The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA), is the independent peak membership body and advocate for the Australian healthcare system and a national voice for healthcare in Australia. The Leading Edge Group and AHHA signed a strategic partnership in 2013, in which they jointly deliver training and consulting programs across the healthcare sector.
For more information visit www.ahha.asn.au
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA) certifies our Lean Financial programs to the financial and services sector since 2008. CPA is one of the largest Irish accountancy bodies with in excess of 5,000 members and students. The CPA is a founding member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the global organization of accounting professionals comprised of 157 member bodies in 123 countries and representing 2.5 million accountants in every sector.
For more information visit www.cpaireland.ie
Our Lean Healthcare Green Belt programs are accredited by the CPD Standards Office. All participants will receive a continuing professional development (CPD) Certificate of Attendance, which they can subsequently use within their formal CPD record for a professional body, institute or employer. This program has been accredited for 35 CPD hours.
For more information visit www.cpdstandards.com
Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA) is an independent non-profit offering accreditation specifically tailored to community-based health and social services across Canada. They offer accreditation founded on recognized best practices in governance, leadership, and management, and in program areas including child and youth services, community-based primary health care, community mental health and addictions, community support, and family services.
The Leading Edge Group partnered with the CCA in 2017 to offer a full suite of customised training and consulting programs for community-based health and social services.
For more information visit www.canadiancentreforaccreditation.ca
The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) supports our Lean Construction Programs and is the national and regional representative body for construction industry employers in Ireland. The CIF acts as the voice of the Irish construction industry. It represents hundreds of Irish construction employers involved in all aspects of the industry and has done so for over 85 years.
For more information visit www.cif.ie
Enterprise Ireland is a government organization focused on providing support to Irish owned, export orientated businesses. Enterprise Ireland provides Leading Edge Group with funding for improving their clients’ productivity through their LeanStart, LeanPlus and LeanTransform programs, allowing businesses to integrate Lean activities into their business.
For more information visit www.enterprise-ireland.com
In November 2010, Leading Edge Group became the approved Lean Healthcare training provider for the Canadian Healthcare Association – HealthCareCAN, offering Green Belt level training as part of the HealthCareCAN ’s education portfolio. HealthCareCAN is the national voice of healthcare organizations across Canada. It fosters informed and continuous, results-oriented discovery and innovation across the continuum of healthcare.
Our partnership has expanded in 2017 to incorporate further offerings in areas that include Lean, quality improvement and management essentials. Click here for more information.
For more information visit www.healthcarecan.ca
The Industrial Development Authority (IDA) is the agency responsible for the attraction and development of Foreign Direct Investment in Ireland since 1949. The IDA provides funding to Leading Edge Group clients in the form of their Lean Start, Lean Plus and Lean Transform programs.
For more information visit www.idaireland.com
The Leading Edge Group has been working with the Irish IIE since 2001 to certify our suite of Lean programs. The Irish IIE is a chapter of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers and is an independent national body recognized by the Irish government as an educational certification organization.
For more information visit www.iie.ie
Leading Edge Group’s Lean SCM Green Belt program is certified by the American Chapter of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE). Founded in 1948, IISE is the only international, non-profit, professional society dedicated to advancing the technical and managerial excellence of industrial engineers.
For more information visit www.iienet2.org
Leading Edge Group’s partnership with NorQuest College began in 2014. The partnership is focused on providing specialized expertise to enable enterprise-wide improvement efforts, including Lean and change management consulting and coaching support as well as customized Lean training for all levels of the organization with the overall aim of increasing internal capacity. Leading Edge Group is also collaborating with the college to provide continuing education offerings through open enrollment programs and training delivery for external organizations.
For more information visit www.norquest.ca
Leading Edge Group partners with the Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA) to bring Lean Construction support to its members across Ontario in alignment with its commitment to construction excellence. Through strong alliances with the Ontario Association of Architects, the Consulting Engineers of Ontario and the Canadian Construction Association, the OGCA advocates for the construction industry at all levels of government and keeps its members abreast of what is happening in the industry.
For more information visit the www.ogca.ca
Leading Edge Group partners with the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) to provide quality improvement support for public health organizations across Ontario. This support incorporates Lean Sigma training and resources that have been specifically developed and customized for the public health sector as well as facilitation support to address key challenges faced by OPHA member organizations. The OPHA provides a strong, unified, independent voice for all citizens, public-health professionals and volunteers committed to improving health.
For more information visit www.opha.on.ca
Leading Edge Group partners with the Southern Interior Construction Association (SICA) to bring Lean Construction support to its members across the Southern Interior of British Columbia. SICA is a non-profit organization with over five hundred and fifty members. Its members are involved in the industrial/commercial/institutional (ICI) and multi-family residential sectors and are comprised of general contractors, trade contractors, manufacturers and suppliers, as well as firms providing professional support services to the construction industry.
For more information visit www.sicabc.ca
Leading Edge Group has partnered with The Logistic Institute since 2005 to offer Lean certification programs for supply chain professionals across Canada and internationally. The Logistics Institute was founded in 1990 by 12 leading logistics industry associations to foster and promote the profession of logistics and create a recognized certification program.
For more information visit www.loginstitute.ca
The Leading Edge Group partnered with University College Cork (UCC) in 2004 to develop market-responsive academically accredited Lean Supply Chain Green and Black Belt programs. UCC is one of the leading research institutions in Ireland and its research income is consistently one of the highest in the country.
For more information visit www.ucc.ie
The Leading Edge Group signed a strategic partnership in 2013 with the University of Ontario, Institute of Technology’s (UOIT), Management Development Centre (UOIT-MDC), to offer a full suite of on-line and instructor-led education and training programs to organizations and individuals across Canada.
For more information visit www.mdc.uoit.ca
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