Kaizen? Process Flow Charting? Value Stream Mapping? Learn about these lean tools and more with convenient, self-paced online classes. Online classes from Tooling U-SME are developed by instructional design and manufacturing experts and utilize cutting-edge educational methodologies to encourage learning and comprehension. They feature interactive multimedia components to keep students’ attention and reinforce learning, and work with any learning management system.

Classes featuring lean content include:

  • Lean Manufacturing Overview 101
  • Continuous Process Improvement: Managing Flow 124
  • Continuous Process Improvement: Identifying and Eliminating Waste 125
  • Developing a Lean Culture 135
  • Total Productive Maintenance 141
  • 5S Overview 151
  • Cell Design and Pull Systems 161
  • Intro to Six Sigma 171
  • Troubleshooting 181
  • Conducting Kaizen Events 191
  • SPC Overview 211
  • Metrics for Lean 231
  • Process Flow Charting 241
  • Strategies for Setup Reduction 251
  • Total Quality Management Overview 261
  • Management Tools: Problem Solving 270
  • Management Tools: Product and Process Design 275
  • Value Stream Mapping: The Present State 301
  • Value Stream Mapping: The Future State 311
  • Six Sigma Goals and Tools 310
  • Maintaining a Consistent Lean Culture 330
  • Transforming Lean into Business Results 340
  • Measuring Lean Systems 350