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Introduction to Lean Thinking

  • The Barnabas Center 1303 Jasmine Street, Suite 101 Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 United States (map)


LeanJax will offer its’ Introduction to Lean Thinking course at The Barnabas Center Nassau on April 10, 2019 from 9:00-4:00 pm. This training is free to all LeanJax members and the content is tailored toward transactional services. Introduction to Lean Thinking is the first course of the five required for LeanJax’s Facilitation certification track, which also includes Introduction to Value Stream Mapping, A3 Problem Solving, and Introduction to Lean Facilitation I and II.

Introduction to Lean Thinking Course Outline

  1. Course Introduction; Icebreaker

  2. What is Lean Thinking? Why Lean Thinking?

  3. Lean Thinking in Service/Transactional Industries

  4. Three Categories of Work and the 8 Wastes (Hands-on Exercise)

  5. The Lean Operating System

  6. The Lean Fundamentals (Strategy Deployment, Lean Charter, Value Stream Mapping, DMAIC, A3, Standard Work)

  7. Standard Pig Exercise

  8. Change Management & Lean Culture

  9. Call to Action/Homework Assignment

  10. Course Summary; Plus/Delta


Please send an email to or call James Bussell at 904-742-2547 to register for this course, to request on-site training and for all membership questions. This course is free to all Lean-Jax members and $150 for non-members. Please register by April 7, 2019 to reserve your spot. We look forward to seeing you there!

Earlier Event: March 7
Pilot Pen Lean Leader Meeting
Later Event: April 12
Intro to Lean Facilitation Part I