Lean Black Belt Certification Program

Those trained with a Lean Black Belt are experts in leading process improvement projects and teams and are responsible for identifying and eliminating waste, reducing variability, and improving overall efficiency and effectiveness in an organization.

Program Content & Structure

One-on-one online mentoring support is provided for participants throughout the program and assessment is based on completing a course assignment and submission of a work-based improvement project. The program is delivered through a blend of traditional distance education and online learning and consists of the following four modules and an in-house project. The Lean Black Belt program is made up of the following key topics:

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Benefits for individual and organization

  • Return on Investment: Over the past 5 years the average savings from Black Belt projects is in excess of $1.7m per student
  • Increase quality and efficiency by providing the tools and techniques to help embed a culture of sustainable continuous improvement
  • Enhances your status as a recognized leader in continuous improvement
  • Provides a sought after industry qualification that is recognized internationally

What you'll learn

  • Drive and facilitate significant Lean improvement initiatives across diverse industries.
  • Efficiently manage and monitor multiple simultaneous Lean projects, irrespective of industry.
  • Deliver internal coaching and mentoring to foster Lean adoption throughout various sectors.
  • Effectively align Lean strategy with senior management across industries.

Learn from leaders

All our Lean Belt Programs are delivered and developed by accomplished Lean experts. Experts who have worked at the coalface and have tangible experience putting theory to practical use in real-world environments in all industries from Manufacturing to Dairy.

Laura-Lee Branco

As a trained Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Laura-Lee implements and coaches’ others to implement processes and people improvement across teams and individuals. Focusing on value-added initiatives and producing great results, Laura-Lee has contributed to significant cost savings, talent engagement and process maximization. Laura-Lee’s experience spans Lean transformation; strategy deployment; process improvement through Kaizen; designing and delivering future state value stream mapping; implementing standard work and reliable methods; change management; organizational design and development and building...

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Assessment is based on completing four assignments and submission of a work-based improvement project. Upon successful completion participant will receive Lean Black Belt certification from Leading Edge Group.

Key Information

This program can be delivered through self-paced e-Learning or instructor-led (for groups of participants). One-to-one online mentoring support is provided throughout the program.

Program/Contact Hours
Approximately 200 hours
Completion Timeframe
Up to twelve (12) months
Lean Green Belt qualified or similar level of practical Lean experience
Reading List/Textbook
Three textbooks are provided upon enrollment. All other materials will be provided online, including recommended readings.

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Program Fees & Enrolment

The program fees per region are outlined below. All prices are exclusive of tax.

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If you have any further questions, or want to register a group, get in touch:

Europe - Ireland

Co. Cork,
P24 AD90

Tel: +353 (21) 4855863

Email: info@leadingedgegroup.com

North America - Canada

60 St. Clair Avenue East Suite 805,
Toronto, ON,
M4T 1N5,

Tel: +1 (416) 637 5074

Email: info@leadingedgegroup.com

Oceania - Australia

LEI Group Australia
1/76 Heller St
VIC 3055

Tel: + 61 (03) 9854 6136

Email: info@leadingedgegroup.com