Lean Leadership

Course Summary

This training looks at how leaders need to react and perform to ensure all Lean tools and techniques are not just installed but maintained by all team members to maximise the benefits to all.

Course Content

  • Characteristics of an Effective Lean Leader – Integrity
  • Being Customer Focussed
  • Challenging the Status Quo
  • Walking the Talk
  • Being a Champion of Excellence
  • Promoting Tough Standards
  • Delivering Teamwork
  • Motivate for Empowerment
  • Characteristics of an Ineffective Lean Leaders – Mistrust
  • Making Poor Decisions
  • Disrespect for Others
  • Lack of managerial Courage
  • Poor Communicator
  • Violates Commitments
  • Failure to Complete Work
  • Inflexibility
  • Content with Current Performance Levels
  • Lack of Vision
  • Problems with Direct Reports
  • Sapp – The Definition
  • Zapp – The Definition
  • Effects of Sapping
  • Effects of Zapping
  • What Effective Leaders Must Give
  • What is Empowerment?
  • The Leaders Role in Zapping the Team
  • The Job Advert Exercise
  • Definition of the Lean Leader

Teaching and Assessment

This course combines group discussions and practical exercises. Candidates will receive a certificate upon completion of the course.

Entry Requirements

There are no set entry requirements for this course although a good command of the English language is essential.
Ways to Study
This course is usually delivered in-company and can be delivered both in-house or public for multi sector audiences
Book your Place
To book a place please click here or call us on 01495 774433

Course Particulars

Duration: 1 day
Maximum Places: 12

Discount available

Book more than one person on a Lean Awareness training course and the 2nd and subsequent delegates attending the same course on the same date, will get a 5% discount off the published course price.

Talk to us about this course

If you want to know more about Communicate with Impact or its suitability for you or a colleague call us on:
01495 774433
You may well be able to speak directly to one of our trainers. If not, one of them will call you within 24 hours.


The workshop will take place at Maxim Business Solutions. Suite 13, Pontcychan House, Abersychan, Pontypool, Torfaen. NP4 7BA


Our training days begin at 9.30 am and end at between 5.00 to 5.30pm depending on the content of the day.
The price includes all training materials, documents, refreshments and lunch.