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Lean methodology comprises a powerful set of tools designed to optimize perfection and quality in a manufacturing or service organization. 5S is a tool for organizing and creating a productive work environment. Hoshin Kanri deals with strategic direction and management to ensure creation of value in products and processes. Jidoka helps identify and solve errors in a production or service delivery process. Standard Work aims at establishing the best procedures for each process to ensure efficient work methods and help eliminate waste. This course will introduce many of the Lean tools used by organizations to strive for perfection and improve quality. You will be able to assess how 5S can be applied for organizing and standardizing a workplace. You will also learn the strategies for using Hoshin Kanri and the activities involved in the Jidoka process. Finally, you will be introduced to the key success factors for implementing the principles of Standard Work and how it helps eliminate certain types of wastes in any type of workplace.
Individuals who have responsibility for reducing costs and waste, and improving efficiency and customer value at the organizational or departmental level