Train your own in-house experts
to lead with confidence.

Get ready to unlock the full potential of your leadership team.

Learn exactly what you need to lead with lean

Hit the ground running by learning the skills you need to lead with confidence. Master the basics, then engage in advanced topics when you’re ready.

Put trainees on a step-by-step learning path

Take away the education guesswork– we’ve customized our curriculum into a Kaizen Masterclass to develop lean leaders quickly and effectively.

Measure your comprehension

Measure everything you learn with built-in quizzes and exams. Leverage our Learning System to monitor progress and results.

Preview our Kaizen Masterclass for Leaders

See our step-by-step plan for developing lean experts at your organization. It’s a customized curriculum just for leaders containing everything the Lean Smarts Academy has to offer.

An academy for developing lean leaders

See how our curriculum prepares leaders to lead the way.

Master the kaizen basics

5S Productivity
5S Productivity

Establish good housekeeping. Engage all associates. Boost productivity and start making abnormalities visible.

The 7 Wastes of Lean
The 7 Wastes of Lean

Learn to identify each of the 7 wastes. Discover tips & strategies for eliminating them.

Standardization & Standard Work
Standardization & Standard Work

Learn to love and leverage standardization of all kinds.

Kaizen Best Practices
Kaizen Best Practices

Tie everything together with scientific thinking and many best practices.

Learn advanced topics

The Fundamentals of Lean

Establish good housekeeping. Engage all associates. Boost productivity and start making abnormalities visible.

Learning to See Waste

Learn how to see waste and realize the importance of the kaizen trinity of waste elimination, standardization, and 5S.

Getting Started with Work Cells

Take your first steps to create basic work cells by eliminating motion, reducing your footprint, and learning to flow.

Lean Smarts Accelerator

Jumpstart your lean journey with this four-part workshop series.

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.

Training experts is just the beginning…

See how the Lean Smarts Academy engages ALL frontline associates in lean.

Learn more about the Academy

Discover Academy features, membership options, and pricing.