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Essential Lean Manufacturing for Management Consultants

Practical guide how to improve production and operations in a firm and analyze potential savings in Excel
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Platform: Udemy
Price: $13.99
Video: 4h 23m
Language: English
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Description

What is the aim of this course? 
This course will help you drastically improve your knowledge and skills in optimizing production, and operations  of any company through a series of practical cases. It is designed for people who want to become consultants, business analysts or have to run and optimize production on a daily bases. In the course you will learn 3 things: 
•How to understand any production or operational activities 
•How to optimize the production and operations in order to get more things done, cheaper at higher quality with less resources using elements from lean manufacturing, theory constraints 
•Where to look for savings and improvements, how to calculate potential savings in Excel and implement them 
I will concentrate here on lean manufacturing techniques as well as things related to theory of constraints (removing bottlenecks and critical chain). 
The course is based on my 12 years of experience as a consultant in top consulting companies and as a Board Member responsible for strategy, improvement and turn-arounds in biggest companies from FMCG, SMG, B2B sector that I worked for. On many occasions I had to optimize the whole production and operational side of the businesses I was responsible for.  On the basis of what you will find in this course I have trained over 100 consultants, business analysts and managers who now are Production Directors, Operational  Directors, COO, Investment Directors, Directors in Consulting Companies, Board Members etc. On top of that my courses on Udemy have already been taken by more than 45 000 students. The course you will take has been taken also by people from EY, Walmart, Booz Allen Hamilton, Dell, Walgreens and many more as a part of Udemy for Business.   
I teach through cases so most of the lectures are case studies showing some business problems solved in Excel. There will be also overview of main techniques used in optimizing and running production. To every lecture you will find attached  (in additional resources) the Excels shown in the Lecture so as a part of this course you will also get a library of ready-made analyses that can, with certain modification, be applied by you in your work. 
Why I decided to create this course? 
Most consultants and business analysts are terrible at organizing operational issues. They treat the operations, especially production, as a black-box and try to avoid it at any cost. Technical things overwhelm them and they shy away from them. This approach is not the right one as you find elements that resemble production everywhere. In hospitals most procedures performed are very similar to production issues. The same goes for running a call center, a chain of restaurants, a logistic company or a firm delivering specialized services. Everywhere you have operations that you can optimize by using techniques that I will show in this course.  Production influence heavily other areas especially sales and marketing. Therefore, it is a good idea to have at least a general knowledge in production. The funny things is that to be good at production you do not even have to be technical at all. I have not finished any technical school and I am pretty good in finding significant improvements in production. One of the best Production Directors I know has finished Pedagogical Studies. 
To sum it up, I believe that if you want to build or to find improvements in any business you should master techniques related to optimizing production. That is why I highly recommend this course not only to consultants or business analyst that have to advice their customer but also to owners, founders  of businesses as well as production directors. 
In what way will you benefit from this course? 
The course is a practical, step by step guide loaded with tones of analyses, tricks, hints that will significantly improve the speed with which you find and analyze production. There is little theory – mainly examples, a lot of tips from my own experience as well as other notable examples worth mentioning. Our intention is that thanks to the course you will know: 
•How to understand production 
•How to optimize it 
•Where to look for savings and improvement in production 
•How to calculate the impact of proposed changes in Excel 
You can also ask me any question either through the discussion mode or by messaging me directly. 
How the course is organized? 
The course is divided currently in 6 sections and will be adding new section to address other important issues. Currently you will find the following sections: 
•Introduction.      We begin with little      intro into the course as well as some general info on production 
•Basic      methods of improving production. In the second section I will discuss the basic techniques that you      can use to optimize your business. Here you will find the potential low      hanging fruits. Here I will show you basic lean manufacturing methods as      well as elements of theory of constraints. You will also see how to      calculate potential savings in Excel 
•Continuous      Flow. The ideal in      production is the so called continuous flow -every go smoothly and fast.      Products are being produced fast and cheap. In this section I will tell      you how to achieve it. This is one of the pivotal element of lean      manufacturing 
•Advanced      methods of improving production. In section 4 I will continuous with more advanced way in which you      can improve your production such as: SMED, TPM, Automation, Critical Chain 
•Capacity      management. Apart from      optimizing the production you have to think strategically and know when      you have to add new capacity / factory. In this section I will show you      how you can do that 
•Production      planning. Production      planning is the brain of production. If you get this wrong the other      things won’t matter. In this section I will show you some ways in which      you can analyze and improve production planning
I will be adding new sections and lectures in the coming months 
  
You will be able also to download many additional resources 
•Excels with analyses shown in the course 
•Presentation of slides show in the course 
•Links to additional presentations and movies 
•Links to books worth reading

You will learn

✓ Analyze production process
✓ Apply lean manufacturing techniques in practice
✓ Improve production process – make it faster, cheaper and at higher quality
✓ Calculate in Excel the potential impact of proposed changes
✓ Apply improvement techniques to other fields and industries
✓ Identify and remove bottlenecks
✓ Manage projects using critical chain methods

Requirements

• Basic or intermediate Excel
• Basic knowledge of economics or finance

This course is for

• Management Consultants
• Production Directors and Managers
• Business Analysts
• Small and medium business owners
• Startups founders
• Controllers

How much does the Essential Lean Manufacturing for Management Consultants course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $13.99. And currently there is a 84% discount on the original price of the course, which was $89.99. So you save $76 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $12.2 of 24 Lean Manufacturing courses. So this course is 15% more expensive than the average Lean Manufacturing course on Udemy.

Does the Essential Lean Manufacturing for Management Consultants course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Essential Lean Manufacturing for Management Consultants has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Essential Lean Manufacturing for Management Consultants course, but there is a $76 discount from the original price ($89.99). So the current price is just $13.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Asen Gyczew a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Asen Gyczew has created 50 courses that got 14,314 reviews which are generally positive. Asen Gyczew has taught 152,093 students and received a 4.3 average review out of 14,314 reviews. Depending on the information available, Asen Gyczew is a TRUSTED instructor.
Expert in performance improvement, turnaround and startups
Expert in performance improvement, scaling businesses, and turning-around companies with significant experience both in management as well as in supervision of medium size companies (EUR 20 – 500 million) and startups. I have trained in person over 100 consultants, business analysts, and managers who now are Investment Directors, CEO, Partners in PE and VC funds, Sales and Marketing Directors, Operational  Directors, COO, Directors in Consulting Companies, Supply Chain Directors, Board Members, etc. On top of that my courses on Udemy were already taken by more than 90 000 students including people working in McKinsey, EY, Walmart, Alvarez & Marsal, Bain, PwC, Deloitte, Accenture, Dell, Adidas, Naspers, Walgreens, Orange, Citigroup, Cisco, IBM, and many others.Functional experience: performance improvement, strategy development, startups, intrapreneurship, post-merger integration and cost reduction, due diligence, turn-arounds, PMO;   Industry experience: SMCG (domestic appliances, furniture, ceramic tiles), FMCG (cosmetics, juice, meat), retail (electronics, convenience shops, pharmaceuticals, DIY, vending, fashion, toys), B2B (aluminum system, plywood, alcohol, reagents, loading systems), services (MRO, consulting, outsourcing)  Countries: Poland, Serbia, Russia, Ukraine 

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Platform: Udemy
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Language: English
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