Prepare for the Lean Bronze Certification Bronze-level exam, take the exam electronically – with immediate results – and review your Bronze Portfolio all in one trip!
The Lean Bronze Certification and Portfolio Review Program is an opportunity to incorporate a solid foundation of training and validation of knowledge and experience for your Lean Journey. Prepare for and take the Bronze Level exam followed by a full-day review of your portfolio all in the same package! Sponsored by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Association for Manufacturing Engineers (AME), The Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence, and ASQ, Lean Certification standardizes practices within organizations, regardless of size or industry.
The first day and a half of this focused, instructor-led review session, prepares candidates for the Lean Certification Bronze-level exam. A combination of concept presentations, practice exams, worksheets development and discussion, and group question review is highlighted. Topics covered in the exam are reviewed by authorized lean facilitators to help prepare you to take the Bronze-level Lean Certification exam which will be delivered electronically in the afternoon of the second day. Participants will know whether they passed the exam right away. The third day will be devoted to reviewing and revising your portfolio of Lean projects.
PLEASE NOTE: You must bring a laptop computer or tablet to take the exam (included in the price of the course).
PLEASE NOTE: You should bring the entire Bronze Portfolio completed electronically including your education, your five projects, and your reflection for this work on the third day.
Targeted at companies on lean journeys, and to lean champions and practitioners charged with facilitating those lean transformations, this event is geared for those who are preparing for Lean Bronze certification.
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Individuals looking to achieve their Lean Certification should attend this training. This course is specific to studying and preparing for the Bronze-level certification exam.
Study materials for the review are comprised of four books that are included in the Lean Bronze Certification Package, only available directly at SME's bookstore. Attendees must purchase and read these materials prior to the review. You should have at least foundational lean knowledge and competency. The Bronze-level exam is the starting point for obtaining certification and is a requirement for all levels of Lean Certification. Please bring your materials for use during this review course.