Lean Leadership Training Course

Lean Leadership Training Course

Overview

Next available course date:


25th-26th April2018


A two-day thought-provoking lean leadership training course suitable for senior executives/managers focussed on sustainable lean transformation of their business.

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£595.00

Course Overview

A two-day thought-provoking lean leadership training course suitable for senior executives/managers focussed on sustainable lean transformation of their business.

Where this course differs from other lean training courses in this field is that it focuses on the ‘soft’ skills of lean management as well as efficient use of the lean tools to bring about permanent cultural change.

  

Why introduce Lean Manufacturing?

  • Increased Customer Satisfaction – repeat business
  • Reduced Waste – shorter lead times, lower costs
  • Improved Profitability and utilisation of resources
  • Improved Process Control – right first time
  • Company Wide Team Work - breaking down functional barriers


What you will learn

At the conclusion of the lean leadership course each delegate will have: -

  • An appreciation of the lean tools available to their business
  • The ability to recognise ‘waste’ and non-value added activities throughout their organisation
  • An understanding of how to generate diagnostic value stream maps of their own processes
  • An appreciation of the role Standardised Work plays in an organisation
  • An effective lean management system for re-enforcing the lean message on a daily basis
  • An understanding of the lean tools and techniques to both create and then sustain a lean programme


Course Content

Introduction – Setting the Scene

  • Introduction to Lean – What is it all lean management all about?
  • Definitions – Jargon Busting
  • What benefits can we realistically expect from a company wide lean programme?


Lean Tools – An Overview

A practical session where interactive business ‘games’ are used to demonstrate lean tools in action including:

  • 7 Wastes
  • 5S and Visual Factory
  • Kanban
  • Cellular Manufacturing
  • Zero Quality Control, Source Inspection & Poka Yoke
  • Jidoka
  • Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED)
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Lean Office
  • Value Stream Mapping


People – “Winning the Hearts and Minds”

A practical session where group discussion, role play and debate are used to bring clarity to lean transformation by exploring the role of the leader.

How can a manager create a lean environment from disorder and chaos?

  • Role Models
  • Responsibility, Accountability and Ownership  - 10 lean doctrines
  • What is lean management?
  • How to bring about a lean environment by effective communication
  • Gemba and Sensei Walks
  • How to build a lean culture by utilising self-managing, empowered teams
  • Sustainable Problem Solving Techniques
  • Initiating Kaizen and Kaikaku (Kaizen Blitz) activities - making it work for your business
  • Breaking down functional barriers and ‘silo’ management structures
  • Utilising alliances with Third Parties
  • Managing objections and practising 'respectful' management
  • Getting the ‘cynics’ on board the programme
  • Knowing where to start

This is a non-residential training course. This course can be delivered in-house if required.

For further information contact Aster Training on 01296 720281 for a Free Consultation to discuss your training requirements. Cost is exclusive of VAT, which is chargeable at the current rate. Prices are correct at the time of publishing, but may be varied in line with market conditions from time to time.