If you’re brand new to lean or looking for a fun and educational introduction to lean manufacturing, we’ve got just the thing for you!
Our lean mini-course is a 5 day video course that overviews all the essentials of lean.
Take a sneak peek below!
Day One: Introduction to Lean
In this video you will get a first introduction to lean. Before you’re through you’ll understand each of the following:
- What is lean?
- How to define value
- How to define waste
- The history of lean
Day Two: The Methods of Lean
On this day we’ll explain just how lean works. We’ll not only teach you the concepts, but also show you with a real manufacturing process improvement as we take batch production to one piece flow. You’ll learn each of the following:
- A 5 step process for applying lean to any organization
- The concept of “flow”
- The effects of batch size on flow
- Simple process improvement
Day Three: The Tools of Lean
The third video overviews 10 of the most popular and common lean tools. We’ll review each of the following:
- Value Stream Mapping
- Total Productive Maintenance
- Standard Work
- Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED)
- Kaizen Events
- Cellular Manufacturing
- The 8 Wastes
Day Four: The Culture of Lean
Establishing a new culture is essential to practicing lean. This video goes a bit deeper into what lean is all about. Before we’re through you’ll understand each of the following:
- Respect for People
- A tip for establishing culture
- Managing a culture
Day Five: Implementing Lean
After four days of becoming familiar with Lean, it’s time to talk about how to where to begin. This video is all about lean implementation. We’re overview each of the following:
- The first tools most commonly implemented
- How to start small and build rapidly
- Whether to appoint a lean leader
- Resources to help you on your journey
How to Get Started
Signing up for this mini-course is totally free. Just click the button below to enroll in the course!