CLASSROOM FEE: ₦65,000 | ONLINE FEE: ₦50,000


SYNOPSIS: In today’s highly competitive environment, being a lean organisation has become extremely important. This training provides participants with knowledge and skills to apply lean principles in their organisations. Participants will gain an overview of the Toyota Production System and the origins and principles of lean methodology and will develop a working knowledge of its supporting tools and techniques. The seminar covers the five stages to lean, waste-free operations, including the application of mapping and continuous improvement tools.  It offers an opportunity to work with fellow participants to implement lean principles in a realistic operations simulation and Kaizen event regarding value enhancement, lean startup methodology, practical method for lean pillar deployment in contemporary manufacturing and service-oriented organisations. In today’s complex business environment, characterised by pervasive economic uncertainty, increasing customer expectations, and intensifying competition, organisations are constantly seeking to develop and execute a winning strategy especially on cost reduction and continuous improvement as per quality product and service delivery.


  • Utilise lean tools in driving efficiency and productivity towards the elimination of key losses and waste in the operational value stream
  • Match employee mindset and behaviour to a productive and efficient operating system in eliciting “waste-free” operations
  • Appraise business needs, improvement potential, change capability, and ‘know-how’ for the success and sustenance of a   lean system in an ethical manner


Fundamentals of Lean Thinking and Methodology

  • Concepts of efficiency and productivity improvement (Paradigm Shift)
  • Lean methodology and principles
  • Lean tools (e.g., Gemba, 5s, Visual management, PDCA)
  • Root-causes and types of wastes / losses in manufacturing organizations
  • Value stream mapping and maximisation via a lean approach

Lean Archetype: Manufacturing

  • Lean in Manufacturing Organisations
  • Lean metrics
  • Lean supply chain: value chain lean implementation

Delivering Improvement Programmes

  • Spaghetti Diagrams
  • Pareto Analysis and the 80:20 Rules
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Facilitating Problem Solving Sessions
  • Creating Improvement Plans and Steering Improvement Programmes
  • Identifying and Eliminating Delays
  • Capturing Savings
  • Introduction to Process Mapping

TARGET AUDIENCE: Team leaders and middle to senior-level managers in operations roles (Managers of Plants, Operations, Production, Engineering, Quality & Assurance, and Logistics & Supply Chain)

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Oct 18 - 19 2022


Chemline House Training & Event Centre
7 Obasa Rd, Off Oba Akran Avenue, Ikeja– Lagos

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