Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Course Description

Discover what world-class organizations, such as General Electric, Motorola, and Caterpillar already know! Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a set of techniques and tools for problem solving can improve your bottom line. By attending this program, you will return to your organization with a deep understanding of the Lean Six Sigma approach, as well as proven tools for implementing the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control (DMAIC) methodology to problem solving, and earn a Green Belt Certification.

Course Content


  • Describe the DMAIC methodology.
  • Create problem and goal statements.
  • Appropriately scope a problem.


  • Establish performance standards.
  • Collect discrete and continuous data.
  • Recognize patterns in the stability, shape, center, and spread of a process.


  • Use value stream maps (VSM) and cause and effect diagrams to narrow the scope of a project.
  • Determine the vital Xs that impact the project Y.
  • Utilize lean tools, including SS and VSM.
  • Describe the eight sources of waste.


  • Describe how to generate, evaluate, and select solutions.
  • Describe how identifying waste drives innovation.
  • Utilize tools to create "wild ideas" that lead to practical solutions.
  • Begin capstone case study project.


  • Develop control charts.
  • Apply all phases to hands-on case study.
Requirements & Materials

Important Information

Our class sessions may be audio visually recorded for use by enrolled learners. Class recordings, lectures, and other classroom presentations presented through video conferencing and other materials posted on Canvas are for the sole purpose of educating the students enrolled in the course. Learners may not record or share recordings, including screen capturing, unless the instructor states so or individual permission is obtained. Exams and tests may require students to engage the video camera, but those recordings will not be shared with or disclosed to others without consent unless legally permitted. Additional information may be found within the Academic Restart Frequently Ask Questions.

  • For courses where participation is voluntary, learners who participate with their camera engaged or utilize a profile image are agreeing to have their video or image recorded.
  • For courses requiring class participation, if learners are identifiable by their names, facial images, voices, and/or comments, written consent must be obtained before sharing the recording with persons outside of learners in the class.



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Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for anyone interested in being a LSS Green Belt. Potential candidates can come from all industries regardless of role or title. Students do not have to be currently employed to take this course.

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What You Will Learn

  • Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) phases
  • How to measure understanding processes and problems
  • Process capability calculations
  • How to generate, evaluate, and select solutions
  • Piloting and risk analysis implementation
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How You Will Benefit

  • Gain an understanding of Six Sigma principles.
  • Explore the DMAIC methodology in theory and practice.
  • Acquire knowledge of lean tools for Six Sigma.
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This program helped me develop a mindset and skill set that allows me to systematically solve problems in any job function and industry.

- Vincent J. Hoover


We enable employers to provide specialized, on-location training on their own timetables. Our world-renowned experts can create unique content that meets your employees' specific needs. We also have the ability to deliver courses via web conferencing or on-demand online videos. For 15 or more students, it is more cost-effective for us to come to you.

  • Save Money
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Group Training
  • Customize Content
  • On-Site Training
  • Earn a Certificate
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