Lean Project Production, Certificate | Part time online | Nottingham Trent University Online | United Kingdom
2 months
995 GBP/full
995 GBP/full
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This eight-week Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course in Lean Project Production at Nottingham Trent University Online  is the ideal introduction to lean project management.


Nottingham Trent University Online was declared “Modern University of the Year 2023”

Delivered by the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment, this online course covers the concept of lean thinking and how it applies to construction and design in a national and international context.

Throughout the course in Lean Project Production at Nottingham Trent University Online  you will be introduced to project simulations and real-life examples. Learn the benefits of transforming projects and organisations in accordance with lean project management.

After successfully completing this course you will be able to:

  • identify and critically discuss basic attributes of lean construction theory and elements of a lean enterprise
  • critically evaluate implications of lean construction for various stakeholders
  • design and develop construction project delivery systems from a customer perspective.

At the end of the eight-week course, you will be awarded a CPD certificate.

Passing the assessed element (an exam or coursework) can also contribute ten credits towards a postgraduate award. All candidates seeking credit will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. If you wish to follow the credit route you must mention this on your application form.

How you’re taught

Our eight-week CPD construction classes are 100% online, giving you the flexibility and convenience to study around your work schedule and personal commitments

You’ll learn through ‘Engage’, which is our powerful, easy-to-use Learning Management System. This brings the course material to life, while offering you access to the same challenging curriculum, award-winning lecturers and support services as our campus-based degrees.

Best of all, because online learning is truly global, it brings you into close contact with a community of like-minded learners from all corners of the world.

Programme Structure

This course will cover:

  • an overview of the history and development of lean thinking and the differences between manufacturing and construction
  • production and lean construction theory
  • value, the customer, waste and a new mind set Lean design and design management
  • The Last Planner® system
  • lean project production systems.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have at least a 2:2 honours degree in a construction or industry-related subject. Alternatively, you should have a minimum of three years’ professional experience and the support of your employer to integrate study and projects into your day-to-day work.
  • The ideal candidate is likely to be employed on significant infrastructure or building works, with experience of developing and co-ordinating projects.

Tuition Fee

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    995 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 995 GBP for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    995 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 995 GBP for the full programme during 2 months.


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