Lean Foundations


Course Details

  • Course Code: CPD-0275_DH624
  • Location: University Park
  • Mode of Study: Online
  • Places Left: 20
  • Waitlist Places Left: 0
  • Fee: $1500
Lean Foundations – June 2024

Lean Foundations is the first step in your Lean education, allowing you to establish the needed bedrock on which to build your Lean management system. This course focuses on core Lean principles and tools. Through active learning and simulation, you will learn to put your customer first and systematically problem solve to make your processes more efficient and effective. Your Lean foundation will empower you to improve quality, safety, and efficiency in your scope of work. This course is designed for individuals who are looking to stop "fire fighting" and start building "fire-resistant" systems inside of their day-to-day operations so they can reliably deliver to their customers and enhance their work environment while problems are small.

Learning Outcomes
Participants in this course will:
  • Explore how and why lean organizations put the customer at the center
  • Experience interactive learning that teaches problem-solving using lean tools and methodology
  • Explore how continuous improvement helps to build and sustain a culture of operational excellence
Course format: Hybrid – 4 live online sessions with asynchronous work between sessions
Wednesdays, June 5, 12, 19, 26
12:00 – 1:30 PM
Live sessions hosted via Zoom – additional information provided prior to start date
Total course hours: 16

Cost: $1500


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