Operational excellence

Lean Basics (part of IMechE's COVID-19 Recovery Programme)

Learn to get your projects off the ground with this course, which focuses on two core elements of Lean Thinking: the identification of value and mapping the value stream.

1 day

Members: £333 + VAT
Non-members: £366 + VAT

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Lean Basics (part of IMechE's COVID-19 Recovery Programme)

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Members:
£333.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£366.00 Plus vat

Summary

Learn to get your projects off the ground with this course, which focuses on two core elements of Lean Thinking: the identification of value and mapping the value stream.

Focusing on two core elements of Lean Thinking, the identification of value and mapping the value stream, this course is ideal for those about to embark on their lean journey and who need help in the first stages of their project.

We recommend that you attend Introduction to Structured Problem Solving using Lean Sigma before attending this course.

Delivery format

This course will be delivered face-to-face. For alternative formats and dates, visit: imeche.org/covidrecoveryprogramme

Extra funding Sheffield City Region businesses

Fins out more at imeche.org/ssbtrainingsupport.

Who should attend?

Individuals and organisations that:

  • Need help getting their lean projects off the ground
  • Are about to embark on their lean journey and who need help in the first stages of their project

How will I benefit?

  • Explore the 5 key principles of Lean
  • Understand how to define customer value
  • Understand how to map the value stream
Contributes 7 CPD hours

Key topics

  • The 5 Key Principles of Lean (Value, Value Stream, Flow, Pull, Perfection)
  • 4 core elements of customer value (Quality, Cost, Delivery and Safety)
  • Tools to define customer value (Voice of the customer, Critical to Quality, Kano Model)
  • Process Mapping techniques to identify waste within the system
  • Introduction to Value Stream Mapping

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Lean Basics (part of IMechE's COVID-19 Recovery Programme).

  • The Lean Sigma Team

    A team of specialist consultants with experience of deploying Lean and Six Sigma principles across a broad range of industry sectors. Their wealth of knowledge has been amassed by directly managing improvement projects and helping others to gain benefit from the effective use of the right tools within their operating environment. The key to the Lean Sigma Team's success is their ability to simplify complex issues and guide and coach others to build confidence in applying Lean and Six Sigma in their own work environment.

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  • Duration:
    1 day
  • CPD Hours:
    7

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