If you’ve tried to change processes, but your meetings have been disjointed and unorganized with little to no impact. If you aren’t sure what to measure or how to measure what is going on in your team, then this course is for you.
This course will expose you to KAIZEN - the practice of continuous improvement, so you will be able to use Kaizen events to coordinate your teams in solving problems and develop a culture of continuous improvement. Out of your Kaizen events, you will also understand how to develop appropriate KPI’s that are lead measurements to drive pro-active behavior in your growing continuous improvement culture.
Who should take this course:
Anyone wanting to gain knowledge on how to better lead teams in problem solving initiatives, and want to come out with metrics that are relevant to the team and will help drive performance.
Introduction to Lean Methodology
Understand what Kaizen is, how to use it, and what to expect as an outcome. Also understand KPI’s, the difference between lead and lag measures, and how to properly define KPI’s.
1hr video lectures
30 mins quiz
With multiple certifications in different continuous improvement methodologies, Jeff Adams is a recognized expert in continuous improvement. He holds a Green Belt in Six Sigma from the American Society on Quality (ASQ), a Level 1 certification in Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) from the Tempus Institute, and is Lean Silver Certified from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) . Jeff is also a graduate of the NOV University Manufacturing Leadership Course at Rice University.
Jeff has helped develop courses for Lean certification, as well as a leadership course to help managers better support continuous improvement efforts in their work areas. He is a proven leader in coaching and mentoring people to excel in their current positions, and developing them for future advancement in their careers. Jeff holds a Bachelor’s in Engineering Technology from the University of Memphis, and a Master’s in H.R. from Troy University.