Improvement Programme Leader Course

    Lean Competency System - Level 2B

    About the course

    Our 3-day Improvement Programme Leader Course aims at broadening the perspectives of already experienced improvement professionals, and equip them with a practical approach to designing and managing a widescale improvement programme.

    The course will help delegates develop the core capabilities required for improvement leaders to successfully shape, disseminate and coordinate improvement programmes, spanning multiple separate initiatives.

    The Lean Improvement Leader course focusses on the key aspects of leadership required for delivering successful improvement programmes in organisations. This includes how to design and implement programmes, play a leading role in managing inter-business, departmental or cross functional teams, with high levels of responsibility.

    Key Benefits

    • Individuals will broaden their improvement perspective by learning supporting approaches to confidently design and lead programmes and elevate themselves.
    • Organisations gain individuals who can design, manage and deliver complex, cross-business improvements driving much value.
    • The course will focus on gaining the buy-in from the senior leadership team to ensure improvement programmes are a success


    The Improvement Programme Leader Course is a 3-day course run in-house, exclusively for your staff.

    We will be delighted to organise a training session for your organisation. Please contact us to discuss your requirements and preferred dates.

    (Please note that a minimum of 6 to 12 participants is required to run the course.)

    Course Outline


    Delegates must have been successfully accredited at Lean Competency System Level 2A or be working in a suitable role (to be assessed at individual level).


    Supporting Leadership Team Development 

    • Characteristics of High Performing Teams
    • Understanding personalities types and preferences
    • Leading Change – The Pitfalls & Successes
    • Motivational Theory

    Risk Management

    • The key components to Managing Risk on Change Programmes
    • Using the approach of FMEA 

    Achieving Strategic Alignment with the Leadership Team

    • Using the Change Story Approach
    • Setting the 'True North’
    • Turning Strategy to Action



    Leading the Delivery of Operations Excellence

    • Creating the Performance Management Infrastructure to deliver Strategic Projects
    • Managing both Green and Red Performance Effectively

    Equip yourself with the capabilities for successfully designing and managing a widescale improvement programme that drives better value. 

    LCS Accreditation

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    This course is aligned to Cardiff University’s Lean Competency System (LCS) at Level 2B.

    The LCS was created by Cardiff University’s Lean Enterprise Research Centre and has set the standards for high quality Lean education for over a decade. It remains the leading academically recognised Lean qualification worldwide.

    The LCS Framework has three categories and seven levels of competency covering the entire spectrum of Lean knowledge and applications; with each level focussing on a specific set of competencies. Reinvigoration is one of only a few that provides training at all levels. Please view the below LCS Roadmap for an overview of Reinvigoration’s LCS Development Path, including pre-requisites, benefits and duration for each course.

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    Accreditation Criteria

    Accreditation is optional. Participants wishing to achieve accreditation will need to submit a workbook evidencing their project delivery.

    Delegates can choose to either self-support the submission of their workbook or to benefit from the support of one of our coaches.



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    Face-to-Face course:

    £2,000 + VAT per delegate.


    LCS 2B accreditation fee (optional):

    Option 1: £495 + VAT per delegate.

    Learners self support the submission of their workbook (1 submission opportunity).


    Option 2: £995 + VAT per delegate.

    Learners are supported by a coach during remote sessions. 3 coaching sessions are provided.