Effective, engaging, practical Lean Green Belt course

Lean Green Belt Training – Unleash Your Potential and Soar to New Career Heights!

Our comprehensive program covers every aspect of Lean methodologies, equipping you with essential tools and techniques to become a proficient Lean Green Belt. You will learn how to effectively implement Lean practices, deliver precise projects, and master problem-solving solutions.

What sets our training apart is the lifetime support you’ll receive. Our dedicated team at 100% Effective is committed to your success, providing ongoing guidance and assistance throughout your Lean journey. You can rely on us whenever you need support.

Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll earn a globally recognised full certification, validating your expertise in Lean methodologies and opening doors to exciting career opportunities.

Exams are included as part of the course, ensuring you can assess your progress and reinforce your understanding of the material. Our training encompasses all Lean tools and techniques, providing you with a comprehensive foundation to excel in your role.

Rest assured, our training has been developed by industry experts with extensive experience in Lean methodologies. You’ll learn from the best in the field, gaining insights and practical knowledge that you can immediately apply to your work.

Our online e-learning training course offers flexibility and convenience, allowing you to learn at your own pace and revisit the material whenever needed. We also offer virtual and in-house training courses, providing you with the option to choose the format that best suits your preferences and availability. For Virtual and in-house training options, online elearning is included FREE.

Seize this opportunity to propel your career with our Lean Green Belt training course. Join the ranks of industry leaders who have harnessed the power of Lean methodologies and achieved unparalleled success. Enroll today and let us guide you towards a future filled with continuous improvement and professional excellence.

About our Lean Green Belt course

Course Overview: Lean Green Belt – Unlocking Efficiency and Fostering Continuous Improvement

The Lean Green Belt course is an all-encompassing program carefully crafted to equip participants with essential knowledge and skills for implementing Lean principles and driving efficiency in their respective organisations. This comprehensive course takes a deep dive into the key principles and tools of Lean methodology, empowering participants to achieve substantial improvements and optimal outcomes.

Key Course Topics:

  1. Introduction to Lean and its Key Principles:

    • Grasping the core concepts and philosophy of Lean methodology.
    • Exploring the wide-ranging benefits of Lean implementation across industries.
    • Cultivating a culture of continuous improvement to achieve lasting success.
  2. Mastering Lean Tools for Optimal Results:

    • Acquiring and applying vital Lean tools to identify and eliminate waste.
    • Leveraging Lean principles to optimise processes, minimize lead time, and enhance quality.
    • Strengthening problem-solving skills through hands-on experience with Lean methodologies.
  3. Exploring the Five Principles of Lean:

    • Delving deeper into the five foundational principles of Lean thinking.
    • Applying these principles to enhance productivity, eliminate inefficiencies, and deliver maximum value.
  4. Identifying and Eliminating the Seven (or Eight) Wastes:

    • Understanding various types of waste in processes and their impact on efficiency.
    • Skillfully using Lean techniques to identify and eradicate waste, such as overproduction, defects, waiting time, and more.
  5. Process Mapping Techniques, including Value Stream Mapping:

    • Mastering process mapping methodologies to visualise and analyse workflow.
    • Utilising value stream mapping to pinpoint bottlenecks, streamline processes, and enhance overall value delivery.

      Establishing Seamless Flow within Processes:

      • Implementing techniques to foster smooth, uninterrupted flow within operations.
      • Optimising layouts, minimising transportation, and improving overall flow efficiency.
  6. Harnessing the Power of A3 Problem-Solving Methodology:

    • Becoming proficient in the A3 problem-solving approach to identify, analyze, and resolve complex issues.
    • Cultivating the ability to propose data-driven solutions and drive sustainable improvements.
  7. Effective Team Management in a Lean Environment:

    • Recognizing the importance of team dynamics and effective leadership in Lean implementation.
    • Developing skills to foster a collaborative culture, empower teams, and drive engagement.
  8. Selecting and Submitting Lean Improvement Projects for Certification:

    • Identifying suitable Lean improvement projects aligned with organisational goals.
    • Skillfully preparing and submitting projects for certification, showcasing the practical application of Lean principles and measurable outcomes.

This course offers an immersive and comprehensive learning experience, blending theoretical knowledge, hands-on practice, and interactive exercises. Participants will emerge with newfound confidence and skills, ready to effectively implement Lean principles, drive efficiency, and successfully lead improvement initiatives within their organizations. Join us on this transformative journey towards a future of Lean excellence and unparalleled efficiency.

What will I learn with the virtual or online Lean Green Belt training?

The comprehensive Lean Green Belt course aims to cover all facets of Lean methodologies, providing you with the knowledge and skills to successfully implement change and become an effective Green Belt. Throughout the course, you will delve into theory, practice with essential tools, engage in conceptual discussions, participate in simulations, and ultimately transform into a proficient Lean expert. Whether you prefer online learning, classroom sessions, or on-site training, we offer flexible options to cater to your needs. Join us on this transformative journey to unlock the power of Lean and propel your career to new heights as a Lean Green Belt!

Introduction to Lean
1.1 Tennis Ball Game
1.2 Lean Overview
1.3 Examples of 8 Wastes
1.4 Lean Fundamentals, Culture and Roles
1.5 Skills of an Effective Lean Black Belt  
1.6 Project Benefits
1.7 Toyota Production System
1.8 Lift Speech
1.9 Identifying a Good Project
1.10 Setting Up Your Project for Certification

Understanding the Customer
2.1 Voice of the Customer

Map the Value Stream
3.1 Process Mapping Introduction
3.2 Activity Flow Charts
3.3 Swimlane Diagrams
3.4 Process Sequence Charting
3.5 Spaghetti Diagrams
3.6 Process Mapping
3.7 Value Stream Mapping
3.8 Future State Value Stream Mapping
3.9 Data Collection Planning
3.10 Process Matrix
3.11 Cycle Time and Critical Path Analysis
3.12 Roll Through Yield

Establish Flow
4.1 Establishing Flow
4.2 Process Cycle Efficiency
4.3 Identifying Bottle Necks
4.4 Attacking Bottlenecks by Process Balancing
Tools to Eliminate Waste and Implement Pull
5.1 Detailed Design – 5S
5.2 Detailed Design – Visual Management
5.3 Detailed Design – Mistake Proofing
5.4 SMED
5.5 TPM
5.6 OEE
5.7 Skills Matrix
5.8 Detailed Design – Implementing Pull
5.9 Standardisation and Training

Strive for Perfection
6.1 Gemba Walk
6.2 Validating the Solution – Piloting
6.3 Establish an Implementation Plan
6.4 Confirming Improvements

Problem Solving
7.1 DMAIC Roadmap
7.3 A3 reporting
7.4 Team Selection and Launch
7.5 Introduction to Communication
7.6 Communications Planning and Strategy
7.7 Define Phase Overview
7.8 Project Charter
7.9 Problem Statements
7.10 In & Out of Scope
7.11 SMART Goals
7.12 SIPOC
7.12 Risk Management
7.13 Project Planning
7.14 Project Benefits
7.15 Define Phase Summary
7.16 Gate Reviews
7.17 Measure Phase Overview
7.18 Visualising Data Introduction
7.19 Time Series Plots
7.20 Frequency Plots
7.21 Scatter Plots
7.22 Pareto Charts and Pie Charts
7.23 Check Sheets
7.24 Implementing Quick Wins
7.25 Measure Summary
7.26 Analyse Overview
7.27 Introduction to Identifying Potential Root Causes
7.28 Brainstorming
7.29 Brainwriting
7.30 Affinity Diagrams
7.31 5 Whys
7.32 Cause and Effect Diagrams
7.33 Analyse Summary
7.34 Improve Phase Overview
7.35 Generate Solutions Part 1
7.36 Generate Solutions Part 2
7.37 Introduction Priortise Solution Ideas
7.38 Prioritising Solutions Ideas
7.39 Solution Selecton Matrix
7.40 Detailed Solutions Overview
7.41 Validate the Solution
7.42 Validate Benefits
7.43 Improve Summary
7.44 Control Phase Overview
7.45 The Control Plan
7.46 Confirming Improvement
7.47 Closing Out
7.48 Control Summary

Managing Change
8.1 Change Management
8.2 Stakeholder Analysis
8.3 Force-Field Analysis

Learning outcomes from Lean Green Belt Certification

Lean methodologies offer significant cost savings and quality improvement for industries worldwide. For this reason, training an employee as a Lean Green Belt or becoming one yourself can be highly advantageous for both you and your organisation.

As a Lean Green Belt, you will gain the skills to successfully implement Lean principles in any business setting. You will identify and resolve problems to enhance efficiency and generate cost savings. Not only will this result in financial benefits, but it will also foster a positive culture of change within the company.

Upon completing the Lean Green Belt training, you will:

  • Develop the ability to identify and eliminate waste and non-value-added activities from processes.
  • Master the key Lean tools and apply them effectively in your workplace.
  • Inspire employees and cultivate a culture of collaboration across departments.
  • Achieve tangible improvements in efficiency and quality.
  • Enhance your personal leadership and influencing skills.
  • Elevate customer satisfaction and strengthen stakeholder confidence.
  • Gain professional recognition for your Lean expertise.
  • Have the opportunity to earn certification by submitting a Lean improvement project.

Don’t miss the chance to unlock the power of Lean methodologies and drive your career and organisation to new heights. Invest in Lean Green Belt training today and reap the rewards of improved efficiency, cost savings, and a culture of continuous improvement.

Our trainers are experts

  • As experts in business improvement we have supported clients on 5 continents to improve processes as Lean experts.  We have trained thousands of delegates as Lean Green Belts. 

Added Value 

  • No matter your learning method you will receive access to our eLearning course (worth £550) for 2 months allowing your to retake the course over and over again.  This is highly valuable when you run your first sessions 

Lifetime support 

  • All our courses come with unlimited support via phone or email.  When you have a problem or need support our Master Black Belts will help you.

Highly practical training 

  • All our training options provide practical training from experts who have been there, seen it and done it.  We will enrich the training with stories, examples and experiences to answer your questions. 

Full worldwide recognised certification included in the cost 

  • Full certification, never have to certify again.  Verification of your qualification included in the price. 

Only course offering all Lean Green Belt tools & techniques 

  • Don’t just learn the theory but how to deliver Lean.  Learn how to implement change, run effective programs and influence any business.  Become a Lean expert with 100% Effective today.  

Who Should Attend our Lean Green Belt Training Course?

The Lean Green Belt course is ideal for professionals from various industries seeking to deepen their knowledge of Lean methodologies. Beneficial roles include:

  • Operations Managers and Supervisors: Drive efficiency and continuous improvement in process management.
  • Quality Managers and Engineers: Enhance problem-solving, waste reduction, and process improvement skills.
  • Project Managers: Improve project outcomes with effective Lean implementation.
  • Continuous Improvement Professionals: Advance Lean transformation expertise.
  • Lean Practitioners and Team Leaders: Elevate knowledge and proficiency to Lean Green Belt level.
  • Change Agents and Transformation Leaders: Gain insights for successful organisational change and Lean transformations.
  • Senior Executives and Leaders: Foster a culture of Lean thinking and drive organisation-wide Lean improvements.
If you want to:
  • Understand all Lean tools and techniques
  • Understand how to identify and solve problems 
  • Implement Lean into your organisation 
  • Understand how to implement change so Lean solutions are accepted 
  • Improve your business 
  • Improve your career prospects 

Then this Lean Green Belt course is for you.

100% Effective certification is included in the price and requires completion of our online exam. Our process:

  • End of course exam – understand the theory
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Unlimited retakes
  • Open book covering full curriculum 
  • Pass mark = 70% (our pass rate is 90% first time)
  • Validate your certification – all certificates come with a unique number so employers can validate your certificate
  • Certification for life! There’s no need to pay to re-certify after a number of years
  • Option to deliver a project which will be reviewed by Master Black Belts included in the price.  

Our curriculum covers all aspects of Lean.  This certification proves your knowledge of Lean to any business or individual. 


What is the difference between Lean Green Belt and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt? 

  • A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt covers all aspects of Six Sigma as well as Lean.  This means there is a very heavy emphasis on statistics.
  • If you need to do lots of data analysis then Lean Six Sigma is for you but if not then Lean Green Belt is the better course.   
What is the difference between a Lean Green and Black Belts? 
  • Lean Green Belt typically work on problems within their own funtion while Black Belts have the capability to work company wide on more strategic problems 
  • Black Belt spend more time working on change management aspects and more detailed data analysis 
  • Black Belts are held to a higher standard as they work on larger projects
  • Black Belts must learn more tools and techniques

Are there any prerequisites?

  • There are no prerequisites for this Lean Green Belt training course.

Where can I attend this training?

  • Our 3 day Virtual Classroom Lean Green Belt and online eLearning courses can be attended from anywhere in the world.  Virtual classes start at 09:00 until 17:00 UK time 

How do Virtual Classes work? 

  • Using zoom we provide interactive and engaging courses that ensure you have an excellent learning experience.  Our virtual classroom can be accessed globally, we limit sizes to ensure everyone can participate and engage. Our Master Black Belt provide their experience, stories and examples so you can not only learn the theory but how to effectively run deliver Lean. 

Who delivers your Lean training courses?

  • Our Lean Green Belt courses are delivered by our friendly and highly experienced trainers. As Master Black Belt they have trained and coached delegates from all over the world.  They have also delivered hundreds of improvement projects and supported thousands of others to do the same.

In-House Delivery

  • We can also deliver this Lean Green Belt course just for your organisation. We can do this in-person at your office or a location of your choice or as a live virtual training course. For companies wishing to take advantage of our in house option we can adapt the training to suit your exact needs. 

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