Six Sigma Lean Fundamentals

Lean is a systematic approach to identify and eliminating the eight wastes-considered non value adding activities through continuous improvement by flowing the product completely at the pull of the customer. The eight wastes are: waiting, defects, extra processing, inventory, excessive motion, transportation, over production, and underutilized employees.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
4 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for all types of service and manufacturing organizations that experience the following challenges:Missed order datesHigh product or service cost relative to the competitionLosing market share due to increased delivery time or cost problemsLimited production capacity - space is used by inventory
  • Lean concepts and tools and how they apply to all types of processes and industries
  • Use Lean methods and data to reduce costs, shorten cycle times, expand capacity, and improve productivity
  • How Lean and Six Sigma are highly complementary
  • Difference between successfully instilling Lean Thinking and running the next program
  • Get input from knowledgeable instructors regarding specific concerns and projects to start on a proven path to success

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