Problem Solving Using A3
Support improvement initiatives with the A3 approach to problem solving—a valuable component of an organization’s Lean toolset.
This interactive, easy-to-navigate course will start with the basics and build on learned knowledge with each section. Learners will discover what A3 is, why it is important, and how it supports a Lean organization. Then, they will learn how A3 functions as both a process and a tool for problem solving. Learners will also explore strategies for successful use of A3 that they can apply to improvement initiatives within their own organizations.
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- CEU Hours: 0
- Length: 0.5 Hours
- ASQ RU: 0.05
- Audience: New to Quality, Practitioner
- Provider: ASQ
- Understand the fundamentals of A3, including its purpose, benefits, and role in a Lean organization
- Explain how to use A3 as a process and a tool for problem solving
- Understand strategies for successful use of A3
Prerequisites:There are no prerequisites for this course.
Who Should Attend:Anyone who is interested in learning how the A3 approach to problem solving can support Lean initiatives within an organization, or anyone who needs a refresher on the basics of A3.
- Introduction to A3
- A3 Basics
- A3 and Lean
- Benefits of A3
- A3 as a Process and a Tool
- A3 as a Process
- Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) Cycle
- A3 as a Tool
- Report Requirements
- General A3 Questions
- Visual Tools
- Types of A3 Reports
- A3 as a Process
- Strategies for Success
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