Innovation

Lean Into Learning: The Next Gen of Continuous Improvement

OVERVIEW

Through collaboration with education, CME is working to develop a future workforce that strives to innovate, think critically and works continuously to improve environments around them. Students who participate in the two hour workshop will receive a certificate of completion.

This course provides Manitoba youth with the chance to discover their capabilities beyond the walls of high school. “Learning by doing” style of workshop covers Lean concepts of customer requirements; information and material flow, as well as waste elimination to empower students to improve productivity.

Through simulation exercises and case study examples, students will also gain an understanding of how to identify wastes and implement core Lean tools to improve processes. Using Lean tools and techniques, this workshop will cover how students can use process improvement to identify and eliminate waste to improve productivity.

DATES

Every Second Friday,
starting September 4, 2020

Cost

Free

Funding Provided by

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the five principles of Lean
  • Learn how to distinguish the eight forms of waste and improve processes
  • Learn how to implement Lean organizational tools such as 5S
  • Develop comprehension and practice scientific thinking and testing

WHO CAN BENEFIT

Grade 11 and 12 students looking to pursue careers in any industry from manufacturing to healthcare and everything in between.

COURSE LENGTH & TIME COMMITMENT

Student: 2 hours in session; In-class or virtual.