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Awareness Training on Lean Manufacturing

Qualifying People - Developing Future


23rd - 24th July 2020 - Training on Lean Manufacturing | Duration: 2 Days


Lean thinking is a widely adopted customer-facing improvement approach that can greatly simplify processes and improve performance in both manufacturing and service organizations. Effectively applying Lean principles and tools can significantly improve value-added productivity and reduce waste and associated costs. At the same time, these tools drive an improvement in customer service and satisfaction levels.
This intensive two-days program gives participants a practical, hands-on learning-by-doing experience applying Lean methodologies in a simulated environment. This course is taught and facilitated by Lean practitioners, leaders, and coaches, each with multiple years of successfully applying Lean in business organizations.

your Benefits

Participants will be able to

  • Understand a series of proven techniques that cause work tasks in a process to be performed with a minimum of waste resulting in greatly reduced wait time, queue time, and other delays.
  • Get acquainted with identifying and eliminating non-value adding activities in design, production, supply chain management, and dealing with customers.
  • Learn in brief about creating value with fewer resources with waste elimination & faster lead time.

course content / outline


  • Introduction to Lean Manufacturing
  • Introduction to 3-M
  • Introduction to 3-G
  • Introduction of 8 wastes of lean

Workplace management

  • Introduction of 5-S + Safety
  • Introduction of visual management and visual control

Finding the Value

  • Introduction of Value stream mapping
  • Introduction of process mapping and Bottleneck analysis
  • Definition of VA & NVA activities
  • Introduction of Just in time
  • Difference between takt time, lead time, cycle time
  • Introduction to Heijunka (load levelling)

Continuous Improvement

  • Introduction to Kaizen
  • History of Kaizen
  • Principles of Kaizen
  • Kaizen cycle implementation
  • PDCA approach for implementing Kaizen
  • Introduction to Poka-Yoke

Problem Solving Techniques

  • Definition of problems
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Introduction to A-3 Tracker

Sustain Improvement

  • Introduction to OPL/SPL
  • Introduction of Visual SOP
  • How to prepare 6-S reference
  • Introduction of standard work
  • How to prepare standard work

who should attend?

Managers and Leaders that are interested in an understanding of Lean principles and organizational leaders interested in implementing Lean techniques in their organizations.

training duration

02 (full) days

Exam details

Pre & Post training tests will be conducted to assess participants’ understanding before and after the training.


Participation certificate will be awarded.

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Middle East and Africa