The Lean Practitioner Course training centre in Bangladesh


The Lean Practitioner Course


The Lean Practitioner Course is a course for Continuous Improvement Professionals who wish to learn how to improve processes by using Lean methods and tools.

A Lean practitioner is the initiator of Lean Improvement Processes and Lean Implementation. He / She has an excellent command of the Lean Methods and Tools, is familiar with Lean Principles and inspires others to participate in the Improvement Process.

Within organizations, Lean Practitioners are the specialists who make organizations excel and enthusiastically transfer the Lean principles onto others.

The most important subjects that will be covered in the course are:
• 7 types of wastes
• Client value
• Value Stream Mapping
• 5S
• Poka Yoke
• Improvement Boards
• Lean Project Management
• Data Analysis

During the Lean Practitioner course, the participants will learn how to apply the most important Lean principles, methods and tools in the field.

Participants achieve the following learning outcomes from the program:
• Conduct lean improvement activities in their own areas of responsibility
• Assist senior management in implementing Lean Principles in a wider manufacturing environment

After completion of the course, the Participant will be a step closer to becoming a Lean Practitioner, and a few steps closer to being an Agent of Operational Excellence.


Interactive, Workshop, and Project Driven Training

Contents of Training:

DAY 1:

Session 1: Lean Thinking
• History of Lean Manufacturing
• Differences between Lean Manufacturing and Mass Production
• The 5 Lean Principles
• Understanding Value (in the eyes of the customer)
• Recognizing the 7 wastes

Session 2: Takt Time and Standard Work
• The benefits of a Standard Work System
• The elements of Standard Work
• Conducting Process Observation to determine element cycle times
• Configuring Standard Work for minimum use of labor, materials and equipment
• Documenting results on a Standard Work Chart

Session 3: Lean Material Systems and Kanban
• The benefits of a Kanban system
• Selecting an appropriate Kanban system
• Setting up Kanban systems
• The benefits of a Timed Delivery route

Session 4 – Improvement Cycles
• Understanding the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) improvement cycle
• Selecting appropriate improvement tools
• Distinguishing between Root causes, Direct causes and Contributory causes
• Identifying appropriate Corrective and Preventive actions
• Construct a problem definition and SMART objectives
• Differences between Incremental and Breakthrough Improvement


Session 1: Value Stream Mapping
• The benefits of Value Stream Mapping
• The four stages of Value Stream Mapping
• Selecting appropriate products/product families
• Creating the Current State Value Stream Map
• Assessing the Current State Value Stream Map
• Developing the Future State Value Stream Map
• Creating an action plan to achieve the desired improvements

Session 2: Lean Foundations
• The benefits of Workplace Organization
• Implementing 5S Workplace Organization
• Implementing appropriate Visual Control Systems
• The benefits of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
• Understanding the elements of the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) metric
• Implementing a basic Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) system to improve Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

Session 3: Quick Changeovers (The SMED System) and Kaizen Events
• The benefits of a Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) System
• The four stages of SMED
• Implementing SMED to reduce Changeover time
• The benefits of a Kaizen Events
• Appropriate situations for a Kaizen Event
• Selecting appropriate team-members
• Identifying Kaizen Event goals
• Participating in a Kaizen Event

Session 4: Quality, Mistake-proofing and Line Layout
• Understanding the interaction between quality and lean manufacturing
• The principles of Mistake-proofing
• Selecting appropriate mistake proofing devices
• Selecting or devising an appropriate line layout to minimize waste

Engineering Students, Fresh Engineers, Entry Level to Upper Level Management (Preferably from Service and Manufacturing Industries)
Arrangement for Certificate, lunch and two tea-break would be made by the Organizer during the workshop.