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  • 5 hours of high-quality e-learning content
  • 9 chapter-end quizzes
  • 3 Lean Management simulation exams
  • Downloadable e-book
  • Course completion certificate

Course description

  • What’s the focus of this course?

    The definition of Lean is creating more value for customer with fewer resources. Lean in simple terms means reducing unwanted activities or process or anything that does not add value to the product or service for the customer.

    Lean management is a method of running an organization. This approach encourages continuous improvement, which is a long-term process where small changes are implemented systematically. These changes to processes are incremental and increases quality and efficiency.

    Simplilearn’s training on Lean Management will provide you with details on the concept of Lean and Lean Management and how you can use it in your organization.

  • Why is the certification most sought-after?

    Lean Management certification is a globally recognized one in quality management. The term 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. Lean applies in every business and process. It is not a cost reduction program, but an approach to optimize end to end processes to have maximum value for everybody.

    Currently there are approximately 45000 professionals across the globe who are certified in Lean Management.

  • What are the course objectives?

    Lean Management course offered by Simplilearn provides a detailed information of the Lean concepts that can be applied in your organizations. This course mainly covers the following aspects of Lean:
    • Types of Waste
    • Various Lean tools and techniques
    • Examples of implementing Lean in manufacturing, service, and office environment
    • Lean Metrics
    • Other methodologies that complement Lean
    • Lean Maturity Matrix

  • What are the career benefits in-store for you?

    Lean Management certification demonstrates one’s skills on data-driven approach and methodology for eliminating waste. Lean certified professionals can look out for job roles related to quality sector, such as Lean Manager, Lean Facilitator, Quality Consultants, and Quality Engineers.

    Demand for certified professionals in this field is growing at a faster pace. According to recent surveys by, the median salary for certified professionals in this field is $43,116 to $100,135.

  • Who should take this course?

    Simplilearn’s Lean Management can be taken up by any professional seeking for a career growth in the Quality sector. Any experienced or fresh candidates can take up the course, as this course adds a greater value on their resumes. Any individual looking forward to improve their hands on Lean concepts can also take up this course.

Course preview

    • Lesson 01 - Introduction 41:44
      • 1.1 Welcome00:07
      • 1.2 Introduction00:36
      • 1.3 Agenda00:40
      • 1.4 WHAT IS LEAN00:50
      • 1.5 Overview of Lean02:06
      • 1.6 Principles of Lean02:40
      • 1.7 Types of Waste04:59
      • 1.8 Lean Journey03:27
      • 1.9 Roots of Lean01:00
      • 1.10 Lean at Ford02:02
      • 1.11 Toyota Production System (TPS)01:35
      • 1.12 Just In Time (JIT)04:25
      • 1.13 Lean Successes and Benefits01:06
      • 1.14 Efficiency Business Model Fit04:11
      • 1.15 Cash Flow Improvement01:53
      • 1.16 Increased Capacity for Revenue01:36
      • 1.17 Its Challenges00:40
      • 1.18 Process Changes Cause a Rethinking of Process Flow01:34
      • 1.19 Disruptions Downtime Design Failures01:12
      • 1.20 Low Volume High Mix02:20
      • 1.21 High Variability Customization Demand02:10
      • 1.22 Summary00:31
      • 1.23 Quiz
      • 1.24 Thank You00:04
    • Lesson 02 - Types of Waste 24:48
      • 2.1 Welcome00:07
      • 2.2 Types of Waste Introduction00:36
      • 2.3 Agenda00:21
      • 2.4 THE MAIN ONES00:54
      • 2.5 Transportation02:53
      • 2.6 Inventory02:15
      • 2.7 Motion01:54
      • 2.8 Waiting01:41
      • 2.9 Over Production02:02
      • 2.10 Over Processing01:51
      • 2.11 Defect01:30
      • 2.12 Other Types of Waste00:25
      • 2.13 Underutilized Skills01:18
      • 2.14 Wrong Use of Automation03:00
      • 2.15 Wrong Use of Metrics03:09
      • 2.16 Summary00:49
      • 2.17 Quiz
      • 2.18 Thank You00:03
    • Lesson 03 - Tools 48:45
      • 3.1 Welcome00:07
      • 3.2 Lean Management Tools00:35
      • 3.3 Agenda02:06
      • 3.4 5S Plus 100:35
      • 3.5 Seiri03:03
      • 3.6 Seiton02:09
      • 3.7 Seiso04:28
      • 3.8 Seiketsu04:02
      • 3.9 Shitsuke03:51
      • 3.10 Safety00:57
      • 3.11 5s plus 1 Summary01:05
      • 3.12 Value Stream Mapping02:13
      • 3.13 Kaizen04:06
      • 3.14 Kaizen Blitz01:43
      • 3.15 Takt03:10
      • 3.16 Jidoka01:47
      • 3.17 Kanban05:04
      • 3.18 Poka Yoke03:32
      • 3.19 SMED03:33
      • 3.20 Summary00:36
      • 3.21 Quiz
      • 3.22 Thank You00:03
    • Lesson 04 - Lean in Manufacturing 14:00
      • 4.1 Welcome00:07
      • 4.2 Lean in Manufacturing00:36
      • 4.3 Agenda00:28
      • 4.4 Background04:59
      • 4.5 Boeings Lean Journey00:31
      • 4.6 History and Background01:14
      • 4.7 Lean Principles Embraced01:32
      • 4.8 Lean Implementation01:52
      • 4.9 Waste Elimination Focus Areas02:13
      • 4.10 Summary00:25
      • 4.11 Quiz
      • 4.12 Thank You00:03
    • Lesson 05 - Lean in Service 18:07
      • 5.1 Welcome00:07
      • 5.2 Lean in Service00:36
      • 5.3 Agenda00:21
      • 5.4 Background03:21
      • 5.5 Lean in Healthcare00:17
      • 5.6 Types of Waste03:03
      • 5.7 Case Study Virginia Mason09:47
      • 5.8 Summary00:31
      • 5.9 Quiz
      • 5.10 Thank You00:04
    • Lesson 06 - Lean in Office 15:56
      • 6.1 Welcome00:08
      • 6.2 Lean Management Lean in Office00:51
      • 6.3 Agenda00:23
      • 6.4 Background01:25
      • 6.5 Lean in Office00:19
      • 6.6 5S in Office07:21
      • 6.7 Types of Waste in Office01:58
      • 6.8 Types of Waste in Office(cont.)02:32
      • 6.9 Summary00:56
      • 6.10 Quiz
      • 6.11 Thank You00:03
    • Lesson 07 - Lean Metrics 29:55
      • 7.1 Welcome00:08
      • 7.2 Lean Management Lean Metrics00:53
      • 7.3 Agenda01:04
      • 7.4 Overview02:44
      • 7.5 OEE06:25
      • 7.6 FPY & RTY02:42
      • 7.7 Days in Inventory01:46
      • 7.8 Schedule Adherence Attainment04:31
      • 7.9 Lean Accounting04:52
      • 7.10 Lean Accounting(Cont.)03:15
      • 7.11 Summary01:30
      • 7.12 Quiz
      • 7.13 Thank You00:05
    • Lesson 08 - Other Methodologies That Complement Lean 29:55
      • 8.1 Welcome00:08
      • 8.2 Lean Management Other Methodologies That Complement Lean00:52
      • 8.3 Agenda00:46
      • 8.4 Theory of Constraints04:10
      • 8.5 Theory of Constraints(Cont.)08:25
      • 8.6 Quick Response Manufacturing04:45
      • 8.7 Factory Physics02:11
      • 8.8 Six Sigma05:18
      • 8.9 Six Sigma Implementation Roles02:17
      • 8.10 Summary00:59
      • 8.11 Quiz
      • 8.12 Thank You00:04
    • Lesson 09 - Lean Maturity Matrix 22:00
      • 9.1 Welcome00:08
      • 9.2 Lean Maturity Matrix00:51
      • 9.3 Agenda00:30
      • 9.4 Overview02:43
      • 9.5 Assessment Process02:38
      • 9.6 Assessment Criteria06:30
      • 9.7 Lean Maturity Levels06:50
      • 9.8 Lean Maturity Matrix00:48
      • 9.9 Summary00:58
      • 9.10 Quiz
      • 9.11 Thank You00:04
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Exam & certification

  • How will I become a Lean Management Certified professional?

    There are no specific eligibility criteria for Lean Management certification course. Any professionals who have knowledge on quality aspects and have worked on process improvements can opt for Lean Management certification.

    Simplilearn conducts an exam at the end of the Lean Management training for evaluating candidate’s knowledge. Lean Management exam includes 50 objective type questions. 60% is the qualifying percentage. On successful completion of Lean Management exam, the participant will be offered a certificate.


Jordan R. Lebich

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

Evan Loenser

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

Robert Fruehan

Exceeded my expectations. A well put together course.

John W Karlin

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

Ashley Williams

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

Kisha Pettis

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

Larry Baugher

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

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

Helen Gunby

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

Ajay Pandey

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

Edward DSouza

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

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

Altaf Ahamed

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

Ankita Maity

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

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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  • What will I get along with this training?

    You will have online access to e-learning and practice tests along with the training.

  • 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.

  • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Who should I contact?

    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 will be able to give you more details.

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

    • Complete 85% of the course.
    • Complete 1 simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

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