Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt (Exam Cost Included)

Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt (Exam Cost Included) 

Center for Continuing Professional Development

This online, in-depth program enables you to learn Lean Six Sigma process improvement projects from start to finish. Green Belts can deliver measurable, sustainable improvement by finding the root causes of problems and streamlining processes.
Your Green Belt Training program was developed to meet today’s changing business environments, and is facilitated by highly experienced and successful Lean Six Sigma Experts. This course draws on what our Experts practice every day in the field to provide you with the most effective way to learn and implement Lean Six Sigma.

Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. The registration fee for this exam is included with the program.

# of Hours 50
Format Distance education - online self-paced 

Prerequisites Students should have basic skills in algebra and Excel.

measurable, sustainable improvement by finding the root causes of problems and streamlining processes.

Competency Checklist:

Upon completion of your program, you will be able to:

  • Define what Lean Six Sigma is, where it came from and why organizations benefit from it
  • List and describe the Lean Six Sigma Roles
  • List and define each of the 8 Wastes
  • Describe how to find and select a worthwhile Lean Six Sigma Project
  • Summarize the Lean Six Sigma Improvement method known as DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control)
  • Describe how to create a project charter, gather the voice of the customer and build a high-level map of the process
  • Describe how to select measures, plan for data collection and collect baseline data about a process
  • Describe how to conduct process analysis, conduct data analysis and then brainstorm and validate root causes of process problems
  • Describe how to craft, filter and determine solutions to process problems and then mitigate the risks of process change
  • Describe how to create monitoring plans, develop response plans and document the project

Prepares You For...


  • Healthcare
  • Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Finance


  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

I.    Introduction to Green Belt Training
            A.    Overview of Lean Six Sigma
            B.    The 8 Wastes (DOWNTIME)
            C.    Lean Six Sigma Roles
            D.    Project Selection
            E.    DMAIC Overview
II.    Define Phase – How to define the problem
            A.    Create The Project Charter (Tool)
            B.    Understand The Current State
            C.    Develop Project Communication
III.    Measure Phase – How to measure the current process
            A.    Select Measures
            B.    Plan For Data Collection
            C.    Collect Baseline Data
IV.    Analyze Phase – How to identify the cause of the problem
            A.    Conduct Process Analysis
            B.    Conduct Data Analysis
            C.    Brainstorm Root Causes
            D.    Develop Root Cause Hypothesis
            E.    Validate Root Cause Hypothesis
V.    Improve Phase – How to implement and verify the solution
            A.    Craft Solutions
            B.    Filter Solutions
            C.    Determine Solution Approach
            D.    Conduct Risk Management
VI.    Control Phase – How to maintain the solution
            A.    Create Monitoring Plans
            B.    Develop Response Plans
            C.    Document The Project
            D.    Pursue Perfection



This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows 2000 and later operating systems and any browsers.

There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection and e-mail account. We recommend that you use the latest version of the browser you choose.

The materials for this program are all available online.