Date: 5th Arpil | 9.00am to 5.00pm

Cost: TBC

Programme Overview

The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt programme is designed to give a detailed overview of the key concepts of Lean Thinking in terms of the Lean Principles (Value, Value Stream, Flow, Pull, and Perfection) and the Wastes as identified by Lean. It provides a practical understanding of how to identify and expose the opportunities presented by the ubiquity of waste in businesses and delivers practical instruction in powerful Lean tools & techniques such as Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen.

The aim is to successfully manage projects which deliver demonstrable improvement in key business measures. Team members need both the ability to effectively manage these projects and lead cross-functional teams.

The second aim of this course is to combine the philosophies of Lean Thinking with the discipline of Project Management and the concepts of teams and team performance to assist project leaders in the successful delivery of improvement projects.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an understanding of Lean Six Sigma
  • Learn to how to identify the fundamentals of Lean, covering topics such as: Takt Time and Cycle Time, Value Stream Mapping, Project Management and Kanban
  • Learn how to use the tool DMAIC and A3 Methodology
  • Learn about Standard Work, 6S and Visual Management
  • Gain an understanding on Kaizen
  • Use of TPM and OEE


Who is the course for

There are no prerequisites for the undertaking of this course.

Lean Green Belts are suitable for all levels of employment as it is designed to give the participant the ability to deliver quality project improvements, regardless of task.


Module 1: Lean Fundamentals, Wastes & Lean Simulation

Module 2: Project Management – Part 1

Module 3: DMAIC – Define Stage

Module 4: Project Management – Part 2

Module 5: DMAIC – Measure Stage & Analysis Stage

Module 6: DMAIC – Improve & Control

Mentoring Support Plan

Your ability to deliver an improvement project in your business will be the key outcome of this programme as it demonstrates your learning and application. The in-company mentoring will be focused on the application of learning and supporting you through a structured implementation.

The mentoring sessions are used to achieve the following:

  • Meet owner / key managers in the company to scope out the project(s).
  • Prepare project business cases and involve your finance team as required.
  • Provide support and feedback to members of the project team.
  • Complete the assignment with a team presentation to the management team.
  • Throughout the programme, the aim is to transfer knowledge, skills and attitude to the project team to enable participants to apply lean principles in future.


Option 1: Certification from LBSPartners

Upon successful completion of the training and in-company project, all learners will be accredited with an LBSPartners certification.

Option 2:  Certification from the University of Limerick (UL)

This training course is recognised by the University of Limerick. Upon successful completion of the training, in-company project and personal reflection, learners will be accredited with a level 8 (undergraduate) certificate or 6 ECTS credits. This accreditation is optional to the LBSPartners certification. Additional costs are applicable.

Trainer Profile & Logo & Website

Since 2002, LBS Partners has been working with companies to help them make that shift from good to great. Providing the capabilities, training and systems they need to unlock Better in their environment – creating an efficient, successful and more profitable business

Using Lean methodologies and industry best practices, and by sharing our collective experience – we’ll partner with you on the road to Better. We’ll use our proven LBS framework to develop process and people solutions specifically designed around your unique challenges. Using our hands-on, data-based and results-driven approach, we’ll work alongside you to guide you through each step of the process – to meet and exceed every goal. And most importantly, we’ll make sure the improvements we unlock are sustainable – continuing and growing beyond our involvement with you.