Assessment 1 Essay

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Assessment unit 1 You should use this file to complete your Assessment. • The first thing you need to do is save a copy of this document, either onto your computer or a USB drive • Then work through your Assessment, remembering to save your work regularly • When you’ve finished, print out a copy to keep for reference • Then, go to and send your completed Assessment to your tutor via your My Study area – make sure it is clearly marked with your name, the course title and the Unit and Assessment number. Please note that this Assessment document has 11 pages and is made up of 3 Sections. Name: Section 1: A lean environment [LO1] This section will help you to evidence Learning Outcome 1: Understand the concept of a lean environment. |Learning objective |Place in Assessment | |1.1 Explain the principles of lean organisation techniques |Question 1 Page 1, 2 | |1.2 Explain the benefits of a lean environment |Question 2 Page 2 | 1. What are the principles of lean organisation techniques? Name and describe the 5 main principles below. [1.1] Principle 1: Identify Customers and Specify Value To recognise that only a minuscule fraction of the total time and effort in any organisation authentically integrates value for the cessation customer. By pellucidly defining Value for a categorical product or accommodation from the cessation customer’s perspective, all the non value activities - or waste - can be targeted for abstraction Principle 2: Identify and Map the Value Stream The Value Stream is the entire set of activities across all components of the organisation

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