Course Code: GES2028
|A.||What Is Lean?|
|B.||The History of Lean|
|C.||The Focus of Lean|
|D.||What Is a Lean Process?|
|E.||Why Do Organizations Use Lean?|
|F.||The Cost of Poor Quality|
|G.||Focus on the Process|
|I.||How Do You Define Value?|
|J.||What Is Flow?|
|K.||The Concept of Pull|
|L.||The Impact of Pull|
|M.||How Do You Pursue Perfection?|
|D.||Organizational Level Process Map|
|E.||Value Stream Map (VSM)|
|L.||Value Stream Map Analysis|
|O.||The 5 Whys & The Fishbone Diagram|
|A.||Single Piece Flow & Batch Reduction|
|C.||Work Cell Design|
|D.||Workload Balancing & Demand Levelling|
|F.||Kanban & Supermarkets|
|J.||Value Stream Map Future State|
|L.||Rapid Improvement Event (Kaizen Event)|
|O.||Mistake-Proofing (Poka Yoke)|
|A.||Leader Standard Work (LSW)|
|B.||Leader Task Boards|
|D.||Leader Process Performance Boards|
|E.||Leader Huddle Meetings|
|F.||Leader Process Walks|
Tracy O’Rourke is a Master Black Belt with over 20 years of success helping organizations like the Department of Veterans Affairs, the State of Washington, Cisco, DC Shoes, GE, and Motorola learn and apply Lean and Six Sigma. Tracy is an accomplished facilitator, trainer, and presenter. She has a BA in English Literature from San Francisco State University and an MBA with emphasis in Leadership and Managing Organizational Change from Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University.
Elisabeth Swan is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt with over 20 years of experience consulting for organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab, Burt's Bees, Microsoft, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. Swan is an accomplished consultant, designer, and executive coach with expertise in training, process-based organization design, problem-solving, and change management. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Barnard College.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
GoLeanSixSigma.com is an organization of Lean Six Sigma experts dedicated to helping professionals learn process improvement. It strives to make problem-solving easier to understand so professionals fully grasp Lean Six Sigma concepts and methodologies to ensure successful implementation within their organizations. GoLeanSixSigma.com has certificated thousands of professions in Lean Six Sigma nationwide.
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Yes, you will be prepared for the Lean Certification Exam, presented by GoLeanSixSigma.com.
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.
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Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
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