About Lean Process Improvement Training

With this Lean Process Improvement Training, your employees will be able to better understand the key processes that make your company tick. They will then learn effective techniques in order to begin implementing Lean Process Improvement tools. This training session will explore the foundation of Lean through the Toyota precepts and the five critical improvements concepts. These concepts are value, waste, variation, complexity, and continuous improvement. Once participants have a firm grasp of these concepts, they will be able to apply them in the workplace. You should then expect to see a quick, if not immediate, change in the efficiency and effectiveness in the company.

The lean process has evolved from being a simple concept to a set of widely used practices that many major companies throughout the world use in their day to day operations. In this training session, we will discuss how Lean Process Improvements has helped those companies rise to the top in their respective fields and how it can help your company do the same. If you would like to avail of this training session please feel free to contact our team for more details.

As with all of our other courses, our team can customise a training module to better suit your requirements. Our team will be able to customise the content for your organisation as well should you feel that there are areas listed in the training session that you feel your organisation does not require or areas that you feel need to be added.

This training session is available in all states and territories including Canberra, Gold Coast, Sydney, Brisbane, Parramatta, Melbourne, Adelaide, Darwin, and Perth.

Lean Process Improvement

Lesson 1

Course Overview

  • Getting To Know
  • About Workshop
  • Learning Objectives
  • Personal Objectives

Lesson 2

Understanding Lean

  • What Lean Is
  • What Its Origins Are
  • Toyoda Precepts
  • Lean vs. Six Sigma

Lesson 3

The Toyota Production System

  • Overview of the Liker Pyramid
  • Exploring the Philosophy

Lesson 4

The Toyota Production System House

  • Another Representation

Lesson 5

The Five Critical Improvement Concepts

  • Value
  • Waste
  • Variation
  • Complexity
  • Continuous

Lesson 6

Understanding Value with the Kano Model

  • Basic Characteristics
  • Performance Characteristics
  • Value Added

Lesson 7

Types of Waste

  • Muda
  • Muri
  • Mura

Lesson 8

Creating a Lean Enterprise

  • Environmentally Friendly Organization
  • John Bicheno’s 20 Keys To A Lean Organization

Lesson 9

The Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) Cycle

  • PDSA Cycle

Lesson 10

Using the R-DMAIC-S Model

  • Advanced Version Of PDSA Primarily used in Six Sigma

Lesson 11

Lean Thinking Tools

  • 5W-2H
  • Genchi Genbutsu
  • Gemba
  • 5-S

Lesson 12

Kaizen Events

  • Five Levels Ff Kaizen Events

Lesson 13

Data Gathering and Mapping

  • Lean Data Tools
  • Flow Charts
  • Ishikawa (Cause and Effect) Diagrams
  • SIPOC Diagrams
  • Value Stream Maps
  • Tips for Effective Data Analysis

Lesson 14

A Plan to Take Home

  • Roadblocks and Pitfalls
  • Creating a Successful Organizational Structure

Lesson 15

Workshop Wrap-Up

  • Personal Action Plan
  • Recommended Reading List
  • Course Evaluation
  • General Evaluation
  • Final Thoughts
Additional Modules and Sample Sections

Define Lean and its key terms

Before we can go in depth about Lean Process Improvement, participants must first learn the definition of Lean and its terms. In the beginning of this session our professional trainers will provide all the terms and necessary information about Lean.

Describe the Toyota Production System and the TPS house

Here we will discuss more about the history of Lean, the Lean philosophy, and how Lean Process Improvement has helped Toyota become a juggernaut of a company in its industry.

Describe the five critical improvement concepts

In this part of the session our trainers will help participants to better understand the five critical concepts for Lean Process Improvement.

Use the Kano model to understand, describe, analyze, and improve value

Here we will discuss what value is from the perspective of the Kano Model. We will also discuss customer expectations and categorize them to basic, performance characteristics or value added aspects.

Identify and reduce various types of waste

Reducing waste through improving key processes and identifying what areas may need improvement is important for any business to be able to succeed. Here we will deliver an informative session and add a new skill set in this area for participants.

Create a plan for a more environmentally Lean organisation

Here we will assist participants in creating a plan for their organization. We will also assist them in putting the skills that have learned thus far into action for the benefit of their organisation.

Use the PDSA and R-DMAIC-S models to plan, execute, and evaluate Lean changes

Here participants will learn how to evaluate the Lean changes that have been implemented in a company in order to be able to determine if the changes have had the desired effects.

Use Lean thinking frameworks, including 5W-2H, Genchi Genbutsu and Gemba

Here our trainers will help participants go through all the different frameworks needed in order to fulfill Lean Process Improvement.

Prepare for and complete a basic 5-S

5-S stands for Seiri, Seiketsu, Seiso, Seiton, Shitsuke. These five principles and their importance in maintaining an effective workplace will be discussed here.

Describe the key elements of Kaizen events, particularly a Kaizen blitz

Here our participants will be able to engage in a small discussion to better understand the key elements of Kaizen events.

Gather, analyze, and interpret data using flow charts, Ishikawa (fishbone) diagrams, SIPOC diagrams, and value stream maps

There are many complex frameworks and elements when it comes to gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data. Here we will equip participants with the right tools in order to be able to gather, analyze, and interpret data more effectively in the workplace.

Go back to their organization with a plan to begin incorporating Lean into their corporate culture

Here we will provide the necessary tools that the participants can use to be able to go back to their organization and provide a Lean Process Improvement system within the workplace.

Customised Training Session For Teams (Included No Charge)

The new content customisation service offers all you need and more to help you modify your content the way you wish for it to be. With your orders, the training manual can be customised in several ways: activities can be adjusted, certificate colours can be changed and even the manner of delivery can be modified to give your team the edge in learning. All of these modifications are on us because we won’t ask for additional charges. We believe customisation should be included in all training. Contact us for more details or watch the video below for further information.

In-House Customised training benefits:

  • Flexible length – You choose the length of the session
  • Highly Effective Team/Industry Specific
  • Certificate of Completion (Professional Grade)
  • Create a Team Building environment
  • Cost effective – Group rate discount
  • Printed courseware (No need to download or use an App to read)

Creating Content (Contact us for Quotation)

The content creation service gives you the freedom, control and tools to help turn your training manual concepts into actual educational material. From research materials such as case studies, company statistics and graphs to aesthetic additions such as company logo and personalised colouring, we will add as many as necessary per your instructions. You can even have a bilingual training manual made for all of your teams to enjoy. Let us create a session for you to suit your needs completely.

Instructor Led Online

Download Certificate of Completion $495 inc GST
Printed and Posted Certificate of Completion $515 inc GST

As great alternative session if you are either unable to attend a workshop or if there is not workshop for the particular course available. For the same learning experience as workshop training and covering the same skills and material this is a great option. Conducted through an online video feed you can ask our trainer any training related questions and they will be happy to help!

Online Self Paced

Download Certificate of Completion $69 Inc GST
Printed and Posted Certificate of Completion $89 Inc GST

Online training can be a nice change of pace for those who like to take their time and take in as much information as possible. Once you receive your logins, you will then have access to a variety of different material, skill building activities and videos to help you through the process. Can’t finish it all at once? No problem! Just log back in alter and pick up where you left off.

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