The Lean Fundamentals course provides an overview of basic Lean Manufacturing principles and what you need to get started. You will learn about the 7 Wastes and the negative effects that create poor processes. Explore push and pull systems and how they impact your ability to respond to customer demand.
Learn about some of the major tools used to combat the 7 Wastes, and ways you can overhaul your processes to become more efficient. Delve into Value-Added and Non Value-Added techniques, and how to best reduce motion, transportation, waiting, over-processing, inventory, defects and overproduction.
Discover why flow is so important for the layout of your facility and much, much more! This course is the perfect first step for your Lean journey or an excellent refresher for those looking to brush up on their Lean basics.
- A Quick Introduction to Lean Basics
- A Detailed First Look at Lean’s Building Blocks
- How the Poor Processes Utilized in Some Businesses May be Improved with Lean
- How the Concept of Flow is Hindered by Push Systems
- The Seven Wastes of Lean
- Quiz – Lean Fundamentals
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