Lean Leadership Training Course

A two-day thought-provoking lean leadership training course suitable for senior executives/managers focused on sustainable lean transformation of their business.

What you will learn

At the conclusion of the training course each delegate will have:

  • An appreciation of the lean tools available to their business
  • The ability to recognise ‘waste’ and non-value added activities throughout their organisation
  • An understanding of how to generate diagnostic value stream maps of their own processes
  • An appreciation of the role Standard Work plays in an organisation
  • An effective lean management system for re-enforcing the lean message on a daily basis
  • An understanding of the lean tools and techniques to create and then sustain a lean culture

Course Content

  • Introduction to Lean – What is it all lean management all about?
  • Definitions – Jargon Busting
  • What benefits can we realistically expect from a company wide lean programme?

People – “Winning the Hearts and Minds”

This module of the lean leadership training course uses practical sessions where group discussion, role play and debate are used to bring clarity to lean transformation by exploring the role of the lean leader. How can a manager create a lean environment from disorder and chaos?

  • Role Models
  • Responsibility, Accountability and Ownership
  • How to bring about a lean environment by effective communication
  • MBWA, Gemba and Sensei Walks
  • How to build a lean culture by utilising self-managing, empowered teams
  • Sustainable Problem Solving Techniques
  • Initiating Kaizen and Kaizen Blitz activities – making it work for your business
  • Breaking down functional barriers and ‘silo’ management structures
  • Managing objections and practising ‘respectful’ management
  • Getting the ‘cynics’ on board the programme
  • Knowing where to start

Cost: £595 plus vat per delegate. This is a non-residential training course. This course can be delivered in-house if required.

For further information contact Aster Training on 01296 720281 for a Free Consultation to discuss your training requirements. Cost is exclusive of VAT, which is chargeable at the current rate. Prices are correct at the time of publishing, but may be varied in line with market conditions from time to time.

Our Reviews

Eye Opening

Review by Jamie Lintern, Millbrook Healthcare

"Very much enjoyed the course, found it eye opening and useful to my role."

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Customer Reviews

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Eye Opening

Review by Jamie Lintern, Millbrook Healthcare

"Very much enjoyed the course, found it eye opening and useful to my role."

I left with a positive outlook

Review by Barry Smalley, Ops Manager, Millbrook

"I started with a negative idea of 'lean' but left with a positive outlook."

Very helpful

Review by Graeme Warren, Logistics Supervisor

"Trainer had knowledge of our business which was very helpful."


Review by Rachel Thornton, General Manager

"Course was interactive and relevant to our area."


Review by Matt Saunders, Operations

"10/10 Presentation from Paul."

Enjoyable Course

Review by Jon Lambert, Ops Manager, Millbrook Healthcare

"Enjoyable Course with knowledgeable Trainer."

Good Trainer

Review by G Burnham, Millbrook Healthcare

"Good Trainer, very friendly"


Review by Louis Lovell, Ops Manager, Millbrook Healthcare

"Relatable and relevant Information."

Work Smarter Not Harder

Review by Mike Teaney, Ops Manager, Millbrook Healthcare

"Has given me the tools and insight to help drive a 'work smart not Hard' ethos within our facilities."

Very Relevant

Review by Karen Fletcher-Buchanan, Millbrook H/C

"I have attended a lean course in the past, however I found this course more applicable to my organisation and very relevant. I feel I will be able to use the skills learnt."