Through project presentations and interaction, participants learn by doing...and from each other.
Lean Green Belt Candidates
Complete the entire 64-hour training program, participating as classroom leaders for at least two topics.
- Conduct a minimum 2-hour Lean training class within his or her facility or value stream
- Lead and document a major Kaizen project in his or her own value stream or facility.
- Volunteer to be available to work on Lean projects throughout his or her company.
Please Note: It may take several weeks or months before participants successfully complete their Green Belt-level on-site training and Kaizens and receive their certification. Certification is awarded based on a panel review of the project submission and requires full attendance, participation, and completion of all assignments. Extensions and make-ups may be arranged on a case-by-case basis.
Topics Covered (many by course participants)
- Lean Overview
- Lean Implementation; Hoshin Planning, Kaizen Events
- Lean Metrics
- 5S Organization
- Visual Controls
- One-Piece Flow Cells
- Cell Teams
- Standardized Work
- Zero-Defect Quality
- Kanbans and Supermarkets
- Lean Materials Handling
- SMED/Quick Changeover
- Total Productive Maintenance
- Change Management
- Transition Management
- Lean Transformation
Lean White Belt or consent of instructor based on equivalent training and experience.
- All presentation materials
- Lean Green Belt implementation Guidebook
- A library of critical Lean training books and manuals
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The Lean Green Belt Certification Program is 8 days of intense learning, with sessions scheduled every two to three weeks for a maximum of 12 people. In addition to the classroom sessions, participants are expected to complete assignments and present on topics.