Lean Awareness Training

This programme is based on the key concepts for introducing Lean Manufacturing Principles into an established organisation, guiding attendees through the fundamental building blocks of Lean, modular development stages and successful implementation.

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Course Facts

Duration: 1 Day/s
Assessment: This course is not assessed
Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements
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Course Overview

The two-day programme is aimed at Senior and middle Managers across all industries who are planning on/thinking of developing and introducing a Lean Thinking Culture within their organisation, and are unsure where or how to begin on this demanding journey.

*Rated 4.8 out of 5 by learners on Coursecheck, TSW Training has been a trusted and established training provider of choice for 56 years.

What Could Lean Awareness Training Do For Your Business?

When Jim walked onto the shopfloor at Everest, he instantly knew how to make it more productive. Collaborating with TSW Training, the Everest team embarked on an in-house lean principles course.

Better flow and a more engaged workforce. Straightaway we saw 66% productivity improvement. I just know that this works so why go somewhere else?” – Jim Collins, Plant Manager at Everest

Who is this Course For?

The lean thinking course is aimed at senior and middle managers across all industries. I can also be tailored for non-management staff, to provide an awareness of lean and impending lean programmes.

What Does This Course Cover?

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Introduction to the Principles of Lean Manufacturing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Setting up the Lean Development Team (Roles and Responsibilities)
  • Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
  • Lean Communication
  • Visual Management in the Workplace
  • Workplace organisation
  • Structured Problem Solving
  • Standard Work

Learning Outcomes

This programme is based on the key concepts for introducing Lean Manufacturing Principles into an established organisation, guiding attendees through the fundamental building blocks of Lean, modular development stages and successful implementation.

How Is This Course Assessed?

The Lean Awareness Training course has the flexibility to be assessed if you require. 

What are the Next Steps After This Course?

With Lean awareness processes and techniques in hand, you may want to develop the abilities of your leaders. For qualifications suited for strategic and operational roles, explore our range of leadership and management qualifications

Why Choose TSW Training for your Courses?

  • TSW Training is a leading Lean and Leadership and Management training provider working with PLCs and SME clients across the UK.
  • Rated 4.8/5 in 1,179 reviews by learners on independent training course evaluator, Coursecheck, TSW Training has been a trusted and established training provider of choice for 56 years.
  • Work with TSW Training and you have access to our closely curated team of quality-assured Lean experts, consultants, and trainers.

Read our latest course reviews

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Fabulous training provided by the knowledgeable Jhon
Federico P April 19, 2024
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The tutor was very enthusiastic
Niall S April 19, 2024
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Brilliant course and brilliant tutor. Thank you John.
Eliza H April 19, 2024
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Tutor was amazing and very informative
Emily M April 19, 2024
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Good course highly recommend
Nick J April 19, 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

The benefits of introducing Lean Manufacturing Principles/Thinking to the workplace will differ in each organisation, but standard benefits will include:

  • Improved customer service: delivering exactly what the customer wants when they want it
  • Improved productivity: improvements in throughput and value add per person
  • Quality: reductions in defects and rework
  • Innovation: staff are fully involved so improved morale and participation in the business
  • Reduced waste: less transport, moving, waiting, space, and physical waste
  • Improved lead times: business able to respond quicker, quicker setups, fewer delays
  • Improved stock turns: less work in progress and inventory, so less capital tied up
  • All of the above have financial impacts on your business, as well as helping you become a business that can better react to and meet your customer’s needs

There will be no pre-course preparation required, however, delegates are requested to complete a pre-course questionnaire that will be handed to the tutor before the first day of the course. This ensures that the course is delivered to the highest quality and is relevant to a delegate’s needs and objectives.

In-House Delivery Exclusively For Your Organisation

This course can be delivered exclusively for your organisation, in any location or virtually through Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Read more on our in-house training services.

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