This course will teach you the foundations of Lean through the Toyota precepts and the five critical improvement concepts (value, waste, variation, complexity, and continuous improvement). Then, you will learn about tools to perform continuous improvement in your organization, including 5S, 5W-2H, PDSA, DMAIC, Kaizen, Genchi Genbutsu, and Lean data mapping methods.
You will begin this course by learning what the balanced scorecard is and what types of organizations it is most useful for. Then, you will review some sample scorecards, strategy maps, and tactical action plans. You will also learn how to develop your organizations mission, vision, and values (which form the basis for the balanced scorecard); a project vision statement; plans to implement the scorecard; and balanced scorecard teams.
You will learn how to embrace Process Improvement with Gap Analysis during this course which provides you with the knowledge of what gap analysis is, examples, templates, and the guidance to implement an analysis in your situation.
In this course, you will learn what diversity means and what some of its related terms are. Youll also consider how your world has changed and how stereotypes impact people. Then, youll learn how to use the four cornerstones of diversity and the STOP technique to encourage a diverse workplace. You will also learn how to manage for diversity and deal with discrimination issues.