How To Identify Waste

Examples and methods to identify waste | taught by Conway Management

Course description

This course will enable you to begin your improvement efforts. By learning how to use three different methods for identifying the four forms of waste — Material, Capital, Time and Lost Opportunities — you will be able to develop a comprehensive list of waste examples in your organization. You can use this list to help you prioritize and focus your improvement efforts. As you get rid of and/or reduce that waste, you will reap the rewards of a much improved organization.

The course curriculum is shown below.

Conway Management
Conway Management

Mary Jane King, President of Conway Management. mj.king@conwaymgmt.com

Course Curriculum

Before you begin...
Navigating & Contacting Conway Management
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How To Identify Waste
24:03
Examples and methods to identify waste (video: 24 minutes)
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Appendix — supporting documents
Group Brainstorming (pdf)
Conducting A Waste Walk (pdf)
Waste Walk Form (pdf)
The Dougie Question (pdf)
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