Dive into Lean and Kaizen: Transform Your IT Career
Are you ready to embark on a journey of transformation and excellence in the world of IT? Look no further than the Lean IT Kaizen course. This dynamic program is your gateway to mastering the principles of Lean and Kaizen, two powerful approaches that can revolutionize your IT career.
What You'll Learn
In this course, you’ll discover the art of streamlining processes, problem-solving, and achieving sustainable improvements, all under the guidance of seasoned instructors. You’ll delve into the core concepts of Lean, Kakushin, and Kaikaku, and grasp the DMAIC model. With the Lean mindset as your compass, you’ll learn how to organize Kaizen events, lead teams, and teach others the DMAIC model.
Your Career Catalyst
For IT professionals, this course is a game-changer. Armed with the Lean and Kaizen expertise, you’ll become an invaluable asset to any organization. You’ll gain the skills to identify and solve complex problems, develop efficient data collection plans, and implement improvement methods. Your career in IT will flourish as you master the art of control and sustainability. Join us on this transformative journey, and together, we’ll shape the future of IT through Lean and Kaizen. Your success story begins here!
Course Code: LITK; Instructor-led
Ensuring that an IT organization is competent at continuous improvement is absolutely essential to the success of Lean within IT. In the Lean IT Foundation, we looked at the basics of Kaizen (Continuous improvement) and the DMAIC problem-solving method.
This Lean IT Kaizen Lead training will help you on your journey to mastering continuous improvement and becoming a Lean IT Kaizen Lead. The Lead IT Kaizen Lead is someone who is involved with improvement based on Lean principles. The Lean IT Kaizen Lead may come from any level of the IT organization, in any “department”
Exam is included
Professionals in (IT) organizations
A LEAN IT Foundation certificate is required for this course.
This program will be conducted with interactive lectures, PowerPoint presentation, discussions and practical exercise.
Students will receive a Lean IT Foundation classroom workbook containing all the presentation materials, the case study, the book Lean Thinking and sample exam questions.
At the end of this course the student will be able to:
- Organize a Kaizen
- Lead a Kaizen
- Teach others the DMAIC model
- Identify and define problems
- Create a data collection plan
- Analyze the root cause of problems
- Understand and apply different improvement methods
- Make a control plan
- Ensure the sustainability of improvements.
- Introduction and Kaizen concepts
- Kaizen, Kakushin and Kaikaku
- The DMAIC model
- Kaizen mindset
- Kaizen team roles
- Improvement initiatives
- Plan and prepare a kaizen event
- Gain support
- Select the team
- Goals of the A3 method
- Difference between Summarizing, Analyzing and Synthesizing
- Structure communication according to the Pyramid principle
- Summarize information into A3 format
- Select a Problem and Identifying owner
- Problem statement
- Scope of the problem
- Collect VoC information
- High level kaizen plan
- The three generic types of units of work
- Measure and Validate Value Stream Map
- Data collection plan
- Qualitative and Quantitative
- Measurement systems
- Baseline and a Benchmark
- Quick Wins
- Seven basic tools of Quality
- 5 Whys
- Cause & Effects matrix
- Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA)
- How to identify improvement options
- Idea generation techniques
- Solution prioritization techniques
- How to test a solution
- Best and good practice solutions within IT
- How to ensure the sustainability of the improvement
- Measurement of improvement
- Control plan
- Types of documentation
- Communication to stakeholders