Breakaway Lean Project Team Leadership

Course Duration: 2 Days - 8 Hours/day

This two-day workshop develops the knowledge and skills for planning and leading your company’s journey to Lean Productivity. This workshop begins with an understanding of the drivers for lean implementation and the strategy required for success. The focus of this workshop is the management of the transformation to Lean, and will emphasize subjects such as team selection, goal setting and team management The concept and practice of Value Stream Mapping is introduced to define and measure the opportunities for process improvement through Lean methods, and serves as the driving force behind managing the project. Workshop participants will learn how to set up and define their projects with measurable objectives and timelines, and then they will be introduced to the lean tools and their application as elements of the project. Participants will gain experience by analyzing and documenting the current state of an interactive class model. They will then create future state value stream maps. Throughout the course of the workshop, participants will produce project plans for implementation and achieving improvements. Project Team Leaders will also create product, process and project scorecards to link each improvement project to bottom-line results.

Learning Objectives

  • Begin the transformation to Lean
  • Develop Project Plans
  • Define the Lean Project (DMAIC
  • Explain overall implementation process, roles and responsibilities
  • Calculate Project ROI
  • Understand the importance of Change Management, Vision and Communication in implementing Lean

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Lean
  • Lean Implementation Process
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Change Management
  • ROI Calculations
  • Project Selection and Charter
  • Project Team Leadership
  • Understanding Lean Tools
  • Scorecard Measures
  • Tollgate Reviews
  • Planning and Implementation

Who Should Attend

This workshop is designed for those responsible for Leading Lean improvement projects. Also, persons who have responsibility for material or information flow throughout their facility will find this workshop very informative.

Course Materials

Each participant will receive a workshop manual.

Note: Omnex does not provide copies of standard(s) during training courses, but clients are encouraged to have their own copy.



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