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Management Works LEAN Business Programme

Start: October 15, 2018 End: January 18, 2019

Portlaoise: Management Works LEAN Business Programme is a green belt level training programme which uses a proven combination of training and onsite project mentoring to help participants understand lean principles, implement lean tools and deliver improvements for sustainable cost savings. The programme is heavily subsidised by Skillnets and delivered by leading lean consultants, LBSPartners.

Green Belt Training takes place at an offsite location. To embed the training further, participants complete improvement projects in their workplace with 4 days (or 8, half days) of onsite project support from one of LBSPartners’ Lean Mentors included in the programme cost. Projects ensure tools and skills are embedded and provide significant ROI for participating companies.


Day 1 October 15th, Day 2 October 16th, Day 3 November 6th, Day 4 November 27th, Day 5 December 18th, Graduation January 18th

Lean Business Objectives

Adopting lean tools and techniques is a business improvement approach being embraced by companies across all industries in Ireland and around the world. WHY?Because it delivers serious competitive advantage to companies who participate. Previous participants are now achieving measureable improvements across a wide range of business outcomes, including: improved cash flow, productivity, waste reduction, lead times, employee engagement, quality and customer service

By participating in this programme, you and your team will:

  • Develop a clear understanding and practical knowledge of the tools and practices underpinning lean.
  • Identify and deliver a project or suite of projects to provide meaningful and measureable improvements for your business.
  • Gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to apply lean principles, tools and techniques to other projects within your business.


Who Should Attend

All companies where efficiency is a critical factor in success. Participants can include admin staff, operators, supervisors and/or managers. We can support you to select a team of up to 3 participants. Each participant will deliver an improvement project in their area of the business.

What will I learn?

•Key concepts of Lean Thinking: Value, Value Stream, Flow, Pull, and Perfection
•Practical understanding of how to identify and expose the opportunities presented by the ubiquity of waste in the organisation
•Practical and powerful Lean tools & techniques, such as Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen
•Lean Six Sigma concepts, such as variation and process capability
•Problem solving and process improvement techniques (DMAIC) associated with the Lean Six Sigma framework
•The concept of Visual Management and the application of it components 6S, short interval controls and tiered management systems.

Contact us to secure your place on the next Management Works Lean Business Programme.
Places are limited to four companies per programme.

Vincent Leonard, LBSPartners

LBS Lean Green Belt Training

Brian Colleran, Skillnets

Management Works Lean Business