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You liked the book "The Goal" by Eliyahu Goldratt? It's time to implement it with our ToC training!

Decrease your production cycles, create growth and accelerate your Lean program by applying the Theory of Constraints / Constraints Management to your factories. Lean and the ToC aren't incompatible; on the contrary. Learn how to inject ToC into your Lean approach with our ToC training. European training session by world expert Philip Marris (>30 years of experience in the Theory of Constraints in production).

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Learning objectives

  • Teach participants how to improve rapidly, significantly, and sustainably the operational and bottom-line performance of their company

  • Understand the principles of the Theory of Constraints / Constraints Management approach applied to production

  • Know how to boost your Lean Manufacturing program by focusing actions on critical leverage points

Face-to-face or online training

Training in Paris

French session: 1 day face-to-face

Session 1: On the 10th of October 2024


  • 900 € ex-VAT
  • Registration mandatory


(Training activity recorded in France
under n° 11 75 45692 75)

Training Online

Training in English

  • 400 € including taxes
  • Registration mandatory

Online Course



Philip MARRIS, Founder and CEO of Marris Consulting, TOC and Lean expert, author of the french best-selling book  "Le Management Par les Contraintes"




(Training activity recorded in France
 under n° 11 75 45692 75)



Theory of Constraints in production


Learn how to use the Theory of Constraints to generate growth, decrease your production cycles and accelerate the Lean program in your factory! You will get access to the videos for 12 months upon purchase.

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  • Analyze flow, identify the critical bottlenecks and use it to manage operations (S&OP, planning, scheduling…) with Drum Buffer Rope

  • Decrease WIP and production cycles while increasing sales 

  • Identify and focus on relevant improvement actions with Lean tools and methods (PDCA, SMED, Jidoka, OEE, ...) to leverage the critical resources in order to boost overall performance and dramatically improve your bottom line


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1) Discover through examples from our missions how the application of Theory of Constraints has made it possible to sustainably improve the results of companies in the Automotive sector

2) Overview of the Theory of Constraints / Constraints Management

  • The history of this approach    

  • The 5 stages of the ToC improvement process    

  • The obligation to manage the imbalance    

  • Theory of Constraints versus Management by Constraints

3) Detailed description of the five focusing steps of Theory of Constraints

  • Step 1: Identify - Finding constraints

  • Step 2: Exploit

  • Step 3: Subordinate

  • Step 4: Elevate

  • Step 5: Go back to Step 1…or not

4) Theory of Constraints, Lean, Six Sigma (TLS) combination

5) The other components of TOC:

  • Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM)


  • The Throughput world

  • The Logical Thinking Process


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The strong points of the training

  • The trainer, Philip Marris, who is a world expert of Theory of Constraints and Lean with over 32 years experience, helping over 200 different companies throughout the world, who worked with Eliyahu Goldratt and is the author of the French reference book on the subject

  • Concrete examples of implementation in various industrial environments

Learn more about our ToC training program

Marris Consulting is an expert company in Theory of Constraints. Do you want to implement this approach in your company? Our ToC training is a comprehensive program, allowing you to understand all the fundamental principles of the Theory of Constraints and learn how to use ToC in manufacturing to boost overall performance. Our Theory of Constraints training program can either be conducted online or at our premises.

Theory of Constraints involves several paradigm shifts compared to the conventional thinking processes. Our course enables companies to gain a better understanding of these paradigms and to better determine the nature of the actions to be taken. Only then can companies be well prepared for an effective implementation of the Theory of Constraints in manufacturing and have a better chance of achieving meaningful results.

Our experts have mentored several senior managers on ToC, across several types of industries such as aeronautical, pharmaceutical, automotive or food. Our Theory of Constraints training programs have received multiple positive feedbacks.

For more information about our ToC training programs, please do not hesitate to contact our team of experts.

About Marris Consulting

Marris Consulting is an industry consulting and training company specialized in the Theory of Constraints (ToC) and Critical Chain Project Management. We focus on improving the performance of manufacturing and process industries by using Constraints Management combined with Lean and Six Sigma. To boost project performance, we also use Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM), which we sometimes combine with Lean Engineering. Our 2-day performance audits, our performance consulting services and our project management, Lean, ToC & CCPM training by our industry consultants offer a wide range of solutions to help our clients around the world reach the highest possible levels of performance.

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