Lean Healthcare Green Belt Certification Program

The Lean Healthcare Green Belt certification provides a comprehensive view of lean methodologies, tools, and principles and focuses on the application of Lean principles in healthcare organizations.

Program Content & Structure

The Lean Healthcare Green Belt program consists of four learning blocks, each comprising a series of courses. Participants receive continuous one-on-one online mentoring support throughout the program. Assessment is conducted through an online multiple-choice exam (50%) and the submission of a work-based improvement project (50%).

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Why This Program?

Watch this video to learn about the features, benefits and the course structure of the Lean Healthcare Green Belt training program.

Benefits for the individual and organization

  • Return on investment is achieved through the Green Belt project requirement, typically resulting in cost savings or avoidance exceeding CAD$50,000.
  • Reduce waste by enhancing efficiencies and improving quality and safety.
  • It empowers participants to unlock their organization's full potential by implementing positive changes.
  • Completing the program establishes participants as qualified Lean practitioners in continuous improvement.
  • The program is specifically tailored for the healthcare sector, incorporating real-world examples and case studies from the industry.
  • It has been developed and delivered by Lean Healthcare and clinical experts, ensuring its relevance and expertise in the healthcare domain.
  • Opportunity to attain a Diploma of Project Management through Leading Edge Group's partnership with the Australasian Leadership Academy (ALA), find out more on our key information tab.

What You'll Learn

  • Lead sustainable improvement projects within your healthcare organization.
  • Become a leader for change.
  • Develop the skills and knowledge to identify and reduce wasteful activities in your healthcare work area.

Who is this program for?

This program is aimed at health professionals such as Quality Improvement Specialists, Operations Managers, Medical Directors, Nurse Practitioners and Physicians from organizations across the health sector including hospitals, health authorities, mental health and addictions, youth services, long term care, public and community health.

Through the years, John Whelton and his team at Leading Edge have provided Guelph General Hospital with the training and insights necessary to achieve results within our organization.  The voice of our customers, (patients, staff) are at the forefront of our improvements, their experience helps us to rapidly respond and adjust to their changing needs as well as the changing needs in our environment. With the experience of both Black Belts and Green Belts in the organization we are working to expand our capability to respond to improvements as “the way we work” each day. Using the science of improvement we are better able to:
  • Define our problems, be clear of root cause
  • Apply the correct tools to incrementally improve process
  • Translate data into action
  • Sustain the improvements made
The team at Leading Edge has been inspiring, collaborative and responsive with our requests.  – Janine Polo, Continuous Quality Improvement Specialist at Guelph General Hospital

Learn From Leaders

All our Lean Healthcare belt programs are developed and delivered by accomplished Lean Healthcare and clinical experts. Experts who have worked in the sector and have real experience putting theory to practical use in real-world environments.

Shrikant Kelkar

With over 10 years of experience working with multiple Fortune 500 companies across Asia, Europe and North America, Shrikant has coached teams on strategy development, process improvement using Lean methodologies, and has helped build high performing teams at the front line. A mechanical engineer, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a co-active life coach, Shrikant developed his passion for continuous improvement and Lean thinking whilst working at FedEx in the Middle East in a strategy...

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Assessment is based on completing a multiple-choice exam online (50%) and submission of a work-based improvement project (50%). Upon successful completion participant will receive Lean Green Belt certification from Leading Edge Group.

Diploma in Project Management

Through Leading Edge Group’s partnership with the Australasian Leadership Academy Pty Ltd (ALA), students who successfully complete Leading Edge Group’s Lean Green Belt training program can attain a Diploma of Project Management (BSB50820) through ALA’s RTO 41012. ALA’s Diploma of Project Management is endorsed by the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), offering pathways towards PM Industry Certification (RegPM CPPP & CPPM) and International Project Management Association (IPMA).

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 85 hours
Completion Timeframe
Up to six (6) months
Reading List/Textbook
No textbook required. All materials will be provided online, including recommended readings.

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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