Lean Essentials for Technology Leaders and Teams

Learn how Lean principles can transform all aspects of IT, including application development, deployment, security, networks, and infrastructure. An efficient and effective IT team is vital to help you deliver customer value, innovate, and maintain a competitive edge. Our Lean Essentials for Technology Leaders and Teams course produces leaders and teams with practical skills that can be applied to create sustainable change in any organization.

This interactive course builds on the ideas introduced in the book "The Lean IT Field Guide: A Roadmap for Your Transformation," illustrating how to develop problem-solving behaviors in frontline employees while turning managers into coaches. The book's co-authors, Michael Orzen and Thomas Paider, partnered with to create a comprehensive training platform that can help you take your organization to the next level.

    This course is designed to help your organization become the next success story in applying the principles of Lean IT. The road starts by understanding how Lean IT fits in the world of IT process improvement and project management methodologies, including Agile and DevOps, while also learning more about problem-solving.

    From there, you'll be guided through an interactive journey featuring quizzes, practice exercises, and videos from leading Lean IT experts Michael Orzen and Thomas Paider. The course outline covers the following topics in depth: purpose, process, people, problem-solving tools, and leadership principles.

    This overview is targeted for IT executives, team members, managers, supervisors and other individuals looking to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their department through Lean principles.

    Online training is ideal if you have limitations on your time, travel, and budget. Our courses provide you with content-on-demand, which means you can set your own schedule, progress at your own speed, and review and re-enter sessions whenever you wish. It's flexible, practice-based, and accessible whenever and wherever you need it.

  • Blended learning model results in greater training effectiveness
  • Multi-dimensional delivery combines text, animations, audio narration, and experiential simulation
  • Modular structure contributes to cost effectiveness: Only pay for what you need based on the needs of your people
  • The following are system requirements for MoreSteam eLearning:

    • The latest version of the following browsers:

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    • Display Properties Setting: Minimum 1024 x 768 screen resolution.
    • Audio: Optional audio in course.
    • Disable any pop-up blocker while in the course content.
    • Microsoft 365®
    • Note: Courses supporting Minitab® or JMP® contain Microsoft Excel® templates for the template tools not provided in those software packages.

      Additional system requirements for Minitab and JMP courses include:

      • Macro Security: Microsoft Excel macro security must be set to medium or lower.
      • Toolpaks: The Microsoft Excel Analysis Toolpak and Analysis Toolpak VBA must be installed.

Common Questions

When can I begin the course?

With e-Learning, you can start at any time after purchase. You do not have to wait for other students to fill a class or have to attend an instructor-led "kickoff" event. All the materials and instructions are online, and you can complete the course at your own pace.

Are there prerequisites to this course?


Do you offer pricing discounts for groups of trainees and deployments?

Of course! Many of our larger customers send tens to hundreds of employees through this training. Please contact us directly to discuss your specific needs.