Six Sigma methods have been successfully deployed in many industries and organizations. This challenging Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt course teaches critical skills required for Six Sigma practitioners. This first course in the certification program explains the basic terms and proven Six Sigma problem-solving methods, team building tools, and descriptive statistics that are the basis for the statistical tools that contribute to the success of improvement projects and to the overall success of your organization. Topics covered include Lean Principles, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Team Tools, Project Charters, and Basic Statistical Tools. The instructor uses the “flipped” classroom technique and expects participants to go beyond the classroom and use the internet and other resources to learn the material.

CEUs/ILUs: 1.6
Length (in hours): 16
Price in USD $195.00
Price in CAD $265.00


Unit 1

  • Six Sigma Goals
  • Value of Six Sigma
  • Origins of Six Sigma
  • Organizational Drivers
  • Goals and Projects
  • Lean Principles
  • Lean Concepts and Tools
  • Non-Value-Added Activities
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)
  • DFSS Road Maps 

Unit 2

  • FMEA
  • Define - Teams & Customers
  • Process Management for Projects
  • Process Elements
  • Owners and Stakeholders
  • Identify Customers
  • Collect Customer Data
  • Analyze Customer Data
  • Translate Customer Requirements
  • Team Dynamics and Performance
  • Team Stages and Dynamics
  • Six Sigma and Other Team Roles
  • Team Tools
  • Communications

Unit 3

  • Define - Projects, Tools & Results
  • Project Management Basics
  • Project Charter 
  • Project Scope
  • Project Metrics
  • Project Planning Tools
  • Project Documentation
  • Project Risk Analysis
  • Project Closure
  • Management and Planning Tools
  • Business Results for Projects
  • Process Performance

Unit 4

  • Descriptive Statistics

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Next start date

Sep 3 – 28