Lean Healthcare Yellow Belt Certification Program

The Lean Healthcare Yellow Belt program teaches healthcare professionals at all levels how to identify and address inefficiencies in processes and apply principles of Lean management to improve outcomes within a well-defined scope.

Program Content & Structure

The Lean Healthcare Yellow program is made up of eight courses. The program also consists of a multiple-choice exam online. The Lean Yellow Belt program is made up of the following key topics:

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Why this program?

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

Benefits for the individual and organization

  • Take on an active supporting role on Lean projects within your healthcare organization.
  • Immediately applicable to realize basic improvements in the work place.
  • Has been developed and delivered by Lean Healthcare and clinical experts.
  • Can be applied across the entire health sector.

What You’ll Learn

  • Identify wasteful activities for organizations within the healthcare sector.
  • Identify specific improvement opportunities.
  • Participate on and contribute to improvement projects within your organization.
  • Apply key Lean principles and tools to address problems in the workplace.

Who is this program for?

This program is aimed at health professionals who are aims to become more advanced in the world of lean; such as Quality Administrators, Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Laboratory Technologists and Program Managers 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.

Samuel Alara

Samuel is an experienced healthcare quality improvement and strategy specialist, coach, trainer and facilitator; with a deep knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma, strategic planning, change and project management. He is an American Society for Quality (ASQ) certified Six Sigma Black Belt and a certified Lean Leader with a masters (MPH) degree in Public Health. For 8 years, Samuel worked in different regions within the Saskatchewan Health Authority as a Lean Specialist where he supported the identification,...


Assessment is based on completing a multiple-choice exam online. Upon successful completion participant will receive the Healthcare based Lean Yellow 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 16 hours
Completion Timeframe
Up to two (2) months
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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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