Any manufacturing or service company where efficiency is a critical factor in success. Participants can be operators, supervisors and/or managers. We will work with you to select a team of up to three participants from your company. Each participant will deliver a worthwhile project in their area of the business.
Adopting lean tools and techniques is a new approach to business that is being embraced by an increasing number of manufacturing and services companies both nationally and around the world. Why? Because it is delivering serious competitive advantage to companies who engage in the process. Previous participants on our programmes are using lean to deliver measureable improvements across a wide range of business outcomes, including improved cash flow, productivity, waste reduction, lead times, employee engagement, quality and customer service.
By participating in this programme, you and your team members will:
Pre-Programme preparation: Prior to first workshop, our programme provider Lean Business Systems, will meet with each participating company to assist the identification of projects, to set expectations and to clarify the programme process. This will include completion of a Lean Self-Assessment and Project Charter.
Workshop 1: Lean Sigma Overview, Fundamentals of Lean, Lean simulation, Introduction to Six Sigma, Takt time and Cycle time, Value Stream Mapping, Project Management, Kanban.
Workshop 2: DMAIC “Define Phase”, A3 methodology, DMAIC “Measure Phase”
Workshop 3: Standard work, DMAIC “Analyse Phase”, 6S, Visual Management
Workshop 4: DMAIC “Improve Phase”, Kaizen, DMAIC “Control Phase”, TPM and OEE
Workshop 5: Final Presentation Day A3 presentations by all participating companies – this is very popular with the participants and further enforces the learning from the programme while also giving the participants’ management an opportunity to view their projects in the context of the other participant companies.
Mentoring Sessions: Eight half-day mentoring sessions delivered on-site on your company premises.
Your ability to deliver an improvement project in your business will be the key outcome of this programme as it demonstrates your learning and application. The in-company mentoring will be focused on the application of learning, and supporting you through a structured implementation. The mentoring sessions are used to achieve the following:
The subsidised cost of the programme is €3,500 per company for up to three participants. This includes all training, mentoring, course materials, lunches and refreshments.
Space on this programme is extremely limited. If you are interested in securing a place on our Lean Business Programme, contact us today. We invite you to meet with us to discuss the programme, the successes it has already produced, its benefits and what it can mean for your business.