Want To Keep Lean Information Flowing? Visual Management Online Training Courses
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Once you have finished your first Lean initiative, you face the question of; what’s next?

Lean is a very comprehensive system with dozens of methodologies that can be used to improve productivity. The question is, which to choose.One approach would be to consider which path will produce the most long term benefits for your operation.

Consolidating your Lean Systems:

While it may be tempting to try and tackle a more advanced Lean concept, it may be to your advantage to spend some time making sure that your current Lean systems are working well and that your staff is properly trained on maintaining a vital Lean implementation.

This can be done using training courses from Uttana which will help you to make sure that everyone is on the same page before moving on.

One area of study in particular can produce significant long term benefits; Visual Management Online Training Courses.

These courses will help you to understand the importance of the communications methods you put into place during your first weeks with Lean, and how to improve them to make your system more effective.

Lean communications is one of the most important elements of Lean, and Visual Management is a critical aspect. By creating a system where information can be transferred quickly and accurately you will prevent many problems that could otherwise slow things down.

Moving to Advanced Lean Concepts:

Once you have your Lean communications in hand, you are ready to begin considering the next approach to a more efficient and productive system. Here are a few courses on advanced Lean methodologies to consider:

SMED Courses: SMED Quick Changeover Video Training Courses will help you to address one of the most pervasive bottlenecks in any production system. The time it takes to change from one setup to another. The course will take you through a number of strategies including:

o Re-working your sequence of operations to make changes work faster.

o Re-work your scheduling to reduce the number of changes required.

o Designing tools and attachments to make the changeover take less time.

o Using alternate stations in a line and routing the material to the station with the proper setup.

Lean Layout Training Courses: Related to the SMED material, this course will help you to rework your production floor from the ground up. Included are instructions for

o Designing your equipment setup and, in some cases, the equipment itself for maximum throughput.

o Analyzing your work space to make material handling as efficient as possible. Also looking for new container systems for your material to facilitate transport and use.

Total Productive Maintenance Online Courses: These videos will help you to resolve an age old conflict between Production, who needs the machines to do their work, and Maintenance, who needs to keep the machines working. This approach involves making Production part of the maintenance team, with specific functions and tasks to perform. This gives Production an increased feeling of ownership over the production line and, since they can schedule their tasks during slow periods and changeovers, allows routine maintenance to be performed in a timely manner.

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