Training

 

TRAINING OVERVIEW

Knowledge transfer and the development of our clients’ capabilities are fundamental to the Lean Quest approach. The knowledge transfer comes primarily from hands-on coaching and consulting, supported and enhanced by a foundation of effective and targeted training. 

To ensure our training offerings are effective, Lean Quest has studied adult learning and has incorporated this into the design of our training programs. All of our training programs combine a combination of classroom learning with simulations and exercises, with the goal of immediate application in the workplace.

 

The Lean Quest training programs can be accessed through a number of different channels including: 

  • Public Workshops

  • Private Workshops

  • Embedded with Consulting and Coaching Activities 

  • Online Training (COMING SOON) 

 

To support the training and to acknowledge the accomplishment of learning goals, Lean Quest has joined with a consortium of other Lean Consulting specialists to create GetLeanCertified.com. Through GetLeanCertified.com we two types of certifications:

  • “Certificates of Completion” – issued to individuals that have completed a training program (one or more classes) to the satisfaction of a consortium member

  • “Certified Lean” – issued to individuals that have completed a training program and demonstrated a capability through an actual project(s) that have been reviewed and certified by a consortium member.

                                                                                                                                                                              

 
 

PRIVATE WORKSHOPS

Lean Quest has designed a series of workshops that are a cost-effective way to introduce all employees to the fundamental concepts of Lean that the organization is implementing. These workshops range from introductory topics to advanced concepts. These workshops are particularly effective at building the awareness that is required to create the foundational knowledge needed to address complex activities. Examples of these workshops include:

Taste of Lean 

  • Introduction to the Lean Values, Principles and Capabilities

  • Includes hands-on simulation 

  • 0.5- and 1-day formats available

Problem Solving / Kaizen Workshop

  • Introduction to the 7-Step Problem Solving Process plus the tools of problems grouped into four groups: Define the Problem, Data Analysis, Solutions / Actions, and Sustainment

  • Includes hands-on simulation and exercises 

  • 1- to 5-day formats available

Advanced Lean Warehousing 

  • Hands-on workshop to explore the critical concepts of a Lean Warehouse including Lean Storage and a Just In Time operation

  • Includes hands-on simulation and exercises 

  • 1- and 2-day formats available

Lean Supply Chains (Sell 1 Buy 1)

  • Introduces the fundamental concepts of a Lean pull-based supply chain, demonstrates how a sell 1 buy 1 replenishment system can combat the “bullwhip” effect  

  • Includes hands-on simulation 

  • 0.5- and 1-day formats available

Foundations Workshop

  • Hand-on workshop for the concepts and tools for implementing and sustaining Standard Work

  • Includes hands-on exercises 

  • 3- to 5-day formats available

Value Stream Mapping Workshop

  • Hands-on workshop to learn how construct a value stream map and to develop an improvement plan for one of your processes

  • Includes hands-on exercise 

  • 3- to 5-day formats available

Lean Storage Techniques 

  • Hands-on workshop to learn and explore the application of the 7-Lean Storage Techniques 

  • Includes hands-on activities

  • 0.5- to 2-day formats available

Lean Project Management 

  • Hands-on workshop on applying the Lean Values, Principles and Capabilities to project management and to create the visuals for one of your projects

  • Includes hands-on exercise 

  • 1- to 3-day formats available

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Lean Quest

 

16541 Gothard Street
Suite 105
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
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Tel: 714.596.3756            Fax: 714.596.3786