Introduction To Lean

An interactive learning experience, with case studies and small group discussions, that will provide those new to Lean with a solid introduction to the fundamental principles and basic tools of Lean.

Facilitated by experienced Lean coaches, this training will develop your Lean thinking and skills to a level where you can start actually implementing your new-found knowledge straight away.

What Makes Our Program Unique?

  • Select courses are certified by The Graduate School of Business making it all that more impressive on your CV.
  • As a member of the Lean Global Network, our training is informed by the world’s leading Lean thinkers – so you know your learning will be at the cutting edge of Lean thinking globally.
  • We equip you with a holistic set of skills to affect real change at all levels of the your Organisation – we focus on more than “just” the lean tools and the quick fixes!
  • Our courses are interactive, practical and easily applicable to any workplace.
12-13 March 2024
14-15 March 2024
“This course has empowered me to see the operations and our issues at a glance. This is a critical cog in creating a culture of continuous improvement."

Who Should Attend?

Any individual or team, wanting to see and be involved in real change and improvement in the workplace.

What Will The Training Cover?

  • What is Lean + 5 Lean Principles
  • Customer Value and the 8 Wastes
  • Improving Flow
  • Introduction to Basic Lean Toolkit incl (Value Stream mapping)
  • Takt Time, Work Balance, Standard Work, 5s Workplace Organisation, Visual Management

Course Structure

Delivered through structured facilitated sessions that include group activities and case studies enabling you to apply your learnings to real-life scenarios.


Samantha Allen

Samantha Allen has extensive experience in a variety of industries within both the public and private sectors.

She has led the design and implementation of effective Lean programs in both the UK and SA, that ensure institutionalization of process improvement and Organizational change. Samantha has a passion for training and skills development and holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and is a Prince 2 Project Practitioner.

Tshepo Thobejane

Tshepo Thobejane has implemented Lean Thinking and Practice to achieve operational improvement through the use of process improvement methods throughout his career as an Industrial Engineer.

He has work in a diverse range of industry sectors includes – manufacturing, management consulting, logistics, supply chain, banking and public healthcare. He is convinced that Lean Thinking can be a lifestyle and is applicable absolutely everywhere.


GSB Campus
12-13 March 2024



14-15 March 2024


Kindly note that a maximum of 10 delegates per order may be registered. To register more than 10 delegates, create a new order or contact us for assistance. Please note that prices exclude VAT.
Get in touch with us should you require a quote or assistance with a manual registration.

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