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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt with Capstone Project
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LSS Green Belt Certification with Capstone (Directed by Your Organization)


The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Class is a web-based, self-paced course that teaches students the basic and most commonly used tools and techniques of Lean and Six Sigma. Students access the 35 separate modules via the web on their choice of device: computer, tablet, or smartphone. Instructor Guides for periodic virtual classrooms through the learning experience are included for your instructors to use to further reinforce and practice the tools and techniques learned in the e-Learning modules.


This course requires 22-26 hours to complete Part 1 of the self-paced e-Learning. Because the course is self-paced, a student can take individual modules over a series of a few days or many days, at his or her preference, based upon a timeline that may be established by the customer organization.

This course requires 15-21 hours to complete Part 2 of the Capstone Project, approximately 21 in-person hours spaced over 3 days, or approximately 15 hours spaced over 4 sessions, if in a virtual team setting.


  • Is three days long (for the Capstone portion)
  • Follows DMAIC
  • Is technically rigorous and includes tools, data, simulations, and reports
  • Is team oriented (which is the case for most real-world process improvement projects)
  • Tests Lean Six Sigma knowledge, with feedback for learning
PART 1 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Methods

This self-paced course covers Lean Six Sigma methodologies at the Green Belt level skill sets.

This course section includes:
  • E-Learning Modules
  • Student Guides for each module
  • End of Module Test
  • End of Course Certification Exam
  • Instructor Guides
  • 35 modules that artfully blend the tools of Lean and the techniques of Six Sigma within the rigorous DMAIC methodology and statistical tool set.
  • Learn anywhere at your own pace 24/7 with the online self-paced course, versus typical 100% classroom-based instruction.
  • Features media-rich interactive content. Students can download student guides (at no additional charge), complete pre- and post-tests, and go back to review materials.
PART 2 Simulated Capstone Project
This course section includes:
  • Capstone Project Student Guide
  • Capstone Project Instructor Guide
  • More than 20 electronic project tools/templates
  • Students supplement their self-paced learning (with the modules described above) by participating in small teams with other students to complete a simulated Capstone Project that can be done with in-person or virtual teams.
  • The Capstone Project is a web-based simulated project of a real-world problem, in which students work in teams, facilitated by the customer organization, to gain training and practice in applying DMAIC principles to a fictitious Department of Motor Vehicles Process for a New or Renewed Driver’s License.
  • Teach an improved thinking process that incorporates the use of tools learned in Part 1 of the course.
  • Use the "define, measure, analyze, improve, and control" (DMAIC) phase tools and methods to identify the root causes of the problem, simulate options, and provide potential solutions for process improvement.
  • During the Capstone Project portion of the course, students will go through the following phases and complete the deliverables tools associated with each phase. Upon successful completion of the Capstone Project, and the solving of the fictitious DMV problem, students will be much better equipped to run and successfully complete their own projects, for a process significant to their own organization.
Modules Included in the Foundational Skills Course
  • Managing Project - Teamwork
  • Process Based Costs
  • Conducting a VOC Study
  • Translating the Voice of the Customer
  • Introduction to Measurement Systems Analysis for Continuous Data
  • Introduction to Measurement Systems Analysis for Attribute Data
  • Introduction to Lean *
  • Scatter Diagrams
  • Eight Wastes *
  • Cause and Effect Diagrams
  • Current State Value Stream Mapping *
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
  • Future State Value Stream Mapping *
  • Introduction to Process Capability
  • Kaizen Event *
  • Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
  • 5S *
  • Process Capability Assessments
  • Visual Management *
  • Selecting the Solution
  • Standard Work *
  • Controlling the Process
  • Error Proofing *
  • Introduction to Control Charts
  • Control Charts I
  • Control Charts II
  • Changeover Reduction
  • What is Statistics?
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Organizing/Presenting Data
  • Workplace Design and Layout *
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Flow and Pull Systems *
  • Measures of Dispersion
  • Six Sigma Introduction
  • Introduction to Inferential Statistics
  • Testing
  • Introduction to Process Mapping
  • Lean Metrics
  • Project Support
  • Project Selection
* Healthcare version available
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