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Become a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt 

 June 29, 2022

By  Dave Litten

Become a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Why you should enroll in our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Practitioner level) Masterclass

How about the potential to earn between $88,000 to $114,600 annually? Way higher than a project manager or business analyst.

For all companies, streamlining their processes is a solid strategy to help improve efficiency, quality, and performance. Lean Six Sigma methodologies provide a rigorous and structured approach to help manage and improve quality and performance, and to solve potentially complex problems.

Lean Six Sigma is about getting key principles and concepts into the DNA and lifeblood of your organization so that it becomes a natural part of how you do things.

If you want to change outcomes, you must realize that outcomes are the result of systems – these are the way people work together and interact – if you want to change outcomes, you must change your systems, and to do that, you must change your thinking.

Six Sigma certification is a powerful way to improve your skills as a leader in your organization while transforming your business processes.

What is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt?

The Lean methodology emphasizes maximum efficiency in all aspects of operations and focuses on identifying unnecessary steps that consume time and resources, while Six Sigma focuses on eliminating variations within processes.

With a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB) certification, you’ll acquire the skills you need to improve processes within an organization – which is why more and more businesses are recognizing the value of this skill.

Our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Masterclass teaches you everything you need to know to prepare and successfully pass the exams to receive a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification, including the DMAIC methodology and other core Six Sigma principles.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

The DMAIC method (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, and Control) is used for improving existing processes, products, or services.

The skill of a Green Belt enables them to solve complicated problems in a short amount of time, while also removing the root cause to prevent the problem from happening again.

How Lean Six Sigma Green Belt can benefit your career

Lean Six Sigma is a great leadership tool and provides valuable analytic and process skills which are applicable to high-level management positions – providing a powerful way to improve your skills as a leader in your organization while transforming your business processes.

Your Lean Six Sigma certification gives you an edge over your competition as you will gain valuable problem-solving and managerial coaching skills applied to a wide range of team leadership and managerial roles. It drives bottom-line improvement, and employee engagement – helping you better serve your customers.

You will acquire proven statistical analysis quality management methods to improve your company’s products, services, and processes. You will be able to drive, support, and lead strategic projects from a small group or redesign entire organizations.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

The Green Belt level is the core level of expertise that all first Level Managers up to senior managers should have. It applies complex tools and ideas while providing skills to improve cross-functional processes across organizations.

Lean Six Sigma Green belts have training and experience in advanced Six Sigma analysis techniques, they work with management teams to resolve quality control issues and lead projects while helping collect and analyze data.

A Green Belt certification boosts self-esteem, by enhancing your ability to speak with confidence, suggest new ideas, and successfully solve the given problems. You can identify the need for change, problem definition, and elimination of the root cause.

Advancement in Your Career

Having Six Sigma certification helps you to stand apart from the crowd and provides you with an additional advanced skillset that is highly demanded by the company. Thus Six Sigma certification helps you to uplift your career and guides you to move one step ahead of the competition.

Infusing Leadership qualities

A Lean Six Sigma individual is aware of the ways and methods for increasing product, service, or process revenue and efficiency thereby opening managerial positions for the professionals who wish to make a career in quality and process improvement. You can improve the quality of products and services offered to the customers – improving customer satisfaction.

The Lean approach teaches critical process analysis to help improve speed and quality.

Strategic Planning

Lean Six Sigma helps identify potential process problems upfront, helping the project management team to plan the reduction and elimination of waste ensuring productivity and product/service quality are not compromised.
In addition, it helps the project management team recognize the strengths and weaknesses of the business process resulting in the elimination of any unwanted processes.

Increasing value to your employer

Lean Six Sigma knowledge proves you solve quality control issues quickly, eliminate sources of error enhance production efficiency while reducing costs, streamline processes and increase revenue.

Gain on-the-job experience

Lean Six Sigma experience helps you progress into management roles, understand, and use the DMAIC tools and techniques, and make positive changes in your organization.
This experience can help you move into management roles and earn the ability to make positive changes in your organization.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Critical thinking and Analysis

The DMAIC project management structure is a proven problem-solving approach and methodology, providing tools to break down complex problems into manageable components, enabling root cause identification, and leading to improved business processes and performance.

More promotions, higher salaries, improved job prospects

Lean Six Sigma is a leadership tool providing analytical and process skills needed for higher-level management positions. This gives you an edge over the competition and is a valuable addition to your resume. You’ll also gain valuable problem-solving and managerial coaching which can be applied to a wide range of team leadership and managerial roles.

Having Lean Six Sigma helps you to stand apart from the crowd due to your advanced skill-set – uplifting your career and placing you one step ahead of the competition. Lean Six Sigma knowledge demonstrates you can handle greater responsibility and work more efficiently.

Analytical Thinking and Innovation

Lean and Six Sigma methodologies provide a toolbox to help break down complex problems into manageable components, enabling root cause identification leading to focused improvements resulting in improved business processes and performance.

Reasoning Problem-Solving and Innovative Thinking

Lean Six Sigma Green Belts often need to develop new services, new products, or just new ideas for customer-focused solutions to problems. They continually problem-solve to create more customer value through continuous improvement.

Green Belts deconstruct complex business problems finding faster, better, and more cost-effective ways of working.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Projex Academy Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Syllabus

DMAIC FOUNDATIONS

Welcome to the Lean 6 Sigma Foundations Course
Overview
What is Six Sigma?
The Six Sigma Breakthrough Equation
The Accuracy Of Six Sigma
Six Sigma Principles and Improvements
Six Sigma Benefits
Six Sigma Lean Principles
Six Sigma Lean Fundamentals
Combining Lean and Six Sigma
Lean Six Sigma Principles
Customer Specification and Defects Part 1
Customer Specification and Defects Part 2
Yield and Product Acceptance
Cycle Time and Takt Time
Variation and Six Sigma Calculation
Approaches to using Lean Six Sigma
The Quality Culture
DMAIC and Project Selection

DMAIC – DEFINE PHASE

Define Phase – Introduction to the Lean Six Sigma Define Phase
DMAIC Define Phase
Define Phase Checklist
Process Mapping Tools
More Process Mapping Tools
Project Charter
Project Charter Part 2
Project Charter Part 3
SIPOC Model
Voice of the Customer
Voice of the Customer Part 2
Critical to Quality
Pareto Chart
KANO Model
Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty
Affinity Diagram
5s System

DMAIC – MEASURE PHASE

Measure Phase – Introduction to the Lean Six Sigma Measure Phase
Measure Phase and Current Performance
Cause and Effect Relationships
Process Sigma and Defects
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
Statistical Terms
Statistical Modeling
Process Flows and Value Stream Maps
Process Flows and Value Stream Maps 2
Data Types
Standard Deviation and TAKT Time
Measurement System Analysis 1
Measurement System Analysis 2
Types of Measurement Scales
Data Sample Size
Data Sampling Approaches
Data Sampling Approaches 2
Measuring Distribution
Data Sampling – Precision and Confidence
Continuous Data Sampling
Discrete Data Sampling
Data Collection Plan 1
Data Collection Plan 2
Business Statistics and Histograms
Probability Distribution and Central Tendency
Measures of Dispersion
Measures of Distribution
Measures of Distribution 2
Confidence Levels
Box Plots (Whisker Plots)
Stem and Leaf Plots
Detecting Patterns
Assessing Process Capability
Statistical Process Control
Process Centering
Long Term Process Capability
The Z Transformation
Using Z Tables and Z Scores

DMAIC – ANALYSE PHASE

Introduction to the Lean Six Sigma Analyse Phase
Hypothesis Testing I
Hypothesis Testing II
Statistical versus Practical Significance
Degrees of Freedom
Hypothesis Example and Approach
Hypothesis Test Types I
Hypothesis Test Types II
Significance Level (Alpha)
Test Statistics
Critical Values
Hypothesis Testing
Z Test and Critical Value
Hypothesis Test Sequence Steps
Null Hypothesis Risks, Power, and Errors
T-Test and Distribution I
T-Test and Distribution II
Chi-Square Tests
Chi-Squared Table
Hypothesis Testing Examples
Statistical Hypothesis
T-distribution Tests
Sample T-Tests
Paired T-Test
ANOVA
F-Statistic
Test Applications
Two-Proportions
Scatter Diagrams and Regression Analysis
Regression Analysis
Analysis Technique
ERSC Approach
Control Impact Analysis
Process Mapping and Box Plots

DMAIC – IMPROVE PHASE

Introduction to the Lean Six Sigma Improve Phase
Lateral Thinking
More Lateral Thinking – Brainstorming
Idea Screening Tools
Idea Screening Tools Second Pass
Design Of Experiments (DOE)
Management of Risk
Reactive Risk Management
Risk Prevention Tool – Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
Risk Prevention Tool – Severity Rating Scale
Risk Prevention Tool – FMEA Template
Design FMEA (DFMEA)
Lean Concepts and Tools
SMED and Poka-Yoke
Final Four Important Techniques
Partial/Fractional Factorial Design + Handbook PDF

DMAIC – CONTROL PHASE

Introduction to the Lean Six Sigma Control Phase
Statistical Process Control (SPC) Part I
Statistical Process Control (SPC) Part II
Control Chart Limits
Continuous Control Charts
Individual and Moving Range (I-MR)
Event Probabilities
P-Chart
More Charts
CUMSUM/CUSUM
Process Control Plan I
Process Control Plan II
Closing DMAIC
Lean Six Sigma Masterclass – Handbooks

Lean Six Sigma Masterclass – Everything you ever wanted to know about DMAIC

4.3

Boosting the core fundamentals of L6S 

  • DMAIC
  • Lean Principles
  • Six Sigma Process
  • Kanban
  • Just In Time (JIT)
  • Heijunka Leveling, Sequencing and Standardizing
  • Takt Time
  • … and much much more

Lean Six Sigma takes the features of Lean ( speed), and combines them with Six Sigma (stability and accuracy). This Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Masters Series will teach you how to streamline processes, improve business performance and supercharge your career

Dave Litten


David spent 25 years as a senior project manager for USA multinationals, and has deep experience in project management. He now develops a wide range of Project Management Masterclasses, under the Projex Academy brand name. In addition, David runs project management training seminars across the world, and is a prolific writer on the many topics of project management.

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