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We Help Operations Managers to Conceive and Actualize Their Industrial Visions Based on the Lean Manufacturing Culture

Lean Training - The Proximity Manager

How to strengthen your middle management



  • Allowing the Gemba managers (workshop mastery) to manage performance in terms of Safety, Quality, Cost, Deadline, Motivation and Environment just as one’s own Workforce, Machine, Material, Method, Measure, Environment processes.  
  • Lead the Continuous Improvement daily
  • Determine the means to use:
  • Check-list
  • Auditing
  • Indicator
  • Agenda-type
  • Lead the daily improvement


Executive Management, Human Resources Manager, Service Manager, Production Manager, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Lean Manager

Date & Duration

Date :


Duration :

3 days

Locations & Fees


According to the area visited

Fee :

€1540 excluding VAT (Breaks, lunches and informational documentation included)



Detailed training program

Day 1

  • Recognize Manager’s Lean behavior
  • Recognize the principle missions of a Lean Manager
  • Practical exercises:
    • Behavior on the Gemba
    • Define one’s training
    • Be a good trainer
    • Training plan

Day 2

  • Factory visit
  • Elimination of the MUDA (work in groups)
  • Improvement of the activities (work in groups)
  • Axium Performance® return on experiences: examples of implementation
  • Individual projects and exchanges
  • Assimilation Quiz
  • Issuance of certificates
  • Session closure

Day 3

  • Interface between SQCDME and TBI (Training at Brief Intervals)
  • Definition of TBI
  • Standard agenda (practical exercise)
  • TBI team, the rules
  • Costruct the TBI team
  • Practical exercise
  • The TBI schedule, team, daily, weekly
  • Assimilation Quiz
  • Issuance of certificates
  • Session closure

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Sessions held in foreign language only in intra.

Reviews by some of our participants

Thierry D, Movement Manager, HEPPNER.
« What interested me the most: the behavior of the manager, the establishment of a planning manager and team… I will be better able to better organize my actions ».

Mr G, Workshop manager, ZURFLUH FELLER – SOMFY.
« Two concrete means for my team to advance ».