Lean Healthcare White Belt Certification Program

The Lean Healthcare White Belt training program is designed to provide healthcare professionals with a basic knowledge of Lean methodology and concepts.

Program Content & Structure

The Lean Healthcare White Belt certification program offers participants an introductory and informative experience in Lean thinking. It aims to foster an understanding of the relevance and applicability of Lean principles within the healthcare industry. By completing the program, individuals will gain the necessary skills to actively participate in and contribute to improvement projects. This program serves as an initial step in acquiring knowledge about Lean and its significance in healthcare. Moreover, it equips participants with the ability to identify processes and activities that add value and deliver quality care to patients, as well as those that are wasteful and contribute to inefficiency and dissatisfaction. The Lean White Belt training program covers the following essential subjects:

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Benefits for the individual and organization

  • Become a supporting participant on Lean projects within your healthcare organization.
  • Gain the ability to identify opportunities for immediate improvement.
  • Has been developed and delivered by Lean Healthcare and clinical experts.
  • Relevant and applicable across the entire health sector.

What You’ll Learn

  • Understand and appreciate Lean and its applicability in the health sector and within your healthcare organization.
  • Identify wasteful activities.
  • Participate on and contribute to improvement projects within your organization.

Who is this program for?

This program is aimed at health professionals starting their Lean journey including Administrative Assistants, Quality Administrators, Research/Business Analysts, Public Health Dieticians/Nutritionists, Health Policy Specialists, Registered Nurses 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.

Learn From Leaders

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

Annette Sonneveld

Annette Sonneveld has over 35 years experience at various public health units across Ontario including Kent Chatham, Middlesex London, North York and Toronto Public Health. She has extensive knowledge and experience managing complex assignments; leading and directing teams; implementing quality improvement and performance management projects and facilitating training. Annette provided leadership and expertise to promote a culture of quality improvement, not only at Toronto Public Health, but across the City of Toronto through her involvement...


This is a non-exam-based program. Participants are assessed based on completion and full participation. Upon successful completion participant will receive Lean White 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).

Program/Contact Hours
Approximately 8 hours
Completion Timeframe
Up to one (1) month
Reading List/Textbook
No textbook required. All 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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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