The Basics of Lean Management


This training is intended as a comprehensive introduction to the basics of Lean management. The essential contents and principles of Lean are explained, as well as the actual application—in the field of producing, as well as in the administrative field. This is possible because it is about the mindset for "Lean" thinking as well as some tools that are suitable for production and the office. In addition to theory, practical examples and transfer tasks also help to ensure that the course knowledge acquired is ready to apply.

What is a macrolearning?

Comprehensive soft skills training for in-depth personal development. Macrolearning is a classic elearning course with a completion time of approximately 50 minutes. As a particularly intensive form of digital development, macrolearning promotes soft skills and sharpens personal profiles. For a holistic learning journey, PINKTUM Macrolearnings can also be combined with suitable compact Microlearnings.


Target group

  • All employees who are involved in Lean processes and who (will) help shape them. Both in production and in administration.

  • In addition, this training is intended for managers who want to implement Lean and familiarize themselves with the basics or refresh basic knowledge and close gaps.

Learning objectives

  • Getting to know the characteristics of Lean management and it’s advantages

  • Knowing the seven types of waste, being able to identify and avoid them in the future

  • Achieving improvements in production and administration with the help of Lean techniques Value-stream mapping, 5S and problem-solving

  • Producing faster and more efficiently with the tools OEE, SMED and Poka Yoke

  • Internalizing and applying the PDCA cycle


Working in a customer-oriented manner
Wanting to learn
Taking a goal-oriented approach
Being open-minded
Adapting to change
Continuously optimizing

Authoring tool



Moderated video lectures
Animated illustrative videos
Transfer tasks
Interactive elements
Key messages
Knowledge Check
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