The certificate course offers extensive expertise to understand and apply, within the work process, through the use of Lean methods in the design of workflows using potential from innovative Industrie 4.0 environments in production. Lean Thinking can demonstrably improve competitiveness in conjunction with increasing employee skills. The LEI certificate course counteracts the shortage of skilled workers and the resulting turnover in Mexico. Moreover, it leads to a sustained increase in efficiency and lead-time in companies. In this course, the actors are empowered to tap potentials an implement them through targeted Lean measures based on the five basic principles of Lean strategy: costumer values, values stream, flowing processes, pull and perfection.