Lean Leadership for the Supply Chain Professional (Online)

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Overview

Lean Leadership for the Supply Chain Professional (Online)

Course Description

Transforming an organization from traditional thinking to "lean thinking" requires leadership. The core focus of this course builds upon your knowledge of strategic and tactical implementation of the lean supply chain, and aims to build you into a lean leader. This is critical in order to navigate through the waters of change management required to successfully execute and sustain the lean supply chain journey. In this course, you will complete a deep dive into the main aspects of lean leadership.

Course Content

PURPOSE AND VALUE ALIGNMENT

TRADITIONAL VERSUS LEAN LEADERSHIP

THE LEADER AS STUDENT AND TEACHER

PROCESS AND VALUE-STREAM THINKING

MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

USING EFFECTIVE MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS

VISUAL MANAGEMENT ("GO SEE" MANAGEMENT)

CONVINCING PEOPLE ON LEAN THINKING AND DEALING WITH RESISTANCE

Requirements & Materials
Important Information

Access to the content for this course requires you to set up a password for your Georgia Tech (GT) account different from your account and password on this website.  

After you complete your registration follow the "How to Access Your Course Content" instructions which display on the session details (summary) page for this course.

This is a self-paced online course.  You may register anytime while registration is open and will have access to the course through the published "Access Ends" date.

Materials

Required

  • Computer with speakers to access online content

Provided

  • Access to online course content and optional reading materials until the course end date

Session Details

  • Register and pay for all required courses in a Supply Chain & Logistics certificate and receive a discount of 17% off per course. Enter coupon code SCL-Cert at checkout. Returning students of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses or alumni of GT EMIL and MSSCE programs are eligible to receive a 10% discount. Enter coupon code SCL-Alum at checkout. Members of certain organizations are eligible to receive a 10% discount. Enter coupon code SCL-Org at checkout. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for supply chain professionals, logistics professionals, material managers, production control managers, transportation managers, warehousing managers, lean leaders, and purchasing managers.

Supply chain and logistics professionals learning in classroom

What You Will Learn

  • How to instill a lean culture in your work environment
  • Applications of A3 thinking
  • How to understand and apply quality of the source techniques
  • A renewed emphasis on having a customer focus
  • Approaches to enhance visual management in the workplace
Supply chain professionals collaborating in warehouse

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn how to reduce the total cost of ownership, inventory levels, logistics, and space requirements.
  • Discover how to reduce lead time.
  • Gain an understanding of how to increase fill rates.
  • Improve supplier performance and accountability.
  • Improve customer satisfaction and customer relationships.
  • Reduce overall organizational and operational waste.
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I am really impressed with the scope of subjects covered and the practical case studies in diverse sectors from health, education, and other public sector projects.

- Kenny Onasanya
Team Lead

TRAIN AT YOUR LOCATION

We enable employers to provide specialized, on-location training on their own timetables. Our world-renowned experts can create unique content that meets your employees' specific needs. We also have the ability to deliver courses via web conferencing or on-demand online videos. For 15 or more students, it is more cost-effective for us to come to you.

  • Save Money
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Group Training
  • Customize Content
  • On-Site Training
  • Earn a Certificate
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