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Lean Training Class Outline

Module 1: The Ultimate

     Improvement Cycle
Module 2: Lean, Six Sigma and

     TOC Principles, Tools, and            Methods
Module 3: Identifying the                  Value Stream, Current and

Module 4: Define, Measure,

     and  Analyze NVA Waste,  

Module 5: Planning How to

     Exploit the Current

Module 6: Reducing Waste and

     Variation in the Current

Module 7: Plan How to

     Subordinate Non-

     Constraints to the Current

Module 8: Line Balancing and

     Flow Optimization
Module 9: Optimize the

     Constraint Buffer and

     Establish Pull System in the

Module 10: Elevate the

     Constraint and Implement

     Protective Controls
Module 11: Breaking the

     Current Constraint
Module 12: Implement

     Protective Controls to

     Sustain the Gains
Module 13: System Constraints

     and Problems
Module 14: Establishing the

     Environment for Change

Lean Training Class Description

Recognizing the need to implement quality and eliminate waste, companies embrace Lean, Six Sigma, or a combination of the two, typically taking a broad approach that seeks to remediate every process, critical or not. When this happens, efforts become distracted, improvements indefinitely delayed, and results mediocre at best.

The Ultimate Improvement Cycle (UIC) integrates Lean, Six Sigma, and the Theory of Constraints into a combined strategy that will help you immediately focus your efforts on those areas that will make the greatest difference. This class presents basic laws of factory physics that show why the UIC delivers significant bottom-line improvement while other initiatives so often fail. It explains to you why focusing your efforts on apparent problems rather than systemic concerns is wasted effort.

This three day class focus on key areas and take improvement to the next level

Maximizing Profits through the Integration of Lean, Six Sigma, and the Theory of Constraints will show you how to draw the best from Lean and Six Sigma by employing principles drawn from the Theory of Constraints. This approach will ensure your effort is focused in the right place, at the right time, using the right tools, and the right amount of resources. This multi-pronged approach addresses cost accounting, variation, waste, and performance measurements. But most importantly, it focuses your organization on the right areas to optimize.

This class introduces you to a unique proven method that capitalizes on a time-release formula for evoking the key tools that improvement requires, and shows you how to take advantage of the cyclical nature of improvement to implement change that is perpetually effective. This approach does not require more resources than you have on hand. Although originally developed in manufacturing, the UIC works equally well in any environment whether it be manufacturing or service-oriented, including Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) and Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM).


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Each Student Receives:

  • student manual or textbook for use during and after the class.
  • Instruction from an experienced business professional (minimum of 30 years) with at least five years in a corporate senior management position (CEO, President, COO, Vice President, CFO).
  • Real-life exercises to support training materials.
  • Individual attention (classes are limited to four students).
  • Personalized Certificate of Completion. 


  • Learn industry recommended lean management procedures and best practices.
  • Learn from a lean management professional with 30+ years experience.
  • Four ways to learn: public classwebinar, self-studyor on-site training.
  • Public class and webinar limited to four students for maximum learning.
  • Certificate issued on completion.
  • Cost: Three Day class $1999.00  Available Discounts

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Lean Training Public Class and Webinar Schedules

Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  April 3 - 5, 2019 Full
Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  May 8 - 10, 2019
Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  June 5 - 6, 2019

Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  July 10 - 12, 2019
Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  August 7 - 9, 2019
Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  September 4 - 6, 2019
Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  October 2 - 4, 2019
Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  November 6 - 8, 2019
Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  December 4 - 6, 2019

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