Green Belt Course

The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course provides an excellent opportunity to improve your career or to further strengthen your resume. The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course is specifically for professionals with a keen interest in continuously improving processes within an organisation in order to excel in terms of quality and efficiency.

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    A pivotal role in continuous improvement of processes

    Any organisation that strives for the highest quality, best delivery times and the lowest operational costs, has many professionals who dedicate time to process improvement within their respective units. These professionals are often certified Green Belts. They are involved in optimising daily operations and are often pivotal in creating the required change of mindset to an improvement culture.

    Green Belts are ambitious and they can combine their Lean Six Sigma knowledge with their experience to allow their organisation to excel. For these reasons, a Green Belt course also greatly contributes to your career prospects.

    Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course

    The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course is a 6-day classroom course. During the course, you will learn how to provide a substantial contribution to Lean Six Sigma projects and initiatives. Four days are focused on Six Sigma, teaching how to work in the DMAIC project structure. You will focus on understanding and implementing the various six sigma tools. Another 2 days are spent on Lean topics, teaching you how to identify and subsequently eradicate waste in processes thus creating the flow you are looking for.

    The topics are covered in such a practical manner that you can apply what you have learned in the field immediately. You will find more detailed information, such as the programme, and competency overview in our prospectus.

    Includes our Online Yellow Belt course.
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    Green Belt Course

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    Practical information

    Below you will find high level practical information such as the main topics, the pricing and course dates.

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    • 6 days classroom theory + practical assignment

    • Theoretical part will be concluded with an exam

    • Practical assignment involves a project enabling delegate to demonstrate practical experience. During the assignment, individual coaching will be provided by the Master Black Belt

    • Classroom hours are between 9:00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. (Mondays start at 10:00 a.m.)

    • Theory can be followed seperately from practical assignment

    After this course you will be able to:

    • Understand the Lean Six Sigma philosophy and translate this to your own work environment

    • Execute a Lean Six Sigma improvement project at departmental level

    • Apply the Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques on your own company processes

    After passing the theoretical exam you will be awarded the internationally recognised Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificate which evidences theoretical knowledge of Lean Six Sigma.

    After completion of your practical assignment you will awarded a certificate evidencing both theoretical knowledge and practical experience in Lean Six Sigma on a Green Belt level.

    Part 1 - Lean subject matter

    Two course days covering Lean tools and methods, such as:

    – The 5 Lean principles
    – The 7 types of waste
    – Value Stream Mapping
    Poka Yoke, Kaizen, KanBan

    These two days are set-up around a simulation excerise. 

    Part 2 - Six Sigma subject matter

    The next 4 days will cover the Six Sigma project structure and associated tools. The main topics of these days are:

    • Background of Six Sigma
    • Define phase: Select a project
    • Basic statistics
    • Measure phase: Determine critical impact factors
    • Analyse phase: Root causes and analysing data
    • Improvement phase: Generate solutions and piloting
    • Control phase: Control plan and project closure

    Part 3 - Practical assignment

    After the theoretical exam and certification you are provided the opportunity to implement your knowledge and bring an improvement project to a successful conclusion during a ‘Practical Assignment’. Coached by your Master Black Belt you can achieve certification which evidences both theoretical and practical expertise in Lean Six Sigma on a Green Belt level.

    The Practical Assignment will need to commence within 2 years after passing the theoretical exam and can be booked separately.

    More detailed information can be found in the prospectus.

    Lean Six Sigma Green Belt 6 day classroom theory course £1475 (+ VAT)

    Pricing includes:

    • Classroom tutoring by a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

    • Course materials (reference book, slide pack)

    • Online Yellow Belt as preperation (completing the course/exam not mandatory)

    • Lunch on classroom days

    • Exam (and 2 resits if required)

    • Certification (evidencing Lean Six Sigma theoretical knowledge on a Green Belt level

    Practical Assignment £795 (+ VAT)

    Pricing includes:

    • 8 to 10 hours of coaching by your Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

    • Formats / tools overview

    • Project Assessment

    • Certification (evidencing Lean Six Sigma theoretical knowledge and practical experience on a Green Belt level)

    Pricing does not include:

    • Travel and subsistence

    Lean Practitioner in two additional days

    Obtain a separate Lean Practitioner certificate for just £250 (+VAT) by attending two extra classroom days. During these days you will cover more in-depth Lean subject matter such as Kaizen and A3 Management.


    Process improvement is a profession which requires a certain set of skills and competencies. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has set the standard of competencies required to execute the critical roles within a Lean Six Sigma organisation. The roles they have defined are:

    • Lean Practitioner

    • Lean Leader

    • Lean Expert

    • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

    • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

    • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

    The Lean Six Sigma Company has used the ISO 18404 as a starting point when developing the courses. For this reason, each course has a theoretical part and a practical part.

    Our certification criteria are derived from the ISO standard. In doing so, we can be certain delegates we have ceritified meet the ISO criteria and possess the required competencies, knowledge and skills. 

    and skills and having the reuired skills and competecnies and have demostrated  so we can assure ourselves of the fact that participants who received their certification through us have the required competencies to help organizations with Lean Six Sigma.

    Course schedule

    Dates per course:


    5 March 2018|6 March 2018|7 March 2018|8 March 2018|20 March 2018|21 March 2018

    April / May

    30 April 2018|1 May 2018|2 May 2018|3 May 2018|15 May 2018|16 May 2018


    11 June 2018|12 June 2018|13 June 2018|14 June 2018|26 June 2018|27 June 2018


    6 August 2018|7 August 2018|8 August 2018|9 August 2018|14 August 2018|15 August 2018

    Summer Course 2018


    10 September 2018|11 September 2018|12 September 2018|13 September 2018|25 September 2018|26 September 2018

    October / November

    29 October 2018|30 October 2018|31 October 2018|1 November 2018|13 November 2018|14 November 2018


    3 December 2018|4 December 2018|5 December 2018|6 December 2018|11 December 2018|12 December 2018

    Winter course 2018

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    Lean Six Sigma in your company

    Although Lean Six Sigma is best known as a project-based improvement structure, it is much broader than that. Lean Six Sigma is an established philosophy, an organisational and improvement structure as well as a set of tools. Using this perspective Lean Six Sigma addresses organisational issues with respect to competitiveness, cost reduction and customer satisfaction. 

    Depending on your ambition, Lean Six Sigma can be implemented in phases. Every organisation is unique, without a common blueprint that universally applies. Together with you, The Lean Six Sigma Company will develop a plan of action tailored to your organisation.

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