By Center for Lean Excellence Singapore

Certified Lean Leader Black Belt

The role of the Lean Leader is to drive strategic improvements across the value stream. These improvements will ensure optimum customer value creation, profit maximization and capacity utilization. The Lean Leader creates a true-north vision , systematic policy deployment mechanism  and a proactive people management system that involves everybody in the organization

  • Duration: May to Sep 2023
  • Certification: ISO 18404 – Center for Lean Excellence – Singapore
  • Suitable for:  C Suite, Directors and Managers


C Suite, Director, Senior Manager, Change Agents


20 Days – 5 Months


Pdf Study Materials are provided


Instructor-led with an executive coach 


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Learning Outcomes

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Next Program

  • Next Program Start Date: May 2023
  • Time : 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
  • Duration: 5 Months
  • Onsite Learning: 8 Days (Hotel Galadari – Colombo)
  • Online Instructor Led Learning: 9 Days (Zoom)
  • Coaching: Individual coaching time slots to be allocated

Investment :  LKR 280,000

  • Installment payment facilities available

Lean Leader Black Belt Curriculum

  • Introduction to Lean

  • 8 Types of Wastes

  • 5S for Productivity, Gemba Kaizen

  • Process Mapping,
  • Lean Metrices
  • Lean Problem-solving Techniques (Basic Tools)
  • Role of the Team member and Supervisor
  • Lean Change Management
  • Visual Management (Visual Pyramid)
  • Meeting Facilitation
  • Quality Circles & presentation skills
  • MCQ type online exam
  • Testing the knowledge on first three sessions
  • A3 Thinking
  • 8 Step problem Solving
  • Initiate Project 1
  • Yamazumi and Layout Preparation
  • STW, JIT, Multiskilling 
  • Training School
  • Safety & Ergonomics
  • AM & PM (Part 1)
  • 5 Day Kaizen Activity
  • Assembly line simulation activityat Hotel Galadari Simulated Factory
  • Value Stream Mapping & Current & Future (Intro Level)
  • Lean New Product Development
  • Quick Changeover
  • Chassis model and PCU
  • Practical Simulation Session on Product Development at Simulated Factory at Hotel Galadari Colombo
  • Examination 2- MCQ Type online exam
  • Review the project on 8 Step Problem Solving
  • Value Stream Mapping (Deep)
  • Pull System Kanban
  • Production planning and control
  • Hijunka
  • Inventory Management
  • Practical Simulation Session on Value Stream Mapping at Simulated Factory at Hotel Galadari Colombo
  • BIQ and M&I flow mapping
  • Quality Support Metrix
  • Error proofing & Self Ownership
  • Human Value Stream
  • Practical Simulation Session on Built In Quality at Simulated Factory at Hotel Galadari Colombo
  • Practical Simulation Session on Hoshin Kanri at Simulated Factory at Hotel Galadari Colombo
  • Lean Leadership
  • Daily management ,Kamishibi & Jishuken
  • Supplier Integration
  • Chassis model and PCU
  • AM & PM (Advanced)
  • Practical Simulation Session on Change Management, Automation, Digitization Industry 4.0
  • Final Examination – MCQ Type online exam
  • Review the project on Value Stream Level Project Completion

Globally Recognized Certificate

Evaluation Criteria

  • All students must complete the respective exams in the given window. All the exams will be held on learn.centerforlean.com learning portal
  • Maximum 1 attempt is allowed for each quiz (In an event where the student is unable to score more than 70% for a quiz, then the student will have to subscribe again to the course by paying the due amount)
  • One 8 Step Problem Solving and Value Stream Improvement Project must be completed based on the given guidelines.
  • Projects are reviewed by Lean Experts at Center for Lean Excellence and marks will be awarded based on a set criteria.
  • 50% marks are allocated for the exams and 50% marks are allocated for the project works. Minimum 70% is required for the certification.