December 31

2019

Lean Masterclass

An 8-part lecture series giving a sound introduction to the practical concepts of applied lean.

The EU-Japan Centre Lean Masterclass consisted of lectures, by Professor Richard Keegan, focussing on "Getting things done". The series was recorded in front of an audience consisting largely of former participants in the Centre's WCM and Lean in Europe activities. As well as being the Advisor to the EU-Japan Centre's WCM and Lean in Europe activities, Richard is also the Manager of the Competitiveness Department at Enterprise Ireland and an adjunct assistant Professor at the Trinity College Dublin Business School where the series was filmed on 23 & 24 May 2016.

Links to all 8 lectures can be found on this webpage – you can either take the 'full course' or just view specific lectures. Free copies of the lecture material and 3 of Richard's related books ("Becoming Lean", "Becoming a Lean Service Business" and "The Five Rings") are available by completing this webform.

The title of available lectures is given in bold type. To view a lecture, simply click on the link. To download it, right click on the link and select "Save Link As...".

The 8 lectures were entitled:

  1. Principles, Rules, Tools of Lean
  2. The Five Rings Concept
  3. Principles of Benchmarking – Real Facts & Real Data
  4. Five Key Questions for Driving Lean Implementation
  5. Lean in a Service Environment
  6. Lean Innovation
  7. Teams and Team Building – People Make the Difference
  8. Practical Simple Tools
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