0204 The Lean Start Up

Part of the Business Planning Section of the CEA Curriculum


The literature on the modern start-up is replete with references to the popular concept of “the lean start up.” Just what is a lean start up?  How is business planning with lean principles in mind a more cost effective, successful start up? We’ll discuss this and how you can integrate lean thinking into any organization.


Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Define “Lean Start-Up” philosophy
  • List lessons from the ‘dot.com’ bubble
  • Describe criticisms of Lean Start Up methods

Course Curriculum

Understanding The Lean Start Up 00:14:00
Pivot or Persevere 00:09:00
Lean Management Requirements 00:06:00
Eric Ries Tactics 00:10:00
Lean Accounting 00:14:00
The Lean Canvas 00:06:00
Different Kinds of Pivots 00:08:00
Simplifying Lean 00:03:00
Criticisms of the Lean Start Up 00:05:00
Part 2 - Frugality
Lean & Frugal 00:22:00
Frugal Tips 00:13:00
Course Evaluation
Course Evaluation Form – The Lean Start Up 00:00:00

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  • Program Level: Fundamentals/Beginner

    150 minutes | CPE = 3 unit

    Field of Study: Business Management & Organization

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