Six Sigma methods have been successfully deployed in many industries and organizations. This challenging Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt course teaches critical skills required for Six Sigma practitioners. This first course in the certification program explains the basic terms and proven Six Sigma problem-solving methods, team building tools, and descriptive statistics that are the basis for the statistical tools that contribute to the success of improvement projects and to the overall success of your organization. Topics covered include Lean Principles, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Team Tools, Project Charters, and Basic Statistical Tools. The instructor uses the “flipped” classroom technique and expects participants to go beyond the classroom and use the internet and other resources to learn the material.

outlineCourse Outline

Unit 1
Six Sigma Goals
Value of Six Sigma
Origins of Six Sigma
Organizational Drivers
Goals and Projects
Lean Principles
Lean Concepts and Tools
Non-Value-Added Activities
Theory of Constraints
Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)
DFSS Road Maps 


Unit 2

FMEA
Define - Teams & Customers
Process Management for Projects
Process Elements
Owners and Stakeholders
Identify Customers
Collect Customer Data
Analyze Customer Data
Translate Customer Requirements
Team Dynamics and Performance
Team Stages and Dynamics
Six Sigma and Other Team Roles
Team Tools
Communications


Unit 3
Define - Projects, Tools & Results
Project Management Basics
Project Charter 
Project Scope
Project Metrics
Project Planning Tools
Project Documentation
Project Risk Analysis
Project Closure
Management and Planning Tools
Business Results for Projects
Process Performance

Unit 4
Descriptive Statistics
 
Question MarkAbout online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

GearsHow the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

CalendarParticipate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

ChecklistWhat you will do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Read the print readings (about 20 pages a week)
  • Have the option of accessing the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Have the option of taking a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each week.
The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

DiscussionDiscussion

The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.

Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.

We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each week to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.

It’s easy. It’s fun.

Next offering(s):

Advanced Six Sigma Green Belt
November 6 - December 1

Intermediate Six Sigma Green Belt
October 2 - 27

Introduction to Six Sigma Green Belt
September 5 - 29

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$495.00 USD
$195 USD

Ave. hours 16; 1.6 CEUs/ILUs



About Your Instructor


Scott Follett is an Engineer with many years of experience working with organizations. In addition to working with corporations and other organizations as a Master Blackbelt, he served as an Education Chair and Section Chairman for the American Society for Quality. He has also served as an examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige Award and as a Judge and Senior Examiner for the Arkansas Quality Award. Currently, he is working as a Lean and Six Sigma consultant for several companies as well as teaching Lean and Six Sigma courses. 
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