Positive change.

Lean White Belt Certification


The next session begins April 4 and will be held at the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing at Clinton Community College in Plattsburgh.

Through active participation in this powerful program, your attendees create positive change in your organization through understanding and implementation of Lean practices.


The public LWB Certification program is ten full day classroom sessions, one class around every two weeks, to allow participants time to complete in-plant assignments between sessions. You capture immediate benefits.

We can also bring this program to your facility for companies that have at least eight candidates. Contact us for details.

To receive certification from this program, attendance for each session is required.

Topics covered

  • Lean Principles
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Project Ranking and Implementation
  • Hoshin Planning
  • Kaizen Events
  • 5S
  • Visual Controls
  • 1-Piece Flow Cells
  • Standard Work
  • Visual Pull
  • Kanbans & Supermarkets
  • Lean Material Handling
  • Material Flow
  • Cell Teams
  • Workforce Flexibility
  • Training Within Industry
  • Quick Changeover
  • Level Production
  • Zero-Defect Quality
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Zero Waste Culture
  • Change Management
  • Lean Leadership


$2,870 if more than one from a company

In an effort to support implementation initiatives, CITEC will offer a $1,250 credit toward facilitation of any major kaizen event for any companies that register participants in Lean White Belt. For purposes of this offer, Major Kaizen Event is defined as up to 4 days on site with regular cost of $5,000 before credit.

Join the nearly 500 Lean White Belts certified by CITEC today!


Steve Lockwood




A printable Lean White Belt pdf flyer is available here.


CITEC is a not-for-profit business consulting organization driven by a mission to help the small- and medium-sized enterprises in northern New York to thrive. The depth of our consulting team's expertise and an unbeatable nationwide network of resources will deliver the impacts your business needs to grow strategically, improve profitability, and create the competitive advantages you need.

We have proven results. Our clients are surveyed by an independent third party upon project completion and have reported amazing impacts to their businesses because of our assistance. On average, working with CITEC provides a return of $71 for every $1 of project cost.


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