Management Works Dublin Lean Programme

In the current climate operational efficiency can mean the difference between survival and failure of your Business.
This is an opportunity to engage your team in a highly practical programme that is action-centred and requires each participant to deliver a lean improvement project within their business.


  • Develop a clear understanding of Lean business tools
  • Apply the tools necessary to enhance your company’s performance
  • Deliver a project that will have immediate impact on your company’s operational performance.

Who should attend
Senior Managers, including Owner Managers and Managing Directors, of Irish SMEs who want to maximise efficiencies and reduce waste in their operating systems, processes and workflows.

Course Programme
12-week focused business impact programme

5 practical one-day workshops
Learning is practical and dynamic with a strong emphasis on business impact.

8 half-day in-company mentored sessions working on the specifics of your business.
Adopting lean tools and techniques is an approach to business that’s being embraced by companies nationally and around the world.

Pre-Programme prepartion

  • Lean self-assessment
  • Project Charter
  • ETAC assist companies in the pre-programme requirements, set expectations and clarify the programme process.

5-day Training programme

  • Lean Thinking, Simulation, Process measurement, Value, Standard Work
  • Improvement Cycles (8-steps), Workplace organisation & visualisation
  • Lean Material Systems, Value Stream Mapping
  • Quick Changeovers, Kaizen events, Quality, Mistake-Proofing, Layout

8-half-day mentoring plan

  • Phase 1: Initial meeting
    • Meet owner / key managers in the company
  • Phase 2: Assemble project team
    • Prepare project business cases and involve Finance
  • Phase 3: (4 x half days) Deliver Project
    • Weekly reporting on project progress
  • Phase 4: Project Closure
    • Implement training, standardisation, monitoring & prevention.
  • Phase 5: (half day) Presentation
    • Complete assignment with a team presentation to the management team.