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Lean Champions Level Two

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


This eight-session certification is a powerful second step for individuals looking to fortify and lead their organization’s Lean journey.

Continuing the theme of a team-based approach to organizational opportunities, participants will further develop their skill sets to lead sustainable change within their organization. Our distinct “learn and do” approach is proven to develop Lean leaders that can manage, measure and lead their organization’s Lean transformation.

The four stages of the program (Establish the Direction, Deployment & Execution, Leadership Skills Development, Continuing the Journey) are designed to arm Change Agents with the ability to:

  • Establish the organization’s continuous improvement direction
  • Develop the Leadership Skills necessary in the Lean Journey
  • Applying improvement across the Business Enterprise
  • Deploying an improvement strategy
  • Develop the necessary methods to manage daily improvements.

Learning activities of this program include:

  • One-on-one interaction and guidance from a Lean Master Instructor
  • Each participant will develop a continuous improvement strategy and deployment plan for a project
  • One-on-one strategy and project coaching session

Schedule of Sessions:

  • Establishing the Direction – September 28
    • Leadership in a Continuous Improvement Organization
    • Tying the Financials to the Journey
  • Deployment & Execution – October 19
    • Strategy Development, Deployment & KPIs
  • Project Coaching Day – November 2
  • Continuous Improvement Across the Enterprise – November 16
  • Developing Lean Leadership Skills – December 14
    • Effective Listening
    • Emotional Intelligence
  • Training within Industry/Standard Work – January 11
  • Continuing the Journey – January 25
    • Lean Daily Management System
  • Presentation & Graduation – February 8

Prerequisite: IMC’s Lean Manufacturing Level One or equivalent training.

Taught by Lean Master Jeff Kopenitz

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.  This training may qualify for WEDnetPA funding.



September 28
8:00 am - 5:00 pm




Center for Business & Workforce Development
1127 W. 4th St.
Williamsport, PA 17701 United States
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