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Lean Management Level 1

learning today to enrich & empower tomorrow

Course Code


Course Category

Lean Thinking and Six Sigma Management

Course Modules

9 audio/video power point lectures

Course Duration

1 month

Course Material

3 slide per page workbooks

Course Overview

Lean management is a discipline that focuses on improving organizational efficiency and quality through continuous improvement. It emphasizes optimal resource management to reduce costs, enhance overall performance, and create customer value.

Acquiring skills to be a Lean practitioner is essential to building a successful career, irrespective of industry sector or organizational size.

Lean Management - Level 1 is an indispensable course that enables learners to understand, define, and apply the principles of lean thinking and management. It provides a structured approach to applying tested methods for efficient resource management and process deployment across enterprise functions that will result in measurable performance gains and end-to-end process excellence.

In addition to empowering you with practical skills to lead transformational processes and change, you will learn how to apply key principles such as value stream mapping, rapid improvement, and a range of lean techniques for streamlining and driving organizational improvement

Lean Management Level 1

An excellent foundation course for:  

  • developing a successful career as a knowledgeable, exemplary team member with the capacity to drive improvements and value creation

  • bolstering career distinctivness and positioing for opportunities to appply transferrable skills across different industries    

  • redefining your skills as an astute business owner with the ability to refine operational efficiencies that support effective resource management and realize successful business outcomes.

Learning Objectives & Modules

Lean Management Level 1

Included in this this course are sessions that will enable you with skills to:  

  • better define the tenets and value of lean thinking and management

  • effectively Identify and manage the “eight wastes” that contribute to non-value added activities in a value stream

  • understand the concept and tenets of SIPOC Mapping as a foundation principle for implementing tested process systems and controls

  • structure and document an effective problem statement using the Lean 5W2H methodology

  • engage in, plan and execute rapid improvement projects (kaizen)

  • apply techniques for creating and maintaining a work environment that supports time and motion efficiency, while improving productive use of workspace and overall productivity


  • Module 1 - Introduction to Lean (L001)

  • Module 2 - Writing Effective Problem Statements (L002)

  • Module 3 - Introduction to Kaizen (L002-2)

  • Module 4 - Using the A3 Report for Rapid Improvement (L002-3)

  • Module 5 - SIPOC Mapping (L002-4)

  • Module 6 - Understanding and Implementing 5S/6S (L003-1)

  • Module 7 - Implementing and Facilitating Lean Huddles (L003-2)

  • Module 8 - Lean Principles of Visual Workplace (L003-3)

  • Module 9 - Lean Principles of Standard Work (L003-4)

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Learning Today to Enrich & Empower Tomorrow!

Upskill and excel today

"successful people and organizations are those who commit to continuous learning as the platform for continuous improvement. They understand that knowledge acquired yesterday may not be relevant for tomorrow and with relentless passion "learn today to enrich and empower tomorrow" ~ JDaCB

Lean Management Level 1

an excellent programme for empowering business owners, professionals, supervisory staff and individuals keen on up-skilling to attain career excellence using lean principles, tools and methods.

Some key terms featuring in this learning experience include: 

process variation, eight wastes, root cause analysis, kaizen, continuous improvement, SIPOC, customer value, lean huddles, gemba walk, rapid improvement, process improvement

also included in this course:

  • downloadable excel tools and templates for immediate application of learnt principles for some modules 

  • 9 self-paced audio-video modules 

  • downloadable pdf course notes

CERTIFICATE - Upon completion, participants will be awarded:

A Lean White Belt Certificate of Completion

Enrollment & Payment


  • Registration and payment for this training course is a prerequisite to participation.

  • Upon payment, your registration will be processed within a maximum of one working day, after which you will receive notification by email with confirmation of registration and access codes to this course

  • In accordance with exchange requirements, billings are done in Barbados dollars which exchange at a rate of Barbados $2 to every US$1.

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