Lean Manufacturing Champion

Learn to cut waste and cost out of your process while earning a certification as a Lean Champion. With our hands-on Active Learning Model, you will acquire skills in the disciplines of Lean Manufacturing while developing improvement plans for your organization.


  • Facilitated Kaizen Event – Develop a clearer understanding of your own processes along with an improvement plan hosted at your facility.
  • Training and Application – Get 96 hours of training and practical application (valued at $4,170 per person).
  • Six College Credits – Participants in the Lean Champion program have the option to earn up to six college credits for completing the program.
  • Lean Champion Certification – Upon successful completion of the program, participants will earn a Lean Champion Certification from Northwestern Michigan College.


On-site Facilitated Topics

  • Lean Manufacturing Simulation
  • Team Charter / A3 / PDCA
  • Value Stream Mapping Basics Current State
  • Lean Metrics
  • 5S Workplace Organization
  • Cellular Flow
  • Kanban and Pull Systems
  • Standard Work and PokaYoke
  • Quick Changeover
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Value Stream Mapping Advanced Future State
  • Cell Metrics
  • Hoshin Planning and Culture Change
  • Facilitation Skills

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Vicki Rumbach
NMC Training & Research
(231) 995-2218

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