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Lean is a methodology that incorporates a powerful set of tools and techniques designed to maximize customer value, while reducing waste along the entire value stream. It also focuses on improving overall efficiency, quality, and customer satisfaction. Due to its ability to improve customer satisfaction and deliver bottom line financial gains to organizations, it is a preferred strategic choice for many business organizations. This course introduces the basic principles of Lean, including the five step Lean process cycle, and shows how Lean can be integrated with Six Sigma to offer an optimal production management solution that fits your company’s unique business needs.
Estimated Course Hours: 6.0
Target Audience: Individuals who have responsibility for reducing costs and waste, and improving efficiency and customer value at the organizational or departmental level.