LEAN I — Lean Management


An experience-based training focused on the implementation of Lean Management methods to increase the effectivity, flexibility and quality of processes.

Lean Organization in Practice

  • Examples of automobile production company systems that are based on Lean principles.
  • What is Lean Manufacturing and how are Lean Principles applied in the field of services.
  • Hoshin Kanri.

Simulation of Lean Implementation in an Organization through the “Stickletrain” Game

  • How to eliminate wastes in processes.
  • Goals of performance increasing.
  • Application to the production system and applying the principles in participant’s area of competence.

Process Description and Analysis

  • Value Stream Mapping (VSM).
  • Process cycle time. Calculation of transaction costs.
  • Standardized work. Customer and process tact.
  • Layout supporting lean processes.

Selected Lean Management Tools in Practice

  • Visualization in practice. Prevention of errors.
  • Application of “5S”.

Application of the Pull System

  • Application of the Pull system (by process customers) through the game “One-piece-flow”.
  • Video of Kanban system implementation in a company.

Process Optimization

Lean Management Implementation Procedures

  • Company assessment. Projects of implementation of the “lean” systems and tools.
  • Critical success factors and force fields analysis of Lean Management implementation.
  • Practical experience. Application in the area of participant’s competence.


The training is accredited by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.