Lean 8 Wastes

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Includes full certification & Exams

The 8 Wastes is one of the foundations of Lean thinking because of its impact on wasteful practices. Waste is costly in terms of time and resources, so the identification and removal of waste can be of huge benefit in the workplace and at home.

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

Introduction to Lean 8 Wastes

Our online 8 Wastes training will teach you how to identify waste and how to remove it permanently. The course includes real-world examples of the 8 Wastes being used in business environments, interactive activities that will demonstrate how to apply your learning and quizzes to assess your knowledge. 

By the end of the course, you will gain a strong awareness of the benefits of the 8 Wastes and how they can be used to improve your business. The course includes a multiple-choice exam and you will receive internationally recognised certification upon successful completion.

What’s Covered in the Course?

During the course you will cover the following topics:
  • The 8 Wastes of Lean – known by the acronym DOWNTIME.
  • How to energise staff to understand the benefits of removal of the 7 Wastes.
  • How to identify and eliminate waste.
  • What a waste walk is, and how to do one.
  • The benefits of removing waste and potential savings.
  • How to identify the 7 or 8 Wastes in your own business.

What are the Benefits of the Lean 8 Wastes Training?

By implementing the 8 Wastes, you’ll be able to increase productivity, increase output without increasing costs and improve staff and customer satisfaction.



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Who is the Lean 8 Wastes Course for?

There are no prerequisites for taking this training course.

Our online 8 Wastes training can transform the efficiency of any environment, from the workplace to your home. The course will ideal for anyone interested in saving time, money, and improving communication.

About the FREE Lean 8 Wastes 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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