Course of the Week

25 October to 1 November,

Lean Masterclasses 

The Lean Masterclass series builds on the Lean for Leaders programme and the Lean Awareness sessions.  Each Lean masterclass focuses on a specific topic.  The sessions are designed to be stand-alone which means you can attend all or one of them, in no particular order.  

Dates and Details:

Process Mapping: The aim of this masterclass is to ensure that by the end of the session, you are in a position to apply Process Mapping techniques with confidence, in a standardised way that will be an enabler to Continuous Improvement within the University.  

Learning Outcomes:  By the end of this workshop, you will have practical experience of physically creating a process map, using all the essential elements: 

  • Mapping the current condition
  • Practical Process Mapping
  • Waste Identification 
  • Improvement Ideas
  • Impact / Effort Charts
  • Mapping for the Future Conditions
  • Action Planning 
          Date Lean Masterclass              Time      Book here
Tuesday 28th November 2017 Process Mapping  9.30am - 12.30pm  To book, click here 

Solving Problems Creatively: The aim of this Masterclass is to ensure that all participants explore and learn about creative problem solving and are in a position to conduct their own creative problem-solving sessions.

Learning Outcomes: By the end of this workshop you will have discussed and experienced through practical exercises: 

  • The six key stages of creative problem solving 
  • The problem definition stage 
  • The root cause analysis stage
  • The creating options stage
  • The solution strategies stage 
  • The solution implementation stage 
  • The measuring results stage
         Date           Lean Masterclass          Time       Book here  
Tuesday 28th November 2017  Solving Problems Creatively  1.30pm - 4.30pm  To book, click here 

This session will be delivered by Graham Ross, Business Improvement Manager, at the University of Strathclyde. 

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