Training Courses

WBS offers training courses for all areas of your organisation, from boardroom to shop floor. Course modules include Management Excellence Series, Supply Chain Excellence SeriesShop Floor Excellence Series and Process Minimalism® Series.

Lean Manufacturing

Shop Floor Excellence Series

Course Objective:

To show how adopting core Lean principles and practices can rapidly help drive a company forward on the journey towards becoming World Class.

Course Description:

This one-day course is designed to give attendees a robust introduction to the principles and benefits of Lean Manufacturing in preparation for further training and practical implementation of Lean.


Course Programme:

The course attendees will, with the aid of practical examples, gain a useful knowledge of the key principles and what it takes to implement them in a live change programme. The course will outline the following:

  • Understanding the competitive advantage 
  • Introduction to Lean thinking, its history, meaning and purpose 
  • The concept of waste elimination 
  • Value and value stream mapping 
  • Improving layout and flow 
  • Introduction to the visual workplace 
  • Sustaining a Lean environment – application of 5S.
The course will be a mixture of theory and practical exercises. The attendees will be required to work in groups and make short presentations to the whole group.

Suitable For:

Managers and Team Leaders Free telephone support is available for course attendees after the course.

Why Attend:

If you struggle to get your products out of the door on time. If your shop floor is littered with work in progress. If you want to save money by reducing waste, work smarter – not harder and get the most out of your people and equipment

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