Lean Foundation training is ideal for process owners and team members who want to gain basic skills and tools to improve efficiency and productivity in the workplace.


Training Level

Foundation

Duration

1 Day

Prerequisite

None


Overview.

 

OE Methods’ Lean Foundation course prepares you with the skills required to be an effective team member and contributor to a Lean improvement project. You will learn how to apply the basic Lean principles, methods and tools through an integrated simulation.

This program provides a critical element of Lean process improvements: grassroots know-how and support to achieving operational excellence and process control.

No prior qualifications or experience is expected. After completing this course, you will constantly recognise opportunities for continuous improvement in your workplace.

Facilitated by Black Belt-level instructors with real-world experience, this course has a practical and applied focus.

 

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Lean Foundation Certificate is provided through our partnership with the Australian Society for Quality (RTO ID 22526). Certification is awarded to participants who successfully complete:

  1. Coursework

  2. Case study project

WORKPLACE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Workplace improvement project is not required.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS TRAINING

Anyone in any industry who wants to learn the basic concepts for applying the Lean toolkit.


Learning Objectives.

 

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the origins of Lean.

  • Identify the five principles of Lean and the eight types of waste.

  • Participate as an active team member in a Lean Action Workout.

  • Apply new skills and basic tools to effectively support workplace improvement projects.


Curriculum.

LEAN PRINCIPLES

  • Lean overview

  • Lean principles and foundation

  • Lean Action Workout Event

  • Value and Flow within a process

  • Replenishment Pull methods vs. Traditional “Push”

LEAN TOOLS

  • Value Stream Mapping (participating a VSM session)

  • Mistake Proofing

  • Foundation of 5S


Exclusive Benefits.

 
  • Every course is taught by a Black Belt instructor with real world knowledge and extensive project experience

  • The Black Belt provides support and project consultation throughout the class

  • Professional quality, laser printed student manuals and quick reference guides

  • Valuable templates that can be used for certification projects and other projects in the future

  • Sample case study of Lean projects

  • On-site coaching and/or remote support by email/phone are offered at a special rate for all participating students