Lean - Foundation Level (copy)


Learning Objectives


Module 1 - What is Lean ? (copy)

Module I - What is Lean?

What is Waste?

What is Value?

How Lean helps us Understand?

Pricing Model

Lean helps us understand what adds value to our customers

Value is

Module 2  History of lean (copy)

How Lean Started?

How Lean Started? ….continued

Takzeit is

Module 3 - Lean Principles (copy)

The 5 Lean Principles

1. Specify Value

1. Specify Value - How do we Define Value Added (VA)?

1. Specify Value - Non-Value Added (NVA) Activity

1. Specify Value - Value add / Non value added Activities

2. Identify the Value Stream

3. Flow

4. Pull

5. Perfection

Which of the following is not a criteria to define value-added activities?

Identify VA/NVA

Сombine elements from the left column with the elements on the right
Chasing a late stationery order
Value Add
Online order of flight tickets
Value Add
Receiving unwanted products into a warehouse
Non Value Add
A customer extending their order
Non Value Add

Module IV - Lean Concepts and Tools (copy)

Lean Concepts and Tools

Value Stream Map

An example

Identifying Muda

8 Wastes: Defects

8 Wastes: Overproduction

8 Wastes: Waiting

8 Wastes: Non-utilized Talent

8 Wastes: Transportation

8 Wastes: Inventory

8 Wastes: Motion

8 Wastes: Motion Example

8 Wastes: Extra Processing

Mudas – Summary


KANBAN (Pull system)


ANDON – Visual Controls


Available Time


Line balancing

Continuous Flow using Cells

Continuous Flow – Implementation

Reducing Waiting Time: An Illustration (Banking Unit)

Reducing Waiting Time: An Illustration (Banking Unit)

5S – Making Improvements Visible

5 S

Mistake Proofing

Poka Yuke

Which of the following illustrates an activity that does not add value?

Place for everything and everything in its place is an example of

There is only one way to connect a projector socket with a laptop/desktop, if done incorrectly it is detected 100%. This is an example of:

Module V – Case Studies (copy)

Case Study 1

Lean Life Cycle in DMAIC Framework

Stage 1 - VSM (Phases & Tasks)

VSM Effort Analysis

VA & NVA Identification

Stage 2 – VSM with VA & NVA

DILO (Day-In-Life-Of)

Analyze  ->  Improve

What’s in for the customer……

Benefits and Value adds for the Customer……

Top 3 Recommendations

Stage 3 - Proposed New Process

Next steps ahead……

Brief Notes on Terms Used

Next Steps (copy)


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