Short Lean Courses from Simpler Training

Simpler has developed a range of short courses in lean which you can access online and then undertake the learning in your own time and at your own pace*.  Each course is professionally narrated and lasts from between 45min and 2 Hours. They cover the key aspects of Lean and are great for newcomers to lean and those looking to refresh their knowledge or develop the lean knowledge of their staff or team.

The courses are split into Green, Bronze and Silver, depending on type of training provided. Each course includes one certificate for the trainee.

Lean Short Courses Green Green:Fundamental Principles of Lean Lean Courses Bronze Bronze:Lean for Continuous Improvement Lean Short Courses Silver Silver:Lean Improvement Toolkit

Two special price bundles are available. Bundle 1 – Lean For continuous Improvement and Bundle 2 - Lean for Continuous Improvement + Lean Improvement toolkit.

* Please note that all courses need to be completed within 1 month of purchase.  When you have purchased a course you will be sent an email within one working day containing your course joining instructions and password protected access to the course which is live for one month from receipt.

All prices Exclude VAT. 

Lean Fundamentals

A course focussing on the origins of lean and some of its key contributors; an introduction to lean using the Simpler Business System; principles of lean improvement; developing lean in your organization.

  • Time/Length

90 mins

  • Level
Green
  • Languages Available   
english 

Price £50.00

A3 Thinking

A3 thinking, developed by Toyota, is a structured & methodical tool for problem solving, knowledge transfer, communication, consensus building & through a team based approach transforms culture across an organisation.

  • Time/Length

45 mins

  • Level
  • Languages Available   
english 

Price £50.00

Kaizen Events (RIE's)

Successful transformation needs a proven method of implementing change. Rapid improvement events facilitate change and the organization's future state vision. Learn about Rapid Improvement Events (RIE's) and how to plan, manage and sustain an RIE.

  • Time/Length

90 mins

  • Level
  • Languages Available   
english 

Price £40.00

Seeing & Mapping Waste

Seeing & removing process waste is at the heart of lean based process improvement, and although an easy thing to say, learning to ‘see' waste and understanding the technique to identify it in often complex processes requires certain skills.

  • Time/Length

45 mins

  • Level
  • Languages Available   
english 

Price £30.00

Problem Solving & Action

One of the fundamental skills to help drive a lean transformation is problem solving. This module will go through the basics around such a problem solving & corrective action process that you will be able to use in your own organisation.

  • Time/Length

60 mins

  • Level
  • Languages Available   
english 

Price £40.00

Lean Management

Successful implementation of lean demands the involvement of people across the organisation. This training considers the differing styles & behaviours of leadership that are required to lead teams effectively through change.

  • Time/Length

60 mins

  • Level
  • Languages Available   
english 

Price £40.00

Value Stream Analysis

A value stream is an end to end process that contains all of the steps (both value adding and non value adding) that delivers a service or product to your customer. The method that is taught in this module to do this is Value Stream Analysis.

  • Time/Length

120 mins

  • Level
  • Languages Available   
english 

Price £50.00

5S (6S)

5S (6S) is one part of the lean cell, it is a systematic way of creating a safe, clean and orderly workplace and keeping it that way. This module provides an overview of 5S and the relevant downloads in order for you to perform a 5S or 6S audit.

  • Time/Length

45 mins

  • Level
  • Languages Available
english

Price £30.00

Flow

Flow is the basis for Continuous Improvement and a fundamental building block of any transformation. In this module you will learn the importance of delivering value to customers on demand. 

  • Time/Length

75 mins

  • Level
  • Languages Available   
english 

Price £40.00

Pull Systems

A Pull System is a structured system for requesting and delivering customer needs, as required. This training introduces you to concepts & details the main types of pull system triggers along with a clear definition of pull system rules.

  • Time/Length

45 mins

  • Level
  • Languages Available   
english 

Price £30.00

Standard Work

There can be no continuous improvement without standard work which is documented, correct, communicated and adhered to. This training module will take you step by step through the lean approach to implementing standard work to create flow. 

  • Time/Length

120 mins

  • Level
  • Languages Available   
english 

Price £50.00

Visual Management

Visual management is a technique used to provide ‘real time', responsive indicators to normal & abnormal conditions. This module outlines the key concepts of visual management & provides examples of visual management in different work situations.

  • Time/Length

45 mins

  • Level
  • Languages Available   
english 

Price £30.00

Bundle 1 - Lean for Continuous Improvement

 
Lean for Continuous Improvement includes:
+ Lean Fundamentals
+ A3 Thinking
+ Kaizen Events (RIE's)
+ Seeing & Mapping Waste
+ Problem Solving & Action
+ Lean Team Management

  • Time/Length

6.5 hours

  • Level
 
  • Languages Available
english

Price £200.00

Bundle 2 - Lean for Continuous Improvement + Lean Improvement toolkit

 
 
All of bundle 1 plus:
+ Value Stream Analysis
+ 5S (6S)
+ Flow
+ Pull Systems
+ Standard Work
+ Visual Management

  • Time/Length

14 hours

  • Level
  
  • Languages Available
english

Price £380.00

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