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Facilitate Improvement Sessions


Improvement Session are a great way to bring a diverse team together to identify problems, and create solutions!

  • Plan Do Check Act

  • Affinity Diagrams

  • Flowcharts

  • Cause and Effect Analysis

  • Quality Plans

  • Lean Tools to eliminate waste



1. Defects -  failure to meet product specs, requires rework, responding to customer complaints.

2. Overproduction -  processing more than needed, before it is needed, or faster than needed.

3. Wait Time - Time the product or person must wait to complete the process.

4. Non-Utilization of People - Failing to utilize a person’s full mental, creative and physical abilities.

5. Transportation - Movement of parts, materials, tools, containers or documents.

6. Inventory - Unnecessary inventory

7. Motion - Any motion from people that does not add value to the product or  motion that is poor ergonomics.

8. Extra Processing - Extra effort, time, materials that do not add value from th perspective of the customer.

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