Advanced Concepts of Lean Wastes in the 21st Century

This course outlines the latest waste categorization concepts, including Norman Bodek’s 8th Waste of Lean.

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Course Overview

The concepts of waste categorization in Lean continue to be developed to this day. This course outlines the latest advanced concepts of lean wastes, including Norman Bodek’s 8th Waste of Lean (the waste of underutilized talents), the streamlined approach of the Yamada method, and the conditions known as Muda, Muri, and Mura.

Gain a greater insight into identifying Non Value-Added tasks while vastly improving your production processes, flow, and operations by using the innovative approaches outlined in this course.

Why take this course?

The concepts of waste categorization in Lean are constantly being refined and adapted. This course will keep you up to date with innovative new perspectives.

What am I going to learn?

  • How to streamline the 7 Wastes into 3 wastes
  • The broader waste category of Stagnation
  • The additional 8th waste category (underutilized talents)
  • The definition and significance of Muda, Muri, and Mura

Who is the intended audience?

Anyone who is seeking new ways to understand waste identification.

What are the prerequisites?

A foundational understanding of Lean waste categorization.

What am I going to receive?

  • Videos that reveal innovative perspectives on waste
  • PDF transcripts for your review
  • A list of the terms used in the videos and their definitions
  • Power Point presentations to support your learning
  • Images from the videos to use as you wish
  • A badge awarded upon successful completion of the course

Course Curriculum

The 3 Waste Categories of the Yamada Method04:07
Identifying the 8th Waste Category02:16
Understanding Kaizen and Lean with Muda, Muri, Mura02:24
Quiz – Advanced Concepts of Lean Wastes in the 21st Century00:15

Course Reviews

  1. Avatar of Jimmy Foley Jimmy says:

    Great Course!
    This course was helpful for identifying different types of wastes and simplified our understanding when it comes to Lean.

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