Lean Manufacturing

Hours: 75 / Access Length: 12 Months
Retail Price: $895.00

Course Overview:

Our Lean Manufacturing course presents methods for streamlining operations in any manufacturing environment. A thorough overview of lean manufacturing provides details of cost and cash flow, velocity and lead time, and discusses how waste affects both profit and customer satisfaction. How-to guides are provided for creating and measuring lean strategies at every step in the manufacturing process. Use Lean principles discovered in this course to complement your business strategy, minimize waste, and maximize your business’ profits.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend the principles of Lean manufacturing
  • Identify methods for measuring value added
  • Identify checkpoints for a facility and how to sample work
  • Comprehend the principles of Takt logic
  • Comprehend the principles of Total Productive Maintenance

Course Outline:

Lean Manufacturing Module 1   
Production and Inventory
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Cost and Profit
  • Determining Your Real Cost
  • The Cost of Overproduction
  • Metrics
  • Standard Cost Accounting
  • Cash Flow
  • Inventory and Carrying Cost
  • Measuring Inventory
  • Velocity vs. Lead Time
  • Throughput and Bottlenecks
  • Batch and Queue vs. Lean Flow
  • Waste
  • Value Added
Lean Manufacturing Module 2
Quantifying the Work
  • Baseline Basics
  • Mapping the Value Stream
  • Pre-Event Data Collection
  • Talking About Waste
  • Touring the Facility
  • Process Maps
  • Categorizing Tasks
  • Work Sampling
  • Space Analysis
  • Root Cause Analysis
Lean Manufacturing Module 3
Developing a Flow Layout
  • Current Process vs. Future State
  • Cell Design
  • Demand Flow
  • Calculating Lead Time
  • Adjusting the Figures
  • Pull vs. Push
  • Summaries and Observations
  • LEAN-Engineering Analysis
  • Action Plan
  • One-Pass Analysis
  • Getting the Real Picture
Lean Manufacturing Module 4  
Seeking Balance
  • Task-Level Study
  • Takt Logic
  • Streamlining the Process
  • Achieving Balance
  • Setting Effective Standards
  • Implementing the Model
  • The 5S System in Action
  • Setup Reduction
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • The TPM Way
  • The Advantages of TPM

All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **