Course description

  • What are the course objectives?

    In simple terms, Lean Management creates more value with fewer resources, reducing unwanted activities or process that do not add value to a product or service for a customer. Lean management is an approach to running an organization that encourages continuous improvement, a long-term process where small changes are implemented systematically. Changes to processes are incremental and increases quality and efficiency. This training will provide you with the concepts of Lean Management and how you can use them in your organization.

  • Why is this certification so desirable?

    Lean Management is a globally-recognized certification in the field of quality management, providing best practices for optimizing end-to-end businesses processes in product development, manufacturing, operations, service, supplier management, customer relations, and other enterprise functions. The Lean Management certification demonstrates your skills on applying a data-driven approach to eliminating waste and building continuous improvement into business processes.
     
    Certified professionals can expect top roles in quality management, including Lean manager or facilitator, quality engineer, quality consultant or continuous improvement manager. According to Payscale.com, median salaries range from $60,000 to $86,000 and can top out as high as $124,000. There are currently 45,000 Lean Management certified professionals around the world.

  • What skills will you learn?

    This Lean Management Certification course will show you how to apply Lean concepts in your organization. You will learn core concepts of Lean Management, including: 
    • Overview and principles of Lean
    • Types of waste common in organizations
    • Various Lean tools, techniques and metrics
    • Examples of implementing Lean in manufacturing, service and office environments
    • Other methodologies that complement Lean
    • The Lean Maturity Matrix

  • Who should take this course?

    Simplilearn’s Lean Management course can be taken by any professional seeking career growth in the quality management sector or simply to get hands-on experience working with Lean principles. There are no specific eligibility criteria for the Lean Management Certification course.

Course preview

    • Lesson 01 - Introduction 41:44
      • 1.1 Welcome 00:07
      • 1.2 Introduction 00:36
      • 1.3 Agenda 00:40
      • 1.4 WHAT IS LEAN 00:50
      • 1.5 Overview of Lean 02:06
      • 1.6 Principles of Lean 02:40
      • 1.7 Types of Waste 04:59
      • 1.8 Lean Journey 03:27
      • 1.9 Roots of Lean 01:00
      • 1.10 Lean at Ford 02:02
      • 1.11 Toyota Production System (TPS) 01:35
      • 1.12 Just In Time (JIT) 04:25
      • 1.13 Lean Successes and Benefits 01:06
      • 1.14 Efficiency Business Model Fit 04:11
      • 1.15 Cash Flow Improvement 01:53
      • 1.16 Increased Capacity for Revenue 01:36
      • 1.17 Its Challenges 00:40
      • 1.18 Process Changes Cause a Rethinking of Process Flow 01:34
      • 1.19 Disruptions Downtime Design Failures 01:12
      • 1.20 Low Volume High Mix 02:20
      • 1.21 High Variability Customization Demand 02:10
      • 1.22 Summary 00:31
      • 1.23 Quiz
      • 1.24 Thank You 00:04
    • Lesson 02 - Types of Waste 24:48
      • 2.1 Welcome 00:07
      • 2.2 Types of Waste Introduction 00:36
      • 2.3 Agenda 00:21
      • 2.4 THE MAIN ONES 00:54
      • 2.5 Transportation 02:53
      • 2.6 Inventory 02:15
      • 2.7 Motion 01:54
      • 2.8 Waiting 01:41
      • 2.9 Over Production 02:02
      • 2.10 Over Processing 01:51
      • 2.11 Defect 01:30
      • 2.12 Other Types of Waste 00:25
      • 2.13 Underutilized Skills 01:18
      • 2.14 Wrong Use of Automation 03:00
      • 2.15 Wrong Use of Metrics 03:09
      • 2.16 Summary 00:49
      • 2.17 Quiz
      • 2.18 Thank You 00:03
    • Lesson 03 - Tools 48:45
      • 3.1 Welcome 00:07
      • 3.2 Lean Management Tools 00:35
      • 3.3 Agenda 02:06
      • 3.4 5S Plus 1 00:35
      • 3.5 Seiri 03:03
      • 3.6 Seiton 02:09
      • 3.7 Seiso 04:28
      • 3.8 Seiketsu 04:02
      • 3.9 Shitsuke 03:51
      • 3.10 Safety 00:57
      • 3.11 5s plus 1 Summary 01:05
      • 3.12 Value Stream Mapping 02:13
      • 3.13 Kaizen 04:06
      • 3.14 Kaizen Blitz 01:43
      • 3.15 Takt 03:10
      • 3.16 Jidoka 01:47
      • 3.17 Kanban 05:04
      • 3.18 Poka Yoke 03:32
      • 3.19 SMED 03:33
      • 3.20 Summary 00:36
      • 3.21 Quiz
      • 3.22 Thank You 00:03
    • Lesson 04 - Lean in Manufacturing 14:00
      • 4.1 Welcome 00:07
      • 4.2 Lean in Manufacturing 00:36
      • 4.3 Agenda 00:28
      • 4.4 Background 04:59
      • 4.5 Boeings Lean Journey 00:31
      • 4.6 History and Background 01:14
      • 4.7 Lean Principles Embraced 01:32
      • 4.8 Lean Implementation 01:52
      • 4.9 Waste Elimination Focus Areas 02:13
      • 4.10 Summary 00:25
      • 4.11 Quiz
      • 4.12 Thank You 00:03
    • Lesson 05 - Lean in Service 18:07
      • 5.1 Welcome 00:07
      • 5.2 Lean in Service 00:36
      • 5.3 Agenda 00:21
      • 5.4 Background 03:21
      • 5.5 Lean in Healthcare 00:17
      • 5.6 Types of Waste 03:03
      • 5.7 Case Study Virginia Mason 09:47
      • 5.8 Summary 00:31
      • 5.9 Quiz
      • 5.10 Thank You 00:04
    • Lesson 06 - Lean in Office 15:56
      • 6.1 Welcome 00:08
      • 6.2 Lean Management Lean in Office 00:51
      • 6.3 Agenda 00:23
      • 6.4 Background 01:25
      • 6.5 Lean in Office 00:19
      • 6.6 5S in Office 07:21
      • 6.7 Types of Waste in Office 01:58
      • 6.8 Types of Waste in Office(cont.) 02:32
      • 6.9 Summary 00:56
      • 6.10 Quiz
      • 6.11 Thank You 00:03
    • Lesson 07 - Lean Metrics 29:55
      • 7.1 Welcome 00:08
      • 7.2 Lean Management Lean Metrics 00:53
      • 7.3 Agenda 01:04
      • 7.4 Overview 02:44
      • 7.5 OEE 06:25
      • 7.6 FPY & RTY 02:42
      • 7.7 Days in Inventory 01:46
      • 7.8 Schedule Adherence Attainment 04:31
      • 7.9 Lean Accounting 04:52
      • 7.10 Lean Accounting(Cont.) 03:15
      • 7.11 Summary 01:30
      • 7.12 Quiz
      • 7.13 Thank You 00:05
    • Lesson 08 - Other Methodologies That Complement Lean 29:55
      • 8.1 Welcome 00:08
      • 8.2 Lean Management Other Methodologies That Complement Lean 00:52
      • 8.3 Agenda 00:46
      • 8.4 Theory of Constraints 04:10
      • 8.5 Theory of Constraints(Cont.) 08:25
      • 8.6 Quick Response Manufacturing 04:45
      • 8.7 Factory Physics 02:11
      • 8.8 Six Sigma 05:18
      • 8.9 Six Sigma Implementation Roles 02:17
      • 8.10 Summary 00:59
      • 8.11 Quiz
      • 8.12 Thank You 00:04
    • Lesson 09 - Lean Maturity Matrix 22:00
      • 9.1 Welcome 00:08
      • 9.2 Lean Maturity Matrix 00:51
      • 9.3 Agenda 00:30
      • 9.4 Overview 02:43
      • 9.5 Assessment Process 02:38
      • 9.6 Assessment Criteria 06:30
      • 9.7 Lean Maturity Levels 06:50
      • 9.8 Lean Maturity Matrix 00:48
      • 9.9 Summary 00:58
      • 9.10 Quiz
      • 9.11 Thank You 00:04
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Exam & certification FREE PRACTICE TEST

  • How do I become Lean Management Certified?

    Simplilearn conducts a 50-question exam at the end of the Lean Management training. A passing score is 60%, at which time you will receive a course completion certificate.

Reviews

Jordan R. Lebich
Jordan R. Lebich Production Supervisor at Kitchen Fresh Foods

Love the education I have received, I have added lots of tools to my tool belt by going through this course.

Evan Loenser
Evan Loenser Mortgage QC Edit Supervisor at Tena Companies, Inc.

The self paced course with reminder and progress tracking is a great way to motivate. Loved all the content.

Robert Fruehan
Robert Fruehan Assistant Manager at Trident Seafoods

Exceeded my expectations. A well put together course.

John W Karlin
John W Karlin PRN Clinical Process Analyst @ Pediatric PICC Services

Either as an initial learning course or a refresher, this course is highly recommended!

Ashley Williams
Ashley Williams Nuclear Medcine Technologist @ University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

I think that this course was very useful and full of great knowledge and tools to help me in my endeavors!

Kisha Pettis
Kisha Pettis Quality Control Inspector at Augustine Biomedical & Design

This was a great course, I learned a lot. It was informative and simple to understand.

Larry Baugher
Larry Baugher System Architect - Brokerage Data Warehousing

I found this course, as well as the many other courses I have taken from Simplilearn to be very comprehensive and understandable. I like how you can always go back to the previous slide if you think you didn't catch all of the content the first time thru. Well done.

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Lim Wei Leng Nicholas
Lim Wei Leng Nicholas Principal Engineer, TOD (Technology Operations Department) at Central Provident Fund Board

Great course to learn about Lean Management and how it helps for the continuous improvement of organizations.

Helen Gunby
Helen Gunby Quality Administrator @ Jaguar Land Rover (Aktrion)

I really enjoyed the course. Information was clear and understandable.

Ajay Pandey
Ajay Pandey Datawarehouse ( ETL) Project Manager at HCL Technologies

Course is very good and it contains exactly what someone needs to learn.

Edward DSouza
Edward DSouza Experience Technical Project Coordinator at Flextronics

Cleared my PMP exams in Feb 2014 after attending training from SimpliLearn. Now, I am doing the Lean Management course. Love the simplicity and the approach used to deliver quality trainings.

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Pardha Sai
Pardha Sai Program Manager at Brightleaf Solutions

Good Training. Really learned a lot about the process improvement techniques.

Altaf Ahamed
Altaf Ahamed

Lean Management training was good & helped me a lot to learn in depth.

Ankita Maity
Ankita Maity Assistant Manager at TATA Hitachi Construction Machinery Company Limited

Good course. Covers all the topics you need to know about lean management.

Arijit Sarbagna
Arijit Sarbagna

I wasn't sure how lean could be leveraged across IT development fields. This session made me understand how lean is being used across industries.

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FAQs

  • What does this training include?

    You will receive access to e-learning content for all learning units, practice tests and access to exclusive forums moderated by faculty and industry experts.

  • What is Lean?

    Lean Management refers to an end to end business process and system for organizing and managing product development, manufacturing, operations, service, suppliers, customer relations, and the overall enterprise.

  • What does Lean Management Certification demonstrates?

    Lean Management certification demonstrates one’s skills on data-driven approach and methodology for eliminating waste.

  • What are the eligibility criteria for attending Lean Management training?

    There are no specific eligibility criteria for attending lean management training.

  • Do I get practice tests along with the Lean Management training?

    Yes, you do get practice tests prepared by highly qualified instructors along with the training course.

  • How do I enroll for the online training?

    You can enroll for this training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options: 
    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal 
    Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    • Complete 85% of the course.
    • Complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our Refund Policy.

  • Do you provide a money back guarantee for the training programs?

    Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

    All of our highly qualified trainers are industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

  • How can I learn more about this training program?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

  • What does it mean to be GSA approved course?

    The course is part of Simplilearn’s contract with GSA (only US) with special pricing for GSA approved agencies & organizations. To know more click here

  • How do i know if I am eligible to buy this course at GSA price?

    You should be employed with GSA approved agencies & organizations. The list of approved agencies is provided here

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    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.