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Lean Fundamentals

GK# 2108

Course Overview

Lean is a systematic approach to identifying and eliminating the eight wastes - considered non-value-adding activities-through continuous improvement by flowing the product completely at the pull of the customer. The eight wastes are: waiting, defects, extra processing, inventory, excessive motion, transportation, over production, and underutilized employees.

Certification:

Upon completion of this four-day program, attendees can submit a project for a Lean Agent certification.

Delivery Format Options

  • Classroom Live

    Classroom Live

    Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

    From

    $2710 CAD

    4 day

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

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What You'll Learn

  • Lean concepts and tools and how they apply to all types of processes and industries
  • Use Lean methods and data to reduce costs, shorten cycle times, expand capacity, and improve productivity
  • How Lean and Six Sigma are highly complementary
  • Difference between successfully instilling Lean Thinking and running the next "Flavor of the Month" program
  • Get input from knowledgeable instructors regarding specific concerns and projects to start on a proven path to success

Who Needs To Attend

All types of service and manufacturing organizations that experience the following challenges:

  • Missed order dates
  • High product or service cost relative to the competition
  • Losing market share due to increased delivery time or cost problems
  • Limited production capacity - space is used by inventory
  • Lean concepts and tools and how they apply to all types of processes and industries
  • Use Lean methods and data to reduce costs, shorten cycle times, expand capacity, and improve productivity
  • How Lean and Six Sigma are highly complementary
  • Difference between successfully instilling Lean Thinking and running the next "Flavor of the Monthprogram
  • Get input from knowledgeable instructors regarding specific concerns and projects to start on a proven path to success