2 day Workshop / Implementation varies depending on size of project
The visual approaches for management staff and employees are an important aspect of Lean Conversion that is often overlooked. Visual management in its simplest form is having enough information on hand, visually available, so that management decisions can be made in real time. The lag between when data are first available (real time) and when it can be used in decision-making, is the amount of opportunity that visual management can help address. Many ask why do visual management? Let us ask a few questions:
If you can't answer these questions by looking in the work enviroment for a few seconds, then you need better visual management.
In this course, participants learn how to successfully transform a work area into a well-organized workplace where thousands of messages concerning product quality, productivity, schedule, and safety are accurately delivered every day. Course participants leave with the knowledge of what visual order is, what the visual workplace looks like and how these concepts function in the work enviroment. Participants will walk away with a clear understanding of what visual management can accomplish for their organization.
Participants will learn how to:
Who Should Attend
Floor associates, Operations Managers, and Lean/World-Class manufacturing and service specialists
- Lean Conversion Overview
- Lean Performance measures
- Lean Culture
- Value Stream Mapping
- 5S / Workplace Organization