HSE Lean Academy
Lean White Belt
Lean White Belt
30 - 60 Minutes
Self-Directed Online Learning
Aims of the Programme
Demonstrate the benefits of Lean in your organisation and enable learners to understand key lean concepts and contribute to the Lean culture in HBS and the HSE
Deliver industry-developed learning to participants enabling them to support the business in achieving its operational excellence objectives
Provide all successful participants with a Lean White Belt certification of completion
The Learning Experience
The Lean White Belt is a short, self-study online programme. The course includes the following engaging and interactive online learning modules:
- Introduction to Lean White Belt
- History and Origins for Lean
- Lean Value and Waste
- Lean Roles & Skills
- Applying Lean to Healthcare
- Assessment for Certification
A final assessment will be completed at the end of the programme. Learners will be required to select the best Lean choices in a variety of healthcare scenarios. The pass mark for this assessment is 80%.
Learners who successfully complete this programme will receive a certificate of completion and digital badge.
Benefits to the Participants
Improved Process Awareness
Participants will understand the impact of their day to day tasks and how they can support, irrespective of their position or level.
Recognition and Credentials
Participants who successfully complete the Lean White Belt programme will receive a certificate of completion.
The White Belt provides learners with a pathway to further professional development.
Who is this Programme for?
The Lean White Belt is suitable for members of the Health Service Executive, working across all sectors at any professional level.
What Participants Say
“I found it very interesting and it made me think about what Lean waste is and how it might be applied to my own job. I found the stories of people who had undertaken lean projects to be very interesting and insightful”
"The White Belt programme gave me a good introduction and overview to the concept of Lean. It was very accessible and encouraged me to further me knowledge of Lean”
HIHI Health Innovation Champion