Lean Six Sigma Certification

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What is Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma will help you become a more effective and valuable employee. Lean Six Sigma is a methodology that drives organizations into improving their daily operations, working more efficiently and effectively, reducing costs, increasing revenues and improving customer satisfaction. The methodology will help you become a data driven problem solver regardless of your profession or industry.  The Lean Six Sigma certification comes in various skill levels such as Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt and Master Black Belt.  The belts corresponds to the level of training and experience with the Master Black Belt being the highest.

What You Can Expect to Learn in the Green Belt Training

  • Real world applications of Lean Six Sigma in various functions and fields
  • Basic, non-technical skills to help you make the right decisions as a practitioner
  • Practical tools and methods to optimize key processes that drive your organization
  • A step by step road map to the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt body of knowledge
  • Exposure to industry standard software such as Minitab and iGrafx
  • DMAIC - How to Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control existing processes.

Who Should Attend the Green Belt Training

If you are involved in processes and procedures on any level, in any field including healthcare, education, service, government, nonprofit or manufacturing, this program can be of benefit to you and your organization. In addition, this program will help you prepare for the certification exam sponsored by the American Society for Quality (ASQ)

What About the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Exam

This course will prepare you for the certification exam sponsored by the American Society for Quality (ASQ). The curriculum is based on the body of knowledge tested by ASQ. Visit them at www.asq.org for additional certification requirements.

Requirements for UpSkilz Green Belt Training Certificate

Successful completion of the following courses:

  • Lean Six Sigma Introduction
  • Define
  • Measure
  • Analyze
  • Improve
  • Control

Total Program Cost

The cost for all six classes is $1200 which includes the cost for the Textbook. Students who sign up before June can receive a $150 discount.

Green Belt Classes

Lean Six Sigma Introduction

Learn the value of Lean Six Sigma and how you can help your organization meet its goals by understanding organizational drivers. Learn about building a successful Lean Six Sigma Career. Learn about the different specialties of Lean Six Sigma - Lean, DMAIC, DMADV and other fields such as Design Thinking and innovation.

Define

Learn to define and describe the process components and boundaries you choose to improve. In addition, learn to recognize how processes cross various functional areas, the challenges that result from process improvement efforts, project management basics and process management for projects.

Measure

Measurements can and should be continuously improved just as other work processes are reviewed. Areas of study in this course include process analyses and documentation, probability and statistics, collecting and summarizing data,  probability distribution, measurement system analyses and an introduction to Minitab and iGrafx.

Analyze

The analysis process builds the foundation for improvement, redesign and control. It includes exploratory data analyses using multi-vari studies and simple linear correlation and regression techniques. In addition, it encompass hypothesis testing; the basics, tests for means, variances, proportions, paired comparison tests, single factor analysis of variance and chi square.

Improve

Improvements can occur in many ways. The topics covered are design of experiments (DOE), generating solutions using Design Thinking and innovation, assessing risks, piloting solutions, developing implementation plans, standardization and managing change.

Control

The final process of Lean Six Sigma is sustaining the improvements. The topics covered are statistical process control (SPC), objectives and benefits, rational sub-grouping, control charts, validating solutions and the control plan.

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