Gemba Walk

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Includes full certification & Exams

A Gemba Walk is an essential practice in lean management, where leaders and managers go to the ‘real place’—the shop floor or where work happens—to observe processes firsthand. This approach enables leaders to see the actual working conditions, engage with employees, and make informed decisions to enhance workflow, productivity, and safety, thereby embedding a continuous improvement culture within the organization.

  • Certificate and Exam Included
  • Worldwide Recognised Qualification
  • Unlimited Lifetime Access
  • No Prerequisites

Introduction to Gemba Walk

This course defines what a Gemba Walk is and delves into the methodologies of conducting successful walks. Participants learn how to physically go to the work site, observe processes in their natural setting, and interact directly with frontline employees. The course also presents approaches to spot issues needing resolution, emphasizing practical learning. This hands-on approach equips managers and leaders with the skills to make informed decisions and drive continuous improvement directly from the source of value creation.

By participating, individuals learn to effectively observe and analyze real-time operations, fostering a deeper understanding of front-line challenges. This makes it valuable for anyone seeking to bridge the gap between management and operational staff, enhance communication, and drive a culture of continuous improvement and collaborative problem-solving within their organization.

What’s Covered in the Course?

  • Define the term Gemba Walk.
  • Describe how to conduct a successful walk.
  • Show an approach used to identify issues that need to be solved.

What are the Benefits of the Gemba Walk Training?

Gemba Walks offer significant benefits, including real-time insight into operational processes and direct engagement with frontline employees. This hands-on approach allows leaders to identify inefficiencies and areas for improvement at the source. By observing processes where they happen, management can make more informed decisions, leading to enhanced productivity and workflow. Additionally, Gemba Walks foster open communication and a culture of continuous improvement, bridging the gap between management and employees, and encouraging a collaborative environment for problem-solving and innovation.



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Who is the Gemba Walk Course for?

The Gemba Walk Course is tailored for managers, team leaders, and supervisors across various industries, particularly those in manufacturing, healthcare, and service sectors. It’s highly beneficial for professionals responsible for process improvement, operational efficiency, and employee engagement. The course is also ideal for lean management practitioners and those interested in hands-on approaches to problem-solving and decision-making.

About the FREE Gemba Walk Exam

All Learning Lean training courses include FREE certification exams. These exams ensure that your qualification is a true test of your knowledge and can stand scrutiny. To ensure you pass we provide the following as part of our course fees:

  • Unlimited Retakes
  • Certificate Provided Upon Completion
  • Designed by Master Black Belts
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Open Book
  • No Time Limit


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