The next-best approach to having a Sensei guiding and coaching you, this immersive, interactive digital learning journey gives you a comprehensive overview of every step of work process improvement.
You’ll learn how to improve a work process by observing; visually capturing and mapping the current state; envisioning, mapping, and validating the future state with others; setting target KPIs; conducting plan-do-check-act (PDCA) experiments; updating standardized work; and sharing success.
Through immersive, interactive stories of genuine business cases from various industries, you’ll engage with short, precise learning materials that explain and illustrate critical concepts and then complete practical, interactive exercises to reinforce your learning. Throughout the learning journey, you’ll get guidance and downloadable documents to help you apply what you’ve learned in your workplace.
The learning journey enables you to improve your efficacy at work by providing you with the tools and practices necessary to identify and solve problems that arise in the workplace. As you analyze problem-solving situations, you’ll develop a lean-thinking mindset and gain an in-depth understanding of the critical principles, practices, and tools you need to improve work processes.
Who Will Benefit?
- Leaders, from mid-level managers to top executives, including continuous-improvement and human-resource leaders, seeking to level up their team’s knowledge of lean work improvement thinking and practices.
- Beginners lean practitioners who want to enhance their career prospects by mastering work improvement using lean thinking and practice.
- Lean practitioners who want to enhance their career prospects by filling in learning gaps or refreshing their knowledge about the lean approach to work improvement.
What Will I Learn?
Completing this journey will help you:
- Develop your lean/continuous improvement mindset.
- Enhance your practical, hands-on use of lean practices and tools.
- Establish the habit of using lean methods to improve work processes.
- Discover how to improve work processes holistically, not just to make spot improvements.
- Understand how lean/continuous improvement applies to organizations in various industries.
The learning journey comprises nine segments. The first eight segments feature two parts, the “Main Path” following the lean thinking approach essentials and several “Side Roads” that offer a more in-depth examination of and practice using lean competencies, including the social aspects.
Completing the entire journey will take an estimated minimum of 4.5 hours. However, this will vary depending on the number of “side roads” taken, the hands-on exercises, and the reflection time, the time will vary.
Update Standardized Work