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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
Lean principles and foundation
Lean Action Workout Event PDCA Methodology
Value and Flow within a process
Replenishment Pull methods vs. Traditional “Push”
Value Stream Mapping (participating a VSM session)
Foundation of 5S
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