Lean 101

Training Sessions

Lean 101

OVERVIEW

This one-day, hands-on, ‘learning by doing’ style of workshop will cover the Lean concepts of customer focus, information and material flow and waste elimination. In this introductory session, participants will take part in simulation exercises to gain an understanding of the foundations of Lean and learn what it means to pursue perfection. This training can be taken in-person, online or remote facilitated.

 

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DATES & FORMAT

Various Dates
Online and In-Person

COST

Effective April 1, 2024:
$300 Members
$410 Non Members

SCHEDULE

start date

region

registration & Cost

March 4, 2024

AB

March 6, 2024

BC

March 7, 2024

Online

April 12, 2024

Online

May 3, 2024

Online

June 6, 2024

MB

July 4, 2024

Online

August 27, 2024

MB

September 19, 2024

Online

October 11, 2024

Online

November 12, 2024

Online

December 12, 2024

MB

PROGRAM OUTLINE

IN-PERSON & REMOTE FACILITATED

One-day Workshop -6 hours (8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

  • Ice Breaker
  • Lean Philosophy & Principles
  • VA, NVA, 8 Forms of Waste, House of Lean
  • BREAK
  • Waste Hunting
  • Gemba Walk, Toast Kaizen, Meals per Hour
  • LEGO Simulation
  • LUNCH
  • LEGO Simulation – Round 1
  • BREAK
  • LEGO Simulation – Round 2 and 3
  • Reflection
  • Adjourn

ONLINE

Half-day Workshop – 4 hours (8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

  • Welcome, Intro, Agenda, Ice Breaker
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lean Principles & 8 Forms of Waste
  • Waste Hunt
  • Waste Hunt Report Out
  • BREAK
  • LEGO Simulation Intro
  • Round 1
  • Improvements for Round 2
  • Round 2
  • Improvements for Round 3
  • Round 3
  • LEGO Reflection
  • Evaluation & Hansei
  • Adjourn

COST

Costs may vary by province and may be eligible for government funding. Select your preferred location to view the prices for CME members and non-members.

An event confirmation will be sent one week prior to the start date. Cancellations must be received in writing 30 days prior to the first day of the course or a 50% cancellation fee will be charged.  Replacement participant(s) will be accepted.

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PRE-REQUISITES

None

COURSE MODULES

  • Module 1 | Lean Overview
  • Module 2 | 8 Wastes
  • Module 3 | Airplane Simulation

COURSE LENGTH & TIME COMMITMENT

Online sessions: One half-day in session
In-person sessions: One full day in session

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Understand the five principles of Lean; customer value, value streams, flow, “pull” type control systems and continuous improvement.

WHO CAN BENEFIT

Anyone requiring an introduction to the philosophy, terminology and core tools of Lean thinking. This course is suitable for everyone in the organization from senior leadership to front-line and support staff.

ONTARIO TRAINING

Thanks to the support of the Ontario government, CME has launched a Skills Development Program to provide free Lean training for manufacturing employees.

 

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