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Breakaway Lean Mistake-Proofing

Breakaway Lean Mistake-Proofing

Workshop Content

This two-day workshop offers instruction and practice in application of the tools and methodologies used in striving for perfection. This workshop provides instruction and guided practice in the application of Mistake Proofing devices to equipment downtime. Participants will determine the cost savings and increased productive capacity resulting from Mistake Proofing.

Who Should Attend

This workshop is intended for those responsible for improving quality and productivity in manufacturing operations. This workshop is an applied workshop. Participants will apply the lessons learned to real world plant equipment. This workshop is team-based. Each team should include the Process Champion and up to four Lean Senseis. There is a limit of 3 teams per session.


Ideally participants will have developed current and future state maps for the process selected for improvement.

Workshop Materials

Each participant will receive a manual with all course materials.

Workshop Goals

This workshop will develop your ability to plan and deploy Mistake Proofing to achieve Zero Defects Production.

Workshop Outline

Day 1:

  • Welcome/Introductions
  • Course Objectives and Agenda
  • History of Mistake Proofing
  • Relationship between Operating Conditions, Mistakes & Defects
  • Mistake Proofing and APQP Process
  • Prevention vs. Detection Systems
  • Mistake Proofing Development Process
  • Mistake Proofing Tool Box
  • Learning Exercise
  • Review of Lessons Learned

Day 2:

  • Review of Lessons Learned from Day One
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Structured Problem Solving
  • Learning Exercises
  • Evaluating Mistake Proofing Systems
  • Learning Exercises
  • Closing the Loop - Mistake Proofing and APQP
  • Performance Management and Mistake Proofing
  • Review of Lessons Learned
  • Wrap-Up & Evaluations

Workshop Sequence: LEANMP

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