Lean Six Sigma Certificates

Six Sigma is a set of techniques and tools utilized for process improvement across industries ranging from Manufacturing to Healthcare -- and everything in between.

Lean Six Sigma aims to reduce process cycle time, waste and costs while increasing customer satisfaction and profit margins.

The chart below illustrates our Six Sigma training opportunities, including both fully online and hybrid (online + classroom) options to fit your schedule and learning preference.

White Belt Green Belt Black Belt  Six Sigma for Healthcare
Contact Hours 6 classroom hours 12 online study +
24 classroom hours
(4 days)
21 online study +
56 classroom hours
(7 days)
12 classroom hours (2 days)
Tuition $695 $2,995 (online) $3,995 (classroom) $5,995 $895
Location Executive Park or Alpharetta Executive Park or Alpharetta Executive Park or Alpharetta Executive Park
Delivery Method Classroom Online or Hybrid Hybrid Online or Classroom
Capstone Project No No Yes No
Pre-requisites None None Green Belt Required For Enrollment White Belt Required For Enrollment

Complimentary Info Session

Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 1:00pm

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 12:00pm

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Please contact Program Advisor, Mike Catlin with any questions:
404-712-8823 / mcatli2@emory.edu.

White Belt

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Program Overview

Understand essential Lean and Six Sigma concepts for process improvement / analyze DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) model / identify process waste and variation / increase stakeholder satisfaction via practical tools and techniques

Student Profile

High level leaders, project champions, managers, and executives requiring improved understanding of Lean and Six Sigma to assist in directing and planning strategic inititives. Also beneficial for individual contributors outside the Six Sigma team.

Green Belt

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Program Overview

Enhance problem-solving skills, with added emphasis on DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) model / provide ability to serve as trained team member within function-specific area of the organization / learn and train to work on carefully-defined Six Sigma projects / explore case study / identify additional critical tools and techniques.

Student Profile

Project participants, project managers, team leaders, and other key project members. As practitioners, Green Belts support Black Belts via execution of baseline and data gathering operations for Six Sigma inititives and projects.

Black Belt

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Program Overview

Complete knowledge of Six Sigma methodologies and tools / includes 1 year of MiniTAB / comprehensive understanding of the DMAIC model in accordance with the Six Sigma principles, lean concepts / identify non-value-added activities /complete an independent Six Sigma Project specific to employer, providing potentially significant ROI and professional advancement

Student Profile

Internal consultants, operations managers, directors / administrators, and those with the ability to impact and direct change. Black Belts teach, develop, mentor, and oversee Green Belts and their projects.

Six Sigma for Healthcare Professionals

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Program Overview

Obtain advanced Six Sigma training, with tools and techniques designed specifically for application in the healthcare industry at the White Belt level / understand immediately-applicable methodologies via guided discussion and practical exercises, designed in collaboration with a team of Emory Healthcare experts

Student Profile

Healthcare professionals desiring to leverage the experience and knowledge of the largest, most comprehensive health system in Georgia.