Lean Six Sigma - White Belt

Learn about the Lean philosophy with this basic training. Understand how integrating Lean tools can optimize your workplace.

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  • Duration: 1 day
  • Regular price: $475
  • Preferential price: $420

Course outline

Introduction to the Lean philosophy and the Six Sigma methodology.


This training is intended for all managers and professionals who are involved in improving the efficiency and quality of their services.




The participant will be able to familiarize and see for themselves how the integration of Lean's tools can help optimize their work environment.

The goal of this training program is to empower participants to develop the skillset and techniques to:

  • Get familiar with the Lean Six Sigma approach, its philosophy, principles, and concepts.
  • Understand the benefits of a reorganization of work in line with the Lean principles.
  • Assess the potential for this approach to be applied within the organization.

Pedagogical method

  • The training is 6 hours long.
  • This hands-on type of training is based on alternating theoretical learning and practical applications.
  • During the training, using examples, practical exercises and case studies, the participant will practice the application of commonly used tools to illustrate concepts, ensure and confirm their understanding.
  • The preferred style of animation is based on sharing individual experiences and the interactions between the participants.
  • A certificate will be given to the participant at the end of the training.
  • The training is accompanied by 0.6 UEC.



  • Objectives
Background of organizations
  • The importance of change.
  • History of Lean manufacturing and the birth of concepts.
Simulation of a traditional process
  • Introduction to the concept of measurement and objectives.
  • The paradigms that hinder improvement
Introducing the Lean approach
  • The Lean philosophy.
  • Definition of value-added.
  • The 8 types of waste.
  • The principles of Lean.
  • Lean measures.
  • Introducing some of the Lean Six Sigma tools.
Simulation of a Lean process
Implementation strategies
  • Implementation methods.
  • Kaizen Blitz
  • Day-to-day management
  • Conditions of success
  • Edgenda's approach to the rollout of the Lean Six Sigma culture.
  • Some examples of the application of the Lean Six Sigma approach.

Surround yourself with the best

Nathalie Carey
Nathalie Carey
Trainer and Business Consultant
In her role as a performance and transformation consultant, Nathalie sees the bigger picture for your company and takes a comprehensive view of the transformation process.
Catherine Edgar
Catherine Edgar
Senior Project Director and Project Management Trainer
Catherine not only stands out for her dynamism, but also for her concrete, pragmatic approach.
Nathalie Gosselin
Nathalie Gosselin
VP Strategy and Operations
Nathalie has helped various companies in Quebec and France navigate the start-up and repositioning processes within a context deeply affected by technological development and the digital revolution.
Carl M. Gilbert
Carl M. Gilbert
Expert Leader
Be aware of trends, innovations and best practices, every month.
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