Six Sigma Green Belt Training and Certification


Course Name

Six Sigma Green Belt Training and Certification Preparation

Course Objective

To provide students with the tools, techniques, and information necessary to successfully pass the exam and leverage Six Sigma methodologies for problem resolution and continuous improvements.

Location

Client Site

Duration

5 days, 8:30 – 4:30, 1 hour lunch break daily

Examination

Exam is administered mid morning on the 5th day. The exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions to be completed in one (1) hour. The student must achieve a passing grade of at least 70% in order to achieve a Six Sigma Green Belt certificate.

Curriculum

See below. Curriculum based on American Society for Quality (ASQ).

Number of Students Per Class

Minimum 10, Maximum 20

Price

$12,000 per class, with students 11-20 at $1,100 per student

Course Curriculum

The information presented in this course is based on ASQ’s Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Body of Knowledge (BOK) and the ASQ Manual. This course is based on a real-world recovery project in order to provide the students with the most realistic experience as possible within a classroom setting.

Module 1: Six Sigma and the Organization

  1. Six Sigma and Organizational Goals
  2. Lean Principles in the Organization
  3. Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) in the Organization

Module 2: Six Sigma Define Stage

  1. Process Management for Projects
  2. Project Management Basics
  3. Management and Planning Tools
  4. Business Results for Projects
  5. Team Dynamics and Performance

Module 3: Six Sigma Measure Stage

  1. Process Analysis and Documentation
  2. Probability and Statistics
  3. Collecting and Summarizing Data
  4. Probability Distributions
  5. Measurement System Analysis
  6. Process Capability and Performance

Module 4: Six Sigma Analyze Stage

  1. Exploratory Data Analysis
  2. Hypothesis Testing

Module 5: Six Sigma Improve and Control Stages

  1. Design of Experiments (DOE)
  2. Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  3. Implement and Validate Solutions
  4. Control Plan

Percentage of Time Spent on Main Topics

  • Six Sigma and the Organization – 15%
  • Define – 20%
  • Measure – 25%
  • Analyze – 20%
  • Improve and Control – 20%

Course Includes

  • Professional instruction (see summary of instructor qualifications below)
  • Case Study/Forms
  • Practice Exam
  • Exam
  • Certification

Course Does Not Include

  • The Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook: Roderick A. Munro, Matthew J. Maio, Mohamed B. Nawaz, Govindarajan Ramu, and Daniel J. Zrymiak
  • Facility, projector, refreshments, meals

This reference manual is designed to help those interested in passing an ASQ-based certification exam for Six Sigma Green Belts, those who may need to train future Green Belts, and others who want a handy reference to the appropriate materials needed to conduct successful Green Belt projects. This latest entry in ASQ’s popular series of handbooks explicitly follows the certification’s BOK and addresses each topic to exactly the level Green Belts need.

From Lean and Project Management to statistics and data analysis, the DMAIC process is explained in a clear and insightful manner. Figures, tables, references, and useful appendices only add to this book’s comprehensiveness. The CD-ROM has sample questions and dozens of useful files, such as case studies, articles, and blank forms.

480 pages. ISBN 978-0-87389-698-6. 7 x 10. Hardcover. 2008

List/Forum-Division Price: $121.00

Summary of Instructor Qualifications

  • Facilitated Six Sigma projects and managed Black and Green belts to achieve millions in cost savings and revenue
  • Developed and delivered Green Belt and Black Belt training materials and curriculum for use at numerous companies
  • Over 10 years experience working with clients to establish IT Governance frameworks, plans, and processes
  • Forged strong client relationships with excellent Business Process Analysis and Change Management skills
  • Seasoned communicator/instructor with deep skills as a published author and professional presenter

Academic and Professional Education

Academia:

  • M.S. Technology Management (Systems Engineering and Design)
  • B.A.S. Resource and Technology Management
  • Former Military Instructor

Professional Certifications:

  • Six Sigma Council: Six Sigma Master Black Belt (SSMBB No. 1YK26506L0947860X)
  • ITIL®: IT Service Management ([ITSM]/EXIN No. EX851409)
  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP No. 485205)
  • IBM Solution Designer: Rational Unified Process v7.0

PROFESSIONAL and TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Authored Professional / Technical Papers:

  • Establishing a Sustainable IT Governance: Bridging the Gap BetweenEnterpriseBusiness and IT (2008)
  • Program Development and Implementation Strategy for Quantum Encryption Systems (2006)
  • Providian Trust: A Model Failure in Fundamental Acquisition Systems Analysis (2005)
  • Management Accounting through Dynamic Strategic Planning and Balanced Scorecard Measures (2005)