OVERVIEW

This three-day equivalent course provides an in-depth understanding of lean enterprise principles and how to apply them within your organization. Your lean journey begins with an illustration of how each lean concept is applied and its impact on the process. Mapping the process flow and identifying the activities that add value from the customer's perspective is the cornerstone of this class. The course also provides a structure for how to manage a lean process for continuous improvement. Participants will learn how to structure their organizations to support and continuously improve a lean process. Participants will also fully understand how to implement 5S within their plants and how to begin reducing setup time using the SMED process. The exam is included in the course fee. Participants who pass the exam (70% or higher) will receive the IISE Lean Green Belt Certificate. Participants will need to complete suggested readings and work practice problems in addition to viewing the online presentations as they prepare to successfully complete the certification requirements.

This Lean Green Belt CERTIFICATION is valid for three years and must be renewed by emailing cs@iise.org. There will be a $25 fee to cover administrative costs associated with the renewal. Lost certificates may be replaced using the same process.

This course is also available in Spanish, contact James Swisher at jswisher@iise.org for pricing and registration.

TESTIMONIALS

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- William Boyd, CNA Insurance

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Create and improve a lean process
  • Implement 5S to develop a safe, clean working environment
  • Map the process flow and identify activities that add value
  • Reduce setup time using the SMED process

COURSE CONTENT

  • Flow: Establishing one-piece flow across the value-adding activities
  • Point-Of-Use: Using workplace organization and equipment setup reduction techniques to enable flow by having all equipment and materials readily accessible
  • Pull: Providing a method for continuously replenishing materials as they are consumed by customer demand
  • Built-in Quality: Continuously improving each step of the production process to eliminate variation and to pursue the goal of perfect product and process quality
  • Build to Demand: Learn to produce only to actual customer demand
  • Exam


REQUIREMENTS

Users of On-Demand Seminars must have an established Internet connection. 

MORE TESTIMONIALS

I was in the training department for a while, and this is one of the very best I have seen. Thanks to you and your team. They are adept in handling customers.

- Tolulope Fasakin, Florida State University student


Certification

Individuals who complete all of the course requirements will receive the Lean (or Six Sigma or Lean Six Sigma) Green (or Black) Belt. This certification is valid for three years and must be renewed by emailing cs@iise.org. There will be a $25 fee to cover administrative costs associated with the renewal. Lost certificates may be replaced using the same process.