• Admission closes on 24 Jul, 2024
  • Program Duration 3 months
  • Learning Format Online Bootcamp

Why Join this Program

UMass Academic Excellence

UMass Academic Excellence

Earn a program completion certificate and become a member of the UMass Amherst Alumni Association

KPMG Industry Expertise

KPMG Industry Expertise

Masterclasses and industry case study discussions by experts from KPMG

Exposure to Latest AI trends

Exposure to Latest AI trends

Live classes on the latest AI trends, such as generative AI, prompt engineering, ChatGPT, and more

Hands-on Experience

Hands-on Experience

Applied learning through capstone projects, Harvard case studies and simulation exams

FOR ENTERPRISE

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Career Growth Stories

  • My overall experience was great. I really liked the curriculum, from Lean Management to the capstone project. The certification has significantly helped my career, even changing my life. Before I completed it, I got a new job with a 250% salary hike.

    - Rizza L
    Project Manager 1
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Program Overview

This Lean Six Sigma certification is designed for professionals who want to pursue Quality Management as a career or want to master the continuous improvement frameworks, Six Sigma frameworks, and agile management practices. The Harvard Business Publishing case studies and capstone projects from KPMG India provide real-world lean and Six Sigma exposure.

Key Features

  • Real-world capstone projects and mentoring by KPMG experts
  • Comprehensive coverage of IASSC® Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt certification
  • Expert Faculty: Learn from seasoned industry professionals and certified instructors who bring years of practical experience and expertise to the classroom
  • 100% Money back guarantee
  • Receive course completion certificate in Lean Six Sigma and Alumni Association Membership from UMass Amherst.
  • Exclusive Modules on the latest AI trends include generative AI, prompt engineering, and explainable AI.
  • Capstone projects from 6 domains, 3 Harvard case studies, 17 hands-on projects and 18 simulation exams
  • Earn 122 PDUs to maintain your Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) for multiple PMI® related certifications
  • Gain employability edge by mastering skills required to increased efficiency and cost reduction, leading to improved quality and sustainable growth in the organization

Professional Certificate Advantage

Our Professional Certification Program equips professionals with the skills and expertise to drive tangible improvements across industries. Become uniquely qualified with lean management, agile, and Six Sigma skills and master tools like Minitab.

  • UMass Amherst

    In partnership with UMass Amherst

    • Receive a joint UMass Amherst - KPMG in India certificate of completion
    • Become a member of the UMass Amherst Alumni Association with access to Alumni Networks
    • Receive a 3-credit elective transfer for UMass Amherst Online MBA
  • Powered by KPMG

    Powered by KPMG

    • Real-world case studies authored by HBS professors and other top business school educators
    • Analyze business situations and different aspect of managerial decision making
    • Discover new ways to approach and solve business problems

Program Details

Participants in the Lean Six Sigma Training program will master the DMAIC methodology, acquiring essential problem-solving and process improvement skills. Through Green and Black Belt training, they will gain proficiency in statistical analysis, project and change management.

Learning Path

  • Get started with the Professional Certificate Program in Lean Six Sigma in partnership with the UMass Amherst and get an overview of this Lean Six Sigma certification program. Kickstart your journey with our preparatory courses.

    • Gain a deep understanding of the concepts and principles of lean management with this lean six sigma certification.
    • Learn how to streamline your processes and drive the best value for your business and develop skills on data-driven approaches and methodologies to eliminate waste.
    • Learn the practical applications of the latest version of the Minitab 17 statistical tool and excel at the tools used by both Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt professionals.
    • This Lean Six Sigma course covers nine case studies in the fields of healthcare, IT and IT services, and manufacturing.
    • You will diagnose a problem and create its solution using Minitab 17

    Note:Learners must have the trial version of Minitab® for this course.
     

    • Develop enterprise projects with the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course.
    • Aligned to the IASSC exam 
    • This course integrates the DMAIC and Lean methodologies with case studies to help you acquire the skills required to play a critical role in organizational growth.
    • Master the concepts and principles of lean management in this Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course 
    • Learn how to streamline your processes and drive the best value for your business.  
    • Effectively manage team dynamics and understand how to work with multiple levels of leadership to remove barriers and achieve project success.
    • This Lean Six Sigma capstone will allow you to test your lean six sigma skills during this program.
    • Supported by dedicated mentoring sessions offered with this lean six sigma certification program, you'll learn to solve a real, industry-aligned problem.
    • The capstone project will enable you to showcase your Lean Six Sigma expertise to future employers.
Electives:
    • Leverage digital technologies to transform your business strategies and objectives.
    • Learn to build a solid action plan using this lean six sigma certification,  fostering customer-focused innovation, and driving a digital culture in your organization.
    • Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare is an industry-specific course on the application of Lean Six Sigma in a Healthcare setting.
    • This course will provide a practical understanding on how to effectively use the methodology and tools, to improve projects in a healthcare environment.
    • It also highlights examples, case studies and a sample project to reinforce and provide insight on the enhancements that are possible by implementing Lean Six Sigma.
    • Lean Six Sigma Application in Information Technology is an industry-specific course on the application of Lean Six Sigma in Information Technology.
    • This course emphasizes Lean Six Sigma concepts and tools to address challenges faced by IT organizations in implementing process improvements.
    • It also highlights examples and case studies to reinforce and provide insight on the improvements that are possible by implementing Lean Six Sigma.
  • Attend online interactive masterclasses from KPMG in India and get insights about real-world lean and six sigma practices.

    • Attend live Gen AI masterclasses & learn how you can leverage it to streamline workflows and enhance efficiency
    • These cutting-edge masterclasses are conducted by industry experts, where you delve deep into AI-powered creativity, understanding various concepts & topics related to generative AI.

Skills Covered

  • Agile Management
  • Quality Management
  • Lean Management
  • Minitab
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Digital Transformation
  • JIRA
  • Microsoft Excel

Tools Covered

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Case Studies and Projects

  • Project 1

    Best Buy Merging Lean Sigma with Innovation

    Step into the shoes of Mike Fisher, Ex Senior. Director of Lean and Six Sigma at Best Buy, to understand entrepreneurial leadership and how to merge Lean Six Sigma with innovation

    Best Buy Merging Lean Sigma with Innovation
  • Project 2

    Implementing LEAN Operations at Caesars Casinos

    Successfully implement Lean Operating principles in service environment, as Caesars Entertainment's General Manager and Senior Vice President to improve customer service.

    Implementing LEAN Operations at Caesars Casinos
  • Project 3

    Era of Quality at the Akshaya Patra Foundation

    Step into the shoes of Muralidhar, ex-Director of Quality at TAPF, to reduce cooking-to-consumption time as the number of children increases

    Era of Quality at the Akshaya Patra Foundation
  • Project 4

    Telenor Revolutionizing Retail Banking in Serbia

    Analyze how Telenor had created a successful business by enhancing traditional strategy frameworks with innovative digital approaches in new, under-developed markets.

    Telenor Revolutionizing Retail Banking in Serbia
  • Project 5

    Reducing Waiting Time at Container Terminal

    Use Six Sigma methodology to reduce defects in the server(gate area) and improve customer satisfaction by decreasing the turn-around time of the trucks in the supply chain.

  • Project 6

    Reducing Payment Application Time

    Reduce the delay in payment application against invoice using DMAIC Methodology for a major pharma company.

  • Project 7

    Reducing TAT for Health CheckUps

    Improve patient satisfaction for an international hospital group by improving TAT for the health check-up process.

  • Project 8

    Reducing Double Payment to Vendors

    Use DMAIC methodology to reduce the number of duplicate invoices in the system, leading to double payment to suppliers and employee Travel and Expenditure.

  • Project 9

    Air Preheater APH Performance Improvement

    Use DMAIC methodology to reduce the Average APH Outlet Temperature as close as possible to Design Value to increase the unit’s operational efficiency.

  • Project 10

    Capstone 1 High Customer DSAT Scores

    Identify factors influencing Customer dissatisfaction to improve the performance level of service delivery centers for GotoMeeting, the world's leading web conference.

  • Project 11

    Capstone 2 Account Opening Time in Retail Banking

    Initiate a Six Sigma project in the retail banking sector to reduce defects and achieve target account opening time.

  • Project 12

    Capstone 3 High Employee Attrition

    Step into the shoes of the leadership of Penguin Inc., an ITeS company, to find a long term solution to the high employee attrition rate.

  • Project 13

    Capstone 4 Slow Patient Transportation in a Hospital

    As a commitment to maintaining the highest possible care, adopt the lean six sigma approach to improve the health care delivery process as a part of Memorial Hospital's team.

  • Project 14

    Capstone 5 High Yarn Wastage in Weaving Unit

    Step into the shoes of the lean six sigma team of USP Textiles to reduce Yarn wastage to reduce the cost operations and increase the profitability of the organization.

  • Project 15

    Capstone 6 Not on Time

    Step into the shoes of the leadership of Precision Delivery Inc., to solve the problem of delayed deliveries and pickup using Lean Six Sigma.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.

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Program Advisors

  • Tameaka Scott Dixon, M.A

    Tameaka Scott Dixon, M.A

    Sr Business Manager | AT&T

    Proven leader with 25+ years experience. Diverse background in Project Management, Communications, Business Analysis, Design Thinking, Operations, and Customer Care.

  • Maryam Lamei

    Maryam Lamei

    Sr.Manager, OnTrac

    Focus to drive continuous improvement and operational excellence across organizations. Has worked with cross-functional teams to identify, analyze, and solve complex problems using A3, Kaizen, and process mapping methodologies.

  • Amol Swaroop

    Amol Swaroop

    Founder & CEO - Omnilearn

    Results-driven and organized professional with over a decade of experience in operations, supply chain/logistics, Lean Six Sigma, Project Management, Aviation, consulting and education management.

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Become a Lean Six Sigma Expert

The Global IT professional services market size is expected to reach USD 1.07 trillion by 2025 with a CAGR of 8.4% during the period 2017-2025. (Source: Grand View Research, Inc.)

Job Icon10%

Growth in Jobs of Quality Managers profiles by 2025

Source: Forbes
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Revenue Growth for Organisations improving Quality

Source: Forbes
Job Icon$81K

Average Annual Salary for Quality Manager

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

This program caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Industry
    Information Technology - 16%Manufacturing - 21%BFSI - 9%Consulting - 10%Healthcare - 31%Others - 13%
    Companies
    Shell
    Accenture
    Amazon
    AIG
    Avery Dennison
    ANI Pharmaceuticals
    Intel
    TCS
    Wells Fargo
    Genpact

Learner Reviews

Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. The selected candidates will receive an offer of admission, which they must accept by paying the admission fee.

STEP 1

Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program

STEP 2

Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application

STEP 3

Admission

Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this Program, candidates must possess one of the first two criteria:

At least 5 years of experience is preferred but not mandatory
At least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent
Programming or non-programming background

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this program is $ 3,000. For Admissions and University Inquiries reach out to:bootcamp_admissions@simplilearn.net

Financing Options

We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for Post Graduate Programs using Splitit, ClimbCredit or Klarna payment option with low APR and no hidden fees.

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Other Payment Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
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$ 3,000

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Program Benefits

  • Complete this program while you work
  • Exposure to Prompt Engineering, ChatGPT, Generative AI etc
  • Membership in the UMass Amherst Alumni Association
  • Credits transfer to the online MBA program at UMass Amherst
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts

Program Cohorts

Next Cohort

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      24 Jul, 2024

      09:00 CDT

    • Regular Classes

      21 Sep, 2024 - 19 Jan, 2025

      08:30 - 12:30 CDT

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Other Cohorts

    • Date

      Time

      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      23 Oct, 2024

      10:00 CDT

    • Regular Classes

      7 Dec, 2024 - 11 Apr, 2025

      09:00 - 13:00 CST

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Got questions regarding upcoming cohort dates?

FAQs

  • You offer money back guarantee, how does it work?

    Our Lean Six Sigma training course comes with a 100% money-back guarantee. Simplilearn believes in our highly effective blended learning methodology and its ability to provide learners with the knowledge and confidence to pass the official Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam (IASSC) in the first attempt. If you do not pass the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam (IASSC) on the first attempt, Simplilearn will provide a full refund to you where the term “full refund” mentioned anywhere in this document shall mean the program fee paid by you minus USD 200 or equivalent toward administrative and miscellaneous charges.
     
    To improve the odds of your success in the exam, we strongly recommend that you take the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam (IASSC) within 45 days from the day you complete Simplilearn’s official Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training course.
     

    Attempt

    Time Frame

    Result

    Money back

    First

    Within 45 days of course completion

    Did Not Pass

    Full refund

    Refund Process: If you do not pass the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam (IASSC) on the first attempt, Simplilearn will provide a full refund to you where the term “full refund” mentioned anywhere in this document shall mean the program fee paid by you minus USD 200 or equivalent toward administrative and miscellaneous charges.

    • To receive a refund, you must request the Help and Support Forum.
    • You must submit a copy of your scorecard along with the date you completed your online classroom training.
    • Simplilearn will refund the program fee within 30 days of receiving all required documentation.
    • We will process the refund using the same method you used to pay for the program.
    • After the refund is issued, you will receive a confirmation via email, and you will lose access to the Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma,  and you will lose your program progress.

    Terms and Conditions:

    • This money-back guarantee applies only to Simplilearn’s Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma.
    • The guarantee is valid only for those who have paid the full program fee as advertised on Simplilearn’s website.
    • Request for a partial refund of any part of the program fee paid by participants will not be accepted.
    • Simplilearn reserves the right to modify, update the terms and conditions or revoke the money-back guarantee without prior notice.
    • Simplilearn will be the final authority to resolve any dispute arising out of or connected with this guarantee.

    The guarantee becomes void if:

    • Participants do not take the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam (IASSC) within 45 days of unlocking the certificate.
    • Participants do not maintain 100% attendance in Simplilearn’s official Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training as part of the Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma.
    • Participants fail to score at least 80% in any three available online Lean Six Sigma Green Belt simulation practice tests on Simplilearn Learning Management System.
    • Participants do not complete the e-learning content. The full online study (100% completion) is required to learn the course materials
    • Participants do not follow the trainer’s instructions and do not complete the class exercises.
    • Participants do not submit the required documents (scorecard, course completion certificate, proof of LSSGB exam date) to Simplilearn.
    • Participants fail to request a refund within 15 days of receiving their results.

  • What are the eligibility criteria for the UMAS Professional Certificate Program In Lean Six Sigma?

    • For the admission to this Professional Certificate Program In Lean Six Sigma, candidates must possess one of the first two criteria:

      • A bachelor's degree in any discipline 

      • At least 5 years of experience

      • Programming or non-programming background
         

  • What is the admission process for University of Massachusetts Amherst-Simplilearn Professional Certificate Program In Lean Six Sigma?

    The admission process comprises three easy steps:

    • Interested candidates will need to apply by submitting the application form online
    • Candidates will be shortlisted by an admission panel based on the application submitted
    • Selected candidates will be awarded an offer of admission which is accepted by the candidate by payment of the program fee

  • How long does it take to get Lean Six Sigma certified?

    This Professional Certificate Program in Lean Six Sigma, in partnership with UMass Amherst, is a 6-month online bootcamp offering a curriculum that is aligned with PMI-ACP & IASSC-LSSGB & LSSBB certifications - preparing you for the certification exams. In addition to the pre-requisite experience requirements that the Lean Six Sigma certifications demand, the training that you receive from this program should help you get Lean Six Sigma certified

  • How to get Lean Six Sigma Certification?

    To get a Lean Six Sigma Certification, you will need to meet the stipulated experience requirements, successfully clear the certification exam and display proven hands-on competency in various areas of quality management. Inorder to pass the examination, you need to know the fundamentals and get a practical understanding of management methodologies, Lean practices, and Six Sigma concepts. This Professional Certificate Program in Lean Six Sigma, in partnership with UMass Amherst, offers you all the requisite training for this and more to not just successfully clear the exam and also have the capability to start implementing what you've learned immediately on course completion.

  • What certificate will I receive after completing this Lean six sigma certification training?

    Upon successful completion of this program, you will be awarded a Professional Certificate Program in Lean Six Sigma certification by the University of Massachusetts Amherst. You will also receive industry-recognized certification from Simplilearn for the courses included in the learning path offered.

  • Is a Lean Six Sigma certification worth it?

    A Lean Six Sigma certification can significantly boost career prospects by enhancing job opportunities and salary potential, particularly in industries like manufacturing, healthcare, and finance. It provides a comprehensive skill set in problem-solving, project management, and statistical analysis, which are valuable across various roles. The methodology also helps organizations improve efficiency and quality. 

  • Will Lean Six Sigma certification help in my career?

    A Lean Six Sigma certification opens doors to a wide range of career opportunities across businesses, industries including automotive, manufacturing, electronics, healthcare, and transportation. All top companies in the world adopt lean six sigma methodologies to optimize and enhance their operations. Professionals with the skillset that a Lean Six Sigma certification attests can find very exciting job opportunities with them.

  • Which are the Lean Six Sigma courses covered in this PGP program?

    • This Professional Certificate Program in Lean Six Sigma Certification, in partnership with UMass Amherst, is a comprehensive online bootcamp program that offers its learners an in-depth understanding of lean six sigma principles and offers job-ready quality management skills that are most in-demand in organizations today. The Lean Six Sigma courses covered as part of this PGP program include:

      • Lean Management

      • Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB)

      • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB)

      • Lean Six Sigma Capstone

    • This Professional Certificate Program also provides electives in:

      • Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare

      • Lean Six Sigma Application in Information Technology

      • Lean Six Sigma in Banking & Financial Services

  • Who are the instructors, and how are they selected?

    Our highly qualified instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them undergoes a rigorous selection process, including profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo evaluation before getting certified to train for us. In addition, we ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.

  • What is Lean Six Sigma Certification?

    Lean Six Sigma Certification is a professional credential that signifies an individual's expertise in both Lean and Six Sigma methodologies. These methodologies are used to improve business processes by reducing waste, improving quality, and enhancing efficiency.

  • What does a Lean Six Sigma Certified professional Do?

    • Identify inefficiencies and reduce waste in processes

    • Lead or participate in improvement projects using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies

    • Analyze data to implement solutions enhancing quality and efficiency

    • Collaborate with teams and train others in Lean Six Sigma principles

    • Develop control plans and monitor performance to ensure sustained improvements

    • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and organizational excellence

    • Drive significant impact through process optimization

  • Benefits of Enrolling into Lean Six Sigma Certification?

    Enrolling in Lean Six Sigma Certification offers numerous benefits:

    • Enhances problem-solving and project management skills

    • Increases career opportunities and potential for higher salaries

    • Equips professionals with tools to drive process improvements

    • Reduces costs and increases efficiency in organizations

    • Improves quality and customer satisfaction

    • Builds a culture of continuous improvement

    • Provides a competitive edge in various industries

    By gaining this certification, professionals contribute significantly to their organization’s success.

    Learn more about : Six Sigma vs Lean Six Sigma: Which Certification to Choose?

  • What will be the expected salary range after earning Lean Six Sigma Certification?

    There are 5 levels of Lean Six Sigma Certification that are commonly accepted by businesses across the world. They (starting from the lowest to the highest)

    • White Belt

    • Yellow Belt

    • Green Belt

    • Black Belt

    • Master Black Belt

    Earning a Lean Six Sigma Certification can enhance salary prospects significantly. The expected salary range varies based on experience, location, industry, and the level of certification (Green Belt, Black Belt, or Master Black Belt). Here is an overview:

    Green Belt:

    Black Belt:

    Master Black Belt:

  • What will be the career path after completing the Lean Six Sigma Certification?

    After completing Lean Six Sigma Certification, the career path typically includes:

    Process Improvement Specialist: Focus on identifying and improving processes.

    Project Manager: Lead and manage Lean Six Sigma projects.

    Quality Manager: Oversee quality improvement initiatives.

    Operations Manager: Enhance operational efficiency using Lean Six Sigma principles.

    Consultant:  Advise organizations on implementing Lean Six Sigma methodologies.

    Master Black Belt:  Mentor and train others in Lean Six Sigma, overseeing multiple projects.

    These roles enhance career opportunities and impact organizational success.

    Read more : Six Sigma Certification Cost

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. You will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your Lean Six Sigma Certification Training with us.

  • What is the refund policy for this Lean Six Sigma Certification?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

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