Lean (Kaizen) Leader

Course Overview:

With the market pressure to produce more, and better, with less. Applying Lean is inevitable. This course provides a radical overview to Lean. It introduces vital concepts and applications in all operating environments. In addition, it exposes the participants to lean concepts. The course equips them to lead Kaizen projects, Kaizen events, eliminate non added value activities and waste. It optimizes the processes to generate productivity. It implements the DMAIC phases and lean tools.

Who Can Enroll:

Appropriate for practitioners employed in manufacturing and services.

Professionals that are accountable and keen to generate productivity.

Candidates looking forward to apply lean concepts and lead Kaizen events or projects.

Course Features:

 Material and Kaizen templates included in course cost.

 To achieve certification, participants shall achieve 80% in CHOOLS exam and lead a kaizen event in the workplace with submitting a report.

Certification will be granted by CHOOLS Lean Master.

Course could be customized for organization requirements including company LOGO.

Learning Outcome:

Understand Lean concepts and principles and how to apply them.

Apply the DMAIC phases.

Understand the 8 wastes and identify opportunities to eliminate wastes.

Create Value stream maps and SIPOCs to identify activities to be reduced and eliminated and optimized.

Lead Kaizen events and Projects.

Why Choose Chools?

Access to:

  • Top 100,000 Ebooks.
  • 250,000 Management slides and presentations.
  • 1 million excel templates.
  • 60,000 business documents.
  • 15,000 top books in abstract forms.
  • 40,000 audio podcast.
  • 550 audio library books.
  • 50,000 video libraries.
  • 1500 training courses.
  • 6 million Journals and articles.
  • 137 Lean Six Sigma toolkit.
  • Leadership assessments.
  • Quiz, Exam prep, Q&As, Case-studies.

Course Outline

Introduction to Lean

Project Charter creation

DMAIC philosophy

How to lead a Kaizen team

Simulation and Value stream Mapping

SIPOC

Analysis Tools

Time Trap analysis and Process balancing

Problem solving tools

Pull system and Kanban

Solution development

SMED

Mistake Proofing

5S

Visual controls and standardization

Gemba Walks

Piloting the solution

1. INTRODUCTION TO KAIZEN

2. WELCOME AND KICKOFF

3. PROJECT CHARTERING

4. HIGH LEVEL PROCESS MAPPING

5. DOCUMENT PROCESS WALK

6. DETAILED PROCESS MAPPING

7. DATA COLLECTION AND SAMPLE SIZE CONSIDERATIONS

8. BASELINE DATA

9. VALUE ANALYSIS AND WASTE IDENTIFICATION

10. ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS FISHBONE

11. BRAINSTORMING SELECTING IDEA

12. FUTURE STATE

13. RISK ASSESSMENT

14. RISK ASSESSMENTFROM SUPPLEMENTAL

15. MAKING IMPROVEMENTS PILOTING

16. 5S

17. DEMONSTRATING IMPROVEMENTS

18. MISTAKE PROOFING

19. STANDARDIZATION

20. CONTROL PLANS

21. KAIZEN EVENT PROJECT FLOW

22. PROJECT CLOSURE