Lean Masterclass: Eliminate Waste at Work and in Life!

Big Companies save Trillions of dollars using Lean! This course will teach you to use Lean to save you time and money!
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  • Length 4 hours
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About This Course

Published 6/2016 English

Course Description

The Lean Masterclass is a course devoted to teaching students the Practices, Principles, and Tools of Lean.  These tools will save the Students Time, Money, and Create Value for your customers by Maximizing Value while Minimizing Waste!

Tens of Thousands of companies implement Lean every day saving TRILLIONS of dollars and hundreds of years of time every year.  I want to show you how you can tap into Lean and make it save Time and Money for YOU! 

The Lean tools can be used to improve on ANY process throughout your life, from doing laundry more efficient to producing Udemy videos efficiently.  Lean tools can improve upon any process you throw at it.

The course is based around a series of talking head style lectures where I walk you through the various aspects of Lean.  

I ask that you begin the course by selecting a process in your life you look to improve, as you progress through the course it is best if you fill out the A3 problem solving sheet to improve your process.  By the end of the course you will have found many ways to look at your process and make it more efficient.   

What are the requirements?

  • Bring an open mind and be ready to make continuous improvements in your life!
  • It helps if you have a basic understanding of factories but it is not necessary.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Save 1-3 hours a day by eliminating waste in their processes.
  • Create higher quality products quickly and efficiently using one piece flow.
  • Take any process and make it more efficient by maximizing value and minimizing waste!
  • Understand Lean principles and be able to implement lean thinking throughout your life.
  • Identify waste and eliminate it from a process.
  • Create A3 Problem Solving Sheets to drive problem resolution.
  • Save money by reducing personal and professional inventory.
  • Organize your physical and digital workspace to be highly efficient and effective.

What is the target audience?

  • This Lean course is for Everyone, from Professionals looking to make their processes more efficient to someone who wants to be more efficient at home. This course will give you skills that can be applied to any process in any environment!
  • This course is particularly important for any Small or Medium Business that has not implemented lean in their systems.
  • This Lean course is useful for any professional who has any involvement with a factory.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction and Who is Lean for?
03:11

Introduction to the Lean Masterclass

Who is Lean for?....Everyone!!!
Preview
01:52
Get Involved - Choose a Process in Your Life to Fix!
02:54
Section 2: A3 Problem Solving
A3 Problem Solving
Preview
03:28
SMART Goal Setting
03:39
Focus on the Process
01:30
Section 3: How to Approach Lean and the Lean Mindset
Trust - The Foundation of a Lean organization.
Preview
05:44
Go See The Gemba Walk
03:39
Focus on the Long View
03:03
Lean Not Machine
Preview
03:20
Don't Be a Lean Zealot!
03:17
Have You Been Burned By Lean?
03:14
Supplier Development
04:50
Lean Versus Lean Six Sigma
04:02
Section 4: Where did Lean Come From?
A Brief History of Lean.
Preview
08:58
Section 5: The 8 Wastes
Waste is a Sin
02:37
The 8 Wastes Introduction - DOWNTIME
Preview
01:21
The 8 Wastes: Defects
01:12
The 8 Wastes: Over Production
01:32
The 8 Wastes: Waiting
02:32
The 8 Wastes: Non Utilized Talent or Equipment.
01:53
The 8 Wastes: Transportation
02:25
The 8 Wastes: Inventory
03:56
The 8 Wastes: Motion
02:06
The 8 Wastes: Excess Processing
02:21
Section 6: PDCA - Plan Do Check Adjust Cycle
PDCA - Plan Do Check Adjust Cycle Introduction
Preview
01:42
PDCA - Plan
03:50
PDCA - Do
01:32
PDCA - Check
01:41
PDCA - Adjust-Act
02:16
Section 7: Lean Tools
5 Whys - Just Keep Asking
04:56
Andon
Preview
06:34
Root Cause Analysis
06:07
Poka-Yoke: Error Proofing
02:14
Standard Work
05:23
Paretos Principle
02:13
Section 8: 5S - Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain
5S Introduction
Preview
03:51
5S - Sort
07:15
5S - Set In Order
06:02
5S - Shine
02:37
5S -Standardize
04:53
5S - Sustain
06:45
Section 9: Value Stream Mapping
Value Stream Mapping Introduction
08:48
Checklists and Forms
04:31
Section 10: Continuous Improvement / Kaizen
Continuous Improvement Introduction
Preview
02:51
What is a Kaizen/Continuous Improvement Event
13:13
Current State, Future State, Gap - Eliminate The Gap
02:49
Fire Fighting = Bad, Problems =Gold
03:53
Stop Fire Fighting and Improve the Process
03:32
Section 11: The flow of Lean
One Piece Flow
Preview
08:19
Pull Manufacturing
06:05
Kanban Cards
11:59
Just In Time Manufacturing
01:43
Saving Money/Time is better than Earning it!
03:58
Takt Time and Leveling Demand
05:59
Visual Management
06:49

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Instructor Biography

Randall Ferguson, Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer

Hello!  I am a Manufacturing Process Engineer with a passion for Lean, Critical Thinking Project Management and Continuous Improvement!

I am knowledgeable, scientific, professional, analytical, pragmatic, yet goofy and nerdy.  I hope my courses make you chuckle at times, but deliver the goods that will help make you a better person.

I love Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, The Toyota Way, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Cosmos, @ Midnight, and many more!  

I have developed my lean skills through personal interest, 10 years at Daimler Trucks North America, 1 year At Blount International, and 2 years at Micropump Inc.

I received my Mechanical Engineering degree at Washington State University

GO COUGS! 



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