Lean principles are designed to help an organization achieve process perfection. The foundation of lean principles are employee involvement, adding the maximum value, and the elimination of waste. Lean is a journey toward understanding the customer and their needs.
Learning Objectives
  • Define and describe the concepts of lean, including pull and perfection 
  • Define and describe the elimination of waste using tools like 5S, kaizen, and poke-yoke
  • Use a value stream map to identify waste
  • Explain value
  • Define value, value-added, and non-value-added
  • Identify the terms used to describe waste
  • Describe the theory of constraints
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 1.5