Online Fundamentals of LeanEnhance International Group
Online Fundamentals of Lean
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Online Fundamentals of Lean
A comprehensive overview of key Lean concepts and tools.
This introductory course provides a high-level, interactive overview of the fundamental concepts of Lean, including the elimination of organizational waste and the identification of value add activities.
Upon completion of this course, participant will be able to:
- Identify and describe the five principles of Lean.
- Understand the concept of value and how to define value.
- Recognize eight types of waste and understand the effect of waste on process efficiency.
- Identify value added versus non-value added process steps.
- Construct current and future-state value stream maps.
- Improve the business response to customer needs.
Current State Value Stream Maps
Module Duration:41 min
This course explains a primary Lean concept, value stream mapping, and its role in identifying waste in and between processes. The course reviews an 8-step process for creating a value stream map and discusses the analysis techniques used to interpret the data.
Future State Value Stream Maps
Module Duration:29 min
This module explains the concept of a “future state” value stream map. It discusses how to design the future, or ideal, state of a process take time. It also describes methods to achieve the future state, including spaghetti diagrams, cellular layout, 5S, and visual controls.
Module Duration:39 min
This module introduces the concept of Flow, which is the balancing of internal resources to meet external demand. Topics include Takt Time, Cycle Time, Lead Time, Work Flow Balance, Standard Work and Cellular Design.
Module Duration:32 min
This module defines the Lean concept of Pull, and how to build a Pull system to regulate the flow of production. As part of the discussion, it covers how to calculate lead time and work-in-process, Little’s Law, and Kanban.
Module Duration:25 min
Mistake proofing is based on the concept that errors can be avoided if the appropriate mistake proofing techniques are used. This module reviews the techniques that can be used to mistake proof a process as well as the eight behaviors that lead to mistakes.
- Introduction to Lean
- Current State Value Stream Maps
- Future State Value Stream Maps
- Mistake Proofing
Certification / Credits
CEU Credits: 0.5
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