Lean IT Kaizen E-Learning

Learn via: E-Learning
Duration: 12 months
Price: £599
Overview

Kaizen is the Japanese word for continuous improvement using small incremental changes. It translates as change for the better. Kai means change, Zen means for the better. Kaizen is an approach for solving problems and forms the basis of incremental continual improvement in organizations.

This is a self-paced e-learning course that teaches and equips individuals to define, facilitate and lead Lean IT Kaizen improvement initiatives. The course teaches students how to effectively use the Six Sigma DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) improvement model leveraging the Lean A3 problem identification and planning tool to complete a full improvement cycle.

This certification course provides you with the knowledge, skills and methodology required to identify, plan and implement incremental service and process improvements focused on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of any process or value stream.

Lean IT Kaizen E-Learning

  • Get your Lean Kaizen certificate at your own pace
  • one year of access
  • Fully accredited
  • Includes quizzes, exercises, study guides.
  • Tutor support available via email
  • Exam voucher included

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Learning outcomes
  • Understand Lean principles related specifically to leading a Kaizen event
  • Understand how to apply the Lean A3 tool to support continual improvement
  • Gain practical how-to knowledge of how to use of the Six Sigma DMIAC improvement model as a structured improvement methodology
  • Learn about improvement scoping and validation
  • Learn how to gain voice of customer input and establish critical to quality requirements
  • Learn how to apply and use Value Stream Mapping (VSM) techniques to identify process waste and speed improvement opportunities
  • Understand how to use root cause analysis techniques to support problem analysis
  • Learn how to identify, select and use various improvement options
  • Understand how to establish effective controls
  • Understand how to establish methods to improve quality and mistake proof future process activities
Course Outline

Course Modules

  • Introduction to Kaizen
  • Organizing Kaizen
  • A3 Method
  • Define Phase
  • Measure Phase
  • Analyse phase
  • Improve Phase
  • Control Phase
  • Trial Exam
  • Supplementary Student materials

Exam details:

  • Multiple choice
  • 40 questions per paper
  • Pass mark 65%
  • 90 minutes duration
  • Closed book
Prerequisites

For this course you are required to have successfully attained your Lean IT Foundation Certificate. You will need to provide us with a copy of your certificate upon registration in order to be admitted into this course.

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