Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Green Belt (Exam Cost Included)

Lean Training is a great way to learn and advance your understanding of Lean Six Sigma. If you're a quality improvement professional looking to earn your Lean Six Sigma certification, this online training course will prepare you for the Yellow Belt and Green Belt certification exams.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training focuses on the origins of Lean Six Sigma and why organizations benefit from it. You will learn Lean Six Sigma roles, the 8 Wastes, the DMAIC improvement method, and main tools and...

9 Months / 60 Course Hrs
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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Green Belt (Exam Cost Included)

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Course code: GES2062

What you will learn

  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Learn what Lean Six Sigma is, its origins, and its benefits
  • Be able to list and describe the Lean Six Sigma Roles
  • Be able to list and define each of the 8 Wastes
  • Learn how to summarize the Lean Six Sigma improvement method known as DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control)
  • Be able to describe the main tools and techniques used in each of the five phases of DMAIC
  • Learn how to collect data and track the success of projects

How you will benefit

  • Prepare for the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Green Belt certification exam
  • Jump-start your career in healthcare, technology, government, retail, finance, or the hospitality industry
  • Understand how Lean Six Sigma can transform your workplace or home for the better
  • Be able to streamline projects from start to finish by using Lean Six Sigma
  • Help potential employers by identifying problems in processes and offering sustainable solutions
  • Create added efficiency in any workplace, which is enticing to prospective employers and clients

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 9 Months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 60 course hours
  1. Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (Exam Cost Included)
    1. Introduction to Lean Six Sigma
    2. Lean Six Sigma Roles
    3. The 8 Wastes
    4. DMAIC Overview
  2. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Exam Cost Included)
    1. Introduction to Green Belt Training
    2. Define Phase – How to define the problem
    3. Measure Phase – How to measure the current process
    4. Analyze Phase – How to identify the cause of the problem
    5. Improve Phase – How to implement and verify the solution
    6. Control Phase – How to maintain the solution

Ken Maynard

Ken Maynard is currently the Director of Client Success at GoLeanSixSigma.com. He has over a 30-year record of driving improved quality and higher profitability with organizations in a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, healthcare, financial services, medical devices, government, food & beverage, automotive, and consumer products.

Ken has also worked with leaders to complete successful enterprise-wide continuous improvement, reengineering, and product design projects that resulted in high-value transformations.

Instructor Interaction: The instructor looks forward to interacting with learners in the online moderated discussion area to share their expertise and answer any questions you may have on the course content.


There are no prerequisites for this course; however, it is highly recommended that you have some history of professional work experience (full-time, part-time, internship, volunteer work, etc.) to successfully complete course assignments and projects. The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification requires you to complete your own real-world project and an exam to be successfully completed. We strongly recommend the business project be completed at your place of employment. Projects are subject to approval by Master Black Belt Coaches.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Office (not included in enrollment) or Google Docs/Sheets/Slides/Forms & LibreOffice (free).
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Yes. You will be prepared for the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification and be able to sit for the exam after successful completion of the course and financial obligation. You will also be prepared for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification and be able to sit for the exam after successful completion of the course and financial obligation.

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course whenever you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

After you register, you will receive 9 months to complete the course. The time allotted for completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours.

If you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee will be charged. If you are funded through a third-party organization, approval may also be required.

The course instructor will be available by email to answer any questions and provide feedback on your performance. Occasionally, your course may be supported by a team of industry experts. You will also receive support from the student advising team.

Upon successfully passing the final exam, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from the school or organization that you registered through.

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