Lean Basics Training Course

‘Lean’ is a continuous improvement approach aimed at increasing customer value by reducing waste within a process.

This introductory course is designed to assist delegates in their understanding of the key concepts of Lean and the pursuit of a Lean organisation, enabling them to decide upon, manage, support and lead Lean Transformation.

  • Why Lean?
    • The Lean Enterprise Approach & Why do it?
    • Application of ISO 18404:2015
    • Understanding advantages and constraints
    • Understanding possible objections
  • Managing Lean Implementation
    • Implementation needs
    • Relationship to Quality Management and Six Sigma
    • Lean Projects
      Roles and responsibilities
  • The Lean Approach and Toolkit
    • 5 Lean Principles
    • The 7 +1 Wastes
    • Value Stream Mapping
    • ‘5S’

The course is suitable for all organisational employees, but will particularly benefit individuals:

  • In organisations considering applying the Lean Enterprise approach
  • Responsible to support/monitor the success of Lean improvement or business improvement projects of all types
  • In organisations pursuing the approach, but who have no knowledge of the theory or practice

By the end of this course, you will learn to:

  • Understand the nature and practical implementation of the Lean Enterprise approach and toolkit, and where ISO 18404 fits in
  • Appreciate corporate Lean Enterprise application, roles and responsibilities
  • Evaluate the case for Lean application in a specific organisation, potential benefits and barriers
  • Plan implementation

Course Delivery

This course is available on an In-house Training basis. For a free quotation please contact us or call the Training Team on 0333 123 9001.