• Next Cohort starts: 8 Aug, 2021Limited no. of seats available
  • Program Duration: 6 monthsAt 5-10 hours/week
  • Online BootcampLearning Format

Lean Six Sigma Certification Overview

Simplilearn’s Lean Six Sigma certification in Chicago focuses on two important management methodologies, Lean practices, and Six Sigma, that can accelerate business improvement. The instructors for this Lean Six Sigma training impart the skills needed to achieve operational excellence in projects of any size while meeting your organization's strategic objectives. Take this Lean Six Sigma course in Chicago and gain expertise in driving the best value for your business with these two methodologies.

KEY FEATURES

  • Joint Post Graduate Program Certification And Alumni Membership from Isenberg, UMass Amherst
  • Masterclasses by Faculty from Isenberg, UMass Amherst and Senior Consultants from KPMG
  • Real-world capstone projects and mentoring by KPMG experts
  • Comprehensive coverage of IASSC® Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt certification
  • 8x more live interaction with lean six sigma experts, 110 hours of live classes
  • 100% Money back guarantee
  • Capstone projects from 6 domains, 3 Harvard case studies, 17 hands-on projects and 18 simulation exams

Lean Six Sigma Certification Advantage

Become uniquely qualified with lean management, agile, and six sigma skills - master tools such as Jira, Excel, and Minitab. Earn well-recognized credentials from UMass Amherst & 122 PDUs from PMI with this lean six sigma course.

Partnering with UMass Amherst:

This Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma is in partnership with Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst.  The Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst is consistently ranked in the top 50 business schools in the USA, and the AACSB-accredited online MBA program is ranked #1 in the USA and #3 in the world by the annual Financial Times survey.

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Upon completion of this program you will receive:
  • Receive a joint UMass Amherst - KPMG in India - Simplilearn certificate of completion
  • Become a member of the UMass Amherst Alumni Association with access to Alumni Networks
  • Once accepted into the UMass Amherst Isenberg Online MBA, Simplilearn coursework transfers as a 9-credit concentration
UMass Amherst in Chicago

Powered by KPMG

This program, co-created with KPMG in India, aims to deliver measurable skills and capabilities to professionals. It illustrates six-sigma concepts through real-world case studies generated from the rich consulting experience of KPMG. This program includes masterclasses, capstone projects & mentoring sessions from senior consultants.

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Benefits of Harvard Case Studies:
  • 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
Powered by KPMG in Chicago

Lean Six Sigma Certification Details

With this lean six sigma certification, master industry-relevant lean six sigma skills. Learn core quality management skills like lean management, agile, lean six sigma with Harvard Business case studies, and group capstone projects powered by KPMG in India.

LEARNING PATH

  • Get started with the Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma in partnership with the Isenberg School of Management, 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.

  • Become a skilled agile professional with knowledge of a broad range of agile methodologies, tools, and techniques . This Lean six sigma certification course is aligned with the 2017 PMI® guidelines for PMI-ACP exam.

  • 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.

  • 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, where you’ll 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.

  • 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.

  • 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:

SKILLS COVERED

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

TOOLS COVERED

DMAICJiraminitab

Case Studies and Projects

  • Project 1

    Best Buy Merging Lean Sigma with Innovation

    Step into the shoes of Mike Fisher, Sr. Director of Lean and Six Sigma at Best Buy, to understand entrepreneurial leadership and how to merge lean 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, the head 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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Lean Six Sigma Certification Advisor

  • Alan Robinson

    Alan Robinson

    Professor - Operations Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Alan Robinson is a full-time professor at the Isenberg School of Management of UMass, a consultant and book author specializing in managing ideas (idea-generation and idea-driven organization) and building high-performance organizations, creativity, innovation, quality, and lean management.

  • Michele Burch

    Michele Burch

    Senior Lecturer, Isenberg School of Management

    Michele Burch has a Ph.D. in Management Science and specializes in the areas of operations management, supply chain analysis, quality, and lean process design. Her teaching experience spans over 20 years and she consults on lean systems and continuous improvement.

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Learner's 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
    IT Services course learners from Shell, Chicago
    IT Services course learners from Accenture, Chicago
    IT Services course learners from Amazon, Chicago
    IT Services course learners from AIG, Chicago
    IT Services course learners from Avery Dennison, Chicago
    IT Services course learners from ANI Pharmaceuticals, Chicago
    IT Services course learners from Intel, Chicago
    IT Services course learners from TCS, Chicago

Lean Six Sigma Certification Learner Reviews

  • Nirupam Biswas

    Nirupam Biswas

    Process Executive at Lanxess India Private Limited, Noida

    Course is fantastic. It's brilliantly crafted and understood excellently via the online instructor. The course material is very systematic, descriptive, and engaging. Training provided excellent understanding of the topics. The trainer goes to microscopic details to make us understand each and everything perfectly.

  • Saayan Bhattacharya

    Saayan Bhattacharya

    Test Engineer at TCG Software Services, Kolkata

    The training was outstanding! The course was very helpful in understanding the real-time application of Lean Six Sigma, which we probably wouldn't have got from the self study course only.

  • Alok Upadyay

    Alok Upadyay

    Agile Coach & Leadership Trainer, Pune

    Good experience about agile methodologies, tools and techniques . The pointers and task oriented games were amazingly helpful in understanding the key concepts.

  • Swapana Kulkarni

    Swapana Kulkarni

    Project Manager, Mumbai

    Very informative and educative with simple language and easy examples. Covers all the aspects, videos are of good help, and so is the content. Trainer helped us through complicated concepts in easy language.

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Industry Trends

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.)

  • IT Services Industry Growth

    10% growth in jobs

    Of Quality Managers profiles by 2025

    20 million jobs

    Estimated for IT Services professionals by 2027

    Quality Manager Annual Salary
    $54KMin
    $81KAverage
    $116KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Quality Manager Hiring Companies
    VMware
    Amazon
    LinkedIn
    Microsoft
    Google
    Source: Indeed

Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Admission Details

APPLICATION PROCESS

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.

Submit Application

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

Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application

Admission

Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks

ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES

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

At least 5 years of experience

A bachelor's degree in any discipline

Programming or non-programming background

ADMISSION COUNSELORS

We have a team of dedicated admissions counselors who are available to guide you as you apply to the program. They are available to:

  • Address questions related to your application
  • Provide guidance regarding financial aid (if required)
  • Help answer questions and understand the program
Talk to our admissions counselors now!

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this program is $ 2,250. This also includes the applicable program charges, including UMass Amherst Alumni Association membership.

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 Affirm or ClimbCredit payment option with low APR and no hidden fees.

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Other Financing Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

$ 2,250

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PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Complete this program while you work
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Membership in the UMass Amherst Alumni Association
  • Credits transfer to the online MBA program at UMass Amherst
  • Active recruiters include Amazon, VMware, IBM and more

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Lean Six Sigma Certification FAQs

  • What are the eligibility criteria for this Lean Six Sigma Certification in Chicago?

     

    For admission to this Lean Six Sigma Certification in Chicago, candidates must possess at least 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 this Lean Six Sigma Certification in Chicago?

     

    The admission process for this Lean Six Sigma Certification in Chicago consists of 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

  • Will financial aid be provided for the Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago?

     

    To ensure money is not a limiting factor in learning, we offer various financing options to help make this Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago manageable financially. For more details, please refer to our "Admissions Fee and Financing" section.

  • How to get Lean Six Sigma Certification in Chicago?

     

    To get a Lean Six Sigma Certification in Chicago, 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 Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago, 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.

  • Will Lean Six Sigma certification in Chicago help in my career?

     

    A Lean Six Sigma certification in Chicago 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 skills that a Lean Six Sigma certification attests can find very exciting job opportunities with them.

  • What certificate will I receive after completing this Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago?

     

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

  • Is a Lean Six Sigma Certification in Chicago worth it?

     

    In today's business world, where the pace of change and business growth is unprecedented, it has become highly critical for businesses to have professionals who are trained to maintain a high level of operational efficiency, minimizing waste and maximizing productivity. A Lean Six Sigma certification lets employers know that you have the capability to do just that. The demand for quality management professionals is expected to rise by 10% by 2025, and professionals today with the requisite quality management skillset earn an average annual salary of Rs1309K, with a potential to earn much more as they move the career ladder.

  • How long does it take to get Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago?

     

    This Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago, in partnership with UMass Amherst, is a 6-month online boot camp 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.

  • Who are the instructors for this Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago, 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.

  • Will any preparation material be provided to help me get started with the Lean Six Sigma Course in Chicago?

     

    Once the first installment of the program fee is made, you will gain access to a preparatory course. You are expected to go through the assigned course before attending the first class. This Lean Six Sigma course in Chicago will have eight to ten hours of self-paced learning content in the form of videos.

  • What should I expect from the Lean Six Sigma Certification in Chicago?

     

    As a part of this Lean Six Sigma Certification in Chicago, you will receive the following:

    • UMass Amherst Post Graduate Program certification
    • UMass Amherst Alumni Association membership
    • Lifetime access to all core e-learning content created by Simplilearn

  • Which are the other courses covered in this Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago?

     

    This Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago, 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 Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago, program also provides electives in:

     

    Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare

    Lean Six Sigma Application in Information Technology

    Lean Six Sigma in Banking & Financial Services

  • 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 is Lean Six Sigma Certification?

    A Lean Six Sigma certification is provided to an individual who possesses a thorough understanding of high-level problem-solving skills in accordance with the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) model. It attests to your expertise and the skills you possess to achieve operational excellence in projects of any scale and align yourself with the organization's strategic objectives.

  • What are the Lean Six Sigma Certification levels?

    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
       

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified on your first attempt. They proactively engage students to ensure they’re following the course path and to help students enrich their learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

  • I am not able to access the online program. Who can help me?

    Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link, or contact Help & Support.

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

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after the completion of your course.

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

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


    * Disclaimer
    All programs are offered on a non-credit basis and are not transferable to a degree.

  • Is the Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma a degree?

    The Postgraduate Program in Lean Six Sigma is not deemed a degree or diploma and cannot be compared with a full university degree. However, this program offers a pathway to the online MBA program at the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst.

  • How to use the transferrable credits for the online MBA program at the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst?

    This program transfers to the Isenberg Online MBA as a 9 credit concentration. The learner needs to complete only 11 MBA core courses (34 credits), plus 2 credits of foundation courses (if applicable), instead of 43-45 total credits to earn the Isenberg Online MBA.

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