Ratchet Up Performance

The Ratchet up Performance course category covers topics that deliver LeanTPM Optimisation Goals. That includes "live on line" diagnostic benchmarking sessions to confirm readiness to proceed and 3 day training workshops for those engaged with the challenge of progressing beyond zero breakdowns to release the full potential of their people, plant and processes.

Course content covers the road map from stable to optimised operation including the use of case studies, exercises and action planning activities to aid the transfer of lessons learned back to the workplace.

Practical Lean Leadership For Team Leaders and Managers

Dates: As Required
Location: In Company Course
Cost: £4500 up to 10 Delegates

The workshop provides operational leaders and change agents across the organisation with the lean leadership skills to accelerate progress on their lean journey as part of the day to day routine.

By the end of the workshop, delegates will understand how to surface Lean wastes as well as issues and barriers to progress, apply visualisation tools that home in on key success factors, establish realistic and achievable targets and guide teams on their journey towards them.

Lean Director 2 day Executive Team Workshop

Dates: 2 day course
Location: In Company Course
Cost: £3000 up to 10 Delegates

Learn how to develop your lean instinct. It may not be what they teach at business school, but in the white heat of the day to day operations, influencing behaviours requires a response to events at an emotional level. Operational leaders need to develop an internal compass to be able to challenge poor practices and guide discussions about where to spend time and money on the journey to excellence.

Workshop learning goals cover

  • Learn what elite highly effective operational leaders do differently to create a proactive improvement culture.
  • Understand the wiring up behind behaviours and how exemplar organisations use this to achieve more with less.
    Know how to benchmark your organisation against industry leading performers and how to use this insight to release the full value adding potential of your organisation.
  • Develop a bespoke Lean Leadership road map to accelerate the pace of engagement, transformational change and performance improvement.

Beyond 5S - Improving Work Space Synchronicity 3 Day Workshop

Dates: As Required
Location: In Company Course
Cost: £4500 + VAT

5S is widely used to define individual workplace layouts but its true power is in the development of synchronised islands of activity covering both material and information flows. A 3 day workshop with practical activities designed to take participants on a journey from disorganised to organised to workplace systems that support synchronicity and flow across the end to end value stream.

Workshop goals are

  • Learn how to lock in the gains of 5S
  • Understand how to engage those in the workplace with improving workflow synchronicity
  • Know how to build self managed workplace processes
  • Be able to move beyond the theory of 5S to improve all aspects of daily working.


Lean Office Green Belt Training

Dates: 3 day training workshop
Location: In Company Course
Cost: £4500 up to 10 Delegates

The gains from systematic improvement of these processes can be easily quantified in terms of improved transaction speed, productivity and customer service. Lead time reductions of 70% are not uncommon when business processes are reviewed for the first time.

Workshop Goals are:

  • Learn how to apply Lean principles to business processes to improve the value added to internal and external customers.
  • Understand how to identify, prioritise and mobilise improvements that target business wide priorities derived from Business strategy.
  • Know how to engage office team experience in improving process resilience and deliver better value for the customer.
  • Be able to develop realistic and achievable improvement plans to systematically deal with the contributors to the recurring problem, evolve a Lean culture and develop innovation systems, improve collaboration with internal and external customers/suppliers to improve workflow, improve the visibility of workflow tracking..

Lean Green "Saving More By Using Less"

Dates: As Required
Location: In Company Course
Cost: £4500 up to 10 Delegates

Learn from a 3-year project applying a systematic Lean approach to material, energy and process wastes that delivered a payback on environmental projects of around 5-times that of traditional technology-led approach. Understand how to define a "Green" agenda with the potential to refresh and accelerate the gains from exisitng TPM, Lean and Six Sigma programmes.

Learning goals are to provide:-

  • How a targeted manufacturing cell level approach can reduce resource use by 30% to 50% and has the potential to reduce the cell mass and energy flows by 5-10%
  • How to plan and deliver a Lean and Green kaizen
  • How to engage the workforce with continuous Lean and Green thinking
  • The route map to deployment of Lean and Green to progress towards the zero-waste factory.