Lean Bronze Review Course and Exam


ACCREDITED BY:  The Lean Alliance – SME | Shingo Institute | AME
DURATION: Two Days Review with 3rd day Certification Exam (optional)
COST: $999.00, Exam fee is separate and paid directly to the SME minimum two weeks prior to exam
LOCATION: Park Building, 355 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (subject to change)
UPCOMING DATES: September 13-14 Test Prep, September 15 Exam

Lean Bronze Review Course Description:

One of the best ways to begin your lean journey is to attend this collaborative, two-day review program. The instructor-led program gives you an excellent foundation for completing the full certification program. The interactive, group review of tactical lean principles helps solidify your understanding of the Body of Knowledge (PDF) and key lean concepts, while helping you prepare for the exam. In addition, you will gain a better understanding of the Portfolio requirements.
The Results: you will be better prepared and more focused on what you need to succeed at Lean!


Lean Alliance SME AME Shingo Institute
Advanced Process Optimization is Partner to the Lean Alliance

The Lean Bronze Certification is backed by the alliance of the Society for Manufacturing Engineers (SME®), Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME®), and the Shingo Institute. If you are a Lean practitioner, starting your Lean journey, developing your Team, and/or a company that needs to conduct a Lean Transformation, then the Lean Bronze certification is a must. Understanding and being able to facilitate the Lean Bronze body of knowledge through tactical kaizen events will not only improve your knowledge of the process, but will continually bring value back to the organization. So if you are a business leader developing your Team or an individual developing yourself, you cannot go wrong by supercharging your process improvement skills with the authentic Lean Bronze certification offered by Advanced Process Optimization – an international re-seller to the Lean Alliance.

Solidify your Lean knowledge with these activities:
• Review of the Body of Knowledge (PDF)
• Practice exercises
• Sample test questions
• Group discussions
• Review of Core Reference Material
• Clear direction on the Lean Bronze Certification portfolio requirements
• You can also sign up to take the Lean Bronze Certification exam on day three for an additional fee. Certification and proxy fee payable through Advanced Process Optimization, Inc. at checkout at an additional cost

Lean Bronze Review Course STUDY MATERIALS:

Reviewing these materials prior to attending this program is required.
Study materials for the review comprise of four books that are known as the Lean Bronze Certification Package which is available through the SME. Attendees must purchase and read these materials prior to the review. Please bring your materials for use during the review and for when you take the open-book exam.

The Lean Bronze Certification Package consists of:
• Gemba Kaizen: A Commonsense Approach to a Continuous Improvement Strategy Second Edition
• Lean Production Simplified: Plain-Language Guide to the World’s Most Powerful Production System
• Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation
• Learning to See: Value Stream Mapping to Create Value and Eliminate MUDA

Lean Bronze Review Course TERMS:

Course fees include light refreshments and all course materials excluding the Lean Bronze Exam and Book PackageThe exam fee is separate and paid directly to the SME at least two weeks prior to the exam. If you should need to cancel your registration or re-schedule, a minimum of two weeks’ notice is required otherwise all course fees will be forfeited.