Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Program
Are you ready to become a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt?
The Green Belt is an essential member of every Lean Six Sigma project team. Whether you’re tasked with leading your own projects or are looking to expand your education, our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course will increase your knowledge base and capability to apply the DMAIC methodology and Lean methods. You will be competent in all the basic analytical tools necessary to define, measure, analyze, improve, and control Green Belt improvement projects.
If your personal and career goal is to master the basic Lean Six Sigma skill set and improve your value as an employee and organizational leader, then now is the time to complete your Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training.
By completing this course of study, you will gain a solid base of knowledge of the theory, composition and implementation of a Lean Six Sigma initiative.
You will also become proficient in all the basic analytical tools necessary to Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control Lean Six Sigma improvement projects. You will learn team leadership and project management skills.
As a Green Belt you will master the skills necessary to lead a complex process improvement project that produces bottom-line results.
This instructor-led course is 40 hours long, and you will have access to your MBB instructor between sessions to assist with application & project completion.
The objective of this course is to develop a comprehensive set of skills that will let you to function effectively as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
You will learn the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt body of knowledge, practice techniques for both quantitative and non-quantitative analysis, and gain the team leadership skills necessary to get projects across the goal line.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Communicate using Lean Six Sigma concepts.
- Think about your organization as a collection of processes, with inputs that determine the output.
- Relate Lean Six Sigma concepts to the overall business mission and objectives.
- Use the concept of a Sigma Level to evaluate the capability of a process or organization.
- Understand and apply the five step DMAIC model as a framework to organize process improvement activity.
- Employ a wide range of process improvement techniques within the DMAIC model.
- Employ your Lean Six Sigma skills to lead a successful process improvement project delivering meaningful results to the organization.
This forty-hour program will be offered beginning in the Fall. All sessions run from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm. Lunch is provided, and participants are invited to arrive at 8:00 for a light continental breakfast. (Students must communicate any dietary restrictions at registration.)
To successfully complete this course, you must attend all of the classroom sessions and successfully complete all course quizzes. AM&T will provide you with a Certificate of Training Completion.
Dates: 9/19, 9/20, 10/17, 10/18, 11/15
Do I need a project to complete the training? No. We do not require a project for training, though we strongly recommend that you accompany the coursework with a meaningful project. A real-world project will significantly enhance the learning experience because you can use it to directly practice the concepts and tools as you complete the course.
Deborah Forbey, Certified Master Black Belt
Deb Forbey is a GE Certified Master Black Belt with 19 years of Lean Six Sigma experience; she has received numerous awards during her career as an MBB including being recognized by The Six Sigma Management Institute with an award for Coaching Excellence. Prior to acquiring Master Black Belt certification in 2000, Deb spent 15 years working in manufacturing and new product development in roles such as Designer, Product Development Engineer and Engineering Manager. In addition to MBB certification, Deb is also certified as a TWI Job Instruction and Job Relations trainer by the TWI Institute; as a Project Management Professional (PMP®) by the Project Management Institute and Lean Product Development and Lean Office trainer by NIST MEP. Deb is a graduate of Cardinal Stritch University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and has completed post graduate work at the University of North Florida’s school of Business and SUNY Oswego.