Lean Tools

ATACs Lean Tools focuses on tactical lean -- the deployment and application of foundational lean principles and methods within a work cell or value stream. Lean Tools provides the fundamentals of Continuous Improvement in the context of Problem Solving utilizing Plan Do Check Act

Key lean concepts covered would be:

  • Introduction to Lean
  • 8 Wastes
  • Plan-Do-Check-Act Cycle
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • 5S & Visual Management
  • Standardized Work & Job Instruction
  • Balance & Flow
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Pull Systems/Kanban
  • Problem Solving
  • Kaizen/Rapid Improvement Events

Lean Tools is an interactive course incorporating a hands-on simulation to demonstrate lean concepts. Participants will use the simulated factory to experience multiple improvement cycles.

ATACs instructors have over 20 years implementing Lean Systems, training Lean Concepts and Facilitating Improvement events.


For more information about Lean Tools Contact:

Tai Boos; 334.844.3890; atac@auburn.edu