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Lean Six Sigma Management - Level 1

"learning today to enrich & empower tomorrow"

Course Code


Course Category

Lean Thinking and Six Sigma Management

Course Modules

10 audio/video power point lectures

Course Duration

1 month

Course Material

3 slide per page workbooks

Course Overview

Lean management is a discipline that focuses on improving organizational efficiency and quality through continuous improvement. It emphasizes optimal resource management to reduce costs, enhance overall performance, and create customer value.

Six Sigma is a comprehensive set of methodologies and tools that businesses employ to enhance their processes and, ultimately, optimize their performance. Six Sigma seeks to minimize defects and errors, reduce variation, and improve efficiency and quality.

Acquiring skills to be a Lean Six Sigma practitioner is essential to building a successful career, irrespective of industry sector or organizational size.

"Lean Six Sigma Management - Level 1" is an essential educational program that provides learners with a comprehensive understanding of lean thinking and management principles.

It offers an indispensable set of principles for structured resource management and process deployment across enterprise functions to achieve measurable performance gains and end-to-end process excellence.

Through this program, learners will be equipped with an in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma Management's methods and techniques, enabling them to develop a systematic and analytical approach to problem-solving, process improvement, and decision-making. You will also be empowered to apply these principles across all levels of an organization to streamline processes, reduce waste, and optimize performance.

Lean Six Sigma Management - Level 1

Included in this this course are sessions that will enable you to: 

  • better define the basic tenets and value of lean and six sigma in business 

  • engage in, plan and execute rapid improvement projects (kaizen) 

  • understand the concept and tenets of SIPOC Mapping as a foundation principle implementing tested process systems and controls 

  • accomplish improved levels of productive success and goal alignment 

  • better define and manage points of wastage and improve cost management.

Learning Objectives & Modules

Lean Six Sigma Management - Level 1

Included in your Lean Six Sigma Management White Belt Course are sessions that will expose you to: - 

  • Module 1 - Introduction to Six Sigma: The history of Six Sigma, the DMAIC approach, process variation and Y = f(x), DPMO, the "Hidden Factory" and the Critical to (CT) Tree. 

  • Module 2 - Introduction to Lean Thinking: The history and five principles of Lean, defining value, the eight wastes, "Flow" and Value Streams and Kaizen rapid improvement. 

  • Module 3 - Writing Effective Problem Statements: The 5W2H method for writing effective problem statements, use the “Five Why" and defining improvement goals. 

  • Module 4 - Introduction to Kaizen an important element and method for key ethods for he 5W2H method for writing effective problem statements, use the “Five Why" and defining improvement goals. 

  • Module 5 - Using the A3 Report for Rapid Improvement: This practical module will teach you how to use A3 Reporting for rapid improvement projects. 

  • Module 6 - SIPOC Mapping: Techniques for constructing SIPOC diagrams to provide a high-level view of a process, incorporating key information about suppliers, process inputs, the process itself, and the key outputs required by customers. 

  • Module 7 - Understanding and Implementing 5S/6S: A detail module outlining 5/6S theories with impactful examples and tools for immediate application of theory in practice 

  • Module 8 - Implementing and Facilitating Lean "Huddles": In this session you will learn how to implement and facilitate daily Lean "Huddles" as an indispensable element of effective rapid improvement. 

  • Module 9 - Visual Workplace: Learn how to leverage visual workplace principles, methods and techniques to enable a work environment to become self-ordering, self-explaining, self-regulating and self-improving. 

  • Module 10 - Standard Work: In this module you learn the principles and methods behind standard work including key components that make up standard work, such as takt time and task sequencing.

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Learning Today to Enrich & Empower Tomorrow!

Upskill and excel today

"successful people and organizations are those who commit to continuous learning as the platform for continuous improvement. They understand that knowledge acquired yesterday may not be relevant for tomorrow and, with relentless passion, learn today to enrich and empower tomorrow"

Lean Six Sigma Management - Level 1

The Lean Six Sigma Level 1 Course is an excellent programme for empowering individuals keen on up-skilling to attain career excellence using lean six sigma principles, tools and methods.

Some key terms featuring in this learning experience include: 

process variation, eight wastes, root cause analysis, kaizen, continuous improvement, customer value, SIPOC, lean huddles, gemba walk, rapid improvement

also included in this course:

  • downloadable excel tools and templates for immediate application of learnt principles for some modules 

  • 10 self-paced modules 

CERTIFICATE - Upon completion, participants will be awarded:

A Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certificate of Completion

Enrollment & Payment


  • Registration and payment for this training course is a prerequisite to participation.

  • Upon payment, your registration will be processed within a maximum of one working day, after which you will receive notification by email with confirmation of registration and access codes to this course

  • In accordance with exchange requirements, billings are done in Barbados dollars which exchange at a rate of Barbados $2 to every US$1.

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