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Lean Six Sigma – White Belt

Earn a White Belt Certification in Lean Six Sigma


  • Introduction and outline the principles of ‘Lean'
  • Introduce and outline ‘Six Sigma'
  • Provide an overview of the Continuous Improvement Approach (DMAIC)
  • Bust some jargon
  • Talk about how this is being applied at work


  1. Introduction to Lean
  2. Introduction to Six Sigma
  3. The Principles of Lean Six Sigma
  4. Using DMAIC:
    • DEFINE


After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the Principles of Lean and Six Sigma
  • Identify the Fundamentals of the DMAIC framework: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control
  • Identify the 8 Types of Waste in processes and the differences between Value Add and Non-Value Add steps in a process
  • Learn the key start point of any project by understanding the key elements of a good Problem Statement to be used in a Project Charter
  • Understand how to create a SIPOC to understand the Supplier, Input, Process, Output, Customers relevant to the objective of your improvement project
  • Understand the differences between Natural and Special Cause Variation and how they can appear in your processes
  • Understand Process Stapling and walking the process (Gemba)
  • Learn how to perform Root Cause Analysis (RCA) using the Fishbone Diagram and the 5 Whys
  • Learn to apply simple solutions using Error Proofing, 5S, and Visual Management

Course Specifications

Course Length: 6 hours

Next Steps

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