Course Description

  • What are the course objectives?

    Lean Six Sigma has emerged as a popular business management strategy applied to projects globally. It helps a company achieve process excellence initiatives, accelerate product delivery, improve product quality, and drive increased profits to an organization. Lean Six Sigma emphasizes the value generated by the Lean method while maintaining the statistical rigors of the Six Sigma methodology.
     
    Simplilearn’s training in Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB) is an ideal course package for every aspiring professional who wants to make his or her career in the quality management sector. The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt professional will be capable of developing and assisting project teams and leading Lean Six Sigma projects from start to finish.
     
    The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification from the International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC) will demonstrate your thorough understanding of all aspects of the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) methodology and your ability to efficiently execute and interpret Six Sigma tools and Lean principles.

  • Why is this certification in such high demand?

    IASSC’s Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification validates your quality control skills and your ability to adapt to emerging or fluctuating market conditions without compromising on quality. As organizations strive for continuous improvement, they seek professionals that can employ problem solving and business know-how to enhance internal processes, control manufacturing and process costs and increase profits. This course positions you to take the lead in quality management projects.

  • What skills will you learn?

    At the end of Simplilearn’s training in LSSGB, you will be able to:
    • Discuss the fundamental principles and benefits of Lean Six Sigma
    • Describe how to identify an improvement project in the Define phase
    • Explain how to measure process and product in the Measure phase
    • Perform data analysis and hypothesis testing in the Analyze phase
    • Identify the possible improvement actions for the performance of variations in the Improve phase
    • Define efficient operating levels for inputs and outputs in the Control phase
    • Use DFSS Tools such as Quality Function Deployment (QFD), Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), and Risk Priority Number (RPN)
    • Perform hypothesis testing with normal and non-normal data
    • Describe Design of Experiments (DOE)
    • Use Lean tools for process control

  • What are the career benefits in store for you?

    A Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt professional with practical exposure to Lean Six Sigma tools can create an upwardly mobile career path.
    • According to Indeed.com, the national average salary for a Certified Green Belt ranges from $71,000 to $85,000 in the United States.
    • The certification enables you to perform roles such as quality manager, quality analyst, lean consultant, quality assurance manager, quality control manager and more.
    • Top companies such as GE, AlliedSignal Corp., McKesson Corp., 3M, AXA, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Ford Motor Company, GlaxoSmithKline, Honeywell, HSBC Group, Motorola, Wipro, Xerox, and many more have invested in implementing Lean Six Sigma concepts – leading to exciting opportunities for LSSGB certification holders.

  • Who should take this course?

    • Quality managers
    • Project managers
    • Quality analysts
    • QA managers
    • QA engineers
    • IT managers
    • Customer service team leads
    • Operations team leads
    • Operations management professionals

Course Preview

    • Lesson 00 - Course Introduction

      05:01
      • 0.001 Course Introduction
        05:01
    • Lesson 1.0 - Introduction to Six Sigma and Organizational Goals

      00:32
      • 1.001 Introduction to Six Sigma and Organization Goals
        00:32
    • Lesson 1.1 - Six Sigma and Organizational Goals

      28:50
      • 1.101 Welcome Screen
        01:14
      • 1.102 Value of Sigma
        05:26
      • 1.103 Meaning of Six Sigma and Quality
        03:08
      • 1.104 DMAIC Process
        04:50
      • 1.105 Key Terms
      • 1.106 Sigma Conversion Table
        01:43
      • 1.107 Knowledge Check
      • 1.108 Goals and Six Sigma Projects
        03:52
      • 1.109 Structure of a Six Sigma Team
        01:45
      • 1.110 Organizational Drivers and Metrics
        03:45
      • 1.111 Four-box Model vs. Strategy Maps
        01:59
      • 1.113 Key Takeaways
        01:08
    • Lesson 1.2 - Lean Principles in the Organization

      24:32
      • 1.201 Welcome Screen
        01:40
      • 1.202 Lean Conepts Benefits and Relation with Six Sigma
        05:08
      • 1.203 Principles of Lean and 3 Ms of Lean
        05:27
      • 1.204 Knowledge Check 1
      • 1.205 Lean Wastes
      • 1.206 Knowledge Check 2
      • 1.207 Lean Tools Techniques
        02:33
      • 1.208 Knowledge Check 3
      • 1.209 Theory of Constraints
        04:36
      • 1.210 Value Stream Mapping
        04:05
      • 1.212 Key Takeaways
        01:03
    • Lesson 1.3 - Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Methodologies

      16:03
      • 1.301 Welcome Screen
        01:19
      • 1.302 Roadmap for DFSS
        04:51
      • 1.303 Knowledge Check
      • 1.304 Goals and Six Sigma Projects
        00:57
      • 1.305 QFD
        01:41
      • 1.306 FMEA
        05:58
      • 1.308 Key Takeaways
        01:17
    • Lesson 1.4 - Summary to Six Sigma and the Organization

      01:09
      • 1.401 Summary to Six Sigma and the Organisation
        01:09
    • Lesson 2.0 - Introduction to Define Phase

      01:07
      • 2.001 Introduction to Define Phase
        01:07
    • Lesson 2.1 - Project Identification

      13:01
      • 2.101 Welcome Screen
        00:43
      • 2.102 Project Selection
        00:08
      • 2.103 Steps in Project Selection
      • 2.104 Benchmarking Types of Benchmarking and Best Practices
        02:10
      • 2.105 Knowledge Check 1
      • 2.106 Process Elements
        02:25
      • 2.107 Sipoc Process
        04:35
      • 2.108 Knowledge Check 2
      • 2.109 Owners and Stakeholders
        02:09
      • 2.111 Key Takeaways
        00:51
    • Lesson 2.2 - Voice of the Customer (VOC)

      36:38
      • 2.201 Welcome Screen
        01:12
      • 2.202 Customer Identification
        03:04
      • 2.203 VOC and Data Collection
        05:00
      • 2.204 Proactive Data Sources—Questionnaire Focus Group and Interviews
        07:10
      • 2.205 VOC Proactive Data Collection Methods
        05:36
      • 2.206 Knowledge Check
      • 2.207 VOC Table
        01:12
      • 2.208 Critical to Quality Factor
        05:26
      • 2.209 Quality Function Deployment
        07:13
      • 2.211 Key Takeaways
        00:45
    • Lesson 2.3 - Project Management Basics

      29:28
      • 2.301 Welcome Screen
        01:02
      • 2.302 The Project Charter
        02:21
      • 2.303 The Problem Statement and Project Objectives
        02:31
      • 2.304 Project Scope and Interpretation
        05:47
      • 2.305 Project Metrics and its Types
        03:32
      • 2.306 Knowledge Check
      • 2.307 Project Planning and Documentation
        02:00
      • 2.308 Project Plan Work Breakdown Structure and Schedule
        06:33
      • 2.309 Project Plan Risks, Analysis and Management
        03:36
      • 2.310 Project Plan Benefits and Project Closure
        01:21
      • 2.312 Key Takeaways
        00:45
    • Lesson 2.4 - Management and Planning Tools(Apply)

      12:04
      • 2.401 Welcome Screen
        00:56
      • 2.402 Affinity Diagram and Interrelationship Diagram
        03:52
      • 2.403 Tree Diagram and Matrix Diagram
        03:48
      • 2.404 Prioritization Matrices Activity Network Diagrams and PDPC
        02:26
      • 2.406 Key Takeaways
        01:02
    • Lesson 2.5 - Business Results for Projects

      14:37
      • 2.501 Welcome Screen
        01:04
      • 2.502 Process Performance
        01:01
      • 2.503 Defect Per Unit
        02:02
      • 2.504 Throughput Yield and Rolled Throughput Yield
        03:54
      • 2.505 Defects Per Million Opportunities and Sigma Level
        02:53
      • 2.506 Cost of Quality and Process Capability
        02:29
      • 2.508 Key Takeaways
        01:14
    • Lesson 2.6 - Team Dynamics and Performance

      18:51
      • 2.601 Welcome Screen
        00:42
      • 2.602 Team Stages and Dynamics
        06:51
      • 2.603 Types of Challenges
        02:53
      • 2.604 Knowledge Check 1
      • 2.605 Team Roles and Responsibilities
        02:12
      • 2.606 Knowledge Check 2
      • 2.607 Team Communication
        02:55
      • 2.608 Knowledge Check 3
      • 2.609 Team Tools
        02:36
      • 2.611 Key Takeaways
        00:42
    • Lesson 2.7 - Summary of Define Phase

      01:59
      • 2.701 Summary of Define Phase
        01:59
    • Lesson 2.8 - Project 1

      07:55
      • 2.801 Project 01 - Define Phase Forklift Process
        07:55
    • Lesson 3.0 - Introduction to Measure Phase

      01:21
      • 3.001 Introduction to Measure Phase
        01:21
    • Lesson 3.1 - Process Analysis and Documentation (Create)

      14:46
      • 3.101 Welcome Screen
        01:06
      • 3.102 Process Maps
        04:35
      • 3.103 Knowledge Check
      • 3.104 Flowcharts
        03:23
      • 3.105 Process Documentation
        04:56
      • 3.107 Key Takeaways
        00:46
    • Lesson 3.2 - Probability and Statistics

      18:00
      • 3.201 Welcome Screen
        01:09
      • 3.202 Roles of Probability and Statistics
        05:54
      • 3.203 Addition Rules and Multiplication Rules
        05:49
      • 3.204 Permutation and Combinations
        04:14
      • 3.206 Key Takeaways
        00:54
    • Lesson 3.3 - Collecting and Summarizing Data

      39:12
      • 3.301 Welcome Screen
        00:48
      • 3.302 Collecting Data
        00:30
      • 3.303 Data its Types and Selection
        02:31
      • 3.304 Measurement Scales Collection Methods and Sampling
        05:02
      • 3.305 Data Collection Plan and Data Coding
        03:27
      • 3.306 Knowledge Check 1
      • 3.307 Summarizing Data
        00:36
      • 3.308 Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
        06:43
      • 3.309 Microsoft Excel for Descriptive Statistics
        02:37
      • 3.310 Frequency Distribution
        05:21
      • 3.311 Steam and Leaf Plots and Box and Whisker Plots
        05:16
      • 3.312 Knowledge Check 2
      • 3.313 Scatter Diagrams
        02:42
      • 3.314 Knowledge Check 3
      • 3.315 Other Visualization Tools and Normal Probability Plots
        02:55
      • 3.317 Key Takeaways
        00:44
    • Lesson 3.4 - Statistical Distributions(Understand)

      40:38
      • 3.4004 Binomial and Poisson Distribution
        07:54
      • 3.401 Welcome Screen
        01:07
      • 3.402 Classes of Distribution and Key Terms
        02:11
      • 3.403 Types of Statistical Distribution
        02:13
      • 3.404 Binomial and Poisson Distribution
        07:54
      • 3.405 Normal Distribution
        09:26
      • 3.406 Chi Square T and F Distribution
        03:56
      • 3.407 Knowledge Check
      • 3.408 Central Limit Theorem
        05:27
      • 3.410 Key Takeaways
        00:30
    • Lesson 3.5 - Measurement System Analysis(MSA)(Evaluate)

      29:42
      • 3.501 Welcome Screen
        01:23
      • 3.502 Measurement System Analysis and Properties
        05:17
      • 3.503 Knowledge Check 1
      • 3.504 Measurement System Characterstics
        05:46
      • 3.505 Knowledge Check 2
      • 3.506 Measurement System Concepts
        02:51
      • 3.507 GR and R Study
        09:29
      • 3.508 Attribute Gage R and R
        04:05
      • 3.510 Key Takeaways
        00:51
    • Lesson 3.6 - Process and Performance Capability

      35:05
      • 3.6007 Attribute Data and Capability
        02:25
      • 3.601 Welcome Screen
        01:10
      • 3.602 Process Stability and Normality
        05:45
      • 3.603 Process Capability Analysis and Studies
        04:11
      • 3.604 Process Capability Index and Example
        07:58
      • 3.605 Process Performance Indices
        02:15
      • 3.606 Process Mean Shift and Variation
        08:09
      • 3.607 Attribute Data and Capability
        02:25
      • 3.609 Key Takeaways
        00:47
    • Lesson 3.7 - Summary of Measure Phase

      02:25
      • 3.701 Summary of Measure Phase
        02:25
    • Lesson 3.8 - Project 1

      08:11
      • 3.801 Project 01 - Measure Phase Forklift Process(contd.)
        08:11
    • Lesson 4.0 - Introduction to Analyze Phase

      01:11
      • 4.001 Introduction to Analyze Phase
        01:11
    • Lesson 4.1 - Hypothesis Testing

      54:07
      • 4.101 Welcome Screen
        00:51
      • 4.102 Hypothesis Testing Basics
        03:14
      • 4.103 Type 1 and Type 2 Errors
        05:25
      • 4.104 Sample Size
        04:54
      • 4.105 P - value and Test Statistics
        04:44
      • 4.106 Knowledge Check 1
      • 4.107 Tests for Means Variances and Proportions
        01:48
      • 4.108 1 - Sample Test
        08:26
      • 4.109 2 - Sample Test
        05:11
      • 4.110 T - Test
        03:08
      • 4.111 Anova and Chi Square Distribution
        06:32
      • 4.112 Knowledge Check 2
      • 4.113 Hypothesis Testing with Non-normal Data
        08:49
      • 4.114 Knowledge Check 3
      • 4.116 Key Takeaways
        01:05
    • Lesson 4.2 - Exploratory Data Analysis

      31:01
      • 4.201 Welcome Screen
        01:12
      • 4.202 Multi Variable Analysis
        05:15
      • 4.203 Correlation
        04:55
      • 4.204 Regression Analysis
        06:47
      • 4.205 Residual Analysis and Linear Regression
        05:05
      • 4.206 Multiple Regression
        06:46
      • 4.208 Key Takeaways
        01:01
    • Lesson 4.3 - Summary of Analyze Phase

      01:24
      • 4.301 Summary of Analyze Phase
        01:24
    • Lesson 4.4 - Project 1

      05:58
      • 4.401 Project 01 - Analyze Phase Forklift Process(contd.)
        05:58
    • Lesson 5.0 - Introduction to Improve Phase

      01:07
      • 5.001 Introduction to Improve Phase
        01:07
    • Lesson 5.1 - Design of Experiments(DOE)

      15:47
      • 5.101 Welcome Screen
        01:14
      • 5.102 DOE Regression and Basic Terms
        05:59
      • 5.103 DOE Error and Example
        07:46
      • 5.105 Key Takeaways
        00:48
    • Lesson 5.2 - Root Cause Analysis(Analyze)

      10:32
      • 5.201 Welcome Screen
        02:01
      • 5.202 Root Cause Analysis
        07:50
      • 5.204 Key Takeaways
        00:41
    • Lesson 5.3 - Lean Tools

      08:49
      • 5.301 Welcome Screen
        00:57
      • 5.302 Lean Tool and Techniques
        02:54
      • 5.303 Knowledge Check
      • 5.304 Cycle Time Reduction and Kaizen and Kaizen Blitz
        04:13
      • 5.306 Key Takeaways
        00:45
    • Lesson 5.4 - Selecting a Solution

      11:54
      • 5.401 Welcome Screen
        01:13
      • 5.402 Pugh Analysis and Solution Prioritization Matrix
        04:12
      • 5.403 SCAMPER Tool
        01:09
      • 5.404 Brainstorming Cost Benefit Analysis Solution Screening and Piloting
        04:26
      • 5.406 Key Takeaways
        00:54
    • Lesson 5.5 - Summary Improve Phase

      01:53
      • 5.501 Summary Improve Phase
        01:53
    • Lesson 5.6 - Project 1

      05:13
      • 5.601 Project 01 - Improve Phase Forklift Process(contd.)
        05:13
    • Lesson 6.0 - Introduction to Control Phase

      00:53
      • 6.001 Introduction to Control Phase
        00:53
    • Lesson 6.1 - Statistical Process Control(SPC)

      41:26
      • 6.101 Welcome Screen
        00:49
      • 6.102 SPC Basics
        05:52
      • 6.103 Control Charts and Analysis
        05:50
      • 6.104 Knowledge Check 1
      • 6.105 Choosing an Appropriate Control Chart
        02:00
      • 6.106 X Chart Principles
        08:08
      • 6.107 I-MR Chart
        02:58
      • 6.108 Control Charts for Attribute Data
        01:05
      • 6.109 NP Chart and P Chart
        04:18
      • 6.110 C Chart and U Chart
        04:20
      • 6.111 Knowledge Check 2
      • 6.112 CuSum and EWMA Charts
        04:02
      • 6.114 Key Takeaways
        02:04
    • Lesson 6.2 - Control Plan (Apply)

      20:47
      • 6.201 Welcome Screen
        01:19
      • 6.202 Control Plan and Response Plan
        04:26
      • 6.203 Cost Benefit Analysis and KPIV and KPOV
        06:23
      • 6.204 Control Level and Transactional Control Plan
        08:01
      • 6.205 Knowledge Check
      • 6.207 Key Takeaways
        00:38
    • Lesson 6.3 - Lean Tools for Process Control

      13:32
      • 6.301 Welcome Screen
        00:55
      • 6.302 Total Productive Maintenance
        03:27
      • 6.303 Knowledge Check 1
      • 6.304 Visual Factory
        03:33
      • 6.305 Knowledge Check 2
      • 6.306 5S
        04:39
      • 6.308 Key Takeaways
        00:58
    • Lesson 6.4 - Summary of Control Phase

      01:53
      • 6.401 Summary of Control Phase
        01:53
    • Lesson 6.5 - Project 1

      03:56
      • 6.501 Project 01 - Control Phase Forklift Process(contd.)
        03:56
    • Tips and Tricks

      03:33
      • 1 Exam Tips
        01:02
      • 2 ASQ Exam
        01:35
      • 3 IASSC Exam
        00:56
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Exam & Certification

  • How will I become Certified in Lean Six Sigma Green Belt?

    You can become IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (ICGB) by following the following process:
    • Complete the Simplilearn Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training course (at least 85% of the course, one project and one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%).
    • Take the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (ICGB) exam after completing the training. It is a three hour, 100 question proctored exam, and you will need to achieve a minimum score of 385 points out of 500 total.
    • Upon successful completion, you will receive the IASSC Certified Green Belt Certificate. You will also receive IASSC Marks that can be showcased on public profiles such as LinkedIn.

  • What are the prerequisites for this course?

    There are no prerequisites for this course but an understanding of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies and tools is an added advantage. You should have knowledge of the subjects defined in the ILSSBOK (IASSC Universally Accepted Lean Six Sigma Body of Knowledge for Green Belts) to apply for the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam.

  • What is the test structure and duration?

    The IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam covers 100 questions based on the IASSC Universally Accepted Lean Six Sigma Body of Knowledge for Green Belts (ILSSBOK). There will be 20 multiple-choice questions from each major section of the ILSSBOK. You are required to score a minimum of 385 points out 500 points total in the allotted time of three hours.

  • Do I need to have project experience as part of the certification requirement?

    No, project experience is not a prerequisite for the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt exam. However, you should have good knowledge and understanding of the subjects related to the LSSBOK in order to apply for IASSC Certified Green Belt (ICGB) credential.

  • Where can I attend the examination?

    You can attend the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt exam at any testing center approved by IASSC. Currently, the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt exam is conducted in more than 8,000 testing centers in 165 countries. For more information, please contact our Support Desk.
     

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    Online Self-learning:
    • Complete 85% of the course.
    • Complete one project and one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

  • Does the course fee include in examination fees as well?

    The exam cost is included in the course cost for standalone online classrooms in all countries except India and the Indian Subcontinent. The Exam Fee is not included in the self-paced course.
     

  • Until when can I procure voucher from Simplilearn?

    Your exam voucher fee is included in the price of this course. However, you must procure the exam voucher within 3 months from the date of course purchase.In the event that an exam price does go up and you have not yet booked the exam, you will need to pay the difference in amount to Simplilearn.
     

  • How do I schedule my exam?

    For assistance in scheduling your exam, reach out to the sales consultant (inside sales manager) or raise a request to the support team of Simplilearn.  
     

  • What is the validity of my exam voucher?

    Exam vouchers are valid for 1 year from the date of course purchase. If you do not book the exam within 1 year from purchase of voucher, you will need to buy the voucher again per the actual price.
     

  • Can I ask for refund of exam voucher cost once its issued to me?

    No, exam voucher cost cannot be refunded once it is issued to a learner as we procure this from third party bodies. Simplilearn does not own the voucher policies and cost.
     

  • How frequently does the exam fee change?

    Exam prices are governed by the certification body and can change. Price changes are typically announced at the end of the calendar year. If the event that an exam price does go up and you have not yet booked the exam, you will need to pay the difference in amount to Simplilearn.
     

    FAQs

    • Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

      All of the classes are conducted via live online streaming. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference. Classes are attended by a global audience to enrich your learning experience.

    • How do I enroll for the online training?

      You can enroll for this training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options: 
       
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      Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

    • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Whom should I contact?

      Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

    • How does Simplilearn assure that the material and the training delivered are effective?

      Our certification training is designed for you to pass the exams on your first attempt. With a hands-on learning approach and Global Learning Framework, the training not only gives you the confidence to pass the exam, but also helps you retain knowledge beyond the exam.

    • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

      All of our highly qualified trainers are industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

    • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

      Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

    • 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. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

    • Disclaimer
    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.