Lean practitioners are powerful change agents who drive fast, effective organizational improvements. They play a key role in many organisations. The Lean Practitioner Programme is specially developed for Change Agents within the organisation tasked to lead or participate in continual improvement projects. A Lean Practitioner focuses on specific aspects of the Lean tools, techniques and concepts within the complete Lean curriculum. This programme will facilitate the development of a much more in-depth Lean Practitioner’s skill set to enable Lean Practitioners to return to their workplace and make a real measurable difference.
Lean Practitioner Certification Requirements:
Continual assessments during the course of the Programme are used to determine the delegates’ understanding of the topics covered over the training period. These assessments take the form of both team based and individual assessments.
A certified Lean Practitioner is a valuable asset to the organisation. To become a certified Lean Practitioner, each delegate must successfully complete the training modules (minimum 75% attendance) and pass the continual assessments.
Duration: 5 Days
Lean Project Team Members, Change Agents
The Lean Practitioner Programme is structured into individual modules with each covering practical Lean implementation skills. The programme contents can be further customised according to each organisation’s unique requirements.
Module 1 – Intensive Lean Principles and Lean Tools Training
- Lean Principles and Lean Thinking Deployment
- Waste Identification and Elimination
- Selection of Product Families and Value Streams
- Organising Operations to meet the Customer Demand Rate
- Use of Buffer and Safety Resources or Stock, Finish Goods Supermarket Strategy, Organizing the Workspace for Better Productivity (5S)
- The Relationship between Quality and Turnaround Time, the Lean Quality Approach
- Making Processes Flow
- Implementing Continuous Flow, Balancing Work and Work Area Re-Design
- Maximising Use of Equipment Results in Overproduction, the Benefits of Pull Versus Push System
- FIFO Processing, Fixed Length Pipes, Surfacing Issues, Reducing Setup Times and Interruptions
- Signaling Systems, Immediate Feedback and Planned Flexing, Setup Time Reduction
- Why Level Demand, How to Level the Mix and Supply Intake, Establishing an Interval (EPEI)
- The Use of Visual Management and Why Use Immediate Feedback
- Organising for Rapid Projects
Module 2 – Practical Value Stream Mapping
- Introduction to Organisational Value, Waste, Value adding and non-value adding activities
- Application of Value Stream Mapping in Waste Identification and Lean Implementation
- Overview of Value Stream Mapping Principles and Methodology
- Mapping tools and symbols
- Value stream mapping – Current State
- Hands-on Mapping Session
- Analysing the Current State
- Value Stream Mapping – Future State
- Hands-on Mapping Session
- Achieving the Future State
- Using Value Stream Maps to Identify Lean Improvement Projects
- Prioritising and Selecting Lean Projects
- Developing a Lean Roadmap
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