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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Hands on Minitab projects show how to reduce Defects, Variation and Streamline your process, be Six Sigma Certified without prior knowledge of Statistics


During training real life examples are used to help students use many of the Six Sigma problem-solving methods and statistical tools to contribute to the success of their organization. Objective of the course is to help Students in learning to apply statistical methods for business process improvements like:

  • Selecting successful Six Sigma projects and project teams
  • Applying the DMAIC improvement process
  • Selecting the right statistical tools
  • Integrating with Lean Manufacturing,TOC & other improvement methods, if required
  • Planning and executing projects
  • Significantly increasing profitability through Six Sigma projects
  • Communicating improvements across the organization
Who Should Attend?

Six Sigma problem solving approach is broad based in its application and includes healthcare, finance, manufacturing, government, or any other type of service or product based industry. Six Sigma Green Belt Training is ideal for anyone looking to get the most out of their career. The Six Sigma Green Belt practitioners that spend approximately one fourth of their time on Six Sigma projects of their own or in support of Black Belt projects. Six Sigma Green belt has two primary tasks: first, to help successfully deploy Six Sigma techniques, and second, to lead small-scale improvement projects within their respective areas.

Course Outline

This 4 day training program also covers detailed hands-on training in the use of Minitab and MS Excel 2013 in data analysis, creating charts and reports.

Day 1: Define (The Opportunity)
  • Introduction to Six Sigma
  • Lean Fundamentals
  • Difference between Lean and Six Sigma
  • Toyota Production System. The TPS based on JIT, Jidoka, Heijunka, Kaizen and Standardization
  • The breakthrough equation of Six Sigma
  • Identify, prioritize and select the improvement opportunity
  • Develop business case and Project Charter
  • Identify team members
  • Develop an effective team
  • Identify customers and customer requirements
  • Define and map processes to be improved
  • The Seven Management Tools
Day 2: Measure & Analyze (The Facts)
  • Determine what to measure
  • Develop baseline data and collection plans
  • Evaluate variation with Run charts, Histograms, X-Bar charts
  • Evaluate the measurement system
  • Determine process performance
  • Projects
  • Project planning tools
  • Project Documentation
  • Identify potential root causes
  • Pareto Chart to identify "crucial few" and “Trivial many”
  • Implement comparative methods
  • Identify sources of variation
  • Hypothesis Testing with Chi-square Test, T-Test, ANOVA
  • Perform process capability studies
  • Conduct correlation analysis
  • Cost of Poor Quality
Day 3: Improve (Solutions)
  • Generate Solutions
  • Rank and select best Solution
  • Develop detailed implementation plan
  • Communicate Solution
  • Design of Experiment (DOE)
  • Implement the final Solution
  • Where is Lean – Muda, Mura, Muri
  • 5S and 6S
Day 4: Control (Make Improvements Stick)
  • Develop a Control Plan
  • Implement monitoring system
  • Review and evaluate the results of changes
  • Control Charts I-MR, XBar-R
  • Force Field Diagram
  • Document process changes
  • Project completion