• Next Cohort starts: 30 Nov, 2022Limited no. of seats available
  • Program Duration: 6 monthsAt 5-10 hours/week
  • Online BootcampLearning Format

Lean Six Sigma Certification Overview

Our Lean Six Sigma certification in Riyadh focuses on two crucial techniques: Six Sigma and Lean practices. Achieve operational excellence in projects of all sizes with the skills you acquire in our Lean Six Sigma training in Riyadh. Develop expertise in driving the best value for your own business.


  • 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
  • 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 & 94 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
  • Upon completion of the program, you will receive a 3-credit elective transfer for UMass Amherst Isenberg Online MBA
UMass Amherst in Riyadh


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
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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.


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.



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



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.


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.


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
    Information Technology - 16%Manufacturing - 21%BFSI - 9%Consulting - 10%Healthcare - 31%Others - 13%
    IT Services course learners from Shell, Riyadh
    IT Services course learners from Accenture, Riyadh
    IT Services course learners from Amazon, Riyadh
    IT Services course learners from AIG, Riyadh
    IT Services course learners from Avery Dennison, Riyadh
    IT Services course learners from ANI Pharmaceuticals, Riyadh
    IT Services course learners from Intel, Riyadh
    IT Services course learners from TCS, Riyadh

Lean Six Sigma Certification Learner Reviews

  • Rosemary McLaughlin

    Rosemary McLaughlin

    Regional Director of Operations, Manchester

    Finally, my six months of commitment paid off with the achievement of PGP lean six sigma certification with Simplilearn and Isenberg School. Along the way, I also earned PMI-ACP, Minitab, Digital Transformation, Green Belt, & Black Belt certificates. Kudos to the committed faculty, rich content, and support of my fellow learners.

  • Nehemiah Stephens

    Nehemiah Stephens

    Regional Continuous Improvement Manager, Charlotte

    I am happy to say that I have finally completed my six-month Post-Graduate Lean Six Sigma Program through UMass Amherst & Simplilearn. Now it is time for me to take the next step in my career as a lean six sigma professional!

  • Vipin Jain

    Vipin Jain

    Finance Transformation, Bangalore

    After dedicating most of my weekends and going through multiple courses (LEAN management, PMI-ACP, Six Sigma Black Belt, and Digital Transformation), I finally received this certificate from Isenberg, UMass Amherst with Simplilearn and KPMG. Thank you to all my faculty and classmates for making this such an enriching experience.

  • Preeti Lokare

    Preeti Lokare

    Operations Manager at Amazon, Hyderabad

    I was able to accomplish my desired career goals after taking up this Lean six sigma program. The course content is well-designed and the customer support team is quick when it comes to resolving any queries promptly. I would say that Simplilearn is one of the best institutions to enhance your career-oriented skill sets.

  • Ekuh Arrey Etta

    Ekuh Arrey Etta


    The class was terrific. The teaching method was unique and extraordinary.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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
    Source: Glassdoor
    Quality Manager Hiring Companies
    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


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


Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks


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


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 $ 2,000. 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 Splitit payment option with 0% interest and no hidden fees.


Financing Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

$ 2,000

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  • 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 Cohorts


    • Date


      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      30 Nov, 2022

      07:30 CST

    • Regular Classes

      14 Jan, 2023 - 30 Apr, 2023

      07:30 - 11:30 CST

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)


Got questions regarding upcoming cohort dates?

Lean Six Sigma Certification FAQs

  • 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.

  • Will financial aid be provided for the Lean Six Sigma certification Riyadh PGP program?

    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.

  • How to get Lean Six Sigma Certification in Riyadh?

    To get a Lean Six Sigma Certification in Riyadh, 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 Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma Riyadh, 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 Riyadh help in my career?

    A Lean Six Sigma certification in Riyadh 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.

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

    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.

  • Is a Lean Six Sigma certification in Riyadh 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 ?1309k, with a potential to earn much more as they move the career ladder.

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

    This Post Graduate 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

  • Who are the instructors of Lean Six Sigma Certification training in Riyadh, 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 Lean Six Sigma Certification training in Riyadh?

    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 are the eligibility criteria for the Lean Six Sigma Certification in Riyadh?


    For admission to the Lean Six Sigma Certification in Riyadh, 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 the Lean Six Sigma Certification in Riyadh?

    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

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

    As a part of this Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma,  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 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

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

    This Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma, 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 post graduate program also provides electives in:

    • Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare
    • Lean Six Sigma Application in Information Technology
    • Lean Six Sigma in Banking & Financial Services

  • 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.

  • Can I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end of the program?

    Post Graduate Program are certification programs and do not include any transcripts for WES, this is reserved only for degree programs. We do not offer sealed transcripts and hence, our PG programs are not applicable for WES or similar services.

Our Riyadh Correspondence / Mailing address

Simplilearn's Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma, Riyadh

Nimr Al Nakheel Centre, Building A 1st floor, Imam Saud Bin Abdulaziz Bin Muhammad Road Riyadh Saudi Arabia

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