Executive Education

Lean Green Belt

Become a certified Lean Green Belt practitioner

If you’re looking to drive real-world change and fast-track your career, Green Belt certification might be your roadmap for success.

Lean is a proven customer-focused management system based on continuous improvement and respect for individuals. This program develops an in-depth understanding of Lean concepts and techniques for driving measurable improvements and stronger teamwork in your organization. It includes expert coaching on applied project work that may lead to Lean Green Belt certification.

Next steps: See our Lean Black Belt program for the next stage of your Lean journey.

Managers and staff who wish to develop the skills to effectively carry out projects which improve performance across a value stream by utilizing enablers in the Lean Body of Knowledge.

  • Learn the tactical deployment and applications of Lean concepts and methodologies within a work group or across a value stream
  • Implement Lean processes to eliminate waste, optimize operational efficiencies and drive measurable performance improvements
  • Leverage Lean as a cultural enabler for leadership, teamwork and human empowerment
  • Become better able to train other team members in Lean concepts and methods
  • Get applied practice in conducting a small improvement project
  • Lean Culture
  • Managing Flow
  • Identifying and Eliminating Waste
  • Problem Solving Tools
  • Product and Process Design
  • Sustaining a Lean Culture
  • Transforming Lean into Operational Results
  • Lean Measurements

Special features

  • Simulation Exercise - you will engage in a simulated project, and present it to the group for feedback
  • Exam - a multiple choice exam at the end of the program will ensure you have sufficiently understood the course material
  • Certification Project - within three months of the program, you will submit an applied project chosen from your own workplace
  • Coaching - two hours of certification project coaching with an expert coach

At the successful completion of the exam and certification project, you will receive a Certificate in Lean Green Belt.

Dr. Keith Kee

Keith is a Director with True Hoshin Consulting Inc. He has more than 15 years of experience assisting clients in their journey of operational design, including the integration of automation and digital transformation. A certified Lean Black Belt, project management and change management expert, he also delivers Lean optimization, continuous service improvement and strategic planning programs to private and public sector organizations.

Magdelene Rebecca Kee

Magdelene is a Director with True Hoshin Consulting Inc. Formerly she was the Director of Business Consulting at Fujitsu Canada, Director of Lean at PWC, and Manager of Lean Transformation at Vancouver Coastal Health. A certified coach in Lean, she has more than 30 years of experience in developing and delivering training, optimization, continuous service improvement and strategic planning programs to organizations across multiple industries.

Upcoming sessions

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June 26 - 30, 2023
$3995.00 + tax (5%)



8:30am – 4:30pm in Vancouver, BC

8:30am – 4:30pm in Vancouver, BC

UBC Robson Square
Oct 16 - 20, 2023
$3995.00 + tax (5%)



8:30am – 4:30pm in Vancouver, BC

8:30am – 4:30pm in Vancouver, BC

UBC Robson Square

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Success stories

“I have participated in a number of Lean training programs and this is by far the best. I will definitely be sending some of my key people to future sessions.”
"This program illustrated the road map for resolving the majority of operational/industrial issues in a very relatable approach."

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