Certified Green Belt in LEAN MANUFACTURING (CGBL®)

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CGBL® exam preparation program

Certified Green Belt in Lean - Lean Manufacturing IIBLC®

The new stream of the training program will be held: 3 weekend modules + consultation and trial testing - all you need to successfully prepare for the official exam passing to become a certified IIBLC® Green Belt Lead Specialist.

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Start: 16.04.2022

Audience: LEAN Managers and specialists, middle level managers, trainers, consultants

Duration: 6 days;

4 hours trial exam

The cost of participation in the program is 29 900 UAH.

The cost of participation in a separate one-day module is 5 500 UAH.

The cost of participation in the two-day module is 10 000 UAH.

The cost of participation in the trial exam is 3 500 UAH.

The purchase price of the BOK (Book of Knowledge) is 40 EUR.

Training process

  • Audience Group Studies on Philosophy and LEAN Tools - Saving Industries
  • Practical exercises to test and consolidate the acquired theoretical knowledge and skills in using LEAN tools - Saving Industries
  • Discussion of practical Business Case Studies on the implementation of LEAN - Saving Industries in various companies
  • Individual self-training with remote Instructor support
  • Simulation of the exam with further discussion of the results

Clqassroom studies and remote support are provided in Russian / Ukrainian (if necessary in English), academic theoretical materials in English.


Call the papers to a new group CGBL® exam preparation program Certified Green Belt in Lean - Lean Manufacturing IIBLC®

3 weekend modules + consultation and trial testing - all you need to successfully prepare for the official exam passing to become a certified IIBLC® Green Belt Lead Specialist. Apply for training now!



Module 1.

Introduction to Lean, Basic Concepts and Principles (14-16.04.2022) 

Day 1.

Introduction to Lean, Basic Concepts and Principles.

10:00 – 18:00

Day 2.

Continuous improvement. Basics of Lean Project Management.

10:00 - 18:00

Module 2.

Value Creation Flow (21-22.05.2022) 

Day 1.

Value Creation Flow.

10:00 - 18:00

Day 2.

Value Creation Flow.

10:00 - 18:00

Module 3.

The pursuit of perfection (04-05.06.2022)

Day 1.

Quality control. Six Sigma.

10:00 - 18:00

Day 2.

Changes. Management and support.

10:00 - 15:00


Trial Testing and recommendations

15:00 - 18:00


Official exam LEAN IIBLC® (18.06.2022)

09:00 - 12:00

Curriculum content

Module 1. Introduction to LEAN, basic concepts and principles. 16 hours - 2 days.

Day 1 (8 hours)


Topic 1. Introduction to Lean - Lean Manufacturing

1.1 Introduction to Lean - Lean Manufacturing:

  • The history of the development of philosophy
  • Production systems Ford, GE, Toyota (TPS)
  • Toyota Lodge
  • The basic principles of Lean:
  • 5 Lean Principles: Value, Value Flow, Creation
  • Value, Extrusion, Continuous Improvement

Topic 2. The basic principles of Lean - Lean Production.

2.1. Determining Value and Losses

  • Definition of “Value” and “Losses”
  • Value-creating operations: Definition and identification
  • Definition of the customer and his needs
  • Muda / Mura / Muri
  • 8 Muda types (7 + 1): Definition and identification

Topic 3. Delivery Time and Order Cycle

3.1. Delivery time:

  • components of delivery time
  • Effect of reduced delivery times

3.2. Order fulfillment cycle:

  • Compound order cycle
  • Production time and total lead time

3.3 Impact of shortening the order cycle

  • Production strategies
  • The relationship of the product life cycle and production strategy
  • Increased flexibility
  • Possibilities of transition from “Production to warehouse” to “Production by order”
  • Effect of inventory reduction

Topic 4. Continuous Improvement Tools

4.1. Process improvement tools:

  • Kaizen - constant daily improvements.
  • Standardized work: definition, importance, work instructions
  • SDCA, PDCA cycles, continuous improvement
  • Error Protection (Poka-yoke)
  • Error Protection (Poka-yoke)
  • Visual management and Visual control
  • Command boards
  • regular meeting system

Topic 5. Search and analysis of root causes

5.1. Tools for root cause analysis and analysis:

  • Pareto Chart
  • Ishikawa Chart
  • Five Why’s

Theme 6. Organization of activities for continuous improvement

6.1. Process improvement activities:

  • Kaizen - constant daily improvements.
  • Kaizen Event (Storm-Break)
  • A3 format
  • Template A3
  • Lean Improvement Projects

Day 2 (8 hours)


Topic 1. Fundamentals of project management

1.1. Fundamentals of project management:

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Project Restrictions
  • Five groups of project processes
  • Ten PMI Knowledge Areas

Topic 2. Initialization and project planning

2.1. Project Initialization and Planning:

  • Project Charter
  • Hierarchical Work Structure (WBS)
  • Implementation schedule
  • Cost estimate
  • Responsibility matrix
  • Management of risks

Topic 3. Project Execution

3.1. Project Execution:

  • Organization of work in projects
  • Monitoring and Control
  • Communication in Projects
  • Progress Report
  • Visualization of project status

Topic 4. Closing Projects

4.1. Closing Projects:

  • Summarizing
  • Evaluation of Project Results
  • Project Presentation
  • Archiving Project documentation
  • Knowledge Management in Projects

Module 2. Value stream. 16 hours - 2 days.

Day 1 (8 hours).


Topic 1. Current Value Creation Flow State

1.1. Defining Value Creation Flow:

  • Basic principles for building a Value Creation Map
  • Definition of Product Groups
  • Basic information displayed on the map

1.2. Value Stream Map (Current Status)

  • Basic symbols used in Mapping
  • Operations, processes, stocks and transportation
  • Stocks in production and office processes
  • Material flows and information flows
  • Delivery time and its components
  • Production and dispatch batches
  • Processing time, cycle time
  • Stocks (production, office, services)
  • Information flows
  • Order fulfillment cycle: components, value, time to inventory calculation (Little's law)

1.3. Main factors

  • Tact Time: definition and calculation
  • Cycle Time
  • Operation Time
  • Content of work

1.4. Map of Value Streaming Single Flow (Single VSM)

  • Start building VSM
  • Stream Mapping using paper and pen
  • Software tools for building VSM

1.5. Opportunities for process improvement

1.6. Value Stream Map (Future State)

Day 2 (8 hours).


Topic 2. Setting Up a Value Creation Flow

2.1. Main factors

  • Tact Time: definition and calculation
  • Constant flow and production in batches
  • Single item flow
  • FIFO pipe

2.2. 5S - System of the organization of workplaces, Visualization

  • Definition of 5s
  • 5S implementation steps
  • Success factors and pitfalls

2.3. SMED - Quick Changeover

  • Determination of readjustment and its boundaries
  • Internal and external operations
  • Minimum-optimal batches: definition and calculation
  • Fast Changeover Standard
  • EPEI - Every Detail in Every Interval (definition and calculation)

2.4. Pulling according to customer needs:

  • Pacemaker - The process of setting the pace
  • Interval: definition and calculation
  • EPEI - Every Detail in Every Interval
  • Kanban: definition and tasks.
  • Kanban post and kanban board
  • Main types of Kanban
  • Supermarket: definition and objectives
  • Types of Supermarkets
  • System 2 (3) boxes
  • Kanban and ERP systems
  • Internal Logistics, Mitsuzumashi
  • Alignment (Heijunka), Logistics Box, the Sequester

Module 3. Quality Management, Six Sigma. 16 hours - 2 days.

Day 1 (8 hours).


Topic 1. Total Quality Management

1.1. TQM - Total Quality Management:

  • Built-in quality (Jidoka)
  • PDCA Improvement Cycle
  • 7 Quality Management Tools

Topic 2. Methodology 6 Sigma for quality management

  • Six Sigma Method.
  • Variations - Difficulty - Errors
  • Basic Tools Six Sigma
  • Methodology for improving DMAIC
  • Process Diagram

Topic 3. DMAIC Improvement Methodology

Formulation Problems

3.1. Problem Data Collection:

  • Voice of the Customer
  • Voice of the Business
  • Voice of the Employee

3.2. Translating customer requirements into output requirements

  • Interpretation of VOC in CCRs
  • Translation of CCRs to KPOVs
  • Definition of KPIVs
  • Creating SIPOC

Topic 4. Building a support system

4.1. Support organization in Lean 6 Sigma:

  • Belt system
  • Roles and responsibilities

Day 2 (8 hours)


Topic 1. Fundamentals of change management

1.1. Change Management Cycle

  • The relationship of individual needs and an effective system of recognition and remuneration
  • Stages of perception of change
  • Resistance to change

Topic 2. Team Building

2.1. Building an effective team:

  • Team Building Basics
  • Team building cycle
  • Organization of the work of the improvement team

Topic 3. Support System

3.1. Organizational change support

  • Employee perception of organizational change.
  • Work teams as a tool for change.
  • The role of Lean activities in organizational change

Trial exam


For more information on the dates of modules, contact the KROK Business School office and contact us by e-mail: lean(at)