Lean Product Development

Lean Product Development Training in Ethiopia


Capture the Potential of Lean Thinking
Learn essential strategies and key tools that will decrease time-to-market, reduce waste, streamline product development processes, enhance product quality, and fully integrate new product designs into a Lean production environment.

This five-day program trains product development engineers and new product team members in Lean concepts, tools, and methods essential to the Toyota Product Development System (TPDS). Each day offers a set of learning objectives that enable participants to understand and appreciate the Lean product development process and its tools. Collectively, these objectives prepare participants to implement Lean development in their organization. Six Sigma Ethiopia course advisors are able to answer any questions you may have, and can supply additional information about our training programs. They are contactable on International number+27 21 426 5300.


Note that this course does not run without the minimum required delegates which is 7.

Lean Product Development Program Components

Overview of Lean Product Development
Introduction to the Toyota Product Development System: How It Works and Key Benefits
Problems with traditional product development
Overview of workflow within a lean product development system
The role of the customer, employees and organization

Traditional Lean Product Development Simulation
Illustrates typical wastes
Tracks metrics associated with traditional wastes

The Lean Tools of Toyota Product Development System
Principles of Nemawashi
Principles of Ringi
Creating effective A3 reports for Lean Product Development
Hoshin management

Lean Value Stream Mapping for Lean Product Development
Introduction to value stream mapping
Mapping the current state
Lean product development principles
Mapping the future state
Creating an implementation plan

Survey of Advanced Design Tools in a Lean Product Development System
Error proofing
Process for systematic error proofing
Definitions and applications

Tools for Lean Launch and Implementation Planning
Introduction to the 3P
Lean Manufacturing Cell Design
Material Flow Planning
Lean Part Presentation

Lean Product Development
Apply lean tools and techniques to the product development process
Track the metrics and realize the impact