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Lean Business tools – 12 weeks

(10 customer reviews)

The Lean Business course is available to any company based in Ireland only. Check out our participant video below. Up to three members of staff per company can participate. Successful completion leads to a QQI Level 5 award.

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4,000.00

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Tios and Advice from past participants on the programme

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“Improvement usually means doing something that we have never done before.” — Shigeo Shingo”

Course Overview

A 12 week programme involving 5 offsite sessions and 8 onsite 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?

Managers, Supervisors, Team Leaders and personnel involved in Process Improvement should attend the ManagementWorks Lean training course.

“It showed me that there were lots of things we do as a service business which are processes but they weren’t being treated as such and weren’t being reviewed, questioned and improved regularly — Niamh, Strategic Projects Manager

10 skills I will learn?

  • Assess your organisation against the 5 principles and 10 wastes
  • Define Project terms of reference
  • How to run a Kaizen event
  • The 8-step process improvement methodology
  • Assess lead times in your business with Value Stream Mapping
  • The 5s approach to workplace organisation
  • Control of material or information with Kanban
  • Reduce changeover or critical time windows with SMED
  • Define standard practice with Standard Work
  • Ensure better efficiency with an Asset Care programme

Outline: Lean Business training course

  • Mentor Session 1: Course Preparation and Project Selection
  • Day 1: The 5 Principles of Lean – Defining customer value – The 10 wastes – Business Simulation
  • Day 2: 8-step problem-solving – Kaizen
  • Mentor Session 2: Project Charter & Supporting Data
  • Mentor Session 3: Kaizen & Countermeasures
  • Day 3: Value Stream Mapping – 5S workplace organisation – Kanban and the Pull System
  • Mentor Session 4: VSM
  • Mentor Session 5: 5s & Kanban
  • Day 4: Changeovers and Critical Window – Standard Work – Asset Care
  • Mentor Session 6: SMED & Asset Care
  • Mentor Session 7: Project Evaluation & Standardisation
  • Mentor Session 8: Final presentation preparation
  • Day 5: Project Presentations

Duration

5 classroom days.
8 half-day mentor visits
Programme duration is over 12 weeks

Assessment and Certification

QQI Award NFQ Level 5

10 reviews for Lean Business tools – 12 weeks

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  1. Aisling Gillespie

    What was the most useful part of this training for you?
    Learning about Lean. Implementing my project on time & the huge positive impact it has on my role in the company.
    What ideas or actions will take back to your workplace?
    I will be a lot more open-minded to Lean in the company.

  2. Raymond Hale

    What was the most useful part of this training for you?
    The practical Lego plane exercise. The standard work tee-shirt exercise. The steps to build a VSM.
    What ideas or actions will take back to your workplace?
    I will be better able to support my colleagues in progressing their projects.

  3. Mick Lyons

    What was the most useful part of this training for you?
    Learning the 8 steps and implementing them
    What ideas or actions will take back to your workplace?
    Plenty of actions to be taken back. A couple of projects approved on the back of the course.

  4. Robert Majchrzyk

    What was the most useful part of this training for you?
    Understanding the waste time is very important to monitor.
    What ideas or actions will take back to your workplace?
    I learnt how to quickly problem solve by observing the process

  5. Jessica Mavare

    What was the most useful part of this training for you?
    Learning how to analyse different scenarios and detect the waste
    What ideas or actions will take back to your workplace?
    Observe process closely. Not change anything straight away. Question old ways of doing things.

  6. Mariska Moyaert

    What was the most useful part of this training for you?
    Mentor sessions. Tools & Methods: 5s, Kaizen, VSM
    What ideas or actions will take back to your workplace?
    Look at processes with ‘lean’ eyes. Don’t take anything for granted. Ask questions. Ask ‘Why?’

  7. Bernard Roe

    What was the most useful part of this training for you?
    Learnt how to solve problems using the 8 step methodology. Learnt about Kaizen events, learnt about TPM, 5s, value stream mapping, kanban systems and about the numerous forms of work.
    What ideas or actions will take back to your workplace?
    I will use the 8-step methodology. I will try to eliminate work and ensure lean manufacturing skills are implemented.

  8. Dessie Rowan

    What was the most useful part of this training for you?
    Learning the required tool to solve a problem or prove the problem exists
    What ideas or actions will take back to your workplace?
    Lean tools to solve issues and document a problem. When production starts in full these will be invaluable.

  9. David Shaughnessy

    What was the most useful part of this training for you?
    The application of theory we learned during the lecture sessions is particularly useful.
    What ideas or actions will take back to your workplace?
    Slowly implement some measures that will help my department become more efficient

  10. Noemie Tressou

    What was the most useful part of this training for you?
    All the hands-on activities helped remember the principle of Lean ex: Lego exercise, t-shirt folding exercise.
    What ideas or actions will take back to your workplace?
    I really liked the critical window exercise as it helped me to understandf the detail of the updating activity & helped develop some solutions not captured as part of the Kasizen / countermeasures.

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