Lean Leaders at Ansen Corporation in Ogdensburg, March 2018.



"CITEC’s lean manufacturing knowledge and ability to support our requirements not only helped us to meet our immediate customer needs and grow our business but has provided us with a skill set that we are continuing to use to improve our business and maintain a competitive advantage moving forward."


Geoff Rondeau, General Manager
Allied Motion Technologies, Watertown, NY




Lean throughout.

Lean Leadership

This certification is for senior and mid-level management. Lean tools are not effective if they are not implemented throughout the entire organization, starting with management. Lean Leadership focuses on lean implementation, engaging all levels of stakeholders, measuring success, and accountablilty.

If your organization has a Lean culture, your leaders need to reinforce it every day.

Topics Covered

  • Lean Overview
  • Leadership Overview
  • Lean Leadership Paradigm
  • Five Lean Leadership Actions
  • Building and Sustaining Lean Culture
  • Gemba Walk
  • Hoshin Planning
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Visual Controls
  • Idea Generation
  • Adapting Lean Organizational Structure
  • Barriers to Change
  • Change Management
  • Communciation Plans
  • Resistance Management
  • Lean Sustainability


Each participant receives

  • Binder with all course presentation materials
  • Networking lunch at session close
  • Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions by David Mann


$1495 per person
$1395 if more than one person from a company

Usually seven weekly half-day workshops, but can be tailored to meet your needs.

A printable flyer is available here.

Steve Lockwood

A printable flyer about this program is available here.



CITEC is a not-for-profit business consulting organization driven by a mission to help the small- and medium-sized enterprises in northern New York to thrive. The depth of our consulting team's expertise and an unbeatable nationwide network of resources will deliver the impacts your business needs to grow strategically, improve profitability, and create the competitive advantages you need.

We have proven results. Our clients are surveyed by an independent third party upon project completion and have reported amazing impacts to their businesses because of our assistance. On average, working with CITEC provides a return of $71 for every $1 of project cost.


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