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  • Become a better problem solver with insights into the social construction of problems. Understand why some problems get more attention than others that are more critical to flow value to customers.

  • Master new tools such as Lean process mapping, the skills matrix, succession planning, 5S and conducting a 1-day process improvement activity with your own team.

  • Apply your new thinking to one of your own processes with the optional work-based assignment.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Before you start

    • Before you start

    • Course overview

  • 2

    Assessing a scientific improvement culture

    • Developing a scientific improvement culture - Part 1

    • Developing a scientific improvement culture - Part 2

    • Tool to assess a scientific improvement culture

    • Scientific improvement culture quiz

  • 3

    Why some problems are more visible than others

    • The social construction of knowledge in Lean organizations - Part 1

    • The social construction of knowledge in Lean organizations - Part 2

    • Social construction quiz

  • 4

    Expanding a Lean toolkit

    • Skills Matrix Tool - Part 1

    • Skills Matrix Tool - Part 2

    • Succession Planning Tool

    • Toolkit Quiz - 1

    • 5S - Sort, Set in order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain

    • Lean Process Mapping - Part 1

    • Lean Process Mapping - Part 2

    • Lean Process Mapping - Part 3

    • Lean Process Mapping - Part 4

    • Conducting a 1-day process improvement activity with your own team - Part 1

    • Conducting a 1-day process improvement activity with your own team - Part 2

    • Toolkit Quiz - 2

  • 5

    Additional resources

    • Further learning: Proposed Reading and External videos

  • 6

    Takeaways

    • Lean_thinker_toolkit_takeaways

  • 7

    Work-based assignment

    • Work-based assignment_Lean_thinker_toolkit