LP121 - Introduction to Lean Production and Value Stream Mapping - A Business Simulation Game

LP121 - Introduction to Lean Production and Value Stream Mapping - A Business Simulation Game

Taking the form of a strategy game, this training gives you a holistic view of material and information flows within a company and sensitises you to different types of waste in processes. You learn to analyse the causes of delivery problems and low productivity and to develop and implement ideas for meeting customer needs and improving processes. The main goal is to instill lean thinking in your company. The strategy game provides practical experience for all employees involved in lean production projects.


Target group

Maintenance, Design/Engineering, Trainer, Management;
This course ideally is presented to participants from the same company. The course can be presented “In House” or at our premises. A minimum of 12 participants is required, to simulate a complete business.

Contents

  • Inventory minimisation as an important basis for increased productivity
  • The principle of pull production control
  • Advantages compared to conventional production control methods
  • Types and function of different pull production control methods
  • Application of methods
  • Kanban - the classic pull principle
  • SMED - Optimisation of setup processes with Single Minute Exchange of Die
  • CIP processes as part of the business game
  • Introduction to Value Stream Mapping (VSM)

Outcomes
The Participant:

  • can analyse the causes of delivery problems and low productivity
  • can develop and implement ideas for meeting customer requirements and process improvements

Requirements

Some experience in production control

Duration

2 days

Price

R3 900 (excl. VAT)

Accreditation

NQF - Level 5

World Skills