Postgraduation Lean for Excellence

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.


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  • Next Date

    To be defined

  • Length

    4 months

  • Format

    On Campus

  • Investment


Postgraduation Lean for Excellence

Thousands of leaders worldwide are trained in Lean to learn how to identify and remove waste, deliver service to customers faster, enhance efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction.

Lean Operational Excellence is being successfully employed by leaders in all manufacturing and service industries; from financial, hospitality and high-tech to healthcare and government services.


In this program you will have the opportunity to learn the world’s best practices on Lean methodologies, tools, and management principles, learn Lean practical tools and methods applied to creatively solving a problem and developing a clear vision on process improvement and how to create a sustainable continuous improvement mindset within your organisation.


The Postgraduation in Lean for Operational Excellence provides participants and companies, with a comprehensive and effective roadmap for professional and workforce development that aligns with industry-recognized standards.


It is an evolutionary journey where participant’s knowledge and experience work together to create a depth of expertise upon which they can keep building. It weaves innovative ways of thinking and doing business with real-world applications and results.


During the program, participants will learn how lean methodology and tools can support continuous improvement and long-term competitive success through the relentless pursuit of maximizing value, by eliminating waste, overburden and unevenness.

Learning Outcomes

In this Postgraduation, you will acquire knowledge, skills and competencies in tools and methods that will enable you to: 


  • Lead a change process in your organization because it is all about leadership
  • Implement continuous improvement and lean culture (in your organization)
  • Eliminate waste and engage your team members in an ongoing process of continuous improvement
  • Identify the best strategy to achieve operational excellence and maximize customer satisfaction
  • How to train and coach your team towards Continuous Improvement
  • Know the essential problem-solving methods employed in continuous improvement and will be able to lead your team in continuous improvement

Participants Profile

Given its transversality, this postgraduate programme constitutes a relevant professional complement for the employability and career progression of its participants who occupy or can occupy relevant positions in any organisation.


Type participants include:

  • C-level Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Maintenance Directors
  • Production Directors
  • Operations Directors
  • Logistics Directors
  • Industrial Managers
  • Continuous Improvement Managers
  • Project Managers

… and anyone interested in developing the Lean Thinking mindset

Program Coordination
Henrique Marçal

Partner & CEO

The Lean Six Sigma Company Portugal

Henrique is Partner & CEO of The Lean Six Sigma Company Portugal. He combines the executive management of the company, with the role of Senior Trainer and Coach.

Henrique holds a master’s degree in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from Nova School of Science and Technology, and a Post- Graduation in Operations Management from Porto Business School.

He holds Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, he is also a certified Prince2 Project Manager and certified Change Manager. During his professional career, Henrique has worked in the pharmaceutical industry both in Portugal and in UK. He also worked as a Senior Operations Consultant in Lean Six Sigma and he was Program Manager at BNP Paribas, leading a Continuous Improvement Program for more than 5000 people.

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