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Art of Lean offers a variety of custom training options based upon your specific needs. Please choose from among the following types of options.

Standard training in areas such as Creating Level Pull, Achieving Basic Stability, Standardized Work, Kaizen, Job Instruction, A3 Thinking, Problem Solving and other topics are available. Please contact us in order to schedule either a one day training course or a more extensive Train the Trainer option. Contact us to discuss scheduling one of these sessions.

Art of Lean also offers more customized instruction and hands on problem solving sessions in all the topics mentioned above depending upon your needs. These customized options can either be taught as one week intensive workshops or long models requiring a couple of days per month over an extended period of time. Contact us to discuss this option.

All training and consulting work is directly provided by Art Smalley personally or in conjunction with one of his former Toyota colleagues.

Additionally you can also obtain instruction in either Creating Level Pull or Achieving Basic Stability by catching Art Smalley at one of his monthly training courses taught in conjunction with the Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI).


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