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Lean Basics

Self-Paced10 Course Hours | 25 Weeks
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Six Sigma & Lean
Lean Basics


Lean is an approach to organizational processes that seeks to minimize waste and increase value for the customer. Starting off as an approach to manufacturing processes, Lean has expanded into even services industries. If you are interested in learning about the core concepts needed to successfully apply Lean strategies to organizational operations, this course is designed for you. Key ideas are presented in an easy-to-understand format, with interactive and integrative exercises to help learners better understand the core and fundamental elements of a Lean application. Case studies and video segments from experienced Lean professionals provide real-world advice and counsel for participants, while educational aids and review assignments assist in the comprehension and retention of course material, to ensure proficiency and mastery of critical knowledge and information


  • PMI PDUs: 10
    • Leadership PDUs: 0.75
      • Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 5.25
        • Technical PM PDUs: 4
          • IACET CEUs: 1
            • HRCI Credits: 10
              • SHRM PDCs: 10


                • Mobile-friendly
                • Audio-enabled
                • Badge and credit-awarding
                • Real-world case studies
                • Fully accessible
                • Games & Flashcards
                • Expert-supported
                • Video content

                learning Outcomes

                • Identify the key principles and practices of an effective Lean approach
                • Describe the benefits that a Lean application can provide to organizations, supply chains, and value streams
                • Assess the impact of culture in Lean environments
                • Illustrate the role that just-in-time and jidoka standards play in Lean implementation
                • Formulate strategies for eliminating the waste and non-value-added activities in work systems and processes
                • Explain how the interconnectivity of Lean concepts leads to continuous advancement and breakthrough improvements in the workplace

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