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Pre-order this course and join the thousands from across Canada who attended Lean training with Alpen Path Solutions Inc. since 2015. The course curriculum is subject to change as we finalize the online content. Thanks for your support!

  • Short videos, quizzes, downloads, proposed reading and an optional work-based observation exercise

  • Learn about the 'hidden obvious'. Engage in observation exercises.

  • Explore the important difference between observation and judgement

  • 4 types of observation at the Gemba!

  • Introduction to Lean is a prerequisite

  • Each registration provides access for a full year!

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course basics

    • Before you start

    • Overview of the course

  • 2

    Shared meanings

    • Shared meanings in a Lean culture that goes to the Gemba

    • Judgement vs Observation quiz

  • 3

    The practice of observation at Toyota

    • The practice of observation at Toyota

  • 4

    Expanding awareness to improve observation

    • Expanding awareness to improve observation

  • 5

    New practices for ethnography, at the Gemba

    • New practices for ethnography, at the Gemba

    • Spaghetti diagram

    • New practices for ethnography quiz

  • 6

    4 types of observation at the Gemba

    • Standard work and 2 types of improvement

    • Standard Work Instructions

    • Standard work and improvement quiz

    • Auto-ethnography - iGemba

    • Organizational ethnography - observing value for client

    • Organizational ethnography - Team Gemba

    • Organizational ethnography quiz

    • Organizational ethnography - Management Gemba walk

    • Leader standard work

    • Observation notes at the Gemba

    • Gemba walk quiz

  • 7

    Reading

    • Gemba reading

  • 8

    Work-based assignment

    • Work-based assignment_Gemba