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VET² Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Program

The VET²  Lean Six Sigma Black Belt program examines the military to civilian transition hurdle, and it introduces a refined methodology for gathering and processing information. In the program, you will develop an understanding of the statistical tools used in implementing the Six Sigma approach - the Define/Measure/Analyze/Improve/Control (DMAIC) methodology. You will focus on the issues of metrics and their importance in DMAIC projects as you work to develop your own capstone project.

You may elect to complete your Lean Six Sigma capstone during a three-week VET² internship with a new employer; however, an internship is not required for program completion or certification. The selections for internships are solely at the discretion of the employer hosting the internship.

This program combines the academic content introduced in the Georgia Tech’s VET² Plan of Action Development course, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course, Principles of Data Analysis and Decision Making course, and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt< course.

Who Should Attend

Active duty service members in the last six months of service, reservists, National Guard, veterans and military spouses, who are interested in transitioning from the military to a new career within the civilian workforce that utilizes the Six Sigma approach.

How You Will Benefit

  • Gain awareness of the process to transition to a new work environment
  • Develop an understanding of the Six Sigma DMAIC methodology
  • Learn about statistical tools used in implementing Six Sigma
  • Earn a certification in a nationally recognized skillset from Georgia Tech


VET2 101 - Workforce Integration 

Materials Required

Please bring a laptop with Windows-based software (MACs not preferred). If you do not have your own laptop, one may be provided for the duration of the course pending availability.

Materials That Will Be Provided

Boots to Loafers – Finding Your New True North, Phillips, J.P., Falcone, P. (2014), ISBN: 978-0-9793953-1-4
Veterans Education Training and Transition Workbook (2015)

Lean Six Sigma Course Material

MiniTab software does not need to be purchased before class. Discounted version will be offered the first day of class and available for download.

Ready to Get Started?

All interested soldiers need to fill out the registration form. After the form is submitted, a member of our military programs staff will contact you via email or phone within 3 days to discuss the programs available to you, describe the courses, and upcoming class dates.