MSc in Lean – Lean Enterprise Excellence

Programme Outline:

The programme is delivered part-time over two years and is geared towards busy executives and career-minded individuals interested in lean enterprise and operational excellence. The programme is structured in an innovative manner to facilitate work and personal commitments. Participants will receive intensive practical training in key skills including problem-solving, process mapping, data analysis, process improvement, and process control. A key distinguishing feature of this programme is that it affords participants an opportunity to develop in-depth appreciation of the broader contextual areas surrounding Lean Practice, including:
lean philosophy, lean leadership, systems thinking, lean strategy and management, and enabling lean cultural change and employee engagement. Participants go on to undertake focused research on an area of particular interest to them and/or their organisations.

Programme Aims
This programme is underpinned by WIT’s longstanding reputation for providing high-quality, innovative, and applied business programmes. The mission of this programme is to address the current and future needs of industry for graduates that possess both the hard and soft skills necessary to successfully integrate and apply Lean in practice. The approach, knowledge, and practical application enable participants to be workplace-ready upon completion.

Who should do this course:
This programme is aimed at anyone who is familiar with an operations environment, be it in a manufacturing or service setting. The flexibility in the programme ensures that it will suit a range of professional and personal
commitments. The programme has proved popular with a wide range of manufacturing and service organisations across the region; and numbers are currently limited to 15-20 participants.

Entry Details: 
You should hold a Level 8 Honours Degree in a Science, Engineering, or Business discipline, and have at least 1 year of relevant industry experience; or if you don’t have a Level 8 Honours Degree qualification you may be
considered on a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) basis provided you have at least 4-years relevant industry experience. Applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English.
Applicants are required to undertake an interview with the programme directors.


Applications for the programme are made online by going to (code WD573).

You will first need to register for the PAC website, and then continue to make your application for the Master of Business in Lean Practice under the WIT list of programmes.

This course will run over 45 weeks

  • Masters in Lean
    10th September 2019 - 7th May 2020
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Registration Options

Details Price Qty
Skillnet Membershow details + €4,125.00 (EUR)  
Waterford Chamber Membershow details + €4,675.00 (EUR)  
Non Membershow details + €5,500.00 (EUR)  


Venue Phone: 353 (0)51 302000

Venue Website:

Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Road, Waterford, Munster, Ireland

Waterford Institute of Technology is a state funded third-level educational freely available large scale institution situated in the city of Waterford, Ireland.