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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB) is a business improvement methodology originally developed to improve work processes by eliminating waste and defects in business processes. Six Sigma is a customer-focused, highly disciplined problem solving methodology that strives to develop and deliver near-perfect products and services consistently. The objective of Lean Six Sigma is to deliver high performance, reliability, and value to the end customer (external or internal) by identifying, analyzing and improving work processes and eliminating waste. The goal of the class is to present fundamentals for Lean Six Sigma tools to apply the DMAIC methodology to most improvement projects.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Obtain Tools & Knowledge to lead a Lean Six Sigma project
  • Explain the Principles of Lean and Six Sigma
  • Be prepared to use the DMAIC methodology for process improvement initiatives
  • Learn the importance of a solid Define phase
  • Identify critical metrics and obtain associated data in the Measure phase
  • Utilize tools to identify special cause variation and drill down to root causes in the Analyze phase
  • Generate ideas and select recommended solutions in the Improve phase
  • Describe how organizations maintain process improvement gains in the Control phase

Course Content

Lesson 1.

  • The History of Lean Six Sigma.

  • Lesson 2.

    • Concepts, Terminology and Structure of LSS.

    Lesson 3.

    • Objectives, tools, techniques and deliverables of a DMAIC project Define Phase.

    Lesson 4.

    • The objectives, tools, techniques and deliverables of a DMAIC project Measure Phases.

    Lesson 5.

    • The objectives, tools, techniques and deliverables of a DMAIC project Analyze, Improve and Control Phases.

    Lesson 6.

    • Apply lessons learned in a team based, scenario-driven DMAIC exercise.
    • Complete the final examination.