Lean Green Belt Certification  

Learn how to guide a group through the Lean process via facilitation skills.  Additional you will learn the techniques needed to deal with a range of challenges when initiating organizational change while supporting the project team during the project team development stages. Someone who obtains a Green Belt is the core "boots on the ground" Lean practitioner.

Certification for Green Belt Requires:

1. Successful completion of the 4 day Yellow Belt Certification program

2. Successful completion of the 3 day Green Belt Certification program

3. Facilitate or participate in a Lean event/project

Post certification:

In order to maintain the Green Belt, a person must participate in at least one Lean event on a yearly basis whether it is within your department; for another department or as a facilitator for a PMO Yellow Belt Certification training.  Green Belts will be asked to assist in facilitation of Lean events either within your department or somewhere within the university.  Green Belts will be recognized as Lean facilitators within their department and at the university. A Green Belt will operate as a facilitator, kaizen team leader, A3 thinker, 5s Coordinator and communicator of Lean initiatives within the university.  Those who achieve Green Belt status will not only be individual Lean practitioners but serves to build and reinforce Lean culture throughout the university. You will be asked to be an active participate as part of the UNH Lean Network.   

Please ensure that by enrolling in this class that you are able to meet the Green Belt Certification requirements as well as the post certification requirements.  You may want to review this information with your manager prior to enrolling in the certification program.  We are here to answer any questions so please do not hesitate to contact me directly at dagmar.vlahos@unh.edu or 862-4962.

This certification is a joint venture between UNH and The State of NH.

This class is offered FREE to all USNH Faculty and Staff; however; please note that if you withdraw from the class within 10 days of the class start date or do not show up for the class your department may incur a charge of $400.00 to cover preparation work to create the teams along with preparation work for the program.

Please contact Dagmar Vlahos in the UNH Project Management Office with any questions at dagmar.vlahos@unh.edu or 862-4962.

Prerequisite: Lean Yellow Belt Certification



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