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This live-virtual online course is designed to give the participants a basic understanding of Lean Manufacturing / Process Improvement principles and recognizing and eliminating waste in the process. This 8-hour training will create a foundational understanding upon which to build culture and an organization of “Lean Thinking” to drive further process improvement events. Participants in this course can come from any level of the organization.

A certificate of completion will be issued upon completion of the training.

Session 1:
 Lean Overview & Lean Principle 1 – Define Value
DATE: November 16, 2022 — 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Participants will learn what Value in Lean is and how to identify and define Value in their organization. They will learn the qualitative and quantitative tools and techniques that can be applied to uncover what customers want, how they want the product or service to be delivered, and what they’re willing to pay.

Session 2:
  Lean Principle 2 – Identify and Map the Value Stream; Lean Principle 3 – Implement Continuous Flow
DATE: November 30, 2022 — 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
This module introduces the participant to the important elements of Lean focus and tools. They will learn the tools used to identify and map the Value Stream, how to recognize the activities that add value to the end customer and those that do not (waste), and learn to reduce and eliminate unnecessary processes or steps to ensure customers are getting what they want while at the same time reducing the cost of producing that product or service.

Session 3:
Lean Principle 3 – Implement Continuous Flow (cont’d) & 5S (Sort-Store-Shine-Standardize-Sustain) / Activity
DATE: December 7, 2022 — 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Participants will learn how to use tools and techniques to maintain a continuous flow of work without interruptions or delays. They will learn tools such as: Takt time, WIP (work in process), Little’s Law and learn strategies which include: breaking down steps, leveling the workload, creating cross-functional departments and training employees to be multi-skilled and adaptive. Participants will learn the benefits of applying a Pull system to optimize resources in a process, how it is created and the tools and techniques applied to implement the system.

Session 4: Lean Principle 4 – Implement Pull; Lean Principle 5 – Strive for Perfection
DATE: December 14, 2022 — 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Participants will learn how maintaining a Lean thinking and continuous improvement focus allows them to discover inefficiencies in their organization. They will learn how to find new opportunities to eliminate waste to continue increasing value to the customers, reducing costs of doing business, and increase their bottom-line.

COST for SFMA Members: $550
COST for NON-SFMA Members: $650


Nov 16 2022 - Dec 14 2022


11:00 am - 1:00 pm


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