Certificate in Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt) - Level 7 (7 ECTs)

Course Highlights

Students will earn an Internationally recognised Certificate in Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt).

  • As part of programme participants will complete an online Green Belt certification test in addition to submitting a project. Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will earn a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate and a Level 7 CPD Special Purposes Award, 7 ECTs.


This interactive program gives the student multiple skillsets and the confidence to apply Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques immediately within their own organisation. Student learn the powerful DMAIC problem solving methodology and also learn the soft skills and facilitation techniques to use it effectively in a workplace environment.

At the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of Six Sigma and the DMAIC approach to process improvement.
  • Understand the tools involved in the Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control phases.
  • Understand the use of the tools in characterising processes, analysing process data, solving problems and controlling processes.
  • Use the key tools to solve practical business problems.
  • Lead local Six Sigma project teams or assist Black Belts to deliver tangible business results on larger projects
  • What's Included

    Detailed Contents


    • Basics of Lean Six Sigma
    • Change Management
    • Facilitation skills & techniques 1
    • DMAIC Roadmap

    Define Phase

    • Business Case & IPO
    • Problem Statement & Goal
    • Stakeholder Analysis
    • Project Charter
    • Define phase breakout (Real Life Scenario Exercises)
    • Connecting the Define phase tools, questions, pitfalls and deliverables

    Measure Phase 1 – Process Mapping and Basic Statistics

    • Process Flows and Maps
    • Types of data & measurement plan
    • Variables Data graphs
    • Variables Data measures
    • Attribute Data graphs
    • Attribute Data measures

    Measure Phase 2 – Confidence Intervals

    • Introduction to confidence intervals / Sample size
    • Variables data confidence intervals / Sample size
    • Attribute data confidence Intervals / Sample size
    • Measure phase breakout (Real life Scenario Exercises)

    Measure phase 3 – MSA: Measurement System Analysis

    • Sources of Variation
    • Introduction to MSA
    • Attribute MSA Interpretation
    • Variables Data Interpretation
    • Connecting the Measure phase tools, questions, pitfalls and deliverables

    Analyse Phase

    • 8 forms of waste (TIM WOODS)
    • Brainstorming Overview
    • Cause and Effect (Fishbone) diagram
    • Affinity Brainstorming
    • 5 Whys
    • Tools for Prioritization and Scatter plot
    • Special cause variation
    • Team voting
    • Effort / Impact Grid
    • Prioritization Matrix
    • FMEA (Failure Mode Effect Analysis)
    • Value Add flow analysis
    • Analyse phase breakout (Real Life Scenario Exercises)
    • Connecting the Analyse phase tools, questions, pitfalls and deliverables

    Improve Phase

    • Improve Phase concepts
    • Improvement Plan and Pilots
    • Before and after data analysis
    • Hypothesis testing
    • 5S
    • Improve phase breakout (Real Life Scenario Exercises)
    • Connecting the Improve phase tools, questions, pitfalls and deliverables

    Control Phase

    • Review of Control Charts
    • Control Plan
    • Control phase breakout (Real Life Scenario Exercises)
    • Connecting the Improve phase tools, questions, pitfalls and deliverables

    Realize Phase

    • Realize the benefits of your project
    • Realize phase questions, pitfalls and deliverables

    Facilitation skills & Techniques

    • Engagement Skills
    • Leading remote Teams

    Project Selection, Facilitation skills and On-Going support

    • Planning for Successful Outcomes
    • Presenting Projects Effectively
    • Engagement Skills
    • On-going support to successfully complete your Green Belt Project

    Programme Assessment:

    • Closed-book, online exam MCQ – 50%
    • Project Presentation – 50%

    Course Includes

    • All course materials
    • Lunch each day
    • Refreshments
    • Lean Six Sigma Certification Exam
    • Post course mentoring to complete Lean Six Sigma project
    • International accreditation Level 7 (7 ECTs)


    Previous experience of Lean Six Sigma is not required for this Green Belt course

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