Determine the agenda and tools required to generate, evaluate, and select solutions.
- Here's the challenge: management wants to tap…the in-house experience and expertise of…as many people as possible, to come up with solutions.…Here's the assignment: conduct a work-out…to generate, evaluate, and recommend solutions.…This is often called a solutions work-out.…How do you do this?…When you are planning three weeks before the event,…do some preliminary work to understand…what the solution is for.…The solution might be needed to address…non-root causes of a problem.…
Or, it might be needed to generate new ideas…to increase operation performance.…Regardless, you need to identify…the key metric to be improved.…You the champion to finalize…the work-out charter for this event.…To help you develop an agenda,…go to the spreadsheet provided in Exercise Files.…The room set-up is nearly identical to other work-outs.…Bring marker pens, plenty of Post-it notes,…and flip chart paper.…
Choose a space that has open wall space,…and desks for writing.…Arrange the seating to encourage hands-on participation.…After developing the agenda, you need to invite…
Note: This course does not cover general meeting facilitation. It is specific to planning Work-Outs and Kaizen events. Any prerequisite training in the Operational Excellence and Six Sigma learning paths should be completed beforehand.
- Determine the purpose of a generalized scope statement.
- Identify the step in an agenda that tells participants if they are needed at the event.
- List the sections of a detailed agenda used to map a value stream.
- Name three helpful ways to generate solutions after mapping the value stream in a Kaizen event.
- Recognize when an FMEA workout is necessary.
- Recall the purpose of a solutions workout.