SME Logo

Lean Certification header

Course 8: Measuring Lean Systems 330

How do keep pulse on an entire extended enterprise? Review the ways to measure lean systems including takt time and cycle time; inventory turns; OEE; quality measures; first pass yield; balanced scorecard; financial impacts and more.

Course Outline
  • Objectives
  • Lean Metrics
  • Measures of Waste
  • Takt Time and Cycle Time
  • Operational Equipment Effectiveness
  • Lead Time
  • Inventory Turns
  • Changeover Time
  • Quality
  • Tools to Measure Quality
  • First Pass Yield and Rework
  • Financial Impact
  • Balanced Scorecard: Customer and Financial Sections
  • Balanced Scorecard: Process and Learning Sections
  • Summary

Course Objectives
  • Describe the role of metrics in lean.
  • Describe tools for measuring waste.
  • Describe takt time and cycle time.
  • Describe overall equipment effectiveness.
  • Describe lead time.
  • Describe inventory turns.
  • Describe tools for reducing changeover time.
  • Describe tools for setting quality standards.
  • List tools for measuring quality.
  • Describe first pass yield and rework.
  • Define cash flow.
  • Describe the customer and financial sections of the balanced scorecard.
  • Describe the process and learning sections of the balanced scorecard.