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Lean Enterprise Project Certificate: 6-Course Series

Hours: 36.00 | Estimated Cost: $1,800.00

The Lean Enterprise Project Certificate is designed for employees at all levels of an organization who want to professionalize their lean skills and apply them to business and service functions. The certificate provides mentor-guided training that allows participants to test what they’ve learned while relying on an expert to help plan workplace improvements. The 6-course certificate incorporates two hours of one-on-one involvement with a lean instructor to assist with a workplace project. Modules include: ‘Continuous Improvement Overview: Learning to See Waste in the Workplace’ • ‘Process Complexity and Value Stream Mapping’ • ‘Measuring and Managing Success’ • ‘Facilitating Improvement: Tools and Event Management' • 'Workplace Organization and Standardized Work Process’ • 'Project results'.

Additional Information

Learn About
  • Eight common forms of waste
  • Continuous improvement basics
  • Process complexity and variation
  • Value stream mapping
  • Facilitating productive meetings
  • Developing and implementing work standards
  • Defining metrics and measuring success
  • Best practices to sustain improvements
  • Problem solving tools
Benefits & Outcomes
  • Reduce order fulfillment lead times
  • Reduce defects
  • Optimize inventory turns
  • Reduce set-up times
  • Implement a lean organizational culture
Training Outline

***Module 1: Continuous Improvement Overview: Learning to See Waste in the Workplace ***

  • Develop an understanding of how eight common forms of waste impact productivity
  • Learn continuous improvement basics, terminology and cultural challenges

***Module 2: Process Complexity and Value Stream Mapping***

  • Evaluate processes to see the complexity created by variation
  • Explore how value stream mapping and workplace standards set the stage for improvement

***Module 3: Measuring and Managing Success***

  • Evaluate best practices for assuring success with workplace projects
  • Learn problem solving tools that address process failures

***Module 4: Facilitating Improvement: Tools and Event Management***

  • Understand the keys to productive meeting time and driving teams to success
  • Explore common tools that aid in facilitating improvement initiatives

***Module 5: Workplace Organization and Standardized Work Processes***

  • Develop skills to organize the workplace and implement standard work processes

***Module 6: Project Reports***

  • Present and assess final workplace projects which have been scoped and implemented during course duration
Business and Industry Services

Fox Valley Technical College
Business & Industry Services (BIS)
D. J. Bordini Center
1825 N. Bluemound Road
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277
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P: 888-458-0449
P: 920-735-2525
F: 920-735-4771

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