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Lean Practitioner Programme

Duration: 4 days, plus pre-work

Who Should Attend: high-performing employees at any level in the organisation where will focus on process improvement is a part of their day-to-day jobs. As the Lean Practitioner Programme is project-based, we recommend participants join as part of a team of 3 to 5 participants from a selected process area. This will enable teamwork during and after the Training Programme.

Learning Objectives:
The purpose of our Lean Practitioner Programme is to improve an existing process by yielding a bottom line financial outcome while transferring Lean skills to the participant. It has been developed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to accomplish the following learning objectives:

  • Understand Lean principles of Value, Waste, Flow and Pull
  • Implement a systematic approach to identify, map and control existing processes, using Value Stream Mapping concepts.
  • Develop Lean upstream and outcome metrics and targets that track process performance in satisfying critical customer requirements.
  • Utilize Lean tools and concepts, including 8 Types of Waste, Takt time, Poka Yoke, Standardisation, 5S and Visual Management.
  • Recognize the role of Kaizen and the required process steps of a problem-solving Kaizen event.


  • Bottom-line results: clients report annual benefits of €50,000 to €100,000 per Lean Practitioner project.
  • Development of change agents who facilitate process improvement across functional departments and stimulate team work
  • Experienced Lean Practitioners possess skills to support more complex, cross-functional Lean projects.

The Lean Practitioner Programme is tailored to the client’s industry.