Maintaining Improvements

Maintaining Improvements

Maintaining Improvements

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Using the tools of Lean and Six Sigma, we can significantly reduce waste and improve the quality of our product or service delivery.

But how do we ensure that the improvements made are maintained?

How do we ensure that the whole organisation is focused on a path of continuous improvement?

How do we ensure that we are measuring and displaying our performance with a view to becoming world class?

In this course we will look at how we can put in place a best practise system of metrics and visual management


On completion of this training course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how key performance indicators can be established.
  • Understand Overall Equipment Effectiveness and how it is used to improve performance.
  • Appreciate how Total Productive Maintenance is applied in the workplace.
  • Understand the benefits of 5S in improving efficiency in the workplace.


Who is this course for?

This course is for those who want to learn about applying and maintaining Continuous Improvement in their work and who may have little or no previous experience in this area .


This course is especially beneficial to those interested in implementing improvement projects in Lean & Six Sigma and Kaizen, aiming at continuously improving the quality of processes output within their organisations.

This particular course consists of 4 video lessons. Each video is approximately 3 to 12 minutes in length. At the end of each video lesson there is a quiz that will test your knowledge of the material. A transcript is available for each lesson so you can real along with the video or download and print to study later. This course is completely self-paced. Watch and study when and wherever you want.


The course is divided into 4 lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Metrics
  • Lesson 2: Total Productive Maintenance
  • Lesson 3: Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  • Lesson 4: 5S

On successful completion of this course all students will be awarded a People of Process Certificate of Completion. This certificate confirms you have completed all the video lessons for every module and fully met all the requirements of the course.

To achieve this award all the assessment quizzes for each lesson must be passed. The pass grade for each quiz is 80%.You can retake lesson quizzes as often as you like.


Each lesson in this course has its own assessment quiz. These quizzes will test your understanding of the course material and your ability to apply the knowledge learned to real world marketing situations. It is recommended that you watch the video lesson several times and study the lesson transcript before attempting the quiz.

To successfully complete the course you must pass the assessment quiz for each lesson. The passing grade for each lesson quiz is 80%