After successfully completing the EXIN Lean IT Foundation exam, a candidate will be familiar with the principles of the Lean philosophy and in particular with the application of this philosophy within an IT environment. Specifically, the candidate should understand:

  • The principles underlying the Lean philosophy
  • The importance of understanding and delivering customer value
  • The way Lean looks at processes and the waste within them
  • How to measure performance and the key determinants of performance
  • What the organizational requirements are when implementing Lean, including the use of visual management tools
  • Which behavior and attitude is necessary for Lean to be successful within an IT organization
  • The DMAIC problem-solving model
  • How these Lean principles can be applied within an IT organization

EXIN Lean IT Foundation helps IT organizations to ensure that they provide their customers with the best possible services. Through understanding customer value, the processes that deliver this value, the way to manage performance, the way to organize and the required attitude and behavior, IT organizations are helped to develop a continuous improvement mindset. Lean IT is complementary to all other best practice methods. The purpose of EXIN Lean IT Foundation is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of Lean IT to support a Lean initiative within an IT organization.

Skills Covered

  • Introduction of Lean
  • Customer
  • Process
  • Performance
  • Lean Organization
  • Behavior & Attitude
  • Problem Solving / Kaizen

Who Should Attend

Any manager or specialist working in an IT organization can benefit from the insights provided by the qualification.

Course Curriculum


  • Successful completion of the EXIN Lean IT Foundation exam.

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