Lean Management Development Programme


Delivered over six months, the Lean Management Development Programme will provide a comprehensive, experiential education in Lean Management. The Programme is delivered by experienced Lean facilitators who provide you with both the theory and expert coaching needed to lead the Lean Journey within your organisation and initiate change for the better.

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The LMDP will help you:

  1. Align improvement activities with purpose and strategic imperatives, driving real value for the customer.
  2. Build a Lean Management System that develops the right habits and systems for sustainability.
  3. Analyse end to end value streams to identify key improvements.
  4. Execute focused improvements and achieve goals set through A3 Thinking, Kata and structured problem solving methods.
  5. Develop a learning organisation that seeks continuous improvement in the areas that matter.

Participant Feedback

‘Excellent Development Course’


‘Provides a fresh perspective’

‘Course is excellently assembled’

‘I recommend this course to all leadership and management who want to stay above the game with long-term business in mind’

‘The course equipped me with the skills and mind-set to facilitate sustainable improvements in our organisation’

‘The course was transformational’.

Costs 2019

R59 000, excluding VAT.
10% discount for groups of 3 or more participants from the same organisation registering at the same time.
Register online or email leaninfo@gsb.uct.ac.za.

Dates 2019

All dates are mandatory for participants

Cape Town 2019
Johannesburg 2019
18 - 20 February27 - 29 May
11 - 12 March27 - 28 June
8 - 9 April29 - 30 July
13 - 14 May 27 - 28 August
8 - 9 July 28 - 29 Oct
13 - 14 August 26 - 27 Nov

Contact us at leaninfo@gsb.uct.ac.za or 021 4061477 with any questions.

LMDP participants visiting a Toyota dealership

Lean Management Development Programme participants on a study visit to a Toyota dealership.


The LMDP is certified by the Lean Institute Africa a member of the Lean Global Network, and therefore is both locally and internationally recognised. Having reached the required standard, participants will receive certification for both the theoretical examination and their project presentation.