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Online Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training

Location: Online

Earn Your Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is the leading credential for mid-career professionals dedicated to process improvement, efficiency and excellence. This 100% online course will prepare you for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam.

Job Outlook for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

According to, professionals with Lean Six Sigma credentials earn $84,000 per year on average.

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects job growth across the Management Analyst category to grow by 14% over the coming decade.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt FAQs

What is Lean Six Sigma?

“Six Sigma” describes a series of process improvement techniques designed to reduce errors and improve quality in an organization’s products and services. “Lean” is a management discipline that seeks to reduce waste and minimize associated costs. “Lean Six Sigma” represents the blending of the two philosophies into an operating system that maximizes quality while minimizing costs.

What Does a “green Belt” in Lean Six Sigma Indicate?

A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt improves productivity by focusing on the tools, methodologies and principles of Lean Six Sigma. Lean Six Sigma Green Belts are expected to design, implement and manage productivity improvement projects and campaigns.

What Job Titles Are Associated with The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt?

Lean Six Sigma Green Belts may serve in one or more of the following capacities: Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Continuous Improvement Specialist and many more. Lean Six Sigma Green Belts often become Six Sigma Consultants, as well.

What Do Lean Six Sigma Green Belts Do?

The Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma is considered a hands-on credential. Green Belts commonly review processes, develop and deploy improvements using the Lean Six Sigma methodology and then manage the improved processes.

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Course Information

Course Objectives

  • Prepare to take and pass the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam
  • Master the DMAIC Improvement (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control)
  • Learn the Lean Six Sigma principles and the 8 Wastes of Lean Management
  • Understand Lean Six Sigma, its origins and its benefits
  • Learn to collect data and track the success of projects
  • Complete a real-world Lean Six Sigma project

Prerequisites and Requirements

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Green Belt Training
    Overview of Lean Six Sigma, the 8 Wastes and DMAIC
  • Define Phase – how To Define the Problem
    Creating the project charter, understanding the current state and develop project communication
  • Measure Phase – How to Measure the Current Process
    Select measures, planning and collecting baseline data
  • Analyze Phase – How to Identify the Cause of The Problem
    Conducting data and process analysis; brainstorming, developing and validating root causes
  • Improve Phase – How to Implement and Verify the Solution
    Crafting, filtering and determining solutions; conducting risk management
  • Control Phase – How to Maintain the Solution
    Creating monitoring and response plans, project documentation


Tracy O’Rourke

Tracy O’Rourke is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt with over 20 years of experience as a facilitator, trainer and presenter. Her clients include the US Department of Veterans Affairs, the State of Washington, Cisco, DC Shoes, GE, and Motorola. She holds a BA in English Literature from San Francisco State University and an MBA with an emphasis in Leadership and Managing Organizational Change from Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University.

Elisabeth Swan

Elisabeth Swan is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt with over 20 years of experience consultant, designer, and executive coach. Her expertise lies in training, process-based organization design, problem-solving, and change management. Her clients include Amazon, Charles Schwab, Burt’s Bees, Microsoft, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. She holds a BA in English Literature from Barnard College.

Registration and Enrollment

This course is 100% online. Start anytime. 

Last updated: 5/21/2021