Lean IT

Lean IT Kaizen

The Lean IT Kaizen Training Course provides the knowledge and skills to successfully pass the associated exam. This professional 3-day course through Certifeka is the second course in the Lean IT certification series, and teaches students how to implement the Lean IT Kaizen method in a variety of situations.

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 Kaizen Training Course

Kaizen is a profound and highly-impactful Japanese ‘improvement’ philosophy. In the context of Lean IT, this means identifying, planning and implementing incremental improvements to the efficiency and effectiveness of any process or value stream. During this course, students learn to define, facilitate and lead Lean IT Kaizen improvement initiatives. Teaches students how to effectively use the Six Sigma DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) improvement model leveraging the Lean A3 problem identification and planning tool to complete a full improvement cycle.




Key Learning Features

The course is very comprehensive and teaches how to be a highly effective Lean Kaizen Lead. Upon successful completion of the course, students will understand:



  • 1 Lean principles related specifically to leading a Kaizen event.
  • 2 How to apply the Lean A3 tool to support continual improvement.
  • 3 How to use of the Six Sigma DMAIC improvement model as a structured improvement methodology.
  • 4 About improvement scoping and validation.
  • 5 How to gain voice of customer input and establish critical to quality requirements.
  • 6 How to apply and use Value Stream Mapping (VSM) techniques to identify process waste and speed improvement opportunities.

Course Audience

A Kaizen Lead is someone who is involved with a Lean improvement initiative at any level of the organization and within any department. The course is designed for IT practitioners interested in expanding their practical knowledge and skills to lead targeted Lean improvement initiatives focused on continual service improvement, including:

  • Managers tasked with department level process improvements
  • Business analysts
  • Project managers
  • Software developers
  • Quality assurance managers
  • IT Consultants
  • Any roles responsible for quality, efficiency and continual service improvement

Course Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

Course Preview

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Organizing Kaizen

Module 3: A3 Method

Module 4: Define

Module 5: Measure

Module 6: Analyze

Module 7: Improve

Module 8: Control

Exam prerequisites

  • Successful completion of the LITA Lean IT Foundation certificate.

Exam Details

90 minutes
40 Multiple Choice Questions
Closed Book Exam
65% 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.


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