This is a 15 week course that takes the Lean Concepts covered in OPMT 1710 – Lean Concepts for Business and focuses on their effective application. The course completes the Lean body of knowledge and prepares the student to write the ASQ/AME/Shingo Institute/SME Lean Bronze Certification Exam. Lean is not just about the tools. To successfully implement lean there needs to be Respect for People. A Lean Environment is a Team Environment. In addition to learning more about the application of the Lean Tools, the student will learn leadership skills that will help engage the people and optimize the implementation of lean in their organization. Prerequisite, OPMT 1710 – Lean Concepts for Business.