About the Course
Professional Development Training
5 Hours of eLearning Training (Available for 1 Month from Start Date)
Review Lean Basics: 5 Core Principles; 3 Types of Activity: VA, BVA, NVA; Types of Waste; Lean Tools
Strategic Rapid Improvement Planning
Potential Improvements & Financial Factors
Kaizen Event (Rapid Improvement Projects) Basics
Planning & Preparations, PDCA, Action Logs
High-Level Process Mapping & Value Stream Maps, Flow Charts, SIPOC Maps
Rank & Sequence Improvements
3-1-3 Kaizen Event Model for Prep-Execution-Follow Through
Planning & Execution Checklist Template
Learn/Review the Basics of Lean and Types of Improvement Projects
Learn the Basics of Kaizen Events and the Highly Effective 3-1-3 Model
Gain Insight into the steps of planning, executing and following through on Kaizen Events
Learn to Prioritize Obstacles & Solutions, Overcome Resistance, and Assign & Track Action Items to Completion
Who Should Attend:
Planning & leading kaizen events is a powerful skillset to drive rapid improvements. This training is ideal for Continuous Improvement/Process Improvement Teams & Staff, Top Leadership of a Facility or Organization, Managers, Supervisors & others who will be leading by example, evaluating & prioritizing improvement in the organization and supporting improvement initiatives. Recommend starting with Improvement Personnel, Top Levels of Leadership and other key managers who will be involved with and supporting the first wave of kaizen events.
5 Hours - 1 Month
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After MAR 13
Michael is a dynamic Master Trainer delivering courses for more than 30 colleges & 50 other organizations. His training & education includes: Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, TOC Jonah (Theory of Constraints), Critical Chain Project Management, B.S.--Computational Physics & Mathematics, and Actuarial Science.
Over the past 20 years, Michael has had the opportunity to drive cultural transformation & significant results in a variety of roles & a wide range of projects for a total of over $40M/yr impact on profit.