Lean IT

Lean IT Foundation

The Lean IT Foundation Training Course provides a thorough understanding of the Lean IT method, and all the skills required to successfully pass the corresponding exam. This is the entry-level certification, and a prerequisite to all other Lean IT qualifications.

For Groups

  • For groups of 3 or more students/colleagues who need certification.
  • Tailored courses and customized learning times to suit specific requirements.
  • Self-Paced, Online Classroom and In-person options available.
  • Access to highly-trained Lean IT instructors & great networking opportunities

For Enterprise

  • Bespoke certification training for businesses of all sizes.
  • Work with Certifeka to create a learning solution that fits specific requirements.
  • Intuitive learning management system dashboard for enhanced reporting, tracking of employee progress and overall ROI.
  • Enriched culture-building training experience.

Learning Methods

  • Online Classroom

    Real-time learning with live instructors in a digital setting.

    For groups of 3 or more – to log in at customized set times and work through the course material with a Lean IT expert. The benefits of collaborative classroom-based learning from the comfort of any device.


  • Bootcamp

    Personalized training with an experienced instructor in a physical classroom setting.

    Designed for groups of 3 or more – great for networking – to meet and collaborate with Lean IT experts in person.


About The Lean IT Foundation Training Course

This course helps IT organizations to ensure that they provide their customers with the best possible services. IT organizations are helped to develop a continuous improvement mindset by understanding customer value, performance management, organizational methods and the required attitude and behaviour. Lean IT is designed to work alongside all other best practice methods (such as ITIL®, PRINCE2® and P3O®). The available learning methods – Online Classroom & Bootcamp – leverage modern teaching methods to prepare students for the associated exam.



Key Learning Features

Upon successful completion of this course students will be familiar with the principles of the Lean philosophy and in particular with the application of this philosophy within an IT-environment:


  • 1 The principles underlying the Lean philosophy.
  • 2 The importance of understanding and delivering customer value.
  • 3 The way Lean looks at processes and the waste within them.
  • 4 How to measure performance and the key determinants of performance.
  • 5 What the organizational requirements are when implementing Lean, including the use of visual management tools.
  • 6 Which behaviour and attitude is necessary for Lean to be successful within an IT organization.

Course Audience

  • Any manager or specialist working in an IT organization can benefit from the insights provided by the qualification.
  • IT professionals who are participating in or involved with lean projects.

Course Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

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Exam prerequisites

  • There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

Exam Details

60 minutes
50 Questions
Closed Book Exam
75% Pass Score
Paper/Web Based

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How long is my voucher valid for?

Exam vouchers are valid for six months from the date of issuance.

When do I need to register for the exam?

The examination can be scheduled at your convenience. Once you are ready to take the

exam, contact us and you will receive an exam voucher code.

How do I download the exam application?

When necessary, we will help with the exam application download.

Does Certifeka provide the exam?

Certifeka provides the voucher for the exam and assists in the exam application process.

Where is the exam?

The exam can be taken either: in the classroom, on the last day of the course; or online, at the student’s convenience.


When is the exam?

Exams can be taken on the last day of the course, or at an arranged time convenient for the student.


Lean IT is a trade mark of LEAN IT ASSOCIATION, used under permission of LEAN IT ASSOCIATION

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