team of Lean Six Sigma specialists offer a variety of customized
training, consultation, self-paced and online solutions for the lean
practitioner or front-line worker. Experienced and certified Lean Performance Center
experts are available to present the classroom-based Lean Overview
and the online-based e-Lean
training for your
employees at a date, time and location convenient for you.
The online and classroom training can be customized including tailored exercises, customized videos and vignettes and applied case studies. Both options feature an overview of lean fundamentals including:
- Specify value
- Identify value streams
- Develop flow
- Create pull
- Pursue perfection
Classroom Lean Overview - 4-12 hour options
a systematic approach to eliminating waste within the office,
non-manufacturing or production work environment. Identify and
understand value from the
customer’s perspective and the eight common forms of waste that impede
good flow. Learn the basics of 6S visual management, the application of
flow, and how lean impacts an organization’s current work processes. We
will show you how to increase your competitiveness by implementing a
continuous improvement strategy that focuses on process excellence and
builds internal resources.
- 4-Hour Option
– Delivered in one four-hour session. Instructors will introduce
participants to basic lean concepts and assign a waste observation task.
- 8-Hour Option
– Delivered in two, four-hour sessions. In addition to the basic
concepts introduced in session one, instructors will facilitate a class
discussion about the waste observation task in detail during the second
session and invite participants to explore in-depth how lean processes
Lean organizations measure true success by cultural
integration and project implementation. Hands-on application and
additional instructor support are key benefits offered in the
multi-session course options.
- 12-Hour Option
– Delivered in three, four-hour sessions. In addition to the concepts
introduced in the first two sessions, the third session will address
soft skills such as listening, communication and teamwork. Participants
carry the previous lessons through to an application project. They
apply knowledge by documenting a process and creating standard work
instructions including process steps, sequence, and timing, or complete a
miniature workplace organization project. Participants discuss the
projects in detail and present their results during the final session.
Online e-Lean - 4-hour training module
Acquire the functional knowledge of lean in a self-paced, four-hour online course. Gain an understanding of basic lean concepts and the vocabulary associated with participation in a kaizen or rapid improvement event. Become grounded in basic lean practices using interactive content and fundamental manufacturing and non-manufacturing examples.
The module contains a series of videos, interactive learning objects and employee feedback mechanisms. Each unit includes a brief quiz to validate comprehension of key points. The course generates a portfolio for students and has a reporting function for organizational tracking of student participation. The online course is also available to businesses via a subscription.
Register today for the Lean Overview or e-Lean seminars
through the FVTC Lean Performance Center
Lean Overview & e-Lean Training Resources
To arrange on-site or customized Lean Overview or online e-Lean training, contact:
Fox Valley Technical College - Business & Industry Services
P: (888) 458-0449 |
P: (920) 735-2525 | F: (920) 735-4771
To explore more about the FVTC Lean Performance Center services and certifications, contact:
Fox Valley Technical College - Lean Performance Center
P: (920) 993-5150 | F: (920) 735-2473