Lean Tools for the Office

Learn how popular lean methodologies are specifically applied to office environments.

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Course Overview

Learn how popular lean methodologies are specifically applied to office environments. This course covers 5S, Kanban, Standard Work, Visual Management, and Information Flow Mapping. The focus is on providing fundamental knowledge of these lean methodologies, in addition to relevant explanations of how they are applied in offices to acquire information, improve processes, and sustain improvement.

These tools are the building blocks of a Lean organization. By using them, you will be creating a framework for true Lean results in the office.

Why take this course?

This course covers the most important tools for Lean organizations, and will show you how to apply them in offices.

What am I going to learn?

  • How visual schedules and skills matrices are used in offices
  • How visual management techniques guide processes in offices
  • How the organizational principles of the 5S system work in offices
  • How “Kanban” can track important information in offices
  • How documented standards are used for office work
  • How Information Flow Mapping works as the office equivalent of Value Stream Mapping

Who is the intended audience?

Anyone who wants to implement Lean in an office

What are the prerequisites?

This course should be accessible for people of any knowledge level, but some background knowledge of Lean office principles would be helpful.

What am I going to receive?

  • Videos that explain how important Lean tools are applied in offices
  • 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 rewarded upon successful completion of the course

Course Curriculum

Visual Management and Scheduling for the Lean Office00:00
5S for the Office00:00
Using Kanban in the Office00:00
Understanding the True Value of Standard Work for the Office00:00
Information Flow Mapping for the Office00:00
Quiz – Lean Tools for the Office00:15

Course Reviews

  1. Avatar of Ilkka Taponen Ilkka says:

    A great course with a great quiz!
    I liked the quiz questions a lot, thanks!

  2. Avatar of John Watt John says:

    very very basic
    information is very basic and could do with giving more depth of examples and working through the process

  3. Avatar of Emmanuel ARTHUR Emmanuel says:

    Very interesting and sinthetic
    It’s a good introduction to Lean office.

  4. Avatar of Andre Almeida Andre says:

    Very good
    For a introduce about this theme, the course is very good.

  5. Avatar of wael abdelaal nasr wael says:

    informative
    it is a very good course, but it need more details

  6. Avatar of Luiz Alberto Modesto Junior Luiz Alberto says:

    It’s a nice overview about Lean Office concepts in a clear and direct language. Good course!

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Course Reviews

  1. Avatar of Ilkka Taponen Ilkka says:

    A great course with a great quiz!
    I liked the quiz questions a lot, thanks!

  2. Avatar of John Watt John says:

    very very basic
    information is very basic and could do with giving more depth of examples and working through the process

  3. Avatar of Emmanuel ARTHUR Emmanuel says:

    Very interesting and sinthetic
    It’s a good introduction to Lean office.

  4. Avatar of Andre Almeida Andre says:

    Very good
    For a introduce about this theme, the course is very good.

  5. Avatar of wael abdelaal nasr wael says:

    informative
    it is a very good course, but it need more details

  6. Avatar of Luiz Alberto Modesto Junior Luiz Alberto says:

    It’s a nice overview about Lean Office concepts in a clear and direct language. Good course!

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