This engaging, online, go-at-your-own-pace course is designed to give you an understanding of what lean is, what it might look like in your workplace, and how to start applying it.
Recognize where and how to apply lean principles, systems, and concepts, to increase value and eliminate waste in your daily work
Resolve business challenges by using scientific method, PDCA-based problem solving
Identify work activities as being “value-add,” “incidental,” or “waste” and understand how all three affect workflow
Understand the five dimensions of the Lean Transformation Framework and explain why all five are necessary for a transformation to occur
|Pre-Work & Reflection||2 hours|
|Unit 1: Value||4 hours|
|Unit 2: Work||15 hours|
|Unit 3: People||2.5 hours|
|Unit 4: Management Systems and Lean Leader Behavior||3 hours|
|Unit 5: Basic Thinking||2 hours|
|Post-Work & Reflection|
Shook co-authored Learning to See, the book that introduced the world to value-stream mapping. He also co-authored Kaizen Express, a bi-lingual manual of the essential concepts and tools of the Toyota Production System. With Managing to Learn, Shook revealed the deeper workings of the A3 management process that is at the heart of Toyota’s management and leadership.