Lean focuses on maximising customer value whilst minimising waste and reducing costs. Lean utilises tools and techniques including Value Stream Mapping, 5S and Kaizen to create a customer drive process flow whilst improving efficiency and organisation in the workplace.

Bywater offers engaging and interactive Lean training courses on a scheduled and dedicated basis to teach you how to think ‘lean’ and implement specific methodologies, tools and techniques to improve customer satisfaction and drive continual improvement within your organisation.

Our Lean training courses take place online in our Virtual Classroom and at venues in Leeds, Coventry, London, Manchester and Daventry.  The Lean Practitioner and Lean Leader course run consecutively and a discount is available when booking the two together. 

Please select the Dates & Venues button next to your preferred course from the Lean Course Listing below to view all events.

In addition to our published Lean training courses, we offer tailored and bespoke training interventions and encourage you to contact us to discuss your particular requirements by requesting a quote, or calling us on 0333 123 9001.

Let our Lean consultants support your organisation in reducing waste and variation with our Lean Six Sigma Consultancy services.

Lean Course Listing

  • Lean Practitioner Training Course | 3 days

    This three day Lean Practitioner training course is suitable for all, with no prior knowledge necessary. The course will cover key topics such as the 7 wastes, Value Stream Mapping and PDCA cycles - equipping delegates with the necessary skills to start their own Lean improvements.

    Next Course: 07 - 09 February 2022 in Southampton, Hampshire
  • Lean Leader Training Course | 2 days

    This two day Lean Leader course directly follows on from the Lean Practitioner training course and when booked together as five consecutive days a £195 discount is available. The course will cover advanced Lean principles, Lean measuring tools, and skills for overcoming resistance to change.

    Next Course: 10 - 11 February 2022 in Southampton, Hampshire
  • Value Stream Mapping Training Course (VSM) | 1 day

    Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is a technique used to visualise process flows in order to identify and eliminate nonvalue adding activities. This highly interactive one-day in house Value Stream Mapping training course is suitable for all and covers topics such as VSM basics, Seven Wastes, Push vs Pull systems, Takt Time, and creating Future State Maps.

    Next Course: 08 March 2022 Online
  • 5S Training Course | 1 day

    5S is part of the Lean toolset and is used to organise and improve productivity in the workplace. 5S gets its name from the five Japanese words that roughly translate to: Sort, Set, Shine, Standardise and Sustain.

    Next Course: 09 March 2022 Online
  • Kaizen and 5S Training Course | 1 day

    Kaizen is about creating a culture of continuous improvement. The Japanese concept mixes improvement philosophy, culture and approaches, employing tools such as 5S, RCA and Poka-Yoke mistake proofing. This one-day training course introduces delegates to what Kaizen is and how a Kaizen culture can be implemented into an organisation with the use of a wide tool range, including 5S. 

  • Lean Basics Training Course | 1 day

    This introductory training course is intended for those who wish to understand the core principles of Lean and the benefits of implementing lean. Following the course, delegates will understand the practical implementation of the lean enterprise approach and lean toolkit.

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