In this course, you will either learn a new skill or utilize an existing one in your current environment. Learn about Lean thinking and understand the Lean principles i.e. Value and Waste. Identify various types of waste and how to reduce or eliminate using Lean techniques. Achieve continuous improvement by speeding up different tasks. 5S and Poka Yoke techniques are discussed in this course.
Lean approach has been successfully implemented in many different areas and used by professionals from different industries. Lean is a dynamic approach and continuously takes into account the changes hence the individuals part of the continuous improvement team use these techniques.
In the manufacturing industry, Lean techniques like Kanban are popular. Office based staff can use 5S to keep their work areas and offices tidy. Software professionals can improve their data storage and streamline using 5S. The logistics industry is also benefitting from these techniques. Individuals also use 5S techniques at home or in their workshops. In essence, there is something for anyone who wants to apply Lean techniques.
The lean approach is also often is used with Six sigma while other techniques like Theory of Constraints and Agile are also combined by companies and individuals to have a wider impact in performance.