Lean White Belt Certificate

The Lean White Belt Certificate workshop is an introduction to the fundamentals of Lean process improvement, continuous improvement and innovation for government and knowledge workers. An essential starting point if you want to learn about Lean, if you are struggling to overcome a backlog or are feeling overwhelmed and want to do something about it.

  • The Lean White Belt certificate workshop is targeted to:

  • Leaders who wish to learn more about Lean to decide whether to implement in their organization
  • Teams and individuals who want to use Lean thinking to improve their own work
  • Individuals who have recently joined an organization undergoing Lean improvement(s) who need to get up to speed on Lean basics
  • The learning objectives of this workshop include:

  • Develop an understanding of what Lean is and how it applies to knowledge work
  • Learn basic Lean tools and techniques to remove non-value added work and reduce frustration
  • Topics covered include:

  • Lean principles
  • Lean as it applies to knowledge work
  • Value stream mapping
  • How to identify and eliminate interruptions to flow and waste (the 8 Lean Wastes)
  • The impact of variation and overwhelm and what to do about them
  • Lean tools and techniques including visual management, huddle meetings and more
  • Using the Plan-Do-Check-Adjust cycle to conduct experiments to learn and improve
  • Practical ways to make Lean, continuous improvement and innovation a normal part of the work
  • The people side of Lean 
  • How to build support for a Lean transformation and how to get started


October 17
October 28
November 23
December 12
January 16

February 27
March 21
Price: $425 + tax per person
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
Delivered virtually via Microsoft Teams

Unless otherwise noted, all courses held in English. Course facilitators are bilingual (English/French) and will respond to questions in the language they are asked. Course materials are available in English and French upon request.

Contact us to inquire about group discounts as follows:

  • 3-5 people = $403.75 + tax per person
  • 6-9 people = $382.50 + tax per person
  • 10+ people = $361.25 + tax per person


  • Free one-hour introductory talk/webinar
  • Group/team one-day training workshop

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