Course Code: L00-LBB

8 weeks self-paced online course 

Professional Development & Business Enrichment Course

Course Overview 

Lean Thinking and Management is crucial for achieving all aspects of improved functionality and financial performance.

In actual fact, it is indispensable to creating a disciplined focus on best management and deployment of limited resources while achieving end-to-end process excellence, continuous improvement and performance gains across professional and enterprise functions. 

Further, functioning without giving thought to lean principles and methodologies, invariably leads to unnecessary wastage and the weakening of a business, irrespective of size or sector.

The Lean Management Level 4 Black Belt Certification is an investment in the acquisition of important skills sets required for:

  • driving high-impact process improvement projects and equally adding valued technical assistance to senior leadership in the development and aligning of continuous improvement strategies,

  • leading change that is effective on the front line

This programme of study will among other things enable you to:

  • Aptly apply lean tools to analyze process behavior,

  • Understand the finer elements of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM),

  • Define Lean and Green principles and methods for Lean deployment, 

  • lead impactful projects and promote the use of basic quality and lean methods across the enterprise.

  • develop a systematic approach to harmonizing an inter-related set of activities to maximize productivity and derive optimum value

  • effectively engage in and manage process improvements and organizational change

  • promote the use of basic quality and Lean methods across the enterprise.

  • accomplish improved levels of productive success and goal alignment

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

  • improve workplace functionality, process flow, task execution ....and so much more

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Lean Management Level 4 - Black Belt

Refining skills sets and attaining a deeper knowledge of lean principles as the basis for driving meaningful change while leveraging a range of  quality, project management and process efficiency tools are among the wide ranging management and improvement techniques embedded in Lean Black Belt certification training.

This Certification program is designed for business owners, professionals, supervisory staff, junior management and individuals keen on up-skilling to attain excellence using lean principles, tools and methods.

  • Lean Green Belt Certification

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    Your Lean Green Belt Certification includes:

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

    • 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.

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

    • Efficient and Effective Workplaces:  Establishing 5S/6S standards, improving visual workplace, implementing standard work, and engaging your team in "Huddles".

    • Cause & Effect and Pareto Charts:  Facilitate brainstorming and, cause and effect sessions, group voting and the use of Pareto Charts to focus on the "vital few".

    • Error-Proofing & Rapid Changeover Techniques:  “Poka Yoke” for error-proofing.  Rapid/Quick changeover techniques to reduce batches and achieve single piece flow.

    • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM): Implementing Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) in the workplace. How to calculate Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE).

    • Process Control Plans and Control Charts: Statistical process control (SPC) and implementing process control plans and selecting and constructing control charts and run charts to capture the voice of the process.

    • Graphical Analysis - The Histogram: Introduction to the histogram - features and interpreting results.

    • Graphical Analysis - The Boxplot: Introduction to boxplots - features and interpreting results.


    ....and a range of other courses


Lean Black Belt Certificate of Completion

  • 38 Course Modules

  • audio/visual power point lectures for all 38 modules

  • excel tools and templates

  • downloadable 3 slide per page workbook 


Time Commitment


Minimum 5.5 Hours per week or maximum 1 hour per day  

Enrollment & Payment 

Lean Management Level 4


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

  • Registration and electronic invoicing is by way of the below gold button. 

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

  • Access to courses are for varying periods from the date of confirmation of registration. Request for extensions beyond completion dates will be required in writing.

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Cost - US$487.75 | Bds$975.00       ​

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