Lean 101 / Buzz

Lean 101 is an introductory course for your business workforce overviewing the processes and practices that are known as Lean Tools. This class includes an interactive hands-on simulation designed to convey Lean concepts and benefits in an appealing, informative, and entertaining format. Participants acquire a foundational understanding of Lean and are trained to begin using basic Lean tools and processes to effect transformation in your business immediately.


This one day course introduces the key concepts of Lean Manufacturing including Waste reduction, as well as introducing 12 basic tools to address waste through slides and an interactive simulation. These are all briefly introduced in the lean 101 teaching session and then applied in the simulation exercise that is fun and engaging using Buzz Electronics or Legos.

  • 5s
  • Visual controls
  • Plant Layout
  • Standardized Work
  • Batch Size Reduction
  • Cross Functional Teams
  • Quality at the Source
  • Point of Use Storage (POUS)
  • Quick Changeover/ Single-minute exchange of die (SMED)
  • Pull Systems/Kanban
  • Cellular Flow
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

    By submitting the following form your local District Manager will reach out to you to answer all of your questions.

    Reach Out To Learn More!