The two-day programme is aimed at Senior 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.

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

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

The two-day programme is aimed at Senior Managers across all industries who are planning on, or thinking of, developing a Lean Thinking Culture.

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 set ups, 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

Pre-course Preparation

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 delegate’s needs and objectives.

Other courses you might look to if this doesn't quite fit what you are looking for are:

If you are unsure which course is for you or your employees, please call and speak with one of our Learning and Development Advisor on 02921 680075 or alternatively send us an enquiry here