Workshops and Training

Lean Yellow Belt Workshop (10252)

Workshop Focus:

The yellow Belt workshop is aimed at individuals and organizations who want to develop a deeper understanding of Lean and its associated methodologies. This workshop provides participants with the knowledge required to fully participate in Lean events. At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamental Lean concepts, techniques and principles;
  • Describe how Lean thinking differs from traditional thinking;
  • Identify ten different types of waste;
  • Understand the concept of the flow of value to the customer / client;
  • Understand the differences between Flow and Batch processing;
  • Describe the utility of an enterprise Value Stream Mapping;
  • Describe common Lean tools used to support the Lean effort.

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is for

  • Change agents
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Continuous Improvement specialists
  • Quality professionals
  • Engineers
  • Business Improvement leaders

Topics include the following:

  • The Philosophy of Lean
  • 9 Types of Waste (Includes interactive brainstorming exercise)
  • Value Added Work vs. Incidental Work vs. Pure Waste
  • Fundamental 5 Lean Principles (Includes interactive simulation to reinforce Lean Principles)
  • Lean Tools – Sample list below:
    • Value Stream Mapping
    • 5S Workplace Organization
    • Visual Controls
    • Mistake Proofing
    • Kanban, Supermarkets
    • Flow Cells
    • Kaizen – Rapid Improvement Events
  • Define and select Value Streams for improvement
    • Creating Value Stream Charters
    • How to select a Value Stream Team
    • Determining success measures
  • Completing a Value Stream Map
    • Determine Service / Product Family
    • Current State Map
    • Future State Map
    • Implementation Plan
  • Conducting Kaizen, Rapid Improvement Events
    • Completing a Kaizen Charter
    • Selecting Kaizen Team
    • Determine measure of success
    • Methodology to conduct a Kaizen event
    • Report outs to sponsors and key stakeholders


To find out more, please contact Leen Al-Jaber at 613-230-6424 ext 112 or 


300-205 Catherine Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada
8:30AM - 4:15PM

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Price: $995.00

*convenience fee of 3.5% applies