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About the Course

Lean Toolbox - Core Tool Training

  • 5 Hours of Training (Available for 30 Days from Start Date)

  • Online-On Demand Training Content -- Asynchronous

  • Available 24/7 (Internet Connection Required)

  • Includes Videos, Quizzes, & Final Exam

  • PDF’s of Presentation Handouts Included

  • 80% Required on All Quizzes prior to Unlocking Final Exam

  • 2 Hour Final Exam; 80% Required to Pass

Topics Covered:

  • Lean Principles Review

  • Basics of Mistake-Proofing (Poka-Yoke), Steps, Mindset, When it Works

  • Types and Classifications of Errors, Defects, & Failures

  • Principles & Approaches to Mistake-Proofing

  • Types & Evaluation of Poka-Yokes & Devices

  • Developing Mistake-Proofing Devices & Processes, and Designing Mistakes Out

  • Common Mistake Proofing Examples and Videos

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn how to Analyze Processes for Mistake & Error Opportunities

  • Learn how to Make it Difficult or Impossible to Make Defects & Easy to Achieve Quality (and Speed)

Who Should Attend:

Mistake-Proofing is a core skill needed for reducing non-value adding time, materials, resources & personnel dealing with things that go wrong. This training would be ideal for Engineering, Continuous Improvement/Process Improvement, Quality Personnel, Maintenance, Managers, Supervisors, Leads & Key Operators and Staff.





5 Hours - 1 Month

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Your Instructor

Michael Asbury

Michael Asbury

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.

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