Agile Process Design

Course Map

Total Estimated Hours:  31.35

SESSION 1: Introduction to Agile Process Design 3.85 HOURS

  • Welcome to Agile Process Design
  • DNA of Agile Process Design
  • Design Thinking
  • Closing the Gap
  • Better Aim Through Robust Design
  • Improving Lifecycle Cost
  • The 8 Forms of Waste
  • Process Design Impact
  • Design Leverage
  • DCDOV - The Design Roadmap
  • Introduction to EngineRoom®
  • Skill Check

SESSION 2: Initiating a Project and Leading Teams 4.4 HOURS

  • Getting Started - Project Initiation
  • Project Selection Toolset
  • Project Charter Toolset
  • Stakeholder Analysis - RACI Matrix
  • Robot Leadership
  • Fueling The Improvement Engine
  • Leadership Characteristics
  • Leading Teams
  • Developing an Effective Team
  • Improving Team Development
  • Skill Check

SESSION 3: Define 6.25 HOURS

  • Introduction
  • Obtaining the Voice of The Customer
  • Market Segmentation
  • Understanding Customer Requirements
  • Listening to All the Voices
  • Where to Go For Customer Requirements
  • Conducting Surveys
  • Survey Considerations
  • Surveys - Sampling Frame
  • Structuring Survey Questions
  • Affinity Diagram Toolset
  • CTQC Tree Diagram Toolset
  • Operational Definition Toolset
  • Voice Of The Customer As Specifications
  • QFD Simplified Toolset
  • Progress Review - Define Phase
  • Skill Check

SESSION 4: Concept 2.25 HOURS

  • Introduction
  • Metrics
  • Benchmarking
  • Beyond Customer Requirements
  • Brainstorming
  • Encouraging The Creative Process
  • Narrowing Down The List of Ideas
  • Pugh Concept Selection Toolset
  • Progress Review - Concept Phase
  • Skill Check

SESSION 5: Design 4.75 HOURS

  • Introduction
  • Design Development
  • Design Scorecard
  • Building a Process Model
  • From Process Diagram to Process Model
  • Predicting Process Performance With Simulation
  • Transfer Function Toolset
  • Monte Carlo Toolset
  • Design For Lean - Supply Chain Dynamics
  • Progress Review - Design Phase
  • Skill Check

SESSION 6: Virtual Prototyping with Process Playground 4.6 HOURS

  • Introduction to Discrete Event Simulation - Process Playground
  • Case Study: The Beginning
  • Case Study: Running The Model
  • Case Study: Interpreting Results
  • Case Study: Expanding Product Line
  • Case Study: Adding Capacity
  • Case Study: Doubling Down
  • Case Study: Managing Inventory
  • Case Study: Creating Flow
  • Case Study: Controlling Work in Process

SESSION 7: Optimize 2.95 HOURS

  • Introduction
  • Optimization
  • Continuous Flow Optimization Toolset
  • Product and Process Reliability
  • Basic Reliability Calculations
  • FMEA Toolset
  • Error-proofing
  • Progress Review - Optimize Phase
  • Skill Check

SESSION 8: Verify 2.3 HOURS

  • Introduction
  • Other Aspects of Verification
  • The Process Control Plan
  • Testing a Design
  • Piloting a Design
  • Launch
  • Ending a Project
  • Progress Review - Verify Phase
  • Skill Check
  • Course Completion and Feedback