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What is waste?

What is waste?

COST: Free

DURATION: 3 minutes


LANGUAGE: Available in English or French

DEVICE COMPATIBILITY: Computer, tablet, smart phone

CATEGORY: Operations

LEVEL: Basic



Waste is any activity that adds cost without adding value for your customers. Identifying and eliminating waste is at the heart of operational efficiency and continuous improvement. This short e-learning will present the eight types of common waste in a business: overproduction, waiting, transport, inefficient operations, inventory, motion, non-quality and poor design.

Enroll for free and enjoy many benefits:

  • stop anytime and save your session
  • easily resume your course
  • keep your course history
  • win awards and badges