Practitioner membership

About the LCS community

The LCS Community is a place where lean practitioners can come together to communicate ideas, debate issues, find information and solve problems. It encourages ‘peer-to-peer’ learning – that is, when everyone can be both a teacher and a learner – by promoting collaboration, networking, discussion and information sharing, leveraging the collective knowledge and experience of the community. It also provides comprehensive information on organisational and personal lean training system qualifications.

Benefits of becoming a practitioner member

Here are some of the benefits of becoming an LCS practitioner member.

  • Special access to resources and information which allows you to develop your learning and practice in lean.
  • Join in or initiate discussions via our online forum. Solve problems, share research, collaborate with like-minded practitioners and connect or network in private groups.
  • Promote your lean credentials to the community through your online profile.

Resources available

Practitioners have access to a wide range of lean-related resources including videos, articles, downloads, training materials, reports and guides as well as our online forum. Log in to your account or register as a practitioner member to see the LCS resources available, or find out more using the link below.

Becoming a member

There are two types of Memberships within the LCS Community, LCS Practitioner Membership and Guest Membership.

LCS Practitioner Membership


  • Access teaching guides and material.
  • Contribute articles on current issues or debates.
  • Organise and communicate special events for members.
  • Promote your lean credentials to the community.
  • Participate in and share results of LCS sponsored research.
  • Join or initiate discussion on forum topics.
  • Collaborate with likeminded practitioners.
  • Connect and network in private groups.
  • Keep up to date with developments via the LCS newsletter.

LCS Guest Membership


  • Get summaries of reports and articles.
  • Receive LCS newsletters.
  • Access providers of LCS aligned training.
  • Learn about lean events you may wish to attend.
  • Stay in the loop with the latest LCS related news and developments.

Have a question?
Get in touch

There is probably lots of information you’d still like to know. If you have more questions, get in touch and we’d be happy to answer them.

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