Lean Awareness Training

Here are your training materials for Lean Awareness in Manufacturing. Included are a training video, a course workbook and any required supporting documents for this training module.


There are two types of training video listed below:

a) An introduction video with a  short description, click the ‘view’ link to launch the player window.

b) A title link, which you click to access the training video.

When you click one of the title links below, a new browser window will open. In the center of this window you will see a video. Scroll down below the video and you will see an attachments tab that contains the course workbook and any supporting documents. Click on the document links to download and save them to your computer.

Click the “Play” button to start the video and follow along with the facilitator using the course workbook and supporting documents. Each video has a Table of Contents on the left side of the screen. You will be able to view it by placing your mouse pointer over the video while it is playing. The Table of Contents will allow you to move up or down to another section in the training video.

There is a control bar, this allows you to pause and play the video. You can also adjust the audio level and switch to full screen viewing. You can adjust the size of the video screen from full to small screen by clicking the + or – button above the video. You can watch the video at your own convenience and pace, which means you can stop and start the video, and come back to it when you are ready. You have 24/7 access to this training for 12 months from the date of purchase.

Free Training Resources:

Free Lean Training web-page

Lean Glossary

Level 1 – Lean Awareness in Manufacturing Training modules:

Chris Turner’s introduction to the Lean Awareness training – [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=tpLRrm3sNWY width=640 height=480 anchor= View]

Lean Awareness in Manufacturing Training Module

Creating Change in any Business – Part 1.”

Creating Change in any Business – Part 2.”

Level 1 – Lean Awareness Soft Skills Training Modules:

Ladder of Inference

Jo-Hari Window

Level 1 – An Introduction to Lean Accounting:

We included this segment in the Level 1 – Lean Awareness training to bring the subject of Lean Accounting into the mainstream conversation and get people to understand the types of problems they will encounter when they come up against traditional accounting practices as a company works their way through a lean implementation process.

Here is a short video by Brian Maskell who is one of the leading experts in Lean Accounting. Brian discusses the differences between Traditional Accounting and Lean Accounting and why it’s important to get a clear understanding of these differences- [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=GDfXYl3tHBk width=640 height=480 anchor= View]

Level 1 – Case Studies:

These case studies are included in the Level 1 – Lean Awareness training because they allow us to demonstrate how different organizations are implementing lean principles to improve their business processes:

Here is a short video clip talking about the application of lean principles – [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=dqiw4bxmO3Q&feature=related width=640 height=480 anchor= View]

GE employees in Louisville’s Appliance Park demonstrate how lean manufacturing is changing the way appliances are being manufactured in the U.S. – [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=Rk_lQlbCIQk width=640 height=480 anchor= View]

This video is demonstrating the application of “Just in Time” (JIT) at McDonald’s – [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=FpwwcpubUIw width=640 height=480 anchor= View]

Alzatex Lean Manufacturing 101 video with Bill Waddell – [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=MCDkBib5cl8 width=640 height=480 anchor= View]

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