• Next Cohort starts: Dec 6, 2020Limited no. of seats available
  • Program Duration: 6 monthsAt 5-10 hours/week
  • Online BootcampLearning Format

Program Overview

This Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma focuses on two important management methodologies, lean practices and Six Sigma, that can accelerate business improvement. This Lean Six Sigma certification program will impart the skills needed to achieve operational excellence in projects of any size while meeting your organization's strategic objectives.

KEY FEATURES

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst Post Graduate Program Certificate of Completion
  • Official membership to the UMass Amherst Alumni Association
  • Once accepted into the UMass Amherst Isenberg Online MBA, Simplilearn coursework transfers as a 9-credit concentration
  • Masterclasses from top faculty of the University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Interactive peer learning through group projects and discussions
  • 150+ hours of Applied Learning
  • Capstone Project in 3 Domains
  • Curriculum aligned with PMI-ACP & IASSC-LSSGB & LSSBB certifications
  • Earn 122 PDUs for maintaining your Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) for multiple PMI-related certifications

Post Graduate Program Advantage

The Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst leverages centuries of academic excellence and thought leadership from UMass Amherst.

Partnering with UMass Amherst:

This Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma is in partnership with UMass Amherst. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is ranked among the Top 25 of the USA’s premier public universities and is committed to excellence and innovative thinking and aims to produce revolutionary ideas and impact on par with the best universities in the world.

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Upon completion of this program you will receive:
  • Receive a joint UMass Amherst-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

Accredited By

The International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC) is a Professional Association dedicated to growing and enhancing the standards within the Lean Six Sigma Community. This program curriculum is aligned with the IASSC-LSSGB & LSSBB certifications, and will help you:

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  • Earn 122 PDUs for maintaining your Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) for multiple PMI-related certifications
  • Get the training needed to ace the LSSGB and LSSBB examinations
LSSGB Certification

Program Details

Transition from a traditional lean approach to a digital lean framework for improvements in efficiency, yield and utilization, operational excellence, and digital transformation. The program also includes two mini-projects and a Capstone project to culminate your learning experience.

LEARNING PATH

  • Get started with the Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst and get an overview of this Lean Six Sigma certification program. Kickstart your journey with our preparatory courses.

  • Understand the concepts and principles of lean management and 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 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 and build a solid action plan, foster customer-focused innovation, and drive a digital culture in your organization.

  • This Lean Six Sigma capstone will give you an opportunity to implement the skills learned during this program. Supported by dedicated mentoring sessions, you'll learn to solve a real, industry-aligned problem. The capstone project is your final step in the learning path and 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

Program Advisor

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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 - 30%Manufacturing - 20%BFSI - 15%Healthcare - 15%Software Product - 10%Others - 10%
    Companies
    Amazon
    IBM
    Accenture
    Microsoft
    LinkedIn
    VMware

Learner Reviews

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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.

AffirmClimbCredit

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

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Welcome Class for UMass Lean Six Sigma Program
  • Date: 6 Dec-6 Dec

    Time : 08:00 - 10:00 CST

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

PG LSS - Lean Management
  • Date: 9 Jan-24 Jan

    Time : 08:00 - 12:00 CST

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

PG LSS - PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®
  • Date: 13 Feb-6 Mar

    Time : 08:00 - 12:00 CST

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

PG LSS - Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB)
  • Date: 20 Mar-4 Apr

    Time : 09:00 - 13:00 CDT

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

PG LSS - Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB)
  • Date: 17 Apr-2 May

    Time : 09:00 - 13:00 CDT

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

PG LSS - Lean Six Sigma Capstone
  • Date: 16 May-6 Jun

    Time : 08:30 - 12:30 CDT

    Class Type:Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Got Questions regarding the Program dates?

FAQs

  • What are the eligibility criteria for this Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma in partnership with University of Massachusetts Amherst?

    For the admission to this Post Graduate 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 this Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma in Partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst?

    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

  • Will financial aid be provided?

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

  • What should I expect from the UMass Amherst Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma?

    As a part of this Post Graduate Program,  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

  • What certificate will I receive?

    Upon successful completion of this program, 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.

  • Will any preparation material be provided to help me get started?

    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. The course will have eight to ten hours of self-paced learning content in the form of videos.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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