Certified Lean Management Professional

Applications of Lean and Toyota Production System Tools
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Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

Lean management and Six Sigma are the most sought after business excellence strategies among the leading and progressive MNCs. Demand for certified professionals in these fields is tremendous in global market.

This course is prepared with a view to provide the complete learning of Lean management, which has its origin from Toyota Production System (TPS): Only one of its kinds of philosophy, processes, tools and techniques followed by Toyota to manufacture its cars.

Lean management is an essential part of lean thinking. It is all about customer focus, developing and maintaining systems and processes to provide value as defined by its customers.

Course materials include: 30 Video lectures, PDF files of lectures that can be downloaded, quizzes etc. The course contents are prepared by scholars, with more than 30 years of academic and industrial experience at leading MNCs. On an average, if a working adult devotes one hour per day, he or she would be able to complete this course within 15 to 20 days.

OTIFAS voluntarily follows the guidelines of ISO 17024, in order to benchmark our certification process at par with global standards. The certification process has also been accredited by the International Accreditation Organization (IAO), USA.

What are the requirements?

  • No mandatory requirements as such for undergoing this course, it is so systematically designed as any working adult would easily grab the concepts of Lean management.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course, you will be able to strategically implement the tools and techniques of Lean management.
  • This course provides the in depth learning of all the concepts, tools and techniques of Lean management such as: Value Stream Mapping, 7 wastes, 3Ms, Kaizen, Kanban, Poka Yoke, SMED, One piece flow, Line stoppage, Andon, Autonomation, JIT, JIDOKA etc.

Who is the target audience?

  • Business managers, entrepreneurs, quality consultants, doctors, research scholars, engineering and management students.
  • This is a must do course for those who have undergone six sigma green or black belt training.

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Section 1: Introduction to TPS and Lean management

To provide an understanding on historical perspective of Lean management and Toyota Production System (TPS)


This lecture is aimed to provide overview of the history, principles and benfits of Toyota Production System and today's Lean managment.

Concepts of wastes and Lean tools
10 questions

Introduction to TPS and Lean management

Section 2: Concept of waste elimination

This lecture provides the concept of value added, non value added and required non value added activities as described in TPS and Lean manufacturing.


Muri, Mura, and Muda famously known as 3Ms of waste, this lecture provides the clear understanding of 3M wastes and strategies to eliminate them.


In this lecture you will learn about the 7 wastes as described in TPS , which is to be eliminated first as part of Lean implementation at enterprise level.


Value Stream Mapping is one of the powerful tools of Lean. In this lecture you will understand the basics of VSM and how to develop a current state VSM and analyze the wastes.


Kaizen is Japanese word meaning continuous improvement, it is one of the tools of TPS and Lean management for systematically eliminating all forms of non value added activities and 3Ms.

10 questions

Concept of waste elimination

Section 3: Preparing enterprise for Lean

This lecture explains the basic structure of implementation of Lean management strategy, at enterprises. Lean strategy could be initiated detailed process level. By stabilizing, creating flow and level incrementally process by process.


Continuous flow is a concept linked with pull system, in this lecture you will learn the concepts and requirements of continuous flow and pull.


Kanban means signal. This lecture gives the introduction of the types of kanban, and key differences between pull and push concepts.


This lecture explains the system of Kanban using cards and calculation for kanban card size based on the customer demand.


This lecture discusses about takt time and future VSM. Takt is a tool used in Lean to understand the rate of customer demand so as to set the production in rhythm with the customer demand. Future state VSM helps you to conceptualize the desired state of a Lean industry.


Learn Heijunka in this lecture. Heijunka is a balance between build to order production and one piece flow production of Lean management.


Cellular layout is a major concept of Lean management. In this lecture learn about the cellular layout, how it helps the single piece of lean, benefits and prerequisites before being attempted to implement.

7 questions

Preparing Enterprise for Lean

Section 4: Consistent Lean enterprise culture 1
5S housekeeping 1
5S housekeeping 2
Cycle time reduction
Total productive maintenance
10 questions

Consistent Lean enterprise culture 1

Section 5: Consistent Lean enterprise culture 2
Problem solving toyota way
PDCA cycle of problem solving
JIDOKA and autonomation
Build a culture that stops to fix problems
4 questions

Consistent Lean enterprise culture 2

Section 6: Applying Lean philosophy across the enterprise
Minimizing line stoppage
Organising for Lean
Make technology fit with people
Developing exceptional people and partners
Lean implementation tactics
4 questions

Applying Lean philosophy across the enterprise

Section 7: Conclusion

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Instructor Biography

OTIFAS Six Sigma, Operational Excellence Training Institute

OTIFAS - acronym for Operational Excellence Training Institute is a leading personnel training and certification company, engaged in personal certification, industrial consultancy, product and process certifications. Consultants and faculties of OTIFAS have not less than 2 decades of experience in leading MNCs with distinctive blend Professionals from:

Indian Army/Air Force/MNC/IIT backgrounds

Decades of consultancy and corporate training experience.

Members of American Society of Quality (ASQ)

Why Us?

Training and certification programs by OTIFAS is purely application focused. The concepts of courses are made thorough to students through case studies, quizzes and exercises during the lecture sessions. We offer endless faculty support for live projects even after the training. Follows the guidelines of ISO 17024:2003 the general requirements for personnel certification bodies, in order to bench mark our certification process with international standards. Over and above our certification process has been accredited by International Accreditation Organization (IAO), USA.

Area of Expertise:

Training & Certification of Lean Six Sigma Methodologies i.e Basics of six sigma, Six Sigma Green Belt ,Six Sigma Black Belt based on American Society for Quality (ASQ) body of knowledge.

Training in Operational Research (OR) methodologies like linear programming, transportation model to optimize human as well as other scarce resources towards efficient utilization.

Training to analyze the verbal customer data, voice of customers (VOC) using Quality Function Deployment (QFD), Kano Model and other statistical tools like FACTOR analysis, Chi Square, CHAID methodologies for developing numeric specifications for process parameters and output quality measures.

Training of Statistical and basic Quality control and Improvement tools i.e. ISO 2859, 3952, Cause and Effect ,Pareto analysis, Histogram, check sheet, Scatter diagram and stratification.

Training of Problem Solving Methodologies i.e PDCA Plan, Do, Check & Act, Juran methodology, DMAIC approach.

Training of Lean concepts i.e. 5-S, ANDON, KAIZEN, KANBAN, HEIJUNKA, JIDOKA, SMED, POKA YOKE, VSM, 3Ms, 8 Lean wastages identification and elimination.

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