Lean Management in Heathcare

Program Title: Lean Management in Healthcare Certification
Completion Award: Certification: Lean Management in Healthcare
Group and Team Rates: Available
Program Description

The Lean Management in Healthcare Certification is a hands-on, applied program during which individuals understand and practice the knowledge, competencies and skills generally accepted as in the Lean Management body of knowledge. Using Healthcare as the platform, courses focus on separate competency and skills such as the understanding of lean management principles and best practices, and the application of those practices to reduce waste, non-standard work, and non-value-added steps. The courses culminate in a team project which achieves practical, and measurable results at an employer or sponsor. Upon successfully completing this program, graduates are prepared to lead lean-oriented -teams in process improvement, and explain measurable, tangible and financial project results. For sample process improvements from diverse fields, click here.


Certification programs are delivered in a blended format of pre-established, on-site meetings complemented by weekly online faculty-led sessions.

Dynamic Meetings and Inter-Active Discussion

Class meetings are interactive, led by faculty who provide specific examples and welcome participants’ experiences. Online classes meet via the AMU Learning Management System (LMS), a toll-free, internet-based system on the GOTOMEETING platform, accessible globally.


Faculty are seasoned practitioners who are accustomed to leading projects with experienced adults from diverse fields. All faculty are Lean-or Six-Sigma recognized as Black Belts or Master Black Belts and have graduate degrees.

Contact AMU

For details as to meeting dates, questions as to typical projects, and available rates for teams, sponsors and groups, please contact admissions@amu-edu.org.

Lean Management Principles and Best Practices in Healthcare
Performance-Based Management in Healthcare
Applied Lean Principles in Healthcare
Practicum Project in Healthcare