Lean Tools in the Lab Part 1- Overview

Online Course - 1 hour

Course Overview:

Implementing Lean in the Laboratory covers the origins of Lean as well as its main principles applied into manufacturing or laboratory settings.  By applying Lean tools the company can reap the benefits of lower costs and labor efficiency. Participants will learn more about several Lean tools that can be applied; Value Stream Mapping, 5S (Sort, Set-up, Shine, Standardize, Sustain), Cell/Standard Work, Pull/Kanban, and Set-up Reductions.  

The first installment of this series will include an introduction to the Lean Journey for your laboratory. Lean how to specify value, identify the value stream, and tips to eliminate waste!


Part 1 Key Session Topics:

  • Introduction
  • Why the drive for efficiency?
  • Lean in the Laboratory What is Lean?
  • Tools of Lean Manufacturing
  • Application of Tools to the Laboratory



  • Gain insight and best practice advice and tips


Certificate of Attendance

  • All registered attendees receive a certificate of attendance


Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for anybody within the laboratory that would like to learn how to practice the efficient tools of Lean principles. 

Join us for the other parts in this series for a comprehensive Lean in the Lab learning experience!


Location: Live Webinar

Date: May 12, 2020, 10 a.m. - May 12, 2020, 11 a.m.