Why Developing a Product that Customers Actually Want Requires a Great Process to Produce and Deliver It

Lean Product and
Process Development (LPPD) is about creating
profitable value streams.  This includes
designing all of the process steps required to build and deliver your product or service to your customer with
maximum value and minimum waste. Upon launch of a new product, nearly 80% of
the cost–and hence waste–has already been locked-in by the product and
process designs. Unfortunately, many leaders choose to focus the majority of
their process improvement efforts post-launch. This workshop explores how to
focus lean process design energy within the development system, as well as
demonstrates key LPPD concepts to support the process design efforts.  Exercises throughout the workshop will help
reinforce the key concepts.  The workshop
is targeted at individuals who are involved in the design or operation of new
products and services.

  • Lean Process Creation within Lean Product and Process Development (LPPD)
  • Failure Modes Introduction and Exercise with Lean Process Creation
  • Case Study Introduction
  • Hands-On Exercises
  • Key Enablers for Lean Process Creation
  • Action Steps for Moving the Organization Forward

Attendees will learn the critical questions to answer in order to embed the key Lean Process Creation enablers into their organization’s lean product and process development system. 

The workshop (duration typically 4 to 8 hours) is targeted at individuals who are involved in the design or operation of new products and services