Lean Specialist

Certified Lean Specialist Programme

Mastering Lean Plan and Implementation

What is Six Sigma? What is Lean? What is the relationship between them?


This is one of 6 modules in the Certified Lean Specialist Course. The course aims to develop senior executives with the latest knowledge and knowhows of Lean management. Upon completion of all 6 modules, the lean Specialists should have an in-depth understanding of Lean techniques that can lead and train team members to carry out Lean transformation in their organizations. They should have the competency to deliver immediate and significant business results in their business operation.

Each individual module of the Lean Specialist course is self-contained. Participants can commence the course at any module. Participants who interested to particular skill can join a particular module. A Module Certificate will be granted upon their successful completion of the module and meet the module requirements.


Participants who have completed this program are able to:

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of concepts and tools of Lean Management.
  • Learn from the real world (from the study visit), how these concepts and techniques are being implemented in companies.
  • Apply Lean management strategically in their organizations and across the supply chain from suppliers to customers.
  • Be a Lean team leadership and assign team member roles and responsibilities.


Who should attend?

  1. Senior managers or executives who wish to or responsible to implement Lean management in the company.
  2. High flyers who want to have a better opportunity in their carrier path.
  3. Professionals who responsible for business process improvement.


Course Content

Module 1: Advanced Certificate in Strategic Lean Management 6.5-hour
Module 2: Advanced Certificate in Lean Transformation 9-hour
Module 3: Advanced Certificate in Flow Management and Kanban System 6.5-hour
Module 4: Advanced Certificate in Wastes Elimination and Capacity Exploitation 6.5-hour
Module 5: Advanced Certificate in Leveling Techniques and Balance Flow Scheduling 6.5-hour
Module 6: Advanced Certificate in Operations Improvement Techniques 6.5-hour
Module 7: Lean Study Visit Optional
Examination Participants should attend the examination after completing Module 1- 6 2-hour
VIVA Exam 30-minute individual project presentation + 30-minute Q & A session 1-hour


Course Leader

Dr. YK Chan, Chairman of Six Sigma Institute, Managing Director of SBTI-Hong Kong Ltd, Doctor of Engineering (Warwick), Doctor of Management (IMC/USC), Post Doctoral (Oxford), Registered Professional Engineer, Registered Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Teacher, Registered Lean Specialist, TOCICO Certified TOC Practitioner, Visiting Professor of Beijing Normal University (北京師範大學) and Industrial Fellow of University of Warwick, UK.

Dr. Chan has over 30 years of experience in both manufacturing and servicing industries. Being a pioneer of Lean Six Sigma development in Hong Kong, he has Led over 100+ Lean Sigma projects and trained over 5,000 Lean Six Sigma professionals, including Six Sigma Master Black Belts, Lean Sigma Black Belts, Six Sigma Green Belts, Lean Specialists, Lean Leaders. Lean Practitioners, as well as TOC professionals.


Certification and Professional Registration

Participants who complete each module with attendance 70% or above will receive a module certificate.

Registration Certificate of Lean Specialist will be awarded to participants who complete an individual project and pass the written examination. The individual project is required to be presented in the VIVA exam which includes a 30-minute project presentation and a 30-minute Q & A session.


Course Fee

The course fee includes:

1. Examination Fee &

2. Administrative Charge for issuance of “Completion Certificate” for each module (No Hidden Cost).

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