Lean is an operational excellence strategy, a way of thinking and a toolset.

3 months eLearning, 5.1 CEU's, 

What you will learn

    • Explain Lean
    • Define Customer Needs
    • Initiate an A3
    • Describe Genchi Genbutsu
    • Develop a Value Stream Map
    • Assess Baseline Data
    • Develop a detailed Process Map
    • Observe the layout and flow using a Spaghetti diagram
    • Identify waste
    • Implement 5S
    • Plan & Run Kaizen Events (PDCA)
    • Root Cause Analysis (Brainstorm, Fishbone, 5 whys)
    • Create New Layout
    • Create Future VSM
    • Additional Lean Tools
    • Mitigate risks and poka yoke processes
    • Implement visual management
    • Implement solutions and introduction to manage stakeholders
    • Account for Lean benefits
    • Identify the System Factors
    • Implement a SOM (Standard Operating Model)
    • Practice ABC BOC (Antecedents Behaviours Consequences and Balance of Consequences)
    • Explain Lean Leadership
    • Conduct a Lean Assessment to identify areas for further continuous Lean improvement

Lean is an operational excellence strategy, a way of thinking and a toolset. Lean principles are designed to eliminate waste in every value-added operation with a clear focus on your customer’s needs. Lower your cost of doing business by reducing waste and defects in your processes.

  • Learn to solve complex Waste and Flow related problems by applying The FOCUS Methodology: FOCUS, OBSERVE, CREATE, UTILISE, SUSTAIN which we developed as a structured approach to Lean thinking and Lean tools application.
  • Transform your business, empower your team and create a culture of respect
  • Our online course is delivered through our state-of-the-art, interactive, flash, and audio eLearning system—complete with engaging visual content, simulations, real-world case studies and progressive learning stages that are controlled by tollgates where you must complete quizzes to progress to the comprehensive exams.

Looking for classroom training solutions? Contact our South African Affiliates, Training Leadership Consulting. +27 (0)861 852 463 or email [email protected]





    • Lean Assessment
    • Define Customer Value
    • Routing Analysis
    • Change Assessment
    • Project Charter
    • 8 Wastes and 5S
    • Spaghetti Diagram
    • Current VSM Aid
    • Quick Win Identification
    • Lead Time Reduction
    • Line Balancing
    • Future VSM Aid
    • Kaizen Event
    • Product Matrix
    • VOC
    • Error-proofing (FMEA)
    • Standard Work
    • Action Plans
    • Standard Work Combination Sheet
    • SIPOC
    • Standard Operations Sheet
    • Capacity Sheet
    • Time Observation Sheet


  • Course Includes

    • Lean Template Toolkit
    • Lean eBook per phase
    • Lean Standard Certification Administration
    • 3 months access to the online Lean training course
    • Online exam
    • International Certification

  • Certification Levels


    There are 3 options for certification:

    Basic Certification (Level 2) 5.1 CEU’s:

    Pass each phase of the exam with 80%

    Standard Certification (Level 3) 6.1 CEU’s:

    Complete all assignments, pass each phase of the online exam with 80%, completed your simulated project

    Advanced Certification (Level 4) 7 CEU’s:

    Complete all assignments, pass each phase of the online exam with 80%, complete one workplace improvement project

  • Course CEU's

    The Leadership Centre is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.

    There are 3 options for certification:


    Level of Certification CEU’s
    Basic Certification, Level 2 5.1 CEU’s
    Standard Certification, Level 3 6.1 CEU’s
    Advanced Certification, Level 4 7 CEU’s

TLC have delivered an innovative leadership development programme for Fairfield Dairy combining practical workshops, eLearning modules and coffee morning catch up sessions for the team. Our managers and team members have benefited greatly from TLC

-- Keith Stainbank | Human Resource Manager, Fairfield Dairy

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