Lean Systems - Specialist Diploma

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.


1 Year, Part Time, Blended

Further enquiries

Tel: +353 (0) 61 213360
Email: ulearning@ul.ie

Course Director
Dr Seán Moore
Tel: +353 (0) 61 202861
Email: Sean.Moore@ul.ie

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


* Enrolling September and January

Application date

Application Deadlines

Taught Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus

Research Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.

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