When looking at the flow of activity across your entire organization/plant, a.k.a. the value stream, Value Stream Mapping is a vital component for visualizing activities, waste, and the actual flow of things.
If your organization is disjointed, departments aren’t working together, or
activities don’t flow well from one group to another and you want to
eliminate silo-oriented thinking and activity, then this course will
help you understand a tool that will get you on the right track to
solving your problems.
Who should take this course
For those wanting to understand the flow of activity across the entire organization, not necessarily the step by step detail of each process, but at a higher level of organization flow, this course will help you understand how to apply a vital tool of Lean.
Introduction to Lean Methodology
1hr video lectures
15 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.