• Dublin City Council Lean business Programme
  • Dublin City Council Lean business Programme

DCC LEO Lean Business programme – 16 weeks

The Lean for Micro Dublin is aimed at owners/managers and key staff members of small businesses who wish to gain an introduction to lean concepts and allow them to gain a practical understanding of lean principles by undertaking a focused assignment with expert mentoring support.

Local Enterprise Office is here to help you. It is a First Stop Shop for anyone seeking information and support on starting or growing a business.

For more information please visit: www.localenterprise.ie

500.00

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“People don’t go to Toyota to ‘work’ they go there to ‘think” – Taiichi Ohno

Course Overview

A 16 week programme involving 3 half-day classroom sessions followed by 5 onsite half-day mentor visits. This programme aims to introduce Lean business into any organisation through the delivery of process improvements.
The aim is to engage staff to deliver their solutions through the application of Lean Tools.

Who should attend?

The programme is aimed at owners/managers and key staff members of small businesses who wish to gain an introduction to lean concepts and allow them to gain a practical understanding of lean principles by undertaking a focused assignment with expert mentoring support.

Dublin City LEO

Local Enterprise Office Dublin City recognises the importance of the development of management skills for people managing their own micro or small enterprises. It also recognises the very substantial improvements in productivity and profitability that can result from the application of LEAN principles in an organisation and aims to support managers in effectively embracing LEAN methodologies in their businesses.

“This course helped me to become customer focussed and to leverage the influence of others in developing solutions.” — Ian, Financial Controller

Skills I will learn

  • Assess your organization against the 5 principles and 10 wastes
  • Define Project terms of reference
  • How to run a Kaizen event
  • The 8-step process improvement methodology
  • The 5s approach to workplace organisation
  • Define standard practice with Standard Work

Outline: Lean Business training course

  • Pre-programme preparation: Basic Project Charter
  • Classroom Half Day 1: Lean Principles – The 10 wastes – Business Simulation
  • Classroom Half Day 2: 8-step problem-solving – Kaizen
  • Classroom Half Day 3: 5S workplace organisation, Standard Work
  • Mentor Session 1: Project Charter & Supporting Data
  • Mentor Session 2: Kaizen & Countermeasures
  • Mentor Session 3: Lean Tools implementation
  • Mentor Session 4: 5s, Standard Work implementation
  • Mentor Session 5: Evaluation & Project Presentations (LeanStart report)

Duration

3 half-day classroom sessions.
5 x half-day onsite mentor visits
Programme duration is over 16 weeks

 

Additional Information

location-date

Apr 18th, May 2nd, May 9th 2019 Dublin, Nov 21st, Nov 28th, Dec 12th 2019 Dublin, Sept 19th, Sept 26th, Oct 3rd 2019 Dublin