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Lean Manufacturing
Black Belt


Certificate of joint qualification (CQP) – Lean Process Coordinator (CQPM)

(RNCP 28228 – https://certificationprofessionnelle.fr/)



At a glance

  • Duration

    22 days / 154 hours.

  • Profile / admission level

    Industrial manager or director, person in charge of steering the Lean process.

    Baccalaureate level and/or one year’s experience in the sector of activity.

  • Diploma / leaving level

    Certificate of joint qualification in metallurgy (CQPM) issued by UIMM Alsace (if you succeed the exam).

  • Admission requirements

    You must register for a session and sign an agreement with Icam, site de Strasbourg-Europe’s customer service.

  • Cost of course

  • Sequence

    2 days per month spread over 11 months, live on-site.

Inscrivez-vous à la prochaine session de formation avant le 15 mars 2022

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Become a Lean coordinator in your company

Lean process coordinators ensure the cultural development of continuous improvement in their companies. They guarantee the methods and tools for progress. They lead Lean projects and support their management as well as the employees in the implementation of operational excellence. This Black Belt Lean Manufacturing course will enable you to become one of the following:


  • Lean Management Supervisor
  • Continuous Improvement Manager
  • In-house Lean Consultant
  • Lean Manager


Next session begins : 31st March 2022

Closing date for registration: 15th March 2022



satisfied customers


professionals trained since 2012


pass rate for certification

Key figures

2,000 professionals trained since 2012

96% satisfied customers*

87% pass rate for certification**

* Out of a panel of 439 surveys conducted over 2020-2021 / ** Out of a panel of 45 Black Belt trainees enrolled in the CQPM Lean Process Coordinator course since 2016


124 Lean trainees in 2020-2021

0% average drop-out rate *

95% response rate to surveys**

*Out of a panel of 124 trainees over 2020-2021 / ** Out of a panel of 439 surveys answered out of 469 surveys sent out over 2020-2021


3 platforms

500m2 devoted to Lean training

10 Lean experts


The training objectives of this course are manifold:


  • Steering a Lean approach in a company
  • Managing teams and processes using a Lean approach
  • Implementing Lean tools and methods
  • Passing on Lean-related knowledge, know-how and interpersonal skills
  • Specialising in Lean Manufacturing, both culturally and technically

Detailed programme

Lean fundamentals (2 days)

Understanding the cultural and technical challenges of the Lean process (2 days)

  • Origin of Lean
  • Lean principles
  • House of Lean
  • VA and NVA
  • 3M: Mura, Muri, Muda


Lean Management (12 days)

Diagnosis and process performance recommendations (4 days)

  • CSR
  • Safety
  • Push/pull flow
  • Spaghetti diagram
  • VSM
  • Devising an action plan
  • Continuous improvement (Kaizen) and radical improvement (Kaikaku)
  • Lean toolbox


Team support (4 days)

  • Managing change
  • HR in the Lean process
  • Employee training
  • Short Interval Control meeting
  • Assessment chart
  • Role and responsibilities of a Lean manager


Performance deployment (4 days)

  • Visual management
  • Indicators
  • Improvement card
  • Root cause analysis (8D, 5P, 5W and 2H, etc.)
  • Jidoka (Andon, Poka Yoke, QRQC, etc.)
  • A3 project
  • Work standard
  • Sharing good practices (Yokoten)
  • Hoshin Kanri
  • Gemba Walk
  • Lean coaching techniques


Manufacturing specialisation (8 days)

Improving flows in a production workshop (4 days)

  • Workstation ergonomics
  • 5S
  • Building a production line
  • Supplying a production line
  • Kanban
  • Takt time
  • Pitch tracking


Optimising automated processes (4 days)

  • Lean Engineering
  • Karakuri and frugal solutions
  • Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • Machine performance measurement (SRR, MTTR, MTBF…)
  • Rapid tool change (SMED)
  • Production levelling (Heijunka)

Educational Tools

  • A school-company: a comprehensive professional environment covering 500 m² (production, logistics, maintenance, quality, customer service, etc.) to recreate realistic professional situations and experiment with Lean concepts through concrete cases.
  • Expert speakers: professionals (site directors, Lean managers, HR managers, etc.) sharing their knowledge and experience of the Lean process.
  • Dematerialised content: all courses and working documents are available to trainees on line.
  • Visiting companies involved in the Lean approach and with different levels of progress.
  • Individual support for the CQPM Lean Process Coordinator: each trainee will be personally supervised by a Lean specialist in the preparation of his or her CQPM (company visits, help in writing and preparing the oral presentation).


This training course is mainly aimed at Industrial Managers or Directors (production, methods, quality, supply chain, continuous improvement), people in charge of steering the Lean approach throughout their company.


Baccalaureate level and/or one year’s experience in the sector of activity or department corresponding to the specialisation covered during the training course (Management, Manufacturing, Office, etc.) is required.


Cost and financing


The cost of this training course is €15,750 per person.

This training course is eligible for Personal Training Account (CPF) funding.



Whatever your professional training project, our team of advisors will help you define it, and assist you in preparing your application and financing the course. Whether you are a company or a private individual with a personal project, we will help you study your different options.

You can also take stock of your situation and your projects thanks to the Professional Advancement Consultancy service (CEP). This free and personalised support system is available to anyone wishing to take stock of their professional situation and projects. It allows you to establish a professional advancement project (change of career, resumption or creation of an activity). The CEP is available to job seekers, private sector employees, self-employed workers, artisans, liberal professions, self-employed entrepreneurs, etc.


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Our entire team is at your disposal to discuss and answer your questions.

Icam, site de Strasbourg-Europe
Espace Européen de l’Entreprise
2, Rue de Madrid
CS 20013
67012 Strasbourg CEDEX

Switchboard: +33 (0)3 90 40 09 63
Admissions: +33 (0)3 90 40 29 90

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