Lean Green belt


You have acquired knowledge and skills to solve a problem structure.
For this purpose, you are able to:
- converse a perception in the real problem 
- carry out an analysis of the root causes 
- think of ideas to eliminate root causes 
- implement ideas and ensure that this cause does not come back 
- provide insight into a process chain and identify where the chain can be improved
For this you know: 
- A number of Lean tools/techniques to use in solving a problem


Lean theory, interspersed with exercises. The theory includes among others: Kaizen, VSM, 5S, and various elements to bring people into the change. Between the training days there are three practical assignments that you have to complete (expected effort: 24 hours).
The course ends with an exam. If you succeed you will receive the Lean competence center certificate: Green belt.

  • Course code


  • Programme is for

    For employees and PhD students who are interested in the Green or Yellow belt course. If you want to participate in the Green or Yellow belt training, you want to support improvements in the UT organization and you also have the time / space available to do this (approximately 200 hours per year).

  • ECTS

    Total 3 ECTS.

  • Date


    Lean Green belt, Dutch

    1. 11 September 2023
    2. 25 September 2023
    3. 30 October 2023
    4. 20 November 2023
    5. 11 December 2023
    Exam: 22 January 2024 => MOVED to 5 February 2024
    Location: U-Parkhotel


    Lean Green belt, English

    1. 18 January 2024
    2. 29 January 2024
    3. 15 February 2024
    4. 04 March 2024
    5. 21 March 2024
    Exam: 25 April 2024
    Location: U-Parkhotel

    Lean Green belt, English

    1. 25 January 2024
    2. 05 February 2024
    3. 22 February 2024
    4. 11 March 2024
    5. 27 March 2024
    Exam: 29 April 2024
    Location: U-Parkhotel

  • Time

    5 training days 
    3 practical assignments (estimate 24 hours) 
    Assignment presentation and exam: 4 hours 

  • Location

    Online, U parkhotel or Saxion

  • Course fee

    This training will be paid for by central funds. Participation is in consultation with your supervisor.

  • Maximum participants

    Minimum 8 and maximum 13 participants

  • Trainers

    José Franken, program coordinator Lean

  • Course materials

    Course materials are on the UT website Lean.

  • Requirements

    You have an agreement that you may accompany improvements in the organization after attending the training.

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Lean Green belt
September 2023
January 2024
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*This course is fully booked, if you register now, you will be placed on the waiting list and you will be enrolled if a place becomes available.