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 a highly comprehensive and interactive programme that teaches a carefully sequenced arrangement of Lean concepts and tools and covers the latest knowledge and know-hows of Lean management. The integration of Lean with Six Sigma and Theory of Constraints is also covered so that participants can use a synthesis approach for better management of their companies.

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. As the result, they are able to deliver immediate, quantifiable and significant improvements in business operation which align with Lean initiatives.


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: Certificate in Strategic Lean Management and Its Integration with Six Sigma and TOC 6-hour
Module 2: Certificate in Lean Transformation Method 9-hour
Module 3: Certificate in Designing Flow Operation with Kanban System 6-hour
Module 4: Certificate in Wastes Identification and Elimination 6-hour
Module 5: Certificate in Leveling Techniques and Changeover Improvement 6-hour
Module 6: Certificate in Human Automation, Standard Operations and TPM 6-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, Doctor of Engineering (Warwick), Doctor of Management (IMC/USC), Registered Professional Engineer, Registered Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Teacher, Registered Lean Specialist, Certified Theory of Constraints Supply Chain and Logistic Application Practitioner (including production process). 30 years of experience in both manufacturing and servicing industries. Led 47 Lean Sigma projects and trained over 1,500 Lean Six Sigma professionals. Dr. Chan is a Visiting Professor of Beijing Normal University (北京師範大學) an Industrial Fellow of Warwick University


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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