Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Course Code
LSSG

The Caltech Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Program provides training in the fundamental principles and tools of Lean and Six Sigma. Participants will learn to apply the steps of the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) improvement cycle used for improving, optimizing and stabilizing business processes and designs.

  • Learners Any Level
  • Time Client definable
  • Duration Client definable
  • Program Type Customizable Programs
  • Certificate Type Certificate Available
  • Format On-Campus
  • CEU/PDU Available
  • Fees Group Rate

The Caltech Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Program provides training in the fundamental principles and tools of Lean and Six Sigma. Participants will learn to apply the steps of the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) improvement cycle used for improving, optimizing and stabilizing business processes and designs.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Program Experience

The Caltech Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Program is provided in an accelerated format through the use of hands-on examples and case studies. Participants are encouraged to bring challenges from their workplace to be addressed and to gain insight from the instructors.

All participants will receive a copy of The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook, published by the American Society of Quality.

Benefits

Your team will learn to:

 

  • Recognize challenges in applying LSS to infrastructure development and service delivery
  • Define improvement projects which can be addressed by LSS
  • Clearly articulate the business problem, desired end-state, project scope, and project resources/ timeline
  • Collect data and objectively establish current baselines as the basis for improvement
  • Identify creative solutions to correct and prevent performance problems and defects
  • Monitor improvements to ensure continued and sustainable success
  • Identify waste in products and processes
  • Create products and processes that minimize or eliminate customer-perceived waste
  • Recognize the competencies and skills required to be an effective LSS project leader
  • Identify LSS project tasks and estimate both duration and costs associated with each task
  • Report and communicate progress on LSS projects
Topics

Lean Six Sigma Overview

This module describes the key activities and benefits of Lean Six Sigma.

 

Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC)

DMAIC refers to the data-driven improvement cycle used for improving, optimizing, and stabilizing business processes and designs. 

 

Lean Principles and Practices

Lean focuses on identifying waste in the processes and eliminating or reducing it as much as possible, providing greater customer value at lower costs. This module explains how to design and document processes and products to increase efficiency and reduce customer-perceived waste. 

 

LSS Project Management

This module provides a brief overview of LSS project management principles and practices to enable improvement projects be conducted efficiently and effectively. 

Who Should Attend

Any department or organization looking to eliminate waste, reduce costs, and increase product successes—including finance and accounting executives, directors, and business analysts; operations, engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, and general management.

Instructors

Photo of Rick Hefner, PhD

Rick Hefner, PhD

CTME Executive Director

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Dr. Carol Jacoby

Business Analytics, Machine Learning, Lean Six Sigma

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Michael Sturgeon

Project Management, Systems Engineering, Lean Six Sigma