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Six Sigma Training for Green Belt Certification | ed2go

Do you want to improve your business credentials or enter a new career as a quality specialist? The Six Sigma methodology is a data-driven approach to removing defects and improving processes in any business. Wherever you are on your career path, earning your Six Sigma Green Belt certification will allow you to stay a step ahead. This Six Sigma training program will teach you process improvement from start to finish and prepare you for the Six Sigma Green Belt certification offered through the American Society for Quality (ASQ).

Six Sigma Green Belts are employees who spend some of their time on process improvement teams. They analyze and solve quality problems, and are involved with quality improvement projects. Comprehensive Six Sigma courses are designed for individuals who want to deliver meaningful results and lasting impacts in the areas of quality, cost containment, revenue enhancement, and customer satisfaction.

This course teaches the framework of the ASQ Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge and how to apply key process improvement methods and concepts in various settings, including manufacturing, service, and not-for-profit organizations. It allows you to test and apply the framework through quizzes, engaging exercises, fun games, and case studies. This unique course design provides on-the-job readiness to analyze quality problems and be involved in continuous improvement projects in the real world. It’s one of the best online programs for Six Sigma certification prep.

6 Months / 120 Course Hrs
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Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (Exam Cost Included) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES287

You Will Learn
  • Why organizations implement Six Sigma and the relationship between lean concepts and Six Sigma.
  • How to apply Six Sigma in product and process design and apply the voice of the customer (VOC) to the voice of the process (VOP).
  • How to incorporate high-performing team concepts.
  • How to apply process control as a replacement for appraisal/inspection.
  • How to use statistical distributions and apply design of experiments (DOE).
How the course is taught
  • Our Six Sigma training online is completed at your own pace.
  • When you register, you receive six months to complete this program.
  • The course relies on ASQ's Green Belt body of knowledge and uses a number of engaging techniques, including fun games, subject matter expert explanation of textbook materials, and hundreds of quiz questions to help you master the curriculum material.
  • The fee for the Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam is included in the program.
How you will benefit
  • You will be prepared for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification exam.
  • You will be prepared for careers such as Process Improvement Analyst, Six Sigma Green Belt Consultant, Quality Control/Quality Assurance Supervisor, Quality Technician, and more.
  • Upon completion, you will have access to the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Question Bank and the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Associate Membership. See more information in the “More About” section.
Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (Exam Cost Included) Outline
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I. Six sigma and organizational goals

    A. Value of six sigma

    B. Organizational goals and six sigma projects 

    C. Organizational drivers and metrics 

 

II. Lean principles in the organization

    A. Lean concepts 

    B. Value-streaming mapping 

 

III. Design for six sigma (DFSS) methodologies

    A. Road maps for DFSS

    B. Basic failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) 

    C. Design FMEA and process FMEA 

 

IV. Voice of the customer (VOC), Project identification, Project management basics 

    A. Customer identification

    B. Customer data 

    C. Customer requirements

    D. Project selection

    E. Process elements

    F. Benchmarking 

    G. Process inputs and outputs

    H. Owners and stakeholders 

    I. Project charter 

    K. Project scope

    L. Project metrics

    M. Project planning tools

    N. Project documentation 

    O. Project risk analysis

    P. Project closure

 

V. Management and planning tools, Business results for projects

    A. Process performance

    B. Communication

 

VI. Team dynamics and performance

    A. Team stages and dynamics

    B. Team roles and responsibilities

    C. Team tools

    D. Team Communication 

 

VII. Process analysis and documentation, Probability and statistics

    A. Basic probability concepts 

    B. Central limit theorem

    C. Statistical distributions 

 

VIII. Collecting and summarizing data

    A. Types of data and measurement scales

    B. Sampling and data collection methods 

    C. Descriptive statistics 

    D. Graphical methods

 

IX. Measurement system analysis (MSA)

 

X. Process and performance capability

    A. Process performance vs. process specifications 

    B. Process capability studies 

    C. Process capability (Cp, Cpk) and process performance (Pp, Ppk) indices

    D. Short-term vs. long-term capability and sigma shift

 

XI. Exploratory data analysis 

    A. Multi-vari studies 

    B. Correlation and linear regression 

 

XII. Hypothesis testing 

    A. Basics 

    B. Tests for means, variances, and proportions

 

XIII. Design of experiments (DOE)

    A. Basic terms

    B. DOE graphs and plots 

 

XIV. Root cause analysis, Lean Tools

    A. Waste elimination

    B. Cycle-time reduction 

    C. Kaizen and kaizen blitz 

 

XV. Statistical process control (SPC)

    A. SPC Basics

    B. Rational subgrouping 

    C. Control charts 

 

XVI. Control plan, Lean tools for process control 

    A. Total productive maintenance (TPM)

    B. Visual factory

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (Exam Cost Included) Instructors
Tony Swaim

Tony Swaim is an experienced course developer, online instructor, university professor, and business owner/consultant. He has held many globally focused industry supply chain management positions. Tony earned a Doctorate of Business Administration from Kennesaw State University, is a Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) (ASQ), Project Management Professional (PMP), and Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM). He has published research papers in the Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management Education, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, and Industrial Management and Data Systems.

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (Exam Cost Included) Requirements / Prerequisites

Qualifications and Requirements for CSSGB Certification

In order to sit for the CSSGB Certifcation Exam through ASQ, canditates must meet the minimum requirements listed below:

  • Six Sigma Green Belts are employees who spend some of their time on process improvement teams.
  • They analyze and solve quality problems, and are involved with Six Sigma, lean or other quality improvement projects.
  • Candidates must have three years of on-the-job experience in one or more areas of the Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge.
  • Candidates must have worked in a full-time, paid role.
  • Paid intern, co-op or any other course work cannot be applied toward the work experience requirement.

*For more information regarding the Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge click here

Education waivers are not granted.

Green Belt Certification Students that successfully complete the ed2go Green Belt training and who meet the requirements to sit for the ASQ SSGB Certification, can apply via ASQ/Ed2go PDF Cerftication application.

Six Sigma Green Belt Learning Resources and Cert Preparation Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Preparation Training (Onsite and Online Learning) The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook Second Edition ASQ Six Sigma Forum - ASQ Professional Network with 10,000+ members Students should have basic skills in algebra and Excel. **For additional information regarding the CSSGB Certification please refer to the ASQ website.

More About Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (Exam Cost Included)

Upon completion, you will have access to the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Question Bank, where you can access hundreds of practice questions developed and based on the CSSGB Body of Knowledge. You can study by topic or simulate the exam experience. You’ll have access to the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Associate Membership, which provides digital access to networking opportunities, professional development, and knowledge exchange. You’ll also get member pricing on other ASQ products and services and an online subscription to Quality Progress magazine.

During Lean Six Sigma training, you'll learn how to effectively apply the concepts and methods of Six Sigma. You'll discover how the vast number of topics—value-stream mapping, failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), process capability, control charts, statistical process control (SPC), design of experiments (DOE), and many more—can increase your overall quality IQ. After completing this course, you'll be well-prepared to sit for the Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam offered by the American Society for Quality (ASQ).

Areas of concentration include determining the relationship of basic statistics to Six Sigma, examining the Six Sigma business case, listening to the voice of the customer, seeing how quality function deployment can improve new product development, and discovering the value of benchmarking. As a Six Sigma Green Belt, you'll be right in the middle of many process improvement projects as you apply brainstorming, cause and effect diagrams, check sheets, and Pareto charts to help define problems and opportunities.

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Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. 

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In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

Can I use a Mac?

Yes.

How can I get more information about this program?

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When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

Does this program prepare for a certification?

Yes. You'll receive essential information needed for the ASQ Certified Six Sigma Green Belt exam.

What are the technical requirements for this course?

This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with Windows XP and later operating systems, Firefox, Chrome, or IE 7 and later browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than an internet connection, email account, and Microsoft Word (for assignment submissions). You will need Adobe Flash (download here) and Adobe Acrobat Reader (download here).

What materials do I need for this course?

ed2go will provide the required textbooks for this program:

  • The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook
  • An Introduction to Six Sigma and Process Improvement
What is a Six Sigma Green Belt?

Six Sigma Green Belt certification indicates that a professional is familiar with the core tenets of Lean Six Sigma Methodology and understands how to implement them for appropriate projects. Green Belts may work as a member of a team led by a Six Sigma Black Belt.

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