Lean Foundations Course

Lean Foundations Course

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Learn how Lean Management can transform how a business operates.

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December Deal - 30% off if this course is booked before 24th December. Add Promo code "December" when booking

Duration - 1Day

Does your business suffer any of these issues?

  • Service failure
  • Lost or misplaced Information
  • Failed to Meet a Project deadline
  • Fallout and arguments between departments
  • Ran out of stock
  • Poor Housekeeping
  • Failing service?
  • Received a Customer Complaint
  • Poor or Lack of Communication
  • Mistakes due to lack of training
  • Operational Firefighting

These are all common problems within Businesses Operations, in both large and small organisations, and even the slickest of companies can experience problems occasionally.

“85% of the reasons for failure in business are deficiencies in the systems and process rather than the employee. The role of management is to change the process rather than badgering individuals to do better.” W Edwards Deming

Workshop Type

Online Virtual Zoom Classroom.

Currently non-accredited.

Certificate of Completion for attending.

**This course can also be conducted as a facilitated workshop, on site, with a full team within an organisation.**

Email info@combined-minds.co.uk for more details on facilitated workshops.


Operations is the heart of every organisation. It is the engine room of the organisation, producing products or providing a service for customers. How a business performs financially is often a reflection of how effective the operation is managed.

This 1 day Lean Foundations Course introduces the organisation to a structured and globally recognised improvement methodology that is proven to provide short and long term gains for any size of organisation in almost all industries.

The course focusses on the fundamentals of The Lean Temple by teaching about collaborative problem solving, processes, business standardisation, maintenance and housekeeping.

Both growing and well established organisations will benefit from the methods, tools and techniques that Lean brings.

Who should attend?

Senior Leaders - To learn how Lean can transform an organisation and the role that they play in the change.

Middle/Senior Management, New Lean Practitioners - To learn how to apply the Foundations level tools and techniques into their workplace, and understand how they for the basis for ongoing and future improvement.

Front Line Managers/Supervisors and Operators - To learn what their role is in the Lean Organisation and how their influence and knowledge becomes fundamental in it's success.

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to Lean
  • The Lean Team Structure
  • Lean Wastes
  • Kaizen
  • Problem Solving
  • Processes
  • Work Instructions
  • Visual management
  • 5S
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Types of Error Proofing


There are no prerequisites to attend this course.

This is just one of a series of Lean Essentials courses aimed at helping SMEs to get more from their Business Operations, and improve standards, quality, efficiency and sustainability.

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Combined Minds Ltd are proud associates of the Manufacturing Advisory Directorate Yorkshire.

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