The Lean Leader — How to implement lean principles in your team

Date: Monday February 24, 2020
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Where: CfLP Cockermouth
Delivered by: Diane Stephenson

In an ever-changing business landscape with heightened competition there has never been a greater need for us all to work more efficiently and cost effectively. Whether you're a leader in a manufacturing environment or within the service sector we are all surrounded by opportunities to reduce wasteful activities in our everyday environment. Learn how to implement lean on a day to day basis and engage others in lean practices and behaviour.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop, delegates will be able to:

  • Describe Lean and its underlying principles
  • Understand the key tools and techniques and apply them in their own environment
  • Recognise immediate opportunities for reducing waste
  • Create a Lean mission
  • Develop an action plan for implementation

Course Content

During the workshop we will cover:

  • Origins of Lean
  • Lean thinking
  • Key Lean concepts including Continuous Improvement
  • Application in the public sector and service industry as well as manufacturing
  • Reducing cost without reducing quality
  • Reasons for change
  • Following a process 'end to end'
  • How to recognise waste
  • Tools, tips and techniques on how to reduce waste
  • Leading the people who need to be convinced


£180 per delegate (including VAT)

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