LEAN is an operational philosophy and systematic approach that strives to continuously improve productivity by focusing on what is important to the customer, through elimination or reduction of non-value-added activities. This helps to reduce cost and helps organisations to be more efficient and competitive. It is also an important foundation for Industry 4.0, as streamlined operations and optimising processes ensure only
value-added activities are digitised or automated.
LEAN can be applied to all corners of the enterprise by every employee and for all industries. It helps to build continuous improvement culture and to break down silos within the organisation. It can also allow coordinated efforts by the management to drive improvements to help in meeting the overall organisational objectives. the management to drive improvements to help in meeting the overall organisational objectives.
The objective of this programme is learn and apply LEAN and Industry 4.0 tools and techniques through immersive learning at an A*STAR Model Factory.
This programme consists of 2 full-day sessions covering practical methods for identifying wastes
(non-value-added activities), performing root-cause analyses, and applying LEAN and Industry 4.0 tools & techniques. At the end of this programme, participants will become LEAN leaders, who will commence on their own LEAN journeys to train colleagues and support LEAN and culture within their organisations towards achieving continuous process and productivity improvement.
The programme employs the Learn-Practise-Implement™ (LPI™) pedagogy, where fundamental knowledge and principles taught will be reinforced with hands-on practices.
This course includes immersive learning at an A*STAR Model Factory, by allowing participants to apply LEAN and Industry 4.0 tools and techniques in an actual smart production environment.
Please register for this course under 1. Others > 2. Process Innovation towards LEAN Transformation in the online registration form.
Participants will be awarded with a Certificate of Attendance (COA) by ARTC if they meet the following criteria:
Please note that fees and funding amount are subject to change.
¹ Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) scheme (ETSS), subject to eligibility criteria.
² Under the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) for employer-sponsored and self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above.
Singaporeans aged 25 years old and above are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit which can be used to offset course fees (for self-sponsored registrations only). For more information on the SkillsFuture funding schemes you are eligible for, please visit www.ssg.gov.sg