Course Overview

About the course

The Lean Management Development Programme convened by Lean Institute Africa is aimed at individuals or teams across industries who wish to gain an advanced understanding of Lean Management to build sustainable organisations. Delivered over five months, the programme provides a comprehensive, experiential education in Lean Management.

What you will walk away with

  • Skills to implement a sustainable lean transformation at all levels of the organisation
  • Techniques and tools for complex problem-solving
  • The ability to create a culture of continuous improvement and to effectively link your Lean strategy to the overall purpose and objectives of your organisation
  • Lean tools and methodology to reduce waste and increase profits
  • Coaching skills to develop your teams or employees
  • Skills to identify and deliver customer value and streamline processes leading to efficiency and productivity

Who should apply

  • All individuals or teams who wish to gain an advanced understanding of Lean Management and learn how to implement this within your Organisation.
  • The course suits various industries, including manufacturing, service, healthcare and the public sector.
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Learn with the best

Our Internationally acclaimed researchers and teachers are all dedicated and gifted individuals who contribute directly to UCT GSB's reputation of excellence.

Ms Samantha Allen
Ms Samantha Allen


Samantha has extensive experience in various industries, including Healthcare, Pathology Services, Oil and Gas and Financial Services.
Mr Jodie Martin
Mr Jodie Martin

Head: Executive Education

Jodie Martin is the Executive Education Head of Department where he leads and supports our world-class Executive Education delivery team.
Mr Tshepo Thobejane
Mr Tshepo Thobejane


Tshepo is a BSC Industrial Engineering graduate with diverse working experience gained from working in manufacturing, management consulting, logistics, supply chain, banking and public healthcare.

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No, this course does not offer discounts

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