Lean Systems

This Lean Black Belt course, will develop participants' process improvement skills, and will provide education and practical application to a Black Belt level in Lean. A company-based project will form a key element of the programme, ensuring the integration of the various concepts in the participants' workplace. The Specialist Diploma in Lean programme forms part of the MSc. in Strategic Quality Management Lean Sigma Systems. Those who have completed this programme may continue on with a second diploma and enterprise improvement project to qualify with an MSc Master Black Belt in Lean Sigma Systems.

Key Fact
Lean originated in Toyota in car manufacturing but is now being used across many sectors, manufacturing, construction, healthcare, finance, retail and voluntary organisations.

Subjects taught

Programme Content

Semester 1
• Lean Thinking / Lean Tools 1
• Leadership & Change Management

Semester 2
• Lean Thinking / Lean Tools 2
• Lean Project / Lean Healthcare Project


1 Year, Part Time, Blended

More details
  • Qualifications

    Minor Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

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