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Lean Practitioner

Knowledge + Practice = Lean Strength

Designed and taught by experts with over 30 years of Lean experience across all industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, and government. This program will give you the information and skills necessary to begin your Lean journey. If you already have a baseline knowledge of Lean, it will ensure that you have the expertise to implement Lean for sustainability. The Lean Practitioner program is presented in collaboration with NW Center for Performance Excellence.

There are six required courses in the Lean Practitioner certificate program: 

See our Course Schedule for the current schedule of courses.

At the conclusion of this program, you will know how to lead a Lean improvement project in your own organization, you'll understand the importance of culture in Lean success, and have gained a career credential recognized across all industries.

For current schedule click here.

Interested in bringing the Lean Practitioner program to your organization? We can help you launch process improvements, develop a Lean culture, grow your capacity to serve customers, and standardize practices regardless of size or industry. Contact Kristen Pedersen for details.

Courses can be taken individually or can be applied to a certificate within a three-year limit. Our courses and certificates are continually updated to bring you the most current and progressive information, tools and perspectives. Courses completed outside of the three-year limit will need to be retaken to qualify for certificate completion.