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Lean Problem-Solving Tools

Course ID LPST2019ASQ
Format Face-to-Face

Learn the most efficient and effective lean problem-solving methodologies, techniques, and tools to use to remove waste from a process, implement and sustain gains, and improve operations in your organization. Employees at every level of a company can apply these strategies to improve workplace performance.

Help your company remain competitive, innovative, and profitable in today’s business environment by learning about the lean problem-solving framework and how to effectively use it to:

  • Recognize, describe, and define problems
  • Identify and understand root causes behind problems
  • Select and apply the most appropriate lean methodologies, techniques, and tools to address organizational problems
  • Implement and sustain solutions

  • 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: Executive, New to Quality, Practitioner, Professional
    • Provider: ASQ
    Course Overview

    Learning Objectives:

    • Problem recognition, description, and definition typical of those in their organizations
    • The most efficient and effective problem-solving methodologies, techniques, and tools given the circumstances
    • Methods for implementing and sustaining solutions
    • Simple and practical ways to gather data to verify the effectiveness of the solutions implemented



    Who Should Attend:

    Employees at all levels in all departments can apply these methodologies, techniques, and tools to improve workplace performance.
    I. Introduction
    II. Recognizing, Describing, and Defining Problems
    III. Problem-Solving Methodologies
    IV. Lean Problem Solving
    V. Identifying Causes
    VI. Understanding the Causes
    VII. Developing the Solution
    VIII. Implementing and Sustaining Solutions
    IX. Summary


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


    Student handbook
    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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