Lean Specialist Body of Knowledge

The AIGPE Lean Specialist Body of Knowledge is a combination of a wide variety of Lean concepts, tools, and techniques. This Body of Knowledge is universal, practically driven, and represents core competencies needed by a Lean Certified professional.

This Certification Program is CPD Accredited.

AIGPE Body of Knowledge for Lean Specialists
  • What is Lean?
  • Lean in Service
  • Comparison of Lean, Six Sigma, and Theory of Constraints (TOC)
  • Sakichi Toyoda
  • Henry Ford
  • Taichi Ohno
  • What is TPS?
  • The TPS House
  • Ohno's Journey
  • The Toyota Way
  • What is Poka-Yoke?
  • Why Poka-Yoke?
  • When Poka-Yoke?
  • Real-Life Example of Poka-Yoke
  • What is Value?
  • What is Value Stream?
  • What is 5S?
  • A 5S Project in Service Industry
  • What is Waste?
  • What are 8 Wastes?
  • What is DOWNTIME?
  • What is Jidoka (Autonomation)?
  • Real-Life Example of Jidoka
  • Introduction to JIT
  • Origin Story of JIT
  • Steps to Implement JIT
  • Case Studies of JIT
  • What is Kaizen?
  • History of Kaizen?
  • Examples of Kaizen
  • Kaizen Benefits
  • Introduction Genchi Genbutsu
  • Genchi Genbutsu: A Simple yet a Powerful Tool - Case Study
  • Steps to Implement Genchi Genbutsu
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