Lean and process improvement training

Our trainers are active lean and process improvement consultants.  When they aren't training they are advising companies on business process management and lean processes, engendering lean culture and working with companies to improve their operations. This gives them a unique, practical understanding of the training they provide, using real life examples of problems they have solved and ensuring they are up to speed with all current issues in the field.

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Our courses

Introduction to lean

Duration
1 day
Members
£299 +VAT
Non Members
£399 +VAT

This one-day course introduces the principles of lean and provides managers and those responsible for process improvement with an understanding of the main benefits that lean management can bring to a business. EEF’s no nonsense approach to lean will focus on minimising waste and improving productivity, while saving time, inventory, resources, space and cash. This course is a useful first step towards implementing a successful, sustainable lean culture.

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Dates & Locations

9 - 10 October 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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20 - 24 November 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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4 - 8 December 2017 EEF Technology Training Centre - Aston
Aston, Birmingham
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If we don’t have a suitable date, register your interest and we'll let you know as soon as new dates and locations are added.

Lean academy

Duration
14 days
Members
£5999 +VAT
Non Members
£6999 +VAT

This unique 14-day training programme applies lean tools to a full-scale, configurable assembly line which vividly illustrates the types of improvements each tool can deliver. This highly practical course demonstrates the tools needed to increase workplace productivity, without increasing headcount.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Lean facilitator/lean champion

Duration
1 day
Members
£299 +VAT
Non Members
£399 +VAT

The course is aimed at individuals whose role includes tactical lean leadership responsibilities, including lean facilitators or champions with responsibility for implementing lean programmes. Training focuses on team building, basic project management and conflict resolution to ensure that delegates are capable of identifying and prioritising opportunities and consistently delivering significant results through guiding, coaching and enthusing colleagues.

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Dates & Locations

23 August 2017 EEF Birmingham office
Birmingham
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Lean office

Duration
1 day
Members
£299 +VAT
Non Members
£399 +VAT

This one-day training programme is designed for any employee responsible for delivering excellence with minimal waste in an office or service environment. The EEF course introduces the concept, culture and basic tools of lean and addresses the benefits and applications of practicing Lean in the workplaces.

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Dates & Locations

22 November 2017 EEF Sheffield office
Sheffield
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Lean Principles - Simulation and Application training

Duration
4 and a half days
Members
£700 +VAT
Non Members
£780 +VAT

Normally only available to the largest manufacturing companies, this 4½ day Introduction to Lean training will immerse delegates in both Lean principles and practical application of the basic techniques used to improve manufacturing processes and productivity.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Lean tool refresher

Duration
1 day
Members
£299 +VAT
Non Members
£399 +VAT

Anybody who has had some experience of lean and has an understanding of the basic tools will benefit from this one-day course. It is ideal for those who need to refresh and update their knowledge of lean with a revision of the principal tools, including latest best practice. Delegates will also find new strategies for saving time and money and boosting productivity.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Linking lean with business strategy

Duration
1 day
Members
£299 +VAT
Non Members
£399 +VAT

Continuous improvement leaders and practitioners will benefit from this one-day course, which shows delegates how to gain maximum business advantage and sustain lean and six sigma by linking lean to the overarching business strategy. This course introduces common, key aspects of business strategy and illustrates the most relevant alignment of Lean and six sigma tools. Delegates will learn how to read and understand high level strategy, vision and mission statements and match lean and six sigma projects.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Quality and business improvement techniques

Duration
4 and a half days

This 4½ day Quality and Business Improvement Techniques training will develop the delegates’ knowledge and skills of Lean principles to help them take a more integrated approach to Continuous Improvement in their workplace. Through completing this course, the delegates will gain an in-depth understanding of how to analyse any process and then how to begin implementation of the improvements in the workplace.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Single minute exchange of dies (SMED)

Duration
1 day

This lean manufacturing training course introduces delegates to the lean technique: single minute exchange of dies (SMED), and examine its application and benefits for the business. The course is classroom based involving some role play and an opportunity to practice elements of this technique through structured activities.

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Dates & Locations

There are no upcoming dates for this course. If you would like to be informed when the next dates are added or are interested in having this course run at one of your offices or sites, please get in touch.

Not all of our courses are listed so please contact us on 0845 293 9850 or get in touch if you can’t find what you are looking for. Examples of courses we can run on demand in addition to those listed include: manual handling and ergonomics, display screen equipment, personal protective equipment and first aid.

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