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Variance Reduction International (VRI)



Transform Today to Thrive Tomorrow


VARIANCE REDUCTION INTERNATIONAL, INC is a premier global management consulting and training company helping businesses transform with Lean Six Sigma and Agile Continuous Improvement Tools and Principles.


Ready to take your business to the next level of excellence and performance? We can help you 10x your capability to learn and execute change quickly and effectively with Lean Six Sigma and agile Continuous Process Improvement through our unique Success Blueprint Systems. Just imagine what you could do with that kind of Expertise Power! Book a free consultation today to get started.


We are transforming the way companies are operating, making decisions and how they practice process excellence.

Process Excellence

Process & Operational Excellence creates value through systematic and repeatable actions that are clear for everyone in the company.

Business Strategy

Our program(s) are designed to be an integrated set of actions an organization can take to create competitive advantage.

VRI Lean Performance

VRI Lean Performance

VRI Lean Performance

VRI Lean Performance™

VRI Lean Performance: The Rebrand of VRI Consulting Services

We are excited to announce the rebrand of our consulting services, now to be known as VRI Lean Performance. This new name better reflects our focus on helping businesses achieve their full Lean Performance potential  through continuous process improvement initiatives.

Not only that, VRI Lean Performance is also our unique process that systematizes VRI’s experience of best practices and proven processes into clear Success Blueprint Systems. The VRI Lean Performance systems guide our clients through their business transformation journey to lean performance and operational excellence while using Lean Six Sigma and agile Continuous Improvement principles.

Why We Rebranded

Our new name, VRI Lean Performance, is a direct reflection of our mission to help businesses operate more efficiently and effectively. We do this by partnering with them to identify areas of opportunity and implementing Lean Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement principles and processes. Our team of highly skilled consultants has a wealth of experience in various industries, which means we are able to provide tailored solutions that produce tangible results.

What You Can Expect from Us

Businesses who partner with VRI Lean Performance can expect to see improved efficiency and performance throughout their organization. We will work with you to increase transparency and communication, eliminate waste and variation in your processes, and implement systems that will streamline your operations. In short, we will help you take your business to the next level.

How We Do It

We achieve these goals by partnering with you to develop a customized plan of action using our Success Blueprint Systems. This plan is based on an assessment of your current state and focus on where you want your business to be. Once we have a plan in place, we work with you every step of the way to ensure its successful execution.

Please visit the VRI Lean Performance website (or click below) to learn more about how VRI Lean Performance can help you transform your business.

Waste No More™

VRI University

VRI University: School of Lean Six Sigma and Agile Continuous Improvement

VRI University is the online training platform of Variance Reduction International (VRI). This is VRI’s platform for its Lean Six Sigma online training and certification programs focused on the development of individuals and organizations to pivot business transformation.

The goal of VRI University is to provide individuals, organizations, and businesses with the resources they need to overcome  process challenges and obstacles, navigate through change, and emerge stronger than ever before. Our courses are designed for corporate executives, professionals, and business owners who want to learn valuable problem-solving skills and gain a competitive edge in today’s marketplace.

Why Choose VRI University?

  • We offer a variety of Lean Six Sigma courses and certification programs that can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your business
  • Our courses are led by expert and seasoned instructors who are passionate practitioners of Lean Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement
  • We offer flexible learning options to fit your busy schedule
  • We are committed to providing outstanding customer service
  • Our dynamic curriculum has been taught for 20+ years and has helped our students deliver over $4 billion in benefits through the application of Lean Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement

What We Offer

VRI University offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers all aspects of business transformation through Lean Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement.

Our courses are led by experienced instructors who are experts in their field. Our most popular courses include but are not limited to:

  • Lean Principles and Tools
  • Six Sigma Principles and Tools
  • White Belt Training
  • Yellow Belt Training and Certification
  • Green Belt Training and Certification
  • Black Belt Training and certification
  • Champion and Executive Training

All our online courses are also available for on-site  delivery.

Please visit the VRI University website (or click below) for more information about our course offerings.

Shaping The Future




If you’re looking for a comprehensive and hands-on program that will teach you everything you need to know about Lean,  Six Sigma, and Continuous Improvement, our courses at VRI University are perfect for you. 

In addition, VRI University offers Lean Six Sigma training and certification.

With our step-by-step instructions, you’ll be able to implement and execute process improvement and operational excellence on your own.

Our courses also provide real-life case studies and exercises to enhance your learning experience and prepare you for success in the real world.

Enroll now and begin your journey toward becoming a Certified Lean Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement Expert.



If you prefer to have some guidance along the way of your Lean Six Sigma learning and implementation, our Done With You Mentoring program is for you. 

Our seasoned and certified Lean Six Sigma Mentors will work with you one-on-one to ensure that you understand and apply Lean and Six Sigma principles specific to your own project or organization.

This personalized approach allows for a deeper understanding of the Lean Six Sigma Body of Knowledge and faster implementation of improvements. Plus, you’ll have the support and accountability of a mentor to keep you on track.

Contact us now to learn more about our Done With You Mentoring program and start achieving lean performance and operational excellence with the help of an experienced mentor.



If you want to see immediate results without having to do any of the work yourself, our Done For You program is the solution. 

Our team of experts will come into your organization and lead Lean Six Sigma  projects from start to finish.

We can also work with you to design and implement the right Lean Six Sigma program customized to your organization.

We have a proven track record of success in industries such as oil and gas, healthcare, manufacturing, and technology. 

Trust us to bring operational excellence and increased profitability to your business.

Contact us now to learn more about our Done For You program and how we can help transform your organization.

Our Clients

VRI’s clients are some of the most successful and well-known businesses in the world. Our clients come to us because they know that we can help them make significant process improvements that will lead to increased quality, efficiency, productivity, safety, and lower operational costs.

Our team of highly skilled consultants has a proven track record of helping our clients achieve these results. We have a client-focused approach that ensures that we understand our clients’ unique needs and challenges and develop tailored solutions that address them.

Our consultants are experts in their respective fields, and they use their knowledge and experience to help our clients achieve their critical business objectives and financial goals in a timely and cost-effective manner. 

Thanks to our team’s dedication and expertise, VRI clients enjoy a world-class level of process improvement services and training.

We have helped our clients structure and execute operational excellence and lean performance, and facilitate multiple Lean Six Sigma program deployments. In the last 20+ years, VRI has gone on to execute over 1000 projects with cumulated financial benefits of over $4.4 billion.


Years of Experience





$4.4 Billion

Cost Savings

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