Lean Introduction program provides candidates with a comprehensive overview of principles of Lean Thinking

6Sigma.us’ Lean Introduction course introduces the principles of Lean and overall importance of focusing on what adds value to the customer. With our Lean Introduction program, you will have a basic understanding of the core concepts of Lean Thinking be able to identify wastes in your processes.

Our Lean Introduction Classroom and Virtual Instructor-led courses cover 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
  • Finding the Value, Data, Collection and Display

At the end of this course, the attendees will:

  • Understand that Lean and Six Sigma are highly complementary methodologies that work better together than alone. We offer the full scope of Lean and Six Sigma training and implementation support.
  • Understand that Lean and Six Sigma are highly complementary tool sets, with a basic understanding of when and how to bring the two methodologies together to drive quick, breakthrough results
  • Opportunity to discuss project ideas with knowledgeable instructors

Our Lean Introduction Online course covers the following topics:

  • Integrating Six Sigma & Lean
  • Muda Elimination
  • Current Value Stream Mapping
  • Future State Value Stream Mapping
  • Kaizen Lean Events
  • SMED

At the end of this course, the attendees will:

Acquire skills necessary to identify, monitor and control waste in current processes, be involved in Value Stream Mapping sessions, and are also prepared to engage others in operational excellence programs across their organizations.


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.).

Lean Six Sigma Training and Certification

Lean Introduction Classroom Training

The Lean Introduction Classroom training is 2 Day (16 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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Six Sigma Online Training

Lean Introduction Online Training

The Lean Introduction Online training takes approximately 6 hours. Attendees are provided with 90 days of access to complete the lessons at their own pace. This training is available 24 hours, 7 days a week.

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