Lean Manufacturing


This workshop exposes participants to many lean concepts that may be in place in your production system. Waste activities, discussion, and a simulation relate issues within your organization to lean tools and solutions. Included in the discussion are explanations and examples of 5S, standard work, quick changeover, mistake proofing, total productive maintenance, kanban and kaizen.

Course Outcomes:
  • Identify examples of waste within your organization
  • Match appropriate lean tools to waste examples
  • Participate in a lean simulation highlighting financial impact of process changes
Describe lean tools, including:
  • Workplace Organization and Visual Management
  • Standard work
  • Quick changeover
  • Mistake Proofing
  • Total productive maintenance
  • Pull system
  • Line/work balance and one-piece or small batch flow
This course is not currently scheduled. Please email us at workforcetraining@grcc.edu for information about the next offering or if you are a business looking for customized training.