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Here you can view slides from your recent training plus download templates for use during your projects.


Further Learning

The Machine that Changed the World, Womack & Jones, 2007

ISBN: 978-1847370556

Description: A history of lean

The Gemba Academy is a third party commercial e-learning company who offer a certain amount of programmes free if you register and then a range of paid options. Here is the link to their site.


The Management Masterclass is my programme on Udemy - an e-learning platform. This course includes a number of large sections on Lean, but also covers other areas of management and leadership skills. You can watch the introduction for free and the full programme is currently discounted at $14:99 for the 19 hour set of lectures.


The Toyota Way, Liker, 2004

ISBN 978-0071392310

Description: Principles of lean

All I Need To Know About Manufacturing I learned in Joe’s Garage: World Class Manufacturing Made Simple, Miller, 1994

ASIN: B008WA9Q50

Description: A story that demonstrates the practical aspects of lean approaches

A useful list of a Top 10 lean books


Handbook of Lean Manufacturing in the Food Industry, Dudbridge, 2011

ISBN: 978-1405183673

Description: One of a very few industry specific lean manuals, used as part of a degree in food manufacturing at the National Centre of Food Manufacturing. Full disclosure - the author is a former colleague.

Mindtools - https://www.mindtools.com/community/index.php

Description: A useful website with a wide range of business tools - lots of free stuff - more for a subscription