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code: LEANIT-F

IT organizations are constantly seeking new ways to improve customer satisfaction, service quality and value for the business. Lean IT is applied to transform your IT organization to a customer-focused, efficient and transparent IT organization that can deliver sustainable results to the business. The Lean IT Foundation training covers all elements to introduce you to Lean IT. After completion of the training, you will be able to participate effectively in a Lean IT transformation program.

The Lean IT Foundation Training is two days. During the training, you will learn the fundamentals of Lean and how to apply Lean in an IT domain. In the training you will practice with exercises to build hands-on skills. The training will introduce you to the softer aspects of Lean IT like change approaches and how to change people's behavior and attitude. All the exercises are related to ICT, but no technical IT knowledge is required. This course is delivered using an exciting case study designed to further enhance the candidates understanding of Lean IT. Students who have attended this course are prepared to successfully take the associated Lean IT Foundation certification exam which is a requirement for attending any of the further Lean courses available in this track.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts behind Lean and how Lean can be applied in IT
  • Analyze customer value and translate the voice of the customer to processes
  • Understand Lean concepts as customer value, value streams, flow, pull, perfection
  • Diagnose and improve processes with value stream mapping
  • Problem solving with the Kaizen approach
  • Work with the DMAIC improvement cycle
  • Designate improvement activities that improve process results
  • Understand what behaviors & attitudes are essential within Lean organizations
  • Prepare the student to take the Lean IT Foundation Certification exam

Conspect Show list

    • Introduction
    • The history of Lean
    • The key elements of Lean
    • The concept of Waste, Variability and Inflexibility
    • The five dimensions of Lean IT
    • Customer Value
    • Voice of the Customer
    • Value-add and non-value-add work
    • Critical-to-quality tree
    • Value streams in IT
    • Cost of Poor Quality
    • The concept of a process
    • SIPOC diagramming
    • Creating a Value Stream Map
    • Analyzing a Value Stream Map
    • What is performance?
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Operational Process Efficiency
    • Skills and Knowledge matrix
    • Organizational structure and customer focus
    • Performance Dialogue
    • Visible Management
    • Day Start and Week board
    • Structured Problem Solving
    • KAIZEN approach
    • Lean Leadership & Behavior
    • Organizational Change
    • Change Story
    • Sample Exam
    • How to prepare for the exam Check Out
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Additional information


There are no pre-requisites for this course, although a basic knowledge of IT concepts will be helpful.

Difficulty level
Duration 2 days

About the Examination:

  • The EXAM tests for the new style LITA (LEAN IT Association) 2015 Foundation Certificate.
  • The exam is closed book with forty (40)multiple choice questions.
  • The pass score is 65% (26 out of 40)
  • The exam lasts 90 minutes. The exam can be taken in two formats: Paper based or Online.

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The training prepares you for an optional Optional Certification Exam.

During the training: the exam in this form is given the last day of training in the training room under the supervision of the trainer.

Online at home: the exam in this form is delivered on your own computer anywhere after prior verification of its required configuration, among others. Internet access, webcam, microphone. The examination is conducted under the supervision of a remote proctor and can be completed within 3 months of the completion of the training.

Pearson VUE: This exam is delivered through Pearson VUE authorized testing centers across the country. When you purchase a voucher for the exam in this form you can complete it within 1 year of the end of the training.



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