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Lean Thinking for Leaders


Private Onsite Package

This course can be tailored to your needs for private, onsite delivery at your location.

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Professional Credits

IIBA (CDU)

ASPE is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider of business analysis training. Select Project Delivery courses offer IIBA continuing development units (CDU) in accordance with IIBA standards.

PMI (PDU)

Select courses offer Leadership (PDU-L), Strategic (PDU-S) and Technical PMI professional development units that vary according to certification. Technical PDUs are available in the following types: ACP, PBA, PfMP, PMP/PgMP, RMP, and SP.

This course offers:
    7.00 PMP/PgMP Technical PDUs

7
PMI PDUs
Certification
Overview

As leaders, we are usually trained in Lean and Six Sigma methodologies, right along-side the people we are expected to lead. It is very important that we understand together the benefits, terminology and how to identify waste. What usually doesn’t happen is training for leadership on how to lead in a Lean environment.

This Lean Thinking Workshop is designed for leaders, from the top-level executive to the shop floor supervisor who are leading their teams through the “no finish line” environment of continuous improvement. We cannot lead our teams the same way we did in the past and expect different results.

This workshop will give leaders practical, daily skills in leading, training and most important, coaching teams through the PDCA cycles in their daily work. Learning the benefits of Flow with Kanban and Visual Management, driving desired behaviors with Hoshin and Key Performance Indicators. Then when problems arise, how to use Six Sigma Problem Solving methods and Transactional Process Improvement to troubleshoot and get to a root cause action.

This is a one day workshop and is only available for onsite delivery.

Upcoming Dates and Locations
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There aren’t any public sessions currently scheduled for this course, but if you fill out the form below, we can tell you about how we can bring this course to you!

Course Outline

Part 1: The Toyota Kata

  • The Invisible Lean
  • The Scientific Learning Method
  • Learning Styles
  • Practice Kata / Coaching Kata
  • Forms

Part 2: Flow

  • The Definition of Flow
  • Work vs Value Flow
  • Small Batch and strains on the system
  • Bottlenecks / Theory of Constraints
  • Visual Management
  • 5S and Kanban

Part 3: Hoshin Kanri, Metrics and KPI’s

  • Hoshin vs Strategic Plans
  • Hoshin Bowlers
  • Kaizen Roadmaps
  • Building KPI’s to Drive Behavior
  • Gemba Walks

Part 4: Six Sigma Problem Solving

  • Types of Analysis
  • Pareto and the 80/20 Rule
  • Root Cause Tools
  • Multi Level Metrics

Part 5: Transactional Process Improvement

  • When to use TPI vs Standard Work
  • DIAMC Methodology
  • Value Stream Map
  • Process Mapping
  • Team Brainstorming Method
Who should attend

The Lean Thinking for Leaders Workshop is designed for leaders, from the top-level executive to the shop floor supervisor who are leading their teams through the “no finish line” environment of continuous improvement.

Pre-Requisites

Although it is not mandatory, students who have completed the self-paced Foundations of Agile eLearning course have found it very helpful when completing this course.

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