Lean Boot Camp: Applying Process Improvement Tools

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Lean Boot Camp: Applying Process Improvement Tools

Course Description

Implementing Lean practices at your manufacturing plant can be a highly effective solution to reducing operational inefficiencies and improving productivity but knowing how or where to start can be a challenge to those new to this methodology. By attending this course, you will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of Lean, including key principles and the tools and techniques you can apply to make an immediate impact within your sphere of influence at your workplace. Class exercises and a hands-on manufacturing simulation will provide and reinforce the basics of Lean tools and techniques and demonstrate the Plan-Do-Check-Act improvement process.

Course Content


  • Value Stream Mapping
  • 6S workplace organization
  • Standardized work


  • Setup time reduction
  • Pull systems
  • Layout and material flow


  • How to build quality into the process
  • Mistake proofing
  • Problem solving with Plan-Do-Check-Act


  • Cross-functional kaizen teams
  • How to engage people: every person, every day
  • How to communicate through visual management
  • How to change management and project selection
Requirements & Materials



  • Handouts of exercises to help implement lean in your organization
  • Reference materials

Session Details

  • Special Discounts: Register two or more people from your organization and receive a 10% group discount. Enter the coupon code MULTI at checkout. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for those new to lean, those who need a refresher on fundamentals, and those in continual improvement.

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What You Will Learn

  • The fundamentals of lean
  • How to apply Plan-Do-Check-Act for improvement and problem solving
  • How to identify and reduce waste
  • How to implement lean in your plant using Value Stream Maps, Takt Time Charts, Spaghetti Diagram, A3, etc. 
  • How to plan and organize your improvement effort in your organization
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How You Will Benefit

  • Take away key principles, tools, and techniques you can apply to make an immediate impact.
  • Gain skills and confidence to improve processes which reduce operational inefficiencies.
  • Lean how to apply the tools through hands-on (manufacturing) simulations.
  • Develop techniques through project collaboration by working in teams.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani


We enable employers to provide specialized, on-location training on their own timetables. Our world-renowned experts can create unique content that meets your employees' specific needs. We also have the ability to deliver courses via web conferencing or on-demand online videos. For 15 or more students, it is more cost-effective for us to come to you.

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  • Flexible Schedule
  • Group Training
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  • On-Site Training
  • Earn a Certificate
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