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Introduction to Lean Methodology

Principles of Continuous Improvement | Est. Length: 1hr

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This course provides an introduction to Process Excellence, and how Lean is the tool to achieve it. The fundamental concepts of Lean are covered to help the participant take the first steps towards implementation of Lean.

What's covered:

We will cover the basic questions one may have such as what is lean management, why lean, who should practice lean, how to implement lean and where lean is applicable along with a few case studies. We will dive a bit deeper on the waste elimination and provide an Eight Waste Worksheet. We'll wrap up the course with a quiz to confirm your gained knowledge.

Who should take this course:

Anyone wanting to understand the basics of Lean Principles, or interested in learning fundamentals of Lean for implementation in their organization.

If you’ve determined you need to improve how you conduct business, this course will introduce you to the concepts of Lean and how it can help you take the first steps to altering the course your organization is on.

No pre-requisite

Bonus Material: Eight Wastes worksheet

Est. Length:

45 min video lectures

15 min quiz

15 min worksheet exercise



Your Instructor


Jeff Adams
Jeff Adams

With multiple certifications in different continuous improvement methodologies, Jeff Adams is a recognized expert in continuous improvement. He holds a Green Belt in Six Sigma from the American Society on Quality (ASQ), a Level 1 certification in Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) from the Tempus Institute, and is Lean Silver Certified from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) . Jeff is also a graduate of the NOV University Manufacturing Leadership Course at Rice University.

Jeff has helped develop courses for Lean certification, as well as a leadership course to help managers better support continuous improvement efforts in their work areas. He is a proven leader in coaching and mentoring people to excel in their current positions, and developing them for future advancement in their careers. Jeff holds a Bachelor’s in Engineering Technology from the University of Memphis, and a Master’s in H.R. from Troy University.


Class Curriculum


  Introduction to this course
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  Quiz
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  Worksheet
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  Course Feedback
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  Completion Certificate
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does 12-month access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for 12 months as often as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
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