• Business

    Lean Working and Increased Efficiency for Business Improvement

  • Attendance/Duration

    Delivery Method: Face to Face delivery

    Course Duration: 12 hours (2 days)

    Delivery Method: Online Delivery

    Course Duration: 12 hours total. 4 x 3 hours live interactive tutorial sessions

  • Cost

    For further information on course dates and prices please email businessgrowth@ayrshire.ac.uk

Whats Involved

Efficiency is key to a successful organisation. By way of introducing Lean techniques and tools, this course serves as an ideal introduction into the philosophy and practices of Lean and serves as a solid foundation upon which to build knowledge and skills in efficient working practices.

Main Learning Outcomes:

  • Introduction to the concept of Lean and its application within the workplace
  • Utilising the DMAIC Cycle within a workplace setting
  • Process Mapping and Waste identification and elimination
  • Value-added flow analysis and innovation for improvement
  • Planning and Control using Kanban and MS Planner
  • Analytics and Data Collation and filtering using Microsoft Forms, Excel

Dashboards, Power BI and Pivot Tables

  • Lean project tracking and communication using MS Sharepoint, OneDrive and MS
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    • Data interpretation and cleaning of data

    Attendees on this course will gain increased knowledge of core principles of Lean, as well as be able to demonstrate their application within the workplace. Further to this, knowledge and skills will be gained in the application of Lean techniques and tools, and the digital applications and software that support and enable this.

    By the end of the course attendees will be prepared to progress to further Lean techniques and practices that will further enhance their skillset.

    Course format:

    This course will be delivered over 2 days. Day 1 will be delivered by our Leadership and Management Trainer, and Day 2 will be delivered by our Digital Skills Trainer.

    Funding and Fees

    For further information please email businessgrowth@ayrshire.ac.uk


    For further information please email businessgrowth@ayrshire.ac.uk

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