**8 Step Practical Problem Solving **

**Play** **Welcome Message to the** **Learner **

**Now Scroll down to the Course Content Menu and **

**Play Instructor Welcome Video in the Introduction **

## 8 Step Practical Problem Solving – S**kills Development Through Guided Learning **

**Develop your capability as you progress through the different skill levels **

**Click the Lean Learning Journey link to find out more about different skill levels and Guided Learning Path Development Method **

## Your S.M.A.R.T Learning Outcomes for 8 Step Practical Problem Solving

**Review these expected outcomes for achieving skill level 2 – understanding of 8 Step Practical Problem Solving method :-**

**Specific**

Gain a deeper understanding of applying the 8 step PDCA “thinking way” behind solving a problem PDCA (based on original Toyota Business Practice.) **Gain practical experience** by completing the Problem Solving A3 Learning Exercise and put your problem solving story simply onto an A3.

**Measurable**

Evaluate your results and thinking against a defined criteria and reflect on your Problem Solving thinking way after completing each of the 8 steps “learning! & “try out” topics.

**Achievable**

Video Teach points and learning exercise (total approx 8 hrs) are broken down into steps to enable you to do short burst learning at your convenience.

**Realistic**

Inch wide mile deep approach to key learning points. Staged completion and confirmation questions for each 8 step to ensure PDCA. Join Lean Learning Journey forum for support.

**Time Bound**

You should try to complete A3 Learning Exercise within 1 – 2 weeks maximum. So you can then quickly move onto skill level 3 to gain experience on real problems . Instructor prompt messages keep your progress moving to aid completion.

**Videos of Key Learning Points, Practical Exercises, Knack Points and Confirmation Questions will guide you through the 8 Steps to Solve a Problem Correctly!**

**Use the “Progress Menu” to guide you through the steps **

**Remember to mark complete after each learning topic & lesson, so you can track your progress **

**Review the whole course content and estimated timings first, y****ou can easily track and monitor your own ****progress**

**Make a plan to cover each lesson and topic at the right pace / right time for you.**

## While you are Learning the 8 Steps of Practical Problem Solving

**Take time and follow all the steps on the learning path**

**Do deep reflection about the “Thinking Way” behind each step**

**Ask yourself “what did you learn” **

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