Lean Management Training and Certification

Lean Management training Belgium

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Lean Management Training Duration & Price:

  • Yellow 2 days – 1.295€ ex vat
  • Lean Culture 6 days  – 3.495€ ex vat

Certification: IASSC

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt – 1.295€ ex vat – 2 days (French dates): 

  • 28 & 29 September 2017 (Brussels)

Lean Culture ( Coach & Manager) – 1.695€ ex vat – 3 days

  • 28 & 29 September, 20 November 2017 (Brussels)

Lean Operations – 3495€ ex vat – 6 days 

  • 28 & 29 September, 20, 21, 27 & 28 November 2017 (Brussels)

Subsides: Financial help in Brussels & Wallonia

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Lean Management training and certification in Brussels

This 6 days Lean Management training and IASSC ATO certification seek to increase your Lean Management capabilities through a multidisciplinary approach taught by our Master Black Belt experts.

The program is designed to provide all the tools and attitudes anyone needs to understand and to execute the managerial aspects of Lean such as coaching and governing Lean Management transformations. The training also includes operational aspects for modelling, analysing, improving, optimising and automating day-to-day processes.

To put it shortly, you will be able to produce results in terms of productivity, economic value and in the end increase your customers ‘satisfaction.

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Short explanation of our Lean Management Training Program

This Lean Management Training provides you an effective 6-day course + exam of what you, as effective team member, leader or consultant, are required to perform as a Lean Manager:

  • Understand Lean principles.
  • Support of Lean projects focused on waste reduction, process improvement, operational excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Lean Project Management

After the lean management training, you will have the following capabilities:

  • Manage and initiate Lean or improvements project,
  • Knowledge transfer, coaching/mentoring and Lean project management,
  • Reduce the process time,
  • Analyze processes using Lean tools,
  • Identify and resolve 8 types of waste,
  • Eliminate non-value-added activities,
  • Reduce inventory,
  • Apply tools such as Visual Management 5S and Poka Yoke,


Lean Management Training Program description

Along 6 days of training, you will learn how to apply Lean Management tools inside your operational excellence programs. You will also apply the principles of Lean in the exact way as it has been developed by Toyota. Furthermore you will discover Lean Thinking philosophy and work on opportunities to eliminate waste and create value in your processes.

Also, you will find out how Lean Management is linked to value creation in your processes by eliminating waste. And you’ll learn how to use our tool box to continuously improve your processes.

Part 1 of the Lean management training : Lean Yellow Belt ( 2 days)

The first two days you will discover that Lean Management is a structured and disciplined approach to management based on process improvements, value creation and the reduction of waste (time, money, commodities, motion…). The objective of this method is improving the fluidity of processes and recognize waste in a company to treat them with the proper tools.

In substance; You will discover that the Lean Manager strength is the “common sense ” mobilisation capacity of the organisation.
Programme Lean Management Training:

Day 1 :

  • Introduction to DMAIC
  • Lean vs Six Sigma
  • Experimentation on a process implemented in the classroom (« serious game »)
  • The ‘3 Voices’ (Voice of the Client, Voice of Business, Voice of Collaborators)
  • Measurement of performance (KPI’s): effectiveness (quality) vs efficiency
  • Little’s Law
  • Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
  • 7+1 wastes
  • Calculation of the Process Cycle Efficiency (PCE)
  • Takt time and Cycle time
  • Load chart
  • Theory of Constraints (bottlenecks analysis)

Day 2 :

  • Process improvement workshop on the process implemented in the classroom
  • Line balancing and debottlenecking
  • Basic principles of process reengineering
  • Calculation of resources staffing
  • One piece continuous flow
  • Pull production and Kanban (introduction)
  • Poka-Yoke (introduction)
  • 5S (introduction)
  • SMED (introduction)
  • Calculation of the Overal Process Efficiency (OPE)
  • Kaizen Event
  • Toyota Way


Part 2 of the Lean management training: Lean Culture – (1 day)

In this part of the Lean Management Training and as a future Lean Practitioner you will discover how to become the initiator of a Lean improvement program. As a result you will develop one obsession: ” the perfect process.” As Lean Practitioner you will master Lean tools & techniques. You will understand the principles of Lean and inspires colleagues to work on improvements. Within organisations, Lean practitioners are specialists who, contribute to the operational excellence of the various departments and transfer those principles with enthusiasm.

Module 1 : Toyota Kata – People Management (Lean Coach)

Toyota Way

Improvement kata

  • Target conditions thinking
  • A3 Management / Kaizen events
  • Short Interval Control (SIC) / Quick Response Quality Control (QRQC) / PDCA
  • Whiteboards & Stand-up meetings

Coaching kata

  • Toyota-style leadership
  • Coaching & mentoring
  • Individual variability and skills development
  • Change management

Part 3 of the Lean management training: Lean Operations – (3 days)

Module 1 : Lean services delivery

Variability management

  • Elements of descriptive statistics
  • Statistical analysis of customer demand, processing times and lead times variability
  • Queuing and waiting time analysis
  • Capacity management in a changing environment

Lean Supply Chain Management

  • Pull flow and levelled flow (Heijunka)
  • Supermarket stock and security stock calculation
  • Design of Kanban systems
  • Optimal order quantity calculation
  • Optimization of discontinuous flows (‘Pitch’)

Module 2 : Reliable and agile operations

  • Reliability measurement and Failure Modes Analysis (FMEA)
  • Poka-Yoke
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • 5S
  • Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED)
  • Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM)


Here are examples of your future Lean tool box:

  • Lean and Theory of Constraints
  • Lean and Six Sigma
  • The Lean Roadmap
  • Analysis of customer value
  • Value added and non-value added Activity
  • The 8 types of waste
  • Value Stream Mapping ( VSM )
  • Flow value
  • Line Balance and Takt time
  • Feed Little pulled and law
  • Kanban , safety stock and replenishment
  • Poka Yoke
  • 5S and Visual Management
  • SMED and reduced preparation time
  • Kaizen ( Kaikaku )
  • 5 Why , A3 management

Our Offer


Our offer consists of a  6-day Lean Management Training at 3.495€ ex VAT for the Lean Management Practitioner or 2-day for the Yellow Belt to prepare you to pass the Lean Management exam. It contains the handbook, reading materials, exam, certification, beverages and light lunch. (Training dates see under.)

Our training and business games use teaching methods which focus on the mental, physical and emotional development of participants. Their contents are specifically tailored to the training goals and the participants. Our teaching methods are both participatory and collaborative, involving problem solving, role-playing and serious games. They offer motivating challenges and stimulate participants to invest in their training.

At the end of this training, you will be ready for the Lean Management Certification exam. Our training meets the criteria certification of ISO, IASSC ATO and we issue a diploma on success.

Master Black Belt Youri Buffe Lean Management Training


  • Operations Managers
  • Logistics Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Production Managers
  • Continuous Improvement Project Managers
  • LSS Green Belts or LSS Black Belts wishing to complete their toolbox

Context and positioning:

  • Industry and services
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Need for speed, reactivity and agility
  • Capacity Management of unstable and disrupted environment
  • Need to stabilize operations
  • Monitor collaborators’ performance

Prerequisite: successful participation to Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training (certificate of completion).

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