LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
Implementing lean practices is a managed process that requires clear leadership, a defined plan, coordination of resources, and robust support systems to assure transformation. Lean leadership and management offerings are intended to equip those leading the lean enterprise with the necessary skills to achieve long term success in pursuing lean as a strategic initiative.
PRINCIPLES OF LEAN FOR MANUFACTURING
The Truth Behind Results
How is it possible that small and midsized companies are cutting away so much waste and reporting phenomenal results? Many have said implementing Lean Manufacturing processes are the most positive, productive changes their businesses will see in their lifetime. As a result their companies are operating with less waste and using fewer resources to turn out quality products.
Lean 101 is an accelerated learning workshop that demonstrates the benefits of using Lean in an Order-to-Shipment environment to achieve breakthrough business performance.
Key deliverables include:
- Understanding the business case for continuous improvement to compete profitably in the global marketplace.
- Understanding of how Lean methods simultaneously reduce lead time and operational costs while improving service and quality.
VALUE-STREAM MANAGEMENT & MAPPING
Value Stream Management is an 8-step method of planning and managing the transformation process. It introduces the use of successful lean tools for selecting product families, mapping the value streams of selected families, and creating a plan and management system to transform the value stream to achieve customer expectations. The final outcome of Value Stream Management is the creation of a complete, visual plan for lean transformations. Available in training workshop or on-site implementation.