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Lean Smarts Academy Courses
Establish good housekeeping. Engage all associates. Boost productivity and start making abnormalities visible.
Runtime: 58 minutes
The 7 Wastes of Lean
Learn to identify each of the 7 wastes. Discover tips & strategies for eliminating them.
Runtime: 53 minutes
Standardization & Standard Work
Learn to love and leverage standardization of all kinds. Make your improvements and kaizen practices stick long-term. Set a foundation for scientific thinking and improvement.
Runtime: 35 minutes
Kaizen Best Practices
Learn timeless kaizen best practices as you tie together your understanding of the kaizen trinity: 5s, waste elimination, and standardization.
Runtime: 1 hour 48 minutes
Job Relations Crash Course
Train leaders, supervisors, and managers in time-tested leadership principles in this crash course inspired by the original TWI Job Relations curriculum.
Runtime: 1 hours 17 minutes
The Fundamentals of Lean
Overview the fundamental principles and tools that compose the Toyota Production System and many lean organizations today.
Runtime: 4 hours 56 minutes
Learning to See Waste
Learn how to see waste and realize the importance of the kaizen trinity of waste elimination, standardization, and 5S.
Runtime: 35 minutes
Entertain yourself as you visit (or revisit) timeless lean principles through our travels with AirBNB.
Runtime: 27 minutes
Getting Started with Work Cells
Take your first steps to create basic work cells by eliminating motion, reducing your footprint, and learning to flow.
Runtime: 26 minutes
Lean Smarts Accelerator
Jumpstart your lean journey with this four-part workshop series.
Runtime: 2 hours 41 minutes
Lean at Xylem Design
Join us for a day at Xylem Design, a 30-person woodshop with over five years of experience applying Toyota Production System (TPS) and 2 Second Lean principles.
Runtime: 3 hours 21 minutes
5S Productivity (Home Edition)
Learn 5S principles as we apply them at home and to everyday life!
Runtime: 55 minutes
The 8 Wastes (Home Edition)
Learn the 8 wastes of lean through everyday examples and life at home!
Runtime: 40 minutes
Survey lean through our free five part mini-course.
Runtime: 1 hour 26 minutes