Finbarr Sheehy

Finbarr has over 30 years of experience designing, delivering and implementing Business Improvements using Lean and Sigma. Finbarr can design a solution for your organisation.

  • Lean Training
  • Six Sigma Training
  • Business Strategy
  • Digital Transformation
  • Business Mentorship
  • Professional & Technical Communications

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Business Improvement Training


Business Improvement

Are you planning to implement a Business Improvement Strategy? Do you have a Vision for your organisation? Do you need to develop a set of Objectives? Do you have a Balanced Scorecard? Do you need to implement a Governance process? Read More 

Lean Sigma Training


Lean Sigma Training

Do you want to implement Lean Sigma or deliver Lean Sigma Training in your organisation? We will design the training specific to your needs. We will deliver the training at your site. We will design the training around solving your specific issues. We can design an accreditation suitable for your organisation. Read More

Business Coaching


Business Coaching

Whether you are self-employed, a business owner, a business leader  or a leader of a non-profit organisation, achieving the aims and objectives set out in your business plan - or defining them there in the first place - is not easy. The benefits of a business coach can be extremely useful. Need someone discuss ideas? Read More

Recent Posts

What is Digital Lean?

Digital Lean is an approach that combines the principles of Lean management with digital technologies to improve operational efficiency, quality, and customer satisfaction. It involves the use of digital tools and techniques to streamline processes, eliminate waste, and optimize resources. Digital Lean focuses on continuous improvement, leveraging real-time data, and empowering employees to drive innovation […]

How Lean Thinking needs to be revised to adapt to the challenges of today

Lean thinking is a powerful approach to improving efficiency, reducing waste, and maximizing value that has been widely adopted by organisations around the world. However, as the business landscape continues to evolve and new challenges emerge, it’s important for organisations to periodically review and revise their lean thinking practices to ensure that they remain effective […]

How to Use Lean Sigma to Solve Complex Problems

Lean Sigma is a powerful tool that can help organizations improve efficiency, reduce waste, and maximize value. Based on the principles of lean manufacturing and Six Sigma, lean Sigma combines the best of both worlds to create a holistic approach to process improvement. Implementing a successful lean Sigma program requires a clear understanding of the […]

The impact of Artificial Intelligence on Third Level Education

GPT (short for “Generative Pre-trained Transformer”) is a type of natural language processing (NLP) model developed by OpenAI. It has the ability to generate human-like text by predicting the next word in a sequence based on the context of the previous words. This technology has the potential to revolutionize the way we think about education, […]

Value Streams need to be Agile – not Stable

Lean thinking has been built on the assumption that you first must develop a stable value stream before you try to improve the processes. There was a time when developing a stable value stream was a possibility, but in today’s world of disruption, caused by medical, political, sustainable or climate agendas, the likelihood of seeing […]

Lean Construction

Lean Construction “It is about managing and improving the construction process to profitably deliver what the customer needs” Finbarr Sheehy Founder, The Lean Principles •Eliminate waste •Precisely specify value from the perspective of the ultimate customer •Clearly identify the process that delivers what the customer values (the value stream) and eliminate all non value […]