Apart from studying the complete set of methods and tools of lean management in theory, all candidates must put these into practice immediately. An integral part of the training is an improvement project they must realize at their sites. To become certified as lean management expert they must not only pass several online exams, but their respective project must generate savings. “There are few trainings that have such a fantastic payback as our lean expert courses,” reports Lukasz Paluch, Head of the Project Management Office (PMO). “Once the implementation of the lean experts’ projects has started, the savings are tracked in our tracking tool at the PMO,” explains Paluch.
The current lean management expert projects have one thing in common: achieving higher productivity by enabling smarter work at the assembly lines and in internal logistics. Some of the lean projects also further contribute to sustainability as they reduce scrap or improve water quality in the process.
Lean management training: reduce costs and waste to increase sustainability
With his project at an assembly line for door handles at the Polish production site in Tychy, Lukasz Toporowicz increased productivity by. The elimination of “over-processed” extra steps reduced process time.