Yes to Lean thinking!

Learn how to improve flow and deepen your Lean thinking with this 'Platinum Certificate in Lean' program. Improve your problem solving skills to be the best at what you do and flow more and more value to customers. Best suited if you are not currently in a management role. If you are in management, please opt for the 'Advanced Lean Leadership Certificate' instead.

  • 8 one-on-one virtual coaching sessions (up to 8 hours) with Microsoft Meetings/Teams

  • It's easy to fit the 4 online self-paced courses in your busy schedule ('Intro to Lean', 'Make flow visible', 'Lean thinker's toolkit', 'Gemba') with short videos, quizzes and downloads

  • Mandatory reading - 'Lean: Manage work as a flow system' 3rd Edition book

  • Each course registration provides access for a full year

  • You have up to 365 days from the date of registration to complete the 'Platinum Certificate in Lean' requirements (4 courses, 8 coaching sessions, 8 mandatory assignments and 1 mandatory reading)

  • Assignments for each of the four courses and 4 additional assignments are mandatory to earn a 'Platinum Certificate in Lean'. The work-based assignments help you live Lean and problem solve.

  • Optional additional coaching sessions can be added in order to support your development in dealing with specific problems, in context

  • Total effort to meet the 'Platinum Certificate in Lean' requirements is estimated at 50 hours

  • This Certificate undergoes continuous improvement.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Before you start

    • Launching your Lean journey

    • Platinum Certificate in Lean Workbook

  • 2

    Purpose, Current State and Context Coaching Session

    • First coaching session - Purpose, Current State and Context

    • Attend 1st coaching session

    • Upload and Submit First Assignment

  • 3

    'Introduction to Lean' course

    • Complete the 'Introduction to Lean' course and do the work-based assignment

    • Upload and Submit your assignment for 'Introduction to Lean' course

    • Attend 2nd coaching session

  • 4

    'Make flow visible' course

    • Complete the 'Make flow visible' course and do the work-based assignment

    • Upload and submit your Assignment for 'Make flow visible' course

    • Attend 3rd coaching session

  • 5

    'Lean thinker's toolkit' course

    • Complete the 'Lean thinker's toolkit' course and do the work-based assignment

    • Upload and Submit your Assignment for 'Lean thinker's toolkit' course

    • Attend 4th coaching session

  • 6

    'Gemba: the power of observation' course

    • Complete the 'Gemba: the power of observation' course

    • Upload and Submit your assignment - 'Gemba: the power of observation'

    • Attend 5th coaching session

  • 7

    Reading - 'Lean: Manage work as a flow system' book

    • Read the book 'Lean: Manage work as a flow system' and assignment details

    • Upload and Submit your assignment for the 'Lean: Manage work as a flow system' book reading

    • Attend 6th coaching session

  • 8

    The 7th and 8th coaching sessions

    • Prepare for 7th coaching session

    • Upload and Submit your answers for the external video

    • Attend 7th coaching session

    • Schedule and Attend 8th coaching session

    • Upload and Submit your last assignment

Lean thinking. Creativity. Innovation. Problem solving.

Catapult your thinking and your career with Lean thinking. Learn to be the BEST at what you do.