Self Study Online Lean Practitioner

Online Self Paced Study, 23rd November 2020

£500.00 per person (exc VAT)


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Our Self-paced online learning offers you the freedom to learn when you like, where you like.

Whether it’s in the comfort of your own home, in the office or on the move, our self paced Lean Practitioner course lets you shape your learning to suit an your situation. You can start your learning when you like and finish when you like; you can even take a break and resume when you’re ready.The course is modular and can be tackled at your own pace and the knowledge you will gain will teach you how Lean principles can be used in your business.  The learning from this course can be applied across all sectors and processes.


1. Origins and Key Principles

  • Welcome & Course agenda
  • Origins of Lean
  • Principles of Lean
  • Value-add and waste
  • What is a process?

2. The Importance of Customers

  • Customer Value and CTQ’s
  • Kano Model

3. How the work gets Done

  • Process Orientation and SIPOC
  • Process Stapling
  • Spaghetti Flow
  • Process Mapping/MoT
  • Moments of Truth
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Fishbone Analysis and 5 whys

4. How Well the Work Gets Done

  • Data Collection and Measurement
  • Data Collection and Measurement part 2
  • Little’s Law
  • Pareto Analysis
  • Takt time/Line Balancing
  • SPC/Control Charts

5. Optimising Process Flow

  • Theory of Constraints
  • The Eight Wastes
  • Muda, Mura, Muri
  • Heijunka
  • Standard Work
  • 5S
  • Visual Management and Lean Management Systems
  • SMED
  • Pull vs push/JIT
  • Kanban
  • Cellular Manufacturing/ Product Families
  • FMEA
  • Poka Yoke

6. Importance of Teamworking

  • Teamworking
  • Change Management

7. Leading Improvement Activity

  • Structured Problem-solving
  • A3 Thinking

8. Scoping and Strategic Alignment

  • Project selection and alignment
  • Kaizen Events
  • Leadership

9. Conclusion


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