Banish the Waste (MUDA) at Gemba

Learn and improve your career prospect and help your organization to improve efficiency.

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Course Overview

Waste elimination is one of the most effective way to increase the profitability of any business. Processes either add value or waste to the production of a good or service. The seven wastes originated in Japan, where waste is known as “muda." "The seven wastes" is a tool to further categorize “muda” and was originally developed by Toyota’s Chief Engineer Taiichi Ohno as the core of the Toyota Production System, also known as Lean Manufacturing. To eliminate waste, it is important to understand exactly what waste is and where it exists. While products significantly differ between factories, the typical wastes found in manufacturing environments are quite similar. For each waste, there is a strategy to reduce or eliminate its effect on a company, thereby improving overall performance and quality.

Banish the Waste (MUDA) at Gemba

How You Will Benefit:

This workshop is aimed at achieving the following:

  • Understand the principles of Lean
  • Understand the 7 wastes, how to identify them and eliminate them
  • Understand the saving potential of waste elimination
  • Enable delegates to identify waste and why it is vital to eliminate it

Course Methodology

  • Lecture
  • Presentation through Audio- Video
  • Case Studies
  • Group Exercise
  • Games
  • Role Modeling

Who Should Attend?

All Employees, 100 % Employee Involvement from President to Peon & Chairman to Doorman.

Course Content

Day 1

  • 3 M(Muda, Mura, Muri)
  • Type of Waste(MUDA)
  • History of Lean
  • Value Adding & Non Value Adding Activities
  • Overview of Lean Tools for Elimination of Muda

What’s Included?

  • Specialized manual and course materials
  • Instruction by an expert facilitator
  • Small interactive classes