Jump-Starting Your Lean Effort: An Overview and Live Simulation of Lean Manufacturing

Course Description

As the world grows smaller, competition increases. Gain a competitive edge by transforming your business into a lean enterprise. Eliminate overproduction from traditional scheduling systems and produce on customer demand. Utilize Value Stream Mapping as a tool to guide implementation efforts.

Course ID: MFG 2002P
Course Format: Classroom

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15521 Jun 17, 2015 Jun 18, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $495
16380 Jun 22, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $495
17336 Jun 21, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $495
18386 Jun 20, 2018 Jun 21, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $495

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There are discounts available for this course. Please use one of the coupon codes below at checkout. Note: Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Groups: If 2 or more people from your organization are registering for this course, you can recieve 10% off.  Use coupon code MULTI.

Who Should Attend

Those with an interest in learning lean thinking, particularly related to manufacturing

How You Will Benefit

  • Experience the impact of lean practices on a production process.

  • Use lean techniques to eliminate waste.

  • Use Value Stream Mapping to see the waste in your system and identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Understand how to increase throughput, reduce waste, increase profitability and reduce lead times to make your firm more competitive.


  • Identifying and reducing waste

  • Recognizing value-added vs. non-value-added

  • Using basic lean techniques (5S, layout/flow, point-of-use storage, set-up time reduction, batch size reduction)

  • Using advanced lean techniques (visual controls, quality at the source, standardized work, workforce/management practices, pull systems, total productive maintenance)

  • Using Value Stream Mapping (VSM) to make decisions

  • How do all the lean tools fit together into the "House of Lean"

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tim Israel