Certificates in Lean for the Public Sector

Because of Covid-19 and due to the highly experiential and collaborative nature of our courses, all courses are suspended until further notice. The health and safety of our clients is our priority. Also a priority is offering first class courses that are extremely engaging.****


The Certificate and Advanced Certificates in Lean for the Public Sector are for everyone. Take control and improve your own work. Earn a Certificate in Lean for the Public Sector with four 1-day Lean workshops. With six 1-day Lean workshops, earn an Advanced Certificate in Lean for the Public Sector. We developed and have been teaching the Certificate in Lean for the Public Sector since 2015.

Combine 1-day Lean Workshops, earn Certificates

-Introduction to Lean for Government / for office / for service (1-day, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, prerequisite for other workshops)
-Lean is Science (1-day, 9:00 am-4:00 pm)
-Lean Thinker’s Toolkit: Lean Process Mapping and More (formerly Lean Project Champion) (1-day, 9:00 am-4:00 pm)
-iLean: Make Work Visible to Focus and Finish (1-day, 9:00 am-4:00 pm)
-Lean: Optimizing Flow to Deliver Value (1-day, 9:00 am-4:00 pm)
-Micro-Experiments: Foundations for Kaizen (be agile) (1-day, 9:00 am-4:00 pm)
-Gemba: The Power of Observation (1-day, 9:00 am-4:00 pm)
Flow experience: Build a culture for agility, creativity and innovation (1-day, 9:00 am-4:00 pm)
-Introduction to Lean for Leaders (1-day, offered in-your-workplace, fulfils the prerequisite for all other 1-day workshops)

Certificate in Lean for the Public Sector: Four 1-day Lean courses.
Advanced Certificate in Lean for the Public Sector: Six 1-day Lean courses.


Workshop Cost

Individual Registration

Cost for individual registration to each 1-day in-class workshop is $395.00 +HST per person, payable at registration by credit card (or Departmental Acquisition Card).

Your Team In-Your-Workplace

In-Your-Workplace group workshop for up to 14 participants. Cost for each 1-day in-your-workplace Lean workshop, $2,750.00 (+HST) for up to 14 participants in your workplace (below $5,000 and can be paid by credit card). Contact us to book. Cost includes all learning materials.

In-Your-Workplace group workshop costs are for the National Capital Region and we also offer all our courses in the regions. Contact us to get a quote that meets your needs.

Combine courses to earn a Certificate in Lean for the Public Sector or an Advanced Certificate in Lean for the Public Sector.


*Please note that non-attendance for training workshops managed by Alpen Path Solutions Inc. does not entitle the participant to a refund or the possibility of transferring to a later workshop date. Cancellation for workshops offered in Ottawa with less than 13 days advance notice forfeits a refund or transfer; however, an alternate participant may attend instead, please advise us as soon as possible (Introduction to Lean for Government is a prerequisite). Refunds, minus a 15% service charge, are provided upon written notification of cancellation received at least 13 days prior to a training workshop date. No refunds are issued following this date. Schedule, workshop offering and location are subject to change without notice. Workshops/Courses can be cancelled without advance notice by Alpen Path Solutions Inc. and in which case participants receive a 100% refund for registration fees. Courses followed at the CCE that were facilitated by Alpen Path Solutions Inc. will be recognized towards the Certificate in Lean for the Public Sector and the Advanced Certificate in Lean for the Public Sector.

**One-button registration rebate for a full Certificate is not retroactive and cannot be applied to registrations completed before the introduction of the one-button registration. One-button registration rebate only applies to the use of the one-button registration and will not apply if someone registers to four courses individually.

***Workshops outside of Ottawa: Please note that non-attendance for training workshops managed by Alpen Path Solutions Inc. does not entitle the participant to a refund. For workshops offered outside of Ottawa, cancellation with less than 45 days advance notice forfeits a refund. However, an alternate participant may attend instead, please advise us as soon as possible (Introduction to Lean for Government is a prerequisite). Refunds, minus a 15% service charge, are provided upon written notification of cancellation received at least 45 days prior to a training workshop date outside of Ottawa. No refunds are issued following this date. Schedule, workshop offering and location are subject to change without notice. Workshops/Courses can be cancelled without advance notice by Alpen Path Solutions Inc. and in which case participants receive a 100% refund for registration fees. Courses followed at the CCE that were facilitated by Alpen Path Solutions Inc. will be recognized towards the Certificate in Lean for the Public Sector and the Advanced Certificate in Lean for the Public Sector.

****Participants who were registered for upcoming courses will automatically be fully refunded for their course registration(s). Participants who had not attended their initial registration date and postponed their training for another training date are beyond the refund deadline attached to their original registration date. The latter participants are eligible, however, to attend courses pending a new course format/schedule is established. Thanks!

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