Let’s guess… you’re here for at least one of three reasons:
The Academy will help you…
Engage frontline employees
Deliver training to your employees that is fun, simple, bite-sized, and focused on the essential lean skills that matter most.
Help them to “get it” and participate effectively in your transformation and improvement efforts.
Teach every associate to master kaizen!
While it’s true that our videos are down-to-earth and fun, the Lean Smarts Academy is dedicated to helping you craft a high-engagement frontline culture that does three things very effectively. They are the primary activities of “kaizen” and are backed by decades of success:
Develop in-house experts
There’s no way around it… you must develop in-house experts if you’re going to have long-term success.
With the Lean Smarts Academy you can transform any manager, leader, or specialist into a lean pro!
Make them kaizen masters
- Learn 5S, waste elimination, standardization
- Connect improvement efforts to quality, cost, and delivery
- Drive scientific thinking and action
Discover fundamental lean tools
- Pull systems/kanban
- Heijunka/leveled production
- Takt time
- Continuous flow
- Problem solving
- and more!
Transform your organization
How To Use The Academy
In your daily standup meeting
Play videos on-demand in your standup meeting one or two times a week. Videos are 3-7 minutes long and perfect for bite-sized education and on-going reinforcement. Do this consistently over time and build a raging lean culture!
In scheduled training events
Add some excitement to your scheduled training events! Either pick and choose which videos to use, or adopt each course as a start-to-finish training curriculum.
In kaizen events
Prepare all participants in a kaizen event via pre-event training focused on the topics of your choosing. Many kaizen events make use of 5S, waste elimination, standardization, and kaizen best-practices, which are all included in the Academy!
For new hire training
Jumpstart every new hire’s lean comprehension by educating them with my training curriculum. Help them acclimate to your lean culture quickly and effectively!
Enjoy training that doesn’t suck!
We know (and you know) from years in industry that poor-quality training does little to inspire and motivate everyday associates.
You’ll be delighted to find our videos to be simple, clear, fun, and very high quality.
Scaleable Membership Options
Whether you just want simple access to the Video Library, or to enroll up to 250 employees in our Learning System (that we host), or to integrate all videos into your own system via LMS Integration, we’ve got plan for you!