Operational excellence

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

Deliver real business improvement through having a strong foundation of the practical application of Lean Tools and Techniques.

3 days

Members: £900 + VAT
Non-members: £990 + VAT

Course Location & Date
Lean Practitioner (part of IMechE's COVID-19 Recovery Programme)

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Members:
£900.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£990.00 Plus vat

Summary

Deliver real business improvement through having a strong foundation of the practical application of Lean Tools and Techniques.

Designed to support individuals who will be guiding and leading the Lean activity within an organisation.

This course focuses on the important role of the Lean Leader in strategy deployment and the development of a culture that supports improvement activity.

Delivery format:

This course will be delivered using interactive live virtual classroom technology. For alternative formats and dates, visit: imeche.org/covidrecoveryprogramme

Extra funding Sheffield City Region businesses

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Who should attend?

Individuals who will be delivering Lean improvement projects.

How will I benefit?

  • Understand how the 5 key principles of Lean hang together
  • Understand how to set up and manage a Lean project
  •  Explore the suite of Lean Tools and determine when they should be used
  • Gain confidence in the use of selected Lean Tools in a Lean Simulation
Contributes 21 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Origins of Lean
  • The five principles of Lean
  • Challenge and benefits of Lean
  • Practical application of Lean
    Project mgt
  • Voice of the customer
  • Process mapping
    Identifying and reducing waste
  • Balancing work, including Takt times
  • Runners, Repeaters and Strangers
  • Push v Pull
  • Kanbans
  • SMED
  • Problem-solving
  • Future map design
  • Visual management
This course is highly practical and delegates are encouraged to bring real-life problems with them and to use their own processes during practical exercises wherever possible. 

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Lean Practitioner (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:
    3 days
  • CPD Hours:
    21

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