Is your organization interested in rapid results with Kaizen?

Are the Lean tools what you need to take your business to the next level?

This curriculum prepares students to lead Kaizen events. The two week curriculum covers the basics of Lean, with practical examples for both manufacturing and service environments. The training does not require any prerequisites or software besides Microsoft Word and Excel. Our facilitators lead a mini-Kaizen each week as a part of the training, for additional cycles of learning.

Week 1

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Introduction to Lean
  • Project Charter
  • Key Lean Concepts
  • Transactional Lean Time Simulation
  • 5S
  • Document and Analyze the Process (Value Stream Mapping)
  • Introduction to Kaizen and Quick Improvement
  • Process Flow Improvement
  • In-Class Mini-Kaizen Event

Week 2

  • Core Simulation Round 1
  • ABC Stratification
  • Changeover Reduction
  • Core Simulation Round 2
  • TPM
  • Replenishment Pull Systems
  • Mistake Proofing
  • Visual Control Methods
  • Core Simulation Round 3
  • In-Class Mini-Kaizen Event

Interested in training or curriculum licensing? Contact our team to learn more.

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