Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results is insanity.
- Albert Einstein


IIBLC™ welcomes new partner in Italy !

Since January, IIBLC is very proud and pleased to welcome Advance Operations Management School as their new partner.

Based in Bologna, with a subsidiary in Milan, they will take on the task of managing and promoting the Lean certification programme for the Italian territory.

So: welcome on board the IIBLC Lean Certification family to them and we are looking forward to a long and pleasant partnership!

For details: look at the "Exam/education centres" page.

IIBLC™ was present at IPICS seminar "The Path to a Lean Operation" on Nov. 4th 2009 in Dublin

The Path to a Lean Operation

IPICS 2009 Seminar

Date: Nov. 4th 2009

Time: 09.30h

Place: Bewley's Hotel, Ballsbridge, Merrion Rd. Dublin 4


  • Implementing and embedding Lean in EMC -Michael Buckley and David Jones (EMC)
  • Six Sigma in a transactional environment -Alan Smith (Ingersoll Rand)
  • Lean Certification, why and how? - Luc Van Landeghem (IIBLC)

To register, click here

Lean certified community expanded

On June 20th, another exam session for the Certification of Green Belt in Lean (CGBL) has taken place.

We are pleased to announce a very high passing rate for this exam and would like to welcome the new Certified Green Belts in Lean into our Lean certified community.

We are looking forward to the next session (September) and hope for the same success rate!

President IIBLC™ at infosession CIMCIL Belgium

On May 18th, CIMCIL Technology transfer center held an infosession about the Lean Certification program of IIBLC. One of the speakers was IIBLC president, Luc Van Landeghem.

As CIMCIL puts it: "The infosession was a big success with great discussions and an excellent networking between Lean professionals."

They are planning another session the second half of the year.

IIBLC™ general meeting on April 3rd 2009

IIBLC held a general meeting with representatives of all exam centres on April 3rd in Antwerp.

The meeting dealt with strategic matters as well as clarifications on existing procedures and the IIBLC certification programme.

First Green Belt exam a success!

The first exam for the certification of Green Belt in Lean is taking place Saturday March 21st in 3 different locations in France: Paris, Annecy and Toulouse. Candidates from all over France and from different types of companies have registered for this exam. We wish them all the best of luck!

In the meantime, registrations for the next exam (June 20th) start to come in as well.

Several people also have shown their interest in the first Black Belt exam of September!

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As from today, the website has been completed with all pages on-line. Please check our website regularly for further updates and news.