By: London Management Centre
Nov 16 - 20 Nov, 2015
One of the key challenges faced in the current business environment is developing and maintaining a competitive advantage. Where this course differs from other lean training courses in this field is that it also focuses on the skills of Lean Leadership. It emphasizes building the knowledge necessary for leaders to implement and sustain a Lean culture by connecting these tools with the underlying mindsets and behaviors required from people.
Who should attend?
This thought provoking course is suitable for leaders who are interested in creating greater efficiency within their company and leading others through the Lean process.
- Why introduce Lean?
- How to increase customer satisfaction to gain repeat business
- Identify and reduce waste shorter lead times, lower costs
- Improved profitability, process control and utilization of resources
- Companywide team work - breaking down functional barriers
- Seven wastes of Lean Leadership
- Introduction - Setting the Scene -“What Lean means for business”
- Introduction to Lean - What is lean management all about?
- Definitions - Jargon Busting
- Managing objections and practicing 'respectful' management
- Breaking down functional barriers and ‘silo’ management structures
- Lean Tools - An Overview - looking at these tools and the impact they have.
- 7 Wastes
- 5S and visual factory
- Cellular manufacturing
- Zero Quality Control, Source Inspection and Poka Yoke
- Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED)
- Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
- Lean office
- Value stream mapping
- People - “Winning the Hearts and Minds”
- How to create a lean environment from disorder and chaos
- Gemba and sensei Walks
- Responsibility, accountability and ownership - 10 lean doctrines
- How to bring about a lean environment by effective communication
- How to build a lean culture by utilizing self-managing, empowered teams
- Sustainable problem solving techniques
- Initiating Kaizen and Kaikaku (Kaizen Blitz) activities - making it work for your business
- Utilizing alliances with third parties
- Getting the 'cynics' on board the programme
Venue: London Management Centre