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Applied Lean

Course ID ALASQ
Format Face-to-Face

Help your company remain competitive, innovative, and profitable in today’s business environment by learning how to use PDCA and A3 to organize and manage lean improvement projects that address organizational problems and improve performance.


Learn how to apply lean tools and methods (leveraging PDCA and A3 within a project scenario) to review, analyze, and solve case study-specific business problems in manufacturing and service/transactional organizations.

This course is also available as part of a 5-day Lean Foundations course, which includes Lean 101, Lean Problem-Solving Tools, and Applied Lean. Save when you register for all five days!

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 0
  • Length: 15 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 1.5
  • Audience: New to Quality, Practitioner, Professional
  • Provider: ASQ
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the appropriate lean principles, concepts, and methods to apply to a given organizational improvement opportunity.
  • Describe the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle (PDCA) and how it used to effect lean improvements.
  • Describe A3 and how it is used to organize and manage lean improvement projects.
  • Use PDCA and A3 to successfully complete a lean improvement project.
  • Lead a lean improvement project within your organization, correctly applying lean principles, concepts, and methods to achieve improvements.
  • Create a standard, repeatable approach to subsequent organizational lean improvement projects.

Prerequisites:

Lean 101 (L1012019ASQ), Lean Problem-Solving Tools (LPST2019ASQ), or commensurate knowledge. To effectively participate in essential course activities, each attendee needs to be able to modify, update, and save provided Microsoft Word and PowerPoint files (version 2007 or later) during the class.

Who Should Attend:

New and/or less-experienced lean practitioners in all departments can apply the methodologies, techniques, and tools discussed in this course to solve business problems and improve workplace performance.
Outline
I. Introduction
II. Why Are We Here Today?
III. PDCA and A3
IV. Simulated Project
V. Project Workshop
VI. Summary
 
Details

Format

This is a two-day, instructor-led, face-to-face course.

Materials

Participant guide
Cancellation Policy
ASQ reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.
  • If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.
    • Requests for cancellations/transfers received at least 5 business days before the start of the course receive a full refund/transfer.
    • Requests received within 5 business days of the course starting incur a $150 processing fee.
    • After the course starts, there are no refunds or transfers.
    • Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.
    • If you cannot find a substitute, we can transfer your course fees to another ASQ course of your choice.
  • You must successfully complete the entire course or program before IACET CEUs and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded.

Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Face-to-Face

An instructor-led traditional classroom experience. Classroom-based instruction involves the highest level of instructor/student interaction. We offer classroom style training in two formats. See public and on-site.

No Offerings Scheduled English List: $1609 Member: $1499
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