Course Overview Lean is a powerful methodology that enables managers and employees to shift their mindset and helps companies to keep their business sustainable by creating competitive advantage. Today, in an increasingly complex and dynamic world, where companies struggle to maintain competitive advantage, Lean is more important than ever. This course combines the experience of many senior experts and practitioners from the Boston Consulting Group and École des Ponts, and brings perspectives on Lean in manufacturing and services. It offers strong topic foundation as well as deep practical insights into the art of continuous improvement. In this course, you will learn: - why Lean is a key driver for sustainable competitive advantage - how different companies can leverage Lean to create value both in manufacturing and services - what it takes to drive a Lean transformation and build a culture of continuous improvement - how new technologies impact traditional lean practices
Training Duration Total Training Hours : 28-30 Hours
Training Duration : 1 Week
Total Training Days : 4-5 Working Days
Training Schedules Weekdays (Sunday to Thursday)Regular Sessions : 4 Hrs Per day 
WeekEnds (Friday & Saturday)Fast Track Sessions: 6-8 Hours per day 

Certifications: Weekdays (Sunday to Thursday)Regular Sessions : 4 Hrs Per day 
WeekEnds (Friday & Saturday)Fast Track Sessions: 6-8 Hours per day 
Tests Yes
Learning Aids Yes
Course Material Hard & Soft Copies of Study Material
Language of Instruction English
Instructor Helpline Yes
1. Email
2. Social Media (For Emergency requirements)
Registration Requirements 1. Passport Copy
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Passport size photographs
4. Course Fee
Mode of Payment: Cash / Cheque / Credit Card / Bank Transfer.
Eligibility Criteria
(Who should attend this training)

This course has been designed for students in business or engineering who want to discover the fundamental principles of Lean, and also for professionals who want to leverage Lean to improve their working environment or transform their company.


Course Benefits

Explore the tools that can help you identify causes, understand processes, collect and analyze data, generate ideas, keep projects on track, and make informed decisions for all of your continuous improvement activities.


Course Contents / Outline

introduction to the course

Introduction to Lean

Meet & Greet


Define the value for the end-customer

Not every Euro spent creates value

How to discover the hidden value

Lean key concepts and definitions

Key Concepts and Definitions

Lean applies to all types of companies and contexts

Happy employees make happy customers who make happy shareholders

Lean principles enable winning strategies

How a lean operating model creates competitive advantage

Key take-aways

BCG Perspectives on Lean

Academic References


How to apply Lean to improve manufacturing



The origins of Lean manufacturing

How Lean delivers impact in manufacturing

The Lean manufacturing system

Map the value creation process

Optimize the material flow

Standardize processes

Improve machine performance

Control quality

A BCG view on Industry 4.0


How to apply Lean to improve services


Services: the forgotten half of operations

The four key differences between Lean in manufacturing and in services

How Lean delivers impact in services

Don't fix symptoms, fix root causes

Map the value creation process

Improve the value creation process with Kaizen and VSD

How autonomy and cooperation can avoid waste

The right man at the right place: optimizing human capital

Don’t do lean without digital, don’t do digital without lean

A BCG view on Service 4.0


Lean as a new mindset to drive transformation


From predicting better to being better prepared

The customer-centricity imperative

Lean empowers creativity through standardization

Lean looks at constraints as resources

From top management to operators, all actors have a role to play

Daily Lean: implementing Lean on a day-to-day basis

How to build Lean Capabilities

Key takeaways

BCG Perspectives on Lean



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