Lean Master Black Belt Certification Program

Program Currently Under Redevelopment - An individual with a Lean Master Black Belt certification is a highly skilled and experienced professional who has been trained in Lean Six Sigma methodology and has demonstrated mastery of the tools and techniques used in Lean and Six Sigma projects.

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 is based on three learning pillars that are designed to take you through the process of an enterprise CI transformation. Each pillar contains a body of knowledge that will help you understand the current reality; challenge the status quo; identify the key stages in the transformation and create the environment to inspire everyone in the organization to take the Lean journey. The Master Black Belt program is made up of the following key topics:

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Benefits for the individual and organization

  • Realize your organization’s true potential by enhancing product and service delivery; increasing quality and improving staff satisfaction and morale
  • Highest internationally recognized Lean qualification
  • Become a leader for organization-wide change
  • Become an internal mentor and coach for Lean across your organization

What You’ll Learn

  • Align continuous improvement activity, resources and focus with your overall strategic goals and objectives
  • Advise the senior management team on necessary changes to improve the business
  • Run enterprise-wide continuous improvement programs
  • Evolve Lean tools/techniques to meet the needs of the organization
  • Provide mentoring and coaching for employees and management
  • Lead the senior management team through the Lean strategic planning process
  • Drive the deployment of the strategic plan
  • Drive the behavior and organizational changes needed to create and sustain a culture of continuous improvement

Who is this program for?

This program is aimed at professionals such as Quality Managers, Operations Managers, Operations Managers, Project Leads, Supervisors and front line staff leading Continuous Improvement initiatives from organizations across any sector.

Learn From Leaders

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


Assessment is based on continuous assessment of three (3) learning pillars that are designed to take participants through the process of an enterprise Lean transformation and an in-house Master Black Belt project. Marks are allocated for each pillar based on assignments; discussion forum participation and Master Black Belt log book/diary submission. Upon successful completion participant will receive Master 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 500 hours
Completion Timeframe
Up to eighteen (18) months
Lean Black Belt qualified and relevant practical Lean experience
Reading List/Textbook
Four textbook are provided upon enrollment. All other materials will be provided online, including recommended readings.

Program Fees & Enrolment

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

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Any questions?

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