Lean Thinking

The course teaches how to put Lean principles into practice. After these two days of training, you will be able to recognize the 7 types of waste and follow the Lean roadmap to improve processes.

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    Identifying Waste and Solving it

    Lean is the methodology to ensure that services and products can be delivered in a flow the customer values. The methodology focuses on reducing activities that do not add value to the customer (waste). A Lean professional can enhance a process by applying the Lean improvement tools based on the Lean philosophy and methodology. A qualified Lean professional mobilizes co-workers to improve processes.

    The Lean Thinking course

    The Lean Thinking course focuses on how to apply Lean principles in the field. The training is built around two main topics and a simulation. The main topics are the 7 Wastes and the 5 Womack Steps. Furthermore, a simulation is part of the course providing the opportunity to apply what you have learned in a practical situation.

    During the training, you will learn to recognize waste and you will receive a roadmap to optimize processes in a targeted manner. After the two-day training course, you will immediately be able to apply Lean principles to your work environment.

    You will be amazed at the process improvement potential that you will be able to recognize and how you will be able to realize the necessary process improvement using the  Lean methodology and tools taught during the course.

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    Practical information

    Below you will find practical information on our Lean Thinking course.

    In the prospectus, you will find additional information, such as a detailed overview of the course, recommended preparation, target audience and information about certification and accreditation.

    Lean Thinking is a 2-day training course. We cover the 7 Wastes, the 5 Womack Steps, and the main improvement techniques. The common theme throughout the training is practice simulation. Using this technique you will learn to apply Lean tools in practice. As a result, you will retain the course material and after having completed the course, you can start working with Lean improvement tools immediately.

    Part 1 – Background and roadmap

    The subject matter of this first module focuses on two main themes. The Lean background and philosophy and the Lean Roadmap. 

    Subject matter:

    • 5 principles of Womack
    • 7 Wastes
    • Value Stream Mapping


    Part 2 – Improvement tools and Lean Thinking exam

    Lean consists out of many process improvement tools, the most important of which will be covered in this second module. The day will end with a Lean Thinking exam.

    Improvement tools such as:

    • Kanban,
    • SMED,
    • Kaizen,
    • Poka Yoke.

    Lean Thinking course : €1.295 (+VAT)

    Duration: 2 days in classroom

    Pricing includes:
    – Classroom tutoring by a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
    – Course materials (reference book, slide pack)
    – Exam (and 2 re-exams if required)
    – Certification 

    Pricing does not include Lodging.

    More than 8.000 people followed this training with success so far! 

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    Lean Six Sigma in your company

    Although Lean Six Sigma is best known as a project-based improvement structure, it is much broader than that. Lean Six Sigma is an established philosophy, an organizational and improvement structure as well as a set of tools. Using this perspective Lean Six Sigma addresses organizational issues with respect to competitiveness, cost reduction, and customer satisfaction. 

    Depending on your ambition, Lean Six Sigma can be implemented in phases. Every organization is unique, without a common blueprint that universally applies. Together with you, The Lean Six Sigma Company will develop a plan of action tailored to your organization.

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