Events

In-person and virtual training events

Ampli­fy your improve­ment suc­cess with train­ing events, host­ed by the expert Gem­ba Acad­e­my coaches. 

Kata class

Upcoming Events

Browse Gem­ba Acad­e­my’s upcom­ing in-per­son train­ing events. Each event is care­ful­ly devel­oped to max­i­mize learn­ing and to equip the atten­dees with the tools and knowl­edge need­ed to boost their orga­ni­za­tion’s con­tin­u­ous improve­ment efforts.

Simulation bootcamp february 2024
  • Feb­ru­ary 20 — 21, 2024
  • Dal­las-Fort Worth, Tx

2‑Day Lean Sim­u­la­tion Bootcamp

$1,850 Per Ticket

Expe­ri­ence the pow­er of Lean method­olo­gies first­hand at our 2‑Day Lean Sim­u­la­tion Boot­camp.” Designed for front­line, con­tin­u­ous improve­ment, and oper­a­tions pro­fes­sion­als of all lev­els, this immer­sive work­shop places you in a team-based pro­duc­tion sim­u­la­tion. Through hands-on engage­ment, you’ll learn and apply fun­da­men­tal Lean prac­tices, includ­ing Toy­ota Kata, 5S, 7 Wastes, Flow, and Pull. Track your progress using process met­rics and P&L state­ments as you work to elim­i­nate inef­fi­cien­cies, increase veloc­i­ty, and boost prof­itabil­i­ty. By the end of the boot­camp, you’ll have a con­crete plan to apply these Lean prin­ci­ples in your own work envi­ron­ment, mak­ing a tan­gi­ble impact on your orga­ni­za­tion’s oper­a­tions and bot­tom line. Don’t miss this oppor­tu­ni­ty to trans­form your Lean exper­tise and dri­ve mean­ing­ful change.


Green belt fasttrack april 8 12
  • April 8 — 12, 2024
  • Dal­las-Fort Worth, Tx

Fast Track to Lean Six Sig­ma Green Belt Certification

$3,495 Per Ticket

Accel­er­ate your Lean Six Sig­ma cer­ti­fi­ca­tion jour­ney at this dynam­ic train­ing event. Designed to fast-track your path to cer­ti­fi­ca­tion, this 5‑day pro­gram equips you with the essen­tial knowl­edge and skills need­ed to become a cer­ti­fied Lean Six Sig­ma Green Belt. Through a dynam­ic com­bi­na­tion of inter­ac­tive learn­ing mod­ules, prac­ti­cal exer­cis­es, and real-world case stud­ies, you’ll gain a deep under­stand­ing of Lean Six Sig­ma prin­ci­ples and method­olo­gies. Led by Mas­ter Black Belt John Knotts, this event pro­vides a focused and effi­cient learn­ing expe­ri­ence, ensur­ing you’re well-pre­pared to pass your cer­ti­fi­ca­tion exams and make a sig­nif­i­cant impact in your orga­ni­za­tion. Don’t miss this oppor­tu­ni­ty to expe­dite your Lean Six Sig­ma cer­ti­fi­ca­tion. Secure your spot today and take the next leap in your pro­fes­sion­al journey.


Lean essentials experiential workshop may 14 15 2023
  • May 14 — 15, 2024
  • Dal­las-Fort Worth, TX

Lean Essen­tials Expe­ri­en­tial Workshop

$1,295 per attendee

Empow­er your team with the tools to remove strug­gle! Join us for an in-per­son work­shop at the Gem­ba Acad­e­my train­ing facil­i­ty cen­tral­ly locat­ed in the Dal­las-Fort Worth area in Keller, TX.


Bridge the gap between what should be hap­pen­ing?” & what is actu­al­ly hap­pen­ing?” in your busi­ness process­es & learn how to make improve­ments in this 1 12 day workshop.

Learn to fix what bugs you through hands-on sim­u­la­tionsteam exer­cis­es, using sci­en­tif­ic think­ing & struc­tured curios­i­ty. Gain the tools to explore the nuances of your oper­a­tions, iden­ti­fy­ing areas where improve­ments can make a real difference.

Space is lim­it­ed. First come, first serve.


5 day twi june 24 28 2024
  • June 24 — 28, 2024
  • Dal­las-Fort Worth, TX

5 Day TWI Workshop

TWI stands for Train­ing With­in Indus­try, which is a train­ing and devel­op­ment pro­gram that was devel­oped in the Unit­ed States dur­ing World War II to address the short­age of skilled work­ers in the man­u­fac­tur­ing indus­try. The TWI pro­gram includ­ed a range of train­ing mod­ules focused on improv­ing work­force skills and pro­duc­tiv­i­ty, includ­ing TWI Job Instruc­tion, TWI Job Meth­ods, TWI Job Relations.


Lean bootcamp august 2024
  • August 13 ‑14, 2024
  • Dal­las-Fort Worth, TX

2‑Day Lean Sim­u­la­tion Bootcamp

$1,650 per attendee

Solve press­ing busi­ness chal­lenges with our Lean Sim­u­la­tion Boot­camp — a path­way to improv­ing your orga­ni­za­tion’s per­for­mance. Over two days, this inter­ac­tive work­shop uses a pro­duc­tion sim­u­la­tion to impart essen­tial Lean prac­tices, show­ing you how to link them direct­ly to your com­pa­ny’s goals and finan­cial out­comes. You’ll gain prac­ti­cal insights into the effec­tive­ness of 5S, waste reduc­tion, kan­ban, process flow, data analy­sis, val­ue stream map­ping, and Toy­ota Kata. Through mul­ti­ple sim­u­la­tion rounds, your per­for­mance will vis­i­bly improve as you inte­grate these prac­tices. Exam­in­ing the prof­it and loss state­ment after each round will offer valu­able insights into boost­ing prof­itabil­i­ty. The boot­camp con­cludes with par­tic­i­pants craft­ing per­son­al­ized plans to imple­ment these strate­gies in their own work settings.

Join us to unlock Lean fun­da­men­tals, bridge the­o­ry with prac­ti­cal appli­ca­tion, and cel­e­brate tan­gi­ble progress — trans­form your orga­ni­za­tion’s effi­cien­cy and prof­itabil­i­ty with our Lean Sim­u­la­tion Bootcamp.