. This powerful approach encompasses a meticulously crafted set of principles and practices that have the remarkable ability to not only enhance but also revolutionize the efficiency and effectiveness of any process within your organization. From streamlining workflows to minimizing waste and maximizing value, this course will equip you with the tools to drive meaningful process improvements and elevate your professional prowess to new heights.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Included

As a bonus, students who complete the entire course session will have an option to also take the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification exam and earn their Yellow Belt from Project Management Academy. This completely optional experience will help you build on the fundamental knowledge and hands-on learning provided during the course while also being able to add a professional certification to your resume. Project Management Academy is accredited by the Council for Six Sigma Certification (CSSC), an Official Industry Standard for Six Sigma Accreditation. Employers and third parties may submit certification inquiries to verify@projectmanagementacademy.net.

How You Will Benefit

  • Enhanced Efficiency: Learn how to identify and eliminate the seven wastes such as inventory, movement, and inefficiencies within processes.
  • Improved Quality: Understand how the five Lean principles can lead to higher quality outputs by focusing on continuous improvement and error reduction.
  • Cost Savings: Discover techniques for minimizing resource waste and maximizing value, ultimately leading to cost reductions across various aspects of your organization.
  • Heightened Productivity: Implement Lean tools and techniques like 5S, Kaizen, and Value Stream Mapping (VSM) to streamline workflows, optimize resource allocation, and boost the overall productivity of both individuals and teams.
  • Customer-Centric Approach: Grasp the importance of meeting customer needs by aligning processes with their requirements, leading to increased satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Cultivation of Innovation: Learn how Lean thinking encourages a culture of innovation by empowering employees to contribute ideas for process improvement.
  • Team Collaboration: Gain insights into fostering cross-functional collaboration and open communication, fostering a collaborative environment that supports Lean initiatives.
  • Adaptability: Acquire tools to adapt to changing market conditions and demands by implementing flexible processes that can quickly respond to new challenges.

What You Will Learn

In this course, you will learn how to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of any process through achieving the following learning objectives:

  • Define Lean and explain its five principles.
  • Identify the seven wastes and explain how they can be eliminated.
  • Use Lean tools and techniques such as 5S, Kaizen, and value stream mapping to improve processes.
  • Develop a plan for implementing Lean in your organization.

Guaranteed To Run

All Lean Foundations training courses are 100% guaranteed to run on the dates listed. Yes, even if there's only one student. While other providers often postpone courses due to low enrollment, we promise to never do that.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for anyone wanting to learn more about Lean and how it can improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness. It is ideal for managers, supervisors, team leaders, and other employees interested in improving their organization's performance.

Format

Virtual Accelerated Team Buuilding Boot Camp
Virtual Classroom: 1 day of web-based eLearning with a live instructor. You will also receive digital training materials and 6-months access to our online training portal.
In-House Course
In-House: If you have 15 or more employees seeking Agile Fundamentals training, we will deliver the course at your facility (or another location in your area, if you prefer). The training can be scheduled during any day of your choosing.

Duration / PDU Value

2 Days | 16 PDUs

Outline

This course uses workshop activities and exercises with breakout groups throughout the class.

  • Introduction to Lean
  • The Five Lean Principles
  • The Seven Wastes
  • Learn Tools and Techniques
  • Case Studies
  • Implementing Lean in Your Organization
  • Planning for Lean Implementation
  • Overcoming Challenges
  • Measuring Success
Lean Foundations Workshop
Online - Central Standard Time (CST)
2024 Virtual 2-Day Course
Jun 10,11
8:30am-5:00pm
$1,595 USD
$1,195 USD
$1,595 USD   $1,195 USD
Nov 4,5
8:30am-5:00pm
$1,595 USD
$1,195 USD
$1,595 USD   $1,195 USD
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