Green Belt Course

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

Play a pivotal role in continuous improvement initiatives.

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Online Yellow Belt course

An online Lean Six Sigma essentials course at £109

Practical information

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

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Summary:

  • 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 £1695 (+ 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

Add a seperate Lean Certification

Obtain an additional  Lean Practitioner or Lean Leader certificate. Prices start at £250 (+VAT). Contact us for more information.

Including online Yellow Belt

If you purchased the online Yellow Belt course and decide to take one of our classroom courses afterwards, you will have the £90 for the online course refunded.

Online Yellow Belt course

An online Lean Six Sigma essentials course at £109

Course schedule

Dates per course:

January 2019

7 January 2019|8 January 2019|9 January 2019|10 January 2019|22 January 2019|23 January 2019

February / March 2019

25 February 2019|26 February 2019|27 February 2019|28 February 2019|4 March 2019|5 March 2019

March / April 2019

25 March 2019|26 March 2019|27 March 2019|28 March 2019|2 April 2019|3 April 2019

May 2019

13 May 2019|14 May 2019|15 May 2019|16 May 2019|21 May 2019|22 May 2019

June / July 2019

24 June 2019|25 June 2019|26 June 2019|27 June 2019|9 July 2019|10 July 2019

August 2019

12 August 2019|13 August 2019|14 August 2019|15 August 2019|20 August 2019|21 August 2019

September / October 2019

23 September 2019|24 September 2019|25 September 2019|26 September 2019|8 October 2019|9 October 2019

November 2019

4 November 2019|5 November 2019|6 November 2019|7 November 2019|19 November 2019|20 November 2019

December 2019

9 December 2019|10 December 2019|11 December 2019|12 December 2019|17 December 2019|18 December 2019

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ISO18404

Competencies for key personnel and their organizations in relation to Six Sigma and Lean implementation

Our courses follow this standard and adhere to the competencies described therein.

With its origins dating back to the 80’s, Lean Six Sigma is truly a well proven and globally recognised methodology in process improvement.

Nevertheless, there was often some ambiguity surrounding the qualifications in Six Sigma, Lean and Lean Six Sigma.

For example, if an organisation advertised for a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, how could they be sure of the level of ability of a ‘Black Belt’? If a supplier said it had deployed Six Sigma or Lean, how could a customer be sure of their real abilities?

It is exactly for this reason ‘The International Organization for Standardization’ (ISO) defined a universal standard for Lean Six Sigma in ISO 18404.

This International Standard for Lean Six Sigma sets out to clarify the required competencies for personnel and organisations in Six Sigma, Lean and ‘Lean & Six Sigma’. In doing so, it has created clarity what third parties can to expect Lean Six Sigma professionals.

As our courses adhere to this international standard, the company looking for a Black Belt in the example above, can now be sure what competencies to expect from a Lean Six Sigma Black  Belt  certified by The Lean Six Sigma Company.

The Lean Six Sigma Company courses adhere to the ISO18404 standard which defines the competencies for the following Lean Six Sigma professionals:

  • Lean Practitioner

  • Lean Leader

  • Lean Expert

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

  • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Our certification criteria are directly derived from the ISO standard. Participants who completed the course, fullfill internationally recognised and objective requirements (ISO18404), which may be expected from Lean Six Sigma professionals.

Mischa van Aalten   /   CEO of The Lean Six Sigma Company Group

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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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