Lean 101 - Fundamentals of Lean Manufacturing
training course has been designed for individuals and teams that want to gain a
better understanding of the tools and underlying philosophy of lean, and how
these elements and philosophy work together to create a Lean Organization.
is based on delivering two fundamental objectives: Customer satisfaction and
generating a profit. To achieve this, lean focuses on the
development of a continuous improvement culture, rooted in a fundamental
respect for people. It is a way of thinking, and a set of behaviours shaped by
Lean principles and the implementation of Lean tools.
one of this programme you will learn the basic concepts of lean, and how to
implement these lean techniques and tools to help your organization remain
competitive, innovative, and profitable in today’s business environment.
two focuses on how to deploy and manage Lean in your organization by involving
all your employees in the journey of improvement. Lean organizations see their
workforce as their greatest asset and seek to harness the power and creativity
of this resource in improving their workplace.
Throughout the training we will be applying the PDCA
approach to continuous improvement. It is known as a system for developing
critical thinking. At Toyota this is also known as "Building people before
building cars." Toyota and other Lean companies have proved that an
engaged, problem-solving workforce using PDCA is better able to innovate and
stay ahead of the competition through rigorous problem solving and the
This course builds on these principles and will provide
participants with a structured method to manage change, using Lean Tools to
identify opportunities for improvement, processes to test and validate the
proposed improvements, and how to implement and sustain them. Then build upon
the improvement achieved to further improve using the PDCA cycle time and time
workshop is usually delivered in-house as a stand-alone training workshop and
can be tailored to your organization’s context or integrated into wider
structure also facilitates the delivery of the “Day 1 - Lean Tools” module only
if this is more aligned to the participants involved.
This workshop is an online course.
We will be happy to discuss our Fundamentals of Lean Manufacturing course in the context of your own business needs, so please contact us for more information.