Lean Tools in the Lab Part 2 - Lean Tools

Online Course - 1.5 hours

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 second installment of Lean Lab series will go into greater detail on how Lean Principles define waste, how to establish Takt time, and ways to determine if your lab is running most efficiently. These are all key factors to helping your team to identify ways to avoid wasteful steps in their daily activities.

Key Session Topics:

  • Cell/Standard Work
  • Pull/Kanban
  • Set-up Reduction
  • Kaizen Events
  • TPM (Total Production Maintenance)
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • 5S



  • 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 13, 2020, 10 a.m. - May 13, 2020, 11:30 a.m.