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: 
     
    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal 

    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.