Countermeasures. (Instructor Pack)

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The following video shows this training material in action. The full video is available as a complementary product (DVD, Corporate License Video, or Independent Study Pack) to this instructor pack.

PowerPoint Class

Countermeasures PowerPoint Lean Training

  • License Type: Corporate
  • Number of Slides: 20
  • Target Time: 45 min
  • Format: PowerPoint (PPTX)
  • Delivery: Immediate Download
  • Related Forms: Countermeasure Sheet

Our animated Countermeasures Lean training on PowerPoint helps you teach your team about

  • the purpose of countermeasures,
  • how countermeasures link to processes and corporate strategy,
  • when to use them,
  • who should do them, and
  • how to complete a basic countermeasure form.

Our training uses a real world example that makes the training equally applicable to both the shop floor and the Lean office. It helps your team turn problems into opportunities.

Use this presentation to start looking at abnormal conditions in a new light, and learn how this tool helps eliminate them once and for all.

This Countermeasures PowerPoint presentation covers the following topics:

1. What is a countermeasure?

a. A structured process for solving problems

b. Where to start

c. Countermeasures and success

2. Purpose: close gaps between expected and actual

a. Just-in-time improvements vs. batching for kaizen blitz

3. Who does countermeasures

a. Managers responsible, supervisors and leads should be doing them

4. The role of countermeasures in Lean

a. Links to daily management, operations reviews, and kaizen

5. Completing a countermeasure

a. Format

b. Planning/filling out form

c. Root causes

d. Accounting for improvement

5. Managing countermeasures

Student Guide

Countermeasures Student Guide

  • Format: Microsoft Word (DOCX)
  • Licence Type: Corporate
  • Pages: 4

A countermeasure is a step-by-step approach to closing the gap between actual performance and a KPI plan. It is a specialized form of problem solving designed to get an organization back on track. Like most problem solving methodologies, a countermeasure makes extensive use of the PDCA cycle.

The Countermeasures Student Guide is part of the Countermeasures Module and is a companion to the Countermeasures PowerPoint training presentation. 

Related Forms

Countermeasure Sheet

  • Price: Free for members
  • Guest Version Availability: Yes
  • Format: Excel (XLSX)
  • Download: Click Here

The Countermeasure Sheet is a management and communication tool used to help keep improvement efforts on track. It should be completed when ever a monthly target on a KPI bowler is missed.


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