Lean Certification (Instructor Led): Certified Lean Practitioner

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The Lean Enterprise Certificate program is designed for Lean Leaders and Change Agents in both product and service based organizations. Designed to meet the most current challenges facing organizations today, this program will provide participants with people and technical skills needed to facilitate lean problem solving and improvement efforts. The program is intended for Lean Leaders from Manufacturing, Service, and Healthcare fields.


Over an 8-day period, our lean experts will guide you through a series of course work, hands-on projects and simulations. You will learn how to apply major methodologies of lean including Strategy Deployment, A3 Problem Solving, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen Events, and Daily Kaizen utilizing the Improvement Kata and the Coaching Kata. Within the context of continuous improvement, you will learn how and when to apply the tools of lean including 5S, Continuous Flow Cells, Standard Work, Kanban and Pull Systems, Total Productive Maintenance, Quick Changeover, Visual Management and Controls, and Mistake Proofing. Certification requires the completion of a lean project in your own company – to reinforce the learning and achieve real results in your specific environment. This program results in a Lean Certificate (Certified Lean Practitioner).


Lean Certification Program Outline
Session Dates Topic Covered
February 15-16, 2017 Lean Leadership, A3 Thinking for Strategy and Problem Solving, Facilitation Skills, Kaizen Workshops, Daily Kaizen Using the Improvement Kata.
March 15-16, 2017 Value Stream Mapping and Management
April 12-13, 2017 Implementing Flow and Pull: Inventory Management, Kanban, Workcells, Standard Work, 5S, Visual Controls, and Mistake Proofing
May 10-11, 2017 Lean Tools for Stabilizing and Improving Equipment Performance: Total Productive Maintenance and Quick Changeover, plus Student Project Presentations

Lean Certification Program (8 Days)

Spring 2017 Dates: (8-day program) February 15-16; March 15-16; April 12-13; May 10-11

Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Location: Doubletree Club Hotel Orange County Airport, 7 Hutton Centre Drive, Santa Ana, CA

Instructor: Darren Dolcemascolo

Price: $2495 (early registration by 12/31/2016) / $2695 (regular registration)

Price includes books, materials, and lunch at instructor-led sessions.

 

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Lean Certification Topics Covered
  • Lean Leadership
  • A3 Problem Solving
  • Team Facilitation
  • Problem Solving Tools: Five Why's, Cause and Effect Diagram, Pareto Diagram, Process Mapping
  • PDCA (Plan Do Check Act)
  • Kaizen Events
  • Daily Kaizen / Improvement Kata
  • Strategy Deployment / Hoshin Kanri using A3
  • Lean Metrics
  • Implementation Strategy
  • Lean Culture and Organizational Issues
  • 7 Wastes
  • Value Stream Mapping for Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Business Processes
  • Operational Stability
  • Standardized Work
  • Leveling Production (Heijunka)
  • 5S Visual Workplace
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  • Autonomous Maintenance
  • Quick Changeover / Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)
  • One Piece Flow / Continuous Flow
  • Cellular Layouts
  • Kanban Systems
  • Replenishment and Sequential Pull Systems
  • FIFO Flow
  • Mistake Proofing