Introduction to Lean

Building blocks to help your organization engage with lean process improvements.

Introductory lean programs help organizations develop an understanding and appreciation of continuous lean process improvement. Introductory training programs can be provided on-site at your facility, at a third-party location or at one of the DMACC campuses.

Introductory Lean programs include:

Success Stories

"After attending Lean 101, our dock manager immediately changed his floor and began talking to his guys about how they could be more efficient on the dock. He brought me a list of changes he thought we should implement. Thanks!" 
- Dennis Horrigan, Capital City Fruit

"DBR consultants provided an outstanding 4 day training that was customized for our staff. While I selected the group members for specific reasons, their facilitation abilities brought out the best in each of them."
- Frank Dunn, Executive Vice President, Tidewater Community College

"DBR workplacelean facilitators trained a cross-departmental group in "Process Mapping Basics". Processes from admissions to payroll were improved, yielding significant time-savings as well as some cost-savings. Thanks to our new lean knowledge, our staff continues to see process improvement opportunities. Staff are also more proactive in thinking about how changes will affect others within the college." Read More
- Sharon Grice, Cornell College, Director of Admission Operations