Lean Fundamentals program provides candidates with a thorough working knowledge of the principles of Lean

6Sigma.us’ Lean Fundamentals course introduces the principles of Lean and the overall importance of focusing on what adds value to the customer. Lean Fundamentals provides individuals methods to recognize wastes in processes as well as identify barriers to flow and implement pull in their current processes.

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Our Lean Fundamentals course covers the following topics:

  • Lean Concepts and Lean Six Sigma
  • Principles of Lean and A3 Thinking
  • Project Planning and Approach
  • Foundation of Lean: Waste
  • Foundation of Lean: 5S
  • Define Value
  • Map the Value Stream
  • Process Measures and Data Display
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Create Flow
  • Establish Pull
  • Mistake Proofing
  • Pursue Perfection
  • Ideal and Future State Maps
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Wrap-Up

At the end of this course, the attendees will:

  • Recognize that Lean and Six Sigma are very compatible systems that function more effectively as a cohesive unit. 6Sigma.us provides a complete range of Lean and Six Sigma classes, as well as deployment assistance.
  • Gain the skills necessary to utilize Lean methodologies that reduce cycle times, and improve productivity and quality.
  • Establish robust Value Stream Maps for any process.

There are no prerequisites for the Lean Fundamentals program. Lean Introduction concepts are covered during this training..

Attendees will receive two certificates, one certificate for successfully completing the training and another certificate for successfully completing a live project, which will designate individuals as internationally-recognized Lean Agents. Coaching is provided by 6Sigma.us instructors. Typical projects can be completed in 4-12 weeks.

As an IACET, PMI, and SHRM Accredited Provider, 6Sigma.us offers IACET CEUs, PMI PDUs, and SHRM PDCs for its learning events. (PMI and the PMI Registered Education Provider logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.).

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Lean Fundamentals Classroom Training

The Lean Fundamentals Classroom training is 4 Day (32 hours), delivered by one of our Master Black Belt and Lean Master instructors, and is available at more than 20 locations.

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Lean Fundamentals Online Training

The Lean Fundamentals Online training is approximately 20 hours. Attendees are provided with 6 months of access to complete the course at their own pace. This training is available 24 hours, 7 days a week.

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Lean Fundamentals Online/Virtual Training

6Sigma.us’ Lean Fundamentals Blended Program is a 12-week course. Training will occur online self-paced and live virtually once per week, for two hours, including breaks. After completing this training, you can lead a qualified team on continuous improvement projects using the Lean tools.


Current Classroom Training Schedule

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Duration Dates Location Cost Register
3 Days(Tue-Thu) May-21-2024 Virtual Instructor-led Training
$1300 Register
4 Days Jun-03-2024 Miami, FL
$2000 Register
6 weeks Jun-25-2024 Self-Paced & Virtual Training
$1050 Register
3 Days(Tue-Thu) Jun-25-2024 Virtual Instructor-led Training
$1300 Register
3 Days(Tue-Thu) Aug-06-2024 Virtual Instructor-led Training
$1300 Register
6 weeks Sep-03-2024 Self-Paced & Virtual Training
$1050 Register
3 Days(Tue-Thu) Sep-17-2024 Virtual Instructor-led Training
$1300 Register
4 Days Sep-30-2024 Boston, MA
$2000 Register
3 Days(Tue-Thu) Oct-15-2024 Virtual Instructor-led Training
$1300 Register
4 Days Nov-04-2024 Orlando, FL
$2000 Register
4 Days Dec-09-2024 Las Vegas, NV
$2000 Register
3 Days(Tue-Thu) Dec-10-2024 Virtual Instructor-led Training
$1300 Register
3 Days(Tue-Thu) Jan-07-2025 Virtual Instructor-led Training
$1300 Register


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  • The instructor, Juan Aragon, has vast industry experience and the stories help to connect how Lean practice was applied and the common problems out there. It made the class more interesting.

    Josephyne Quach | 5

  • Personable and knowledgeable instructor, took time to answer questions and tried to get class to use relevant situations.

    John Crowley | 5

  • Jaqlyn was very informative and eager to help. Very knowledgeable and what she was delivering. Enjoyed the week.

    Cory Boyd | 5

  • Jaclyn kept the material relatable and had many relevant examples to help the group grasp the material. I really liked the spaghetti diagram exercise with making tea as well as the other group activities that asked us to work through live problems.

    Jessie Hoff | 5

  • I was overly excited about the course material, but Jaclyn did very well to explain and relate it back to the industry I worked in.

    Andres Jimenez | 5

  • Excellent instructor. She was very easy to study under and showed a great interest in ensuring we were comfortable in our understanding of the lessons. I left feeling very positive and encouraged to take the knowledge and apply it at my job.

    Brett Dennis | 5

  • Practical examples and discussions on how we may be able to implement these in our facilities.

    Lisa Campbell | 5

  • Hearing others issues and examples of how this course applies directly to them.

    Lynne Goldman | 5

  • I really enjoyed the examples from the hospital setting and the interactive pieces of the class which helped to keep me engaged.

    Olivia Dan | 5

  • I liked the practical application component to the class. I left with a lot of great ideas, but now the issue is getting them off the ground!

    Larissa Cupp | 5