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SCOE-03-P6 - Lean Measurement and Tools

Featuring Bob Trent

Length: 1 hour 27 minutes

Creating a Lean Supply Chain Part VI: Lean Measurement and Tools

Most lean discussion address a standard set of lean tools and techniques. While still covering these better known approaches, this module also presents a new set of tools and approaches for promoting lean objectives. This module also addresses the importance of lean measurement. At the end of this module the participant will be able to:

  • Appreciate how measurement supports or conflicts with lean objectives

  • Identify the corporate impact of lean from a financial perspective

  • Identify a robust set of tools and techniques that support lean objectives, including 5S, creative and critical thinking methodologies, group problem solving, process mapping, value stream mapping, benchmarking, value analysis workshops, and kaizen workshops 

Supplementary Materials

  • Module Notes & Handouts