LSS Training and Certification

Centennial College Training

Lean Six Sigma Training and Certification

Lean Six Sigma Canada has partnered with Centennial College to present and deliver a series of ground-breaking Lean and Lean Six Sigma courses in the GTA

Lean GB Public Training in Toronto: Jan-Mar 2016              

Who Should Attend:
This Lean training and certification is designed for business professionals who desire a strong foundation in Lean Enterprise.

This course is geared towards people who are in the workforce, people involved with project management, and more for mature people who are already working and looking to complement their abilities, and as such, will appropriately be delivered on the weekend to accommodate the target audience’s schedule.

Courses Schedule:

January 30, 2016
February 6, 2016
February 20, 2016
February 27, 2016 
March 5, 2016


Centennial College - Progress Campus  

941 Progress Ave., Toronto, ON, M1G 3T8


Tuition fee: $1,950 per student

At the end of the course you will be granted a Certificate of Training by Centennial College and Lean Six Sigma Canada.

The students willing to become Green Belt certified by Lean Six Sigma Canada will need to submit a project and pass the GB exam. The fee for the project review and the GB exam is $350 per student.

Lean Green Belt Course Outline (5 days course)

  • -Introduction to lean concepts and techniques
  • -Value-added and non value-added activities
  • -Lean Principles
  • -How Lean concentrates on waste identification and reduction
  • -The importance of Change Management, Leadership and Culture
  • -The Hidden factory
  • -Project Identification and prioritization
  • -Project Charters and A3 Methodology
  • -Writing effective problem and opportunity statements
  • -Understanding the Voice of the Customer
  • -SIPOC
  • -Value Stream Mapping (VSM)
  • -Process Mapping and Process Optimization
  • -Spaghetti Diagrams
  • -Identifying Waste (‘8 Wastes’ and Waste Walks)
  • -Cause & Effect Diagrams and ‘5-Whys’ root cause analysis
  • -Value Added Assessment
  • -Pareto Charts/Analysis
  • -Data collection strategies
  • -Effective Operational Definitions
  • -Lean Metrics and Capability Analysis
  • -Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • -Error Proofing
  • -5S
  • -Visual Management 
  • -Kanban
  • -Prioritizing and planning improvement activities (Impact/Effort analysis)
  • -Planning and Executing Kaizen Events
  • -Implementing and tracking performance improvements
  • -Standard Work
  • -Quick Change Over Techniques
  • -Batch Reduction, Levelling and Improving Flow
  • -Total Productive Maintenance
  • -Work cell Design
  • -Ongoing Control Methods for Sustainment (Control charts, Reports, Audits, etc.)

Instructor Profile

Ed Welsh


Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Management Experience

  • Over 15 years of progressive, international, corporate experience (more than 10 years at Manager / Director / VP levels) with multinational market leaders such as Dunlop Slazenger, International Playtex, United Biscuits, (largest UK cookie manufacturer), Wrangler Jeans and Tambrands (Tampax). 
  • Held positions of increasing responsibility in line management roles, from Production Supervisor through Plant Manager to VP Manufacturing; and as Industrial Engineer, Distribution Manager, Quality Control and R&D Manager in staff/support positions. With several of these companies, played an integral, ‘hands on’ role in the successful implementation of modern management philosophies and techniques such as Lean Manufacturing, TQM, ‘Just In Time’ (JIT), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), SPC, MRPII, Set Up Time Reduction, Employee Involvement and Team-Centered Manufacturing, resulting in substantial cost savings and operational improvements.


Health and Other Sectors Consulting

  • Implemented Lean Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement and Total Quality Management for health organizations such as Royal Victoria Hospital, St. Michael’s Hospital, Mt. Sinai Hospital, University Health Network. Also Ontario Power Generation, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, HHS, City of Barrie, Regional Municipality of Niagara, Bombardier Aerospace, Toshiba, Honda, General Motors, Magellan Aerospace, Baxter Corp., Visteon, Velcro, Alcatel, Siemens, Bosch,  Delphi, Davis and Henderson, Lear, Tower Automotive, Dana, Hughes Leitz, G.S.W., C.C.L., Steelcase, DairyWorld Foods, Volkswagen, Wal-Mart and CIBC.


Lean Six Sigma Training and Implementation

  • Trained over 2000 Black Belts, Green Belts and Lean Six Sigma Champions and Sponsors in diverse organizations such as Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, and St. Michaels Hospital, Bombardier Aerospace, Toshiba, Magellan Aerospace, Alcatel and Velcro.


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