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Lean Academy - Virginia Tech
Lean Academy - Virginia Tech

Lean Supervisor

Learning outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate and adopts essential principles necessary for effective management of a lean organization, including humility, respect for individuals, process focus, flow of value to customers, quality at the source, and others.
  2. Demonstrate lean principles, values, and philosophies through action and dialogue.
  3. Apply lean planning and deployment mechanisms to activate and align continuous improvement actions in the organization.
  4. Integrate learning and coaching into everyday work in the value stream.
  5. Develop people through education, training, and coaching.
  6. Apply lean methods of motivation, empowerment, and involvement.
  7. Assess and train people necessary to build the skills required of a lean culture.
  8. Develop continuous process improvement systems and train in the appropriate use of continuous improvement tools within value streams.
  9. Integrate improvement systems with work systems.
  10. Coach and develop the application of systematic PDCA problem-solving thinking through work habits and other methods, such as A3s.
  11. Use and support measurement systems that drive the right behaviors toward continuous improvement culture.
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