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Lean is often described as an approach for providing products or services that a customer requires on-time, of the right quality, at the right price, in the right amount, whilst meeting budgetary
constraints and continually reducing costs.
This module will help learners to understand the concept of ‘lean’ and what can be achieved by adopting a ‘lean’ approach. It also provides sources of support and advice on how to help establish the
principles within their organisation.
On completing this module, learners should:
Know that whilst there are many types of constraint which may prevent businesses from achieving their full potential, ‘lean’ deals with two in particular – the elimination of waste and the
empowerment of the individual
Be aware of the key steps in the ‘lean journey’
Have gained a broad understanding of the key questions companies need to ask when considering implementing Lean
Be aware of what options are open to you on how to start implementing Lean
An Introduction to Lean – what is waste and what are the lean principles
A Few Questions Answered – the lean journey, implementation and training
How do you start? – support and advice on how to implement the lean principles within your organisation
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.
Approximately 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.
This e-learning course is aimed at managers/leaders within an organisation wishing to reduce waste and improve productivity.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.