“Nurturing True Lean Practitioners”

Lean Certification Levels (ISO 18404)

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Introduction to Lean Green Belt | Lean Practitioner

Lean Practitioner Green Belt training includes combination of classroom learning, practical, self-study, coaching & mentoring consisting of approximately 45 hours (6 days in-class equivalency), not including time associated with project application and implementation.

With the Lean Practitioner Green Belt ,  the participants will obtain a deep lean knowledge through class-room trainings, practical lean capabilities through focused onsite practical sessions and specially developed set of simulations.

The Lean Practitioner Green Belts shall prepare and produce a portfolio of evidence of practical application and will be reviewed by a panel of Lean Black Belts or Certified Lean Experts or Certified TPS Practitioners (Grade III by Toyota Engineering Corporation)

Create an Unforgettable Lean Experience

Now you can practice essential lean concepts while learning at the ICEES simulation lab. Participants get the opportunity to work as team members, team leaders, and industrial engineers in a simulated factory environment and see wastes in real-time and improve the assembly line using Yamazumi and Gemba Kaizen. 

Learning Outcomes

The role of the Lean practitioner is to participate in Lean improvements in the organization. These improvement activities will usually be within the operation. In so doing, the Lean practitioner will

Globally Recognized Certificate

Lean Green Belt | Green Belt Certification

Standard Curriculum (ISO 18404)

  • Introduction to Lean Management
  • 8 Types of Wastes and practical application
  • 5S for Productivity
  • Lean Process Mapping
  • Introduction to Value Stream Mapping
  • Gemba Kaizen for Continuous Improvement
  • Systematic Problem Solving
  • A3 Thinking
  • Lean Metrics
  • Quality Circles
  • 8 Step problem solving
  • Pull System, Kanban and Hijenka load leveling
  • Total Productive Maintenance 
  • Quick Changeover (SMED)
  • Error proofing and self ownership
  • Managing kaizen events
  • Lean A3 visual presentation skills
  • Lean Project Management

Access to Online Portal

  • All students will be provided with access to online learning materials for 6 months

  • Online portal includes

    • 18 hours of explanation videos in Sinhala / English medium

    • More than 10 downloadable excel formats

    • Comprehensive printable training material kit

    • Portal Access Link >> https://learn.centerforlean.com/

Evaluation Criteria

  • Final examination (MCQ & Written) 2 hours

  • Individual Assignment ( Gemba Kaizen, Process Mapping & Problem Solving)

  • Group Assignment ( A3 Project )

  • Individual and group assignments will be reviewed on a given date by a panel of Lean black belts / Certified Lean Experts / Certified TPS Practitioners. The review guidelines will be provided during the course.


  • Pass criteria of minimum 70% for the final examination
  • 60% or above for individual assignments and the group assignments.

Transform Yourself Today!

Register for the Next Intake – April 2022

Yellow Belt Sessions >>

Starts on : 19th March 2022 (ZOOM)

Ends on : 6th April 2022 

Green Belt Session Starts>>

30th April 2022 | Session 01 :  9.00am – 5.30pm  

7th May 2022 | Session 02 :  9.00am – 5.30pm  

14th May 2022 | Session 03 :  9.00am – 5.30pm  

21st May 2022 | Session 04 :  9.00am – 5.30pm  

28th May 2022 | Written Examination & Assignment Evaluation

Meet Your Trainers

Lapitha Gunasinghe

Lapitha Gunasinghe (MBA, Lean Black Belt) Director at ICEES Global and former Vice President – Lean Transformation

20 years of experience in Lean, Six Sigma implementations across multiple countries.

Former Vice President – Lean Enterprise, inQube Global (Pvt) Ltd; former Country Manager,

Quantum Apparel Cambodia; former General Director/ Head of Operations, Hop Lun Vietnam (Pvt) Ltd;

Former Deputy General Manager – Lean Enterprise, MAS Holdings (Pvt) Ltd; former Manager – Lean

Implementation, Walmart Global Sourcing (Pvt) Ltd, Bangladesh; Snr Industrial Engineer, MAS Linea Aqua (Pvt) Ltd

20 years of working Experience in Manufacturing and driving Enterprise Excellence in Maldives, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia and Sri Lanka.

Have been mentored by Japanese & American Toyota consultants for 10 years. Being Trained in Japan at AOTS Chubu Kenshu Center, Nagoya and Toyota Engineering Corporation (TEC). Exposure in Toyota Manufacturing, Warehousing and Distribution Facilities, Nagoya

Lean Black Belt – MAS Holdings

TPM Instructor – Japanese Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPMs)

Conducted workshops and trainings in MAS Lean Academy and Headed Blue Belt Training Program.

Asanka Henegedara

Asanka Henegedara (Bsc Eng (Moratuwa), MBA (PIM), ACMA)) Director at ICEES Global with and visiting faculty Lean Management at University of Moratuwa

Led multiple lean initiatives in Overall Lean Transformation and Special Tools including New Product Development, Quick Changeover and Total Productive Maintenance at MAS Group Lean Enterprise & Divisional Lean Enterprise for 9 years

Has been mentored by Japanese Toyota consultants for 4 years

Being Trained in Japan at Toyota Engineering Corporation (TEC), Nagoya; AOTS Chubu Kenshu Center, Nagoya; Exposure in Toyota Manufacturing, Warehousing and Distribution Facilities, Nagoya

Conducted more than 100 workshops and trainings on Yellow Belt, Blue Belt, Green Belt, Advanced 5S, 8 Step Problems Solving and Value Stream Mapping, Total Productive Maintenance

Experience in lean maturity assessments in 40+ textile and apparel plants in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Indonesia

Possess MBA from Postgraduate Institute for Management (PIM), Bsc Engineering from University of Moratuwa and ACMA/CGMA from CIMA.

Exposure to state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities such as Toyota Corporation in Japan and India

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and TPM Practitioner (JIPM)

Rasanjanie Liyanage

Lean Black Belt. Former Lean Implementation Manager at MAS Bodyline. More than 16 years of lean implementation experience

Lasitha Balasooriya

Lasitha Balasooriya (Bsc. Eng (Moratuwa), MMM) Senior Manager Engineering – Camso Loadstar.

Sujeewa Waidyathilake

Sujeewa Waidyathilaka (Bsc. Eng (Moratuwa), MBA Former Lean & Industrial Engineering Manger with 23 years of experience at MAS Holdings