The 8 Waste of Lean (Home Edition) Course

Make Lean Relatable to Everyday Life

In 2017 we launched Lean Smarts with some fun and free lean training videos… starting in our kitchen! You can now learn the 8 wastes of lean via everyday language and examples.

Get Our YouTube Videos Ad-Free

While these videos are available already on YouTube, you can get access to them ad-free inside the Lean Smarts Academy. Enroll as many people as you want, track your progress, and access other free resources!

Watch the First Video

Waste Training Made Easy

We’ve included everything you need in one flexible and effective package.

  • Bite-sized on-demand videos covering the 8 wastes of lean (transportation, inventory, motion, waiting, over processing, over production, defects, and human potential).

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Access all our free resources within the Lean Smarts Academy.

Included in this Course

8 Bite-Sized Videos

Each of the videos are 3-7 minutes long, making them perfect for topical training or even a daily standup meeting.

Certificate of Completion

A certificate is awarded upon completing the course.

Deliver Training on Your Terms

On the shop floor

Play videos in daily stand up meetings. Reinforce lean behaviors for weeks and months to come!

In your next workshop

Use the course as a complete kaizen curriculum in your next training class or workshop. Train management. Train associates. And even kick-off kaizen events.

At any computer

Assign training to be completed at the learner’s own workstation or desk. Any device with an internet connection will work (phones and tablets included)!

For each new hire

Accelerate new hire comprehension with targeted lean training! Ensure that lean behaviors are taught for years to come.

In your next kaizen event

Prepare participants in your next kaizen event with effective lean knowledge. Make sure they hit the ground running… and in the right direction!

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Access all our free resources within the Lean Smarts Academy.

Course Contents

Overview of the 8 Wastes

Module Contents
  • Discover the concept of value and waste.
  • See everyday examples of each of the 8 wastes of lean.

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Access all our free resources within the Lean Smarts Academy.