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Continuous Improvement with Lean and Kanban

Available Modalities:

  • e-Training
    Next Sessions: Not Available in this Modality
  • Public Classroom
    Next Sessions:
    • London - 01-01 Feb 2019
    • London - 13-13 Mar 2019
    • London - 10-10 Jul 2019
    • London - 13-13 Nov 2019
  • On Site
    Next Sessions: At Your Facility

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SHOW CREDIT DETAILS
Delivery Method PDU Total Technical PMP/PgMp Leadership Strategy PMI RMP PMI SP PMI ACP PfMP PMI PBA
Instructor-Led Training 7.5 7.5 0 0 0 0 7.5 0 0
Delivery Method Instructor-Led Training
PDU Total 7.5
Technical PMP/PgMp 7.5
Leadership 0
Strategy 0
PMI RMP 0
PMI SP 0
PMI ACP 7.5
PfMP 0
PMI PBA 0
  • CEUs: .75

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Synopsis

Continuous Improvement with Lean and Kanban is an activity-driven, “nuts-and-bolts” course for teams and leaders of teams demonstrating how to perform continuous improvement of your work using Lean and Kanban. Provides specific learning and application-based experience wielding Lean and Kanban to complete deliverables during the class. Continuous improvement is one of two principle methods of delivering work in a Lean and Agile manner and blends well with continuous-flow work efforts. Course assumes foundational elements of Lean and Agile are known.

Learn
  • List Lean values and principles
  • Recognise the benefits of the Lean approach
  • List Kanban principles and practices
  • Explain how Lean practices incorporate the PDCA cycle
  • Describe the purpose of a Kaizen board and how it relates to Kanban
 
Topics
  • Creating Flow and Establishing Pull

    Definition of continuous improvement
    Elements of the Lean Approach
    Definition of Value
    Identifying Value
    How to Uncover Value Quickly
    Value Stream
    Value Stream Mapping
    Value Stream Mapping vs Process Mapping
    TIMWOOD
    DOWNTIME
    Gemba Walks
    Value Stream Mapping using PDCA

  • Identifying Value and Mapping Value Stream

    Creating Flow
    Visualising Flow with Kanban
    Creating a Kanban Board
    Making Policies Explicit
    WIP Limits and Wait States
    Triggers
    Kanban and Flow Metrics
    Work in Process vs Progress
    Queues
    Cycle Time vs Lead Time
    Takt Time
    Throughput
    Little’s Law
    Cumulative Flow Diagrams
    Push Strategy
    Establishing Pull
    Creating Pull Within a Board
    Creating Pull Through the System
    Andon Cord

     
  • Implementing Continuous Improvement

    Identify Waste in Value Stream
    Label Waste in Value Stream
    Find Solutions to Remove Waste
    Prioritise Removal of Waste
    Simple Kaizen Board
    Advanced Kaizen Board
    Iterate using Kaizen Board
    Constantly Work Waste Out of your System

     
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