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Six Sigma Green Belt Course Overview

Designed to align with the leading Green Belt certifications at IASSC, this Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Course offers a complete introduction to Six Sigma, DMAIC methodology, how to measure company performance, identify issues and offer solutions using real-world examples. Enroll now!

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  • 35 PDUs offered
  • Aligned to IASSC
  • 4 simulation test papers, 4 real-life projects
  • IASSC exam voucher included
  • 35 PDUs offered
  • 4 simulation test papers, 4 real-life projects
  • Aligned to IASSC
  • IASSC exam voucher included
  • 35 PDUs offered
  • 4 simulation test papers, 4 real-life projects
  • Aligned to IASSC
  • IASSC exam voucher included

Skills Covered

  • Implement Lean Six Sigma projects
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Lean Principles
  • Process Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • DFSS tools
  • Implement Lean Six Sigma projects
  • Project Management
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Data Analysis
  • Lean Principles
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Process Analysis
  • DFSS tools
  • Implement Lean Six Sigma projects
  • Project Management
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Data Analysis
  • Lean Principles
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Process Analysis
  • DFSS tools

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Lean Six Sigma positions you to lead projects and interpret data strategically via developing process mapping, risk management, and benchmark-setting skills. This Green Belt certification is highly valued in sectors including manufacturing, technology, and logistics.

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Six Sigma Green Belt Course Curriculum


This Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification is perfect for Quality system managers, Quality analysts and managers, Quality auditors, Quality engineers, Quality supervisors, and any other individual looking to improve their organization.
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Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma.
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Course Content

  • Module 00 - Course Introduction

    • Lesson 00 - Course Introduction

      • 1 Course Introduction
  • Module 01 - Six Sigma and Organizational Goals

    • Lesson 1.0 - Introduction to Six Sigma and Organizational Goals

      • 1 Introduction to Six Sigma and Organization Goals
    • Lesson 1.1 - Six Sigma and Organizational Goals

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Value of Sigma
      • 3 Meaning of Six Sigma and Quality
      • 4 DMAIC Process
      • 5 Key Terms
      • 6 Sigma Conversion Table
      • 7 Knowledge Check
      • 8 Goals and Six Sigma Projects
      • 9 Structure of a Six Sigma Team
      • 10 Organizational Drivers and Metrics
      • 11 Four-box Model vs. Strategy Maps
      • 12 Quiz
      • 13 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 1.2 - Lean Principles in the Organization

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Lean Concepts Benefits and Relation with Six Sigma
      • 3 Principles of Lean and 3 Ms of Lean
      • 4 Knowledge Check 1
      • 5 Lean Wastes
      • 6 Knowledge Check 2
      • 7 Lean Tools & Techniques
      • 8 Knowledge Check 3
      • 9 Theory of Constraints
      • 10 Value Stream Mapping
      • 11 Quiz
      • 12 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 1.3 - Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Methodologies

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Roadmap for DFSS
      • 3 Knowledge Check
      • 4 Goals and Six Sigma Projects
      • 5 QFD
      • 6 FMEA
      • 7 Quiz
      • 8 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 1.4 - Summary to Six Sigma and the Organization

      • 1 Summary to Six Sigma and the Organization
  • Module 02 - Define Phase

    • Lesson 2.0 - Introduction to Define Phase

      • 1 Introduction to Define Phase
    • Lesson 2.1 - Project Identification

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Project Selection
      • 3 Steps in Project Selection
      • 4 Benchmarking, Types of Benchmarking, and Best Practices
      • 5 Knowledge Check 1
      • 6 Process Elements
      • 7 Sipoc Process
      • 8 Knowledge Check 2
      • 9 Owners and Stakeholders
      • 10 Quiz
      • 11 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 2.2 - Voice of the Customer (VOC)

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Customer Identification
      • 3 VOC and Data Collection
      • 4 Proactive Data Sources: Questionnaire Focus Group and Interviews
      • 5 VOC Proactive Data Collection Methods
      • 6 Knowledge Check
      • 7 VOC Table
      • 8 Critical to Quality Factor
      • 9 Quality Function Deployment
      • 10 Quiz
      • 11 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 2.3 - Project Management Basics

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 The Project Charter
      • 3 The Problem Statement and Project Objectives
      • 4 Project Scope and Interpretation
      • 5 Project Metrics and its Types
      • 6 Knowledge Check
      • 7 Project Planning and Documentation
      • 8 Project Plan: Work Breakdown Structure and Schedule
      • 9 Project Plan Risks, Analysis, and Management
      • 10 Project Plan Benefits and Project Closure
      • 11 Quiz
      • 12 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 2.4 - Management and Planning Tools (Apply)

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Affinity Diagram and Interrelationship Diagram
      • 3 Tree Diagram and Matrix Diagram
      • 4 Prioritization Matrices, Activity Network Diagrams and PDPC
      • 5 Quiz
      • 6 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 2.5 - Business Results for Projects

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Process Performance
      • 3 Defect Per Unit
      • 4 Throughput Yield and Rolled Throughput Yield
      • 5 Defects Per Million Opportunities and Sigma Level
      • 6 Cost of Quality and Process Capability
      • 7 Quiz
      • 8 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 2.6 - Team Dynamics and Performance

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Team Stages and Dynamics
      • 3 Types of Challenges
      • 4 Knowledge Check 1
      • 5 Team Roles and Responsibilities
      • 6 Knowledge Check 2
      • 7 Team Communication
      • 8 Knowledge Check 3
      • 9 Team Tools
      • 10 Quiz
      • 11 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 2.7 - Summary of Define Phase

      • 1 Summary of Define Phase
    • Lesson 2.8 - Project 1

      • 1 Project 01 - Define Phase Forklift Process
  • Module 03 - Measure Phase

    • Lesson 3.0 - Introduction to Measure Phase

      • 1 Introduction to Measure Phase
    • Lesson 3.1 - Process Analysis and Documentation (Create)

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Process Maps
      • 3 Knowledge Check
      • 4 Flowcharts
      • 5 Process Documentation
      • 6 Quiz
      • 7 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 3.2 - Probability and Statistics

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Roles of Probability and Statistics
      • 3 Addition Rules and Multiplication Rules
      • 4 Permutation and Combinations
      • 5 Quiz
      • 6 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 3.3 - Collecting and Summarizing Data

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Collecting Data
      • 3 Data its Types and Selection
      • 4 Measurement Scales, Collection Methods and Sampling
      • 5 Data Collection Plan and Data Coding
      • 6 Knowledge Check 1
      • 7 Summarizing Data
      • 8 Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
      • 9 Microsoft Excel for Descriptive Statistics
      • 10 Frequency Distribution
      • 11 Stem and Leaf Plots and Box and Whisker Plots
      • 12 Knowledge Check 2
      • 13 Scatter Diagrams
      • 14 Knowledge Check 3
      • 15 Other Visualization Tools and Normal Probability Plots
      • 16 quiz
      • 17 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 3.4 - Statistical Distributions(Understand)

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Classes of Distribution and Key Terms
      • 3 Types of Statistical Distribution
      • 4 Binomial and Poisson Distribution
      • 5 Normal Distribution
      • 6 Chi Square T and F Distribution
      • 7 Knowledge Check
      • 8 Central Limit Theorem
      • 9 Quiz
      • 10 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 3.5 - Measurement System Analysis(MSA)(Evaluate)

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Measurement System Analysis and Properties
      • 3 Knowledge Check 1
      • 4 Measurement System Characterstics
      • 5 Knowledge Check 2
      • 6 Measurement System Concepts
      • 7 G R&R Study
      • 8 Attribute Gage R&R
      • 9 Quiz
      • 10 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 3.6 - Process and Performance Capability

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Process Stability and Normality
      • 3 Process Capability Analysis and Studies
      • 4 Process Capability Index and Example
      • 5 Process Performance Indices
      • 6 Process Mean Shift and Variation
      • 7 Attribute Data and Capability
      • 8 Quiz
      • 9 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 3.7 - Summary of Measure Phase

      • 1 Summary of Measure Phase
    • Lesson 3.8 - Project 1

      • 1 Project 01 - Measure Phase Forklift Process(contd.)
  • Module 04 - Analyze Phase

    • Lesson 4.0 - Introduction to Analyze Phase

      • 1 Introduction to Analyze Phase
    • Lesson 4.1 - Hypothesis Testing

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Hypothesis Testing Basics
      • 3 Type 1 and Type 2 Errors
      • 4 Sample Size
      • 5 P-Value and Test Statistics
      • 6 Knowledge Check 1
      • 7 Tests for Means, Variances, and Proportions
      • 8 1 - Sample Test
      • 9 2 - Sample Test
      • 10 T - Test
      • 11 Anova and Chi Square Distribution
      • 12 Knowledge Check 2
      • 13 Hypothesis Testing with Non-normal Data
      • 14 Knowledge Check 3
      • 15 Quiz
      • 16 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 4.2 - Exploratory Data Analysis

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Multi Variable Analysis
      • 3 Correlation
      • 4 Regression Analysis
      • 5 Residual Analysis and Linear Regression
      • 6 Multiple Regression
      • 7 Quiz
      • 8 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 4.3 - Summary of Analyze Phase

      • 1 Summary of Analyze Phase
    • Lesson 4.4 - Project 1

      • 1 Project 01 - Analyze Phase Forklift Process(contd.)
  • Module 05 - Improve Phase

    • Lesson 5.0 - Introduction to Improve Phase

      • 1 Introduction to Improve Phase
    • Lesson 5.1 - Design of Experiments(DOE)

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 DOE Regression and Basic Terms
      • 3 DOE Error and Example
      • 4 Quiz
      • 5 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 5.2 - Root Cause Analysis(Analyze)

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Root Cause Analysis
      • 3 Quiz
      • 4 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 5.3 - Lean Tools

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Lean Tool and Techniques
      • 3 Knowledge Check
      • 4 Cycle Time Reduction, Kaizen, and Kaizen Blitz
      • 5 Quiz
      • 6 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 5.4 - Selecting a Solution

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Pugh Analysis and Solution Prioritization Matrix
      • 3 SCAMPER Tool
      • 4 Brainstorming, Cost Benefit Analysis, Solution Screening and Piloting
      • 5 Quiz
      • 6 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 5.5 - Summary Improve Phase

      • 1 Summary Improve Phase
    • Lesson 5.6 - Project 1

      • 1 Project 01 - Improve Phase Forklift Process(contd.)
  • Module 06 - Control Phase

    • Lesson 6.0 - Introduction to Control Phase

      • 1 Introduction to Control Phase
    • Lesson 6.1 - Statistical Process Control(SPC)

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 SPC Basics
      • 3 Control Charts and Analysis
      • 4 Knowledge Check 1
      • 5 Choosing an Appropriate Control Chart
      • 6 X Chart Principles
      • 7 I-MR Chart
      • 8 Control Charts for Attribute Data
      • 9 NP Chart and P Chart
      • 10 C Chart and U Chart
      • 11 Knowledge Check 2
      • 12 CuSum and EWMA Charts
      • 13 Quiz
      • 14 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 6.2 - Control Plan (Apply)

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Control Plan and Response Plan
      • 3 Cost Benefit Analysis & KPIV and KPOV
      • 4 Control Level and Transactional Control Plan
      • 5 Knowledge Check
      • 6 Quiz
      • 7 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 6.3 - Lean Tools for Process Control

      • 1 Welcome Screen
      • 2 Total Productive Maintenance
      • 3 Knowledge Check 1
      • 4 Visual Factory
      • 5 Knowledge Check 2
      • 6 5S
      • 7 Quiz
      • 8 Key Takeaways
    • Lesson 6.4 - Summary of Control Phase

      • 1 Summary of Control Phase
    • Lesson 6.5 - Project 1

      • 1 Project 01 - Control Phase Forklift Process(contd.)
  • Tips and Tricks

    • Tips and Tricks

      • 1 Exam Tips
      • 2 ASQ Exam
      • 3 IASSC Exam
  • Practice Projects

    • Practice Projects

      • Reducing Sealant Waste
      • Improving Manufacturing Process
  • Free Course
  • Lean Management

    • Lesson 01 - Introduction

      • 1.1 Welcome
      • 1.2 Introduction
      • 1.3 Agenda
      • 1.4 WHAT IS LEAN
      • 1.5 Overview of Lean
      • 1.6 Principles of Lean
      • 1.7 Types of Waste
      • 1.8 Lean Journey
      • 1.9 Roots of Lean
      • 1.10 Lean at Ford
      • 1.11 Toyota Production System (TPS)
      • 1.12 Just In Time (JIT)
      • 1.13 Lean Successes and Benefits
      • 1.14 Efficiency Business Model Fit
      • 1.15 Cash Flow Improvement
      • 1.16 Increased Capacity for Revenue
      • 1.17 Its Challenges
      • 1.18 Process Changes Cause a Rethinking of Process Flow
      • 1.19 Disruptions Downtime Design Failures
      • 1.20 Low Volume High Mix
      • 1.21 High Variability Customization Demand
      • 1.22 Summary
      • 1.23 Quiz
      • 1.24 Thank You
    • Lesson 02 - Types of Waste

      • 2.1 Welcome
      • 2.2 Types of Waste Introduction
      • 2.3 Agenda
      • 2.4 THE MAIN ONES
      • 2.5 Transportation
      • 2.6 Inventory
      • 2.7 Motion
      • 2.8 Waiting
      • 2.9 Over Production
      • 2.10 Over Processing
      • 2.11 Defect
      • 2.12 Other Types of Waste
      • 2.13 Underutilized Skills
      • 2.14 Wrong Use of Automation
      • 2.15 Wrong Use of Metrics
      • 2.16 Summary
      • 2.17 Quiz
      • 2.18 Thank You
    • Lesson 03 - Tools

      • 3.1 Welcome
      • 3.2 Lean Management Tools
      • 3.3 Agenda
      • 3.4 Five-S Plus One
      • 3.5 Seiri
      • 3.6 Seiton
      • 3.7 Seiso
      • 3.8 Seiketsu
      • 3.9 Shitsuke
      • 3.10 Safety
      • 3.11 Five-S plus One Summary
      • 3.12 Value Stream Mapping
      • 3.13 Kaizen
      • 3.14 Kaizen Blitz
      • 3.15 Takt
      • 3.16 Jidoka
      • 3.17 Kanban
      • 3.18 Poka Yoke
      • 3.19 SMED
      • 3.20 Summary
      • 3.21 Quiz
      • 3.22 Thank You
    • Lesson 04 - Lean in Manufacturing

      • 4.1 Welcome
      • 4.2 Lean in Manufacturing
      • 4.3 Agenda
      • 4.4 Background
      • 4.5 Boeings Lean Journey
      • 4.6 History and Background
      • 4.7 Lean Principles Embraced
      • 4.8 Lean Implementation
      • 4.9 Waste Elimination Focus Areas
      • 4.10 Summary
      • 4.11 Quiz
      • 4.12 Thank You
    • Lesson 05 - Lean in Service

      • 5.1 Welcome
      • 5.2 Lean in Service
      • 5.3 Agenda
      • 5.4 Background
      • 5.5 Lean in Healthcare
      • 5.6 Types of Waste
      • 5.7 Case Study Virginia Mason
      • 5.8 Summary
      • 5.9 Quiz
      • 5.10 Thank You
    • Lesson 06 - Lean in Office

      • 6.1 Welcome
      • 6.2 Lean Management Lean in Office
      • 6.3 Agenda
      • 6.4 Background
      • 6.5 Lean in Office
      • 6.6 Five-S in Office
      • 6.7 Types of Waste in Office
      • 6.8 Types of Waste in Office(cont.)
      • 6.9 Summary
      • 6.10 Quiz
      • 6.11 Thank You
    • Lesson 07 - Lean Metrics

      • 7.1 Welcome
      • 7.2 Lean Management Lean Metrics
      • 7.3 Agenda
      • 7.4 Overview
      • 7.5 OEE
      • 7.6 FPY & RTY
      • 7.7 Days in Inventory
      • 7.8 Schedule Adherence Attainment
      • 7.9 Lean Accounting
      • 7.10 Lean Accounting(Cont.)
      • 7.11 Summary
      • 7.12 Quiz
      • 7.13 Thank You
    • Lesson 08 - Other Methodologies That Complement Lean

      • 8.1 Welcome
      • 8.2 Lean Management Other Methodologies That Complement Lean
      • 8.3 Agenda
      • 8.4 Theory of Constraints
      • 8.5 Theory of Constraints(Cont.)
      • 8.6 Quick Response Manufacturing
      • 8.7 Factory Physics
      • 8.8 Six Sigma
      • 8.9 Six Sigma Implementation Roles
      • 8.10 Summary
      • 8.11 Quiz
      • 8.12 Thank You
    • Lesson 09 - Lean Maturity Matrix

      • 9.1 Welcome
      • 9.2 Lean Maturity Matrix
      • 9.3 Agenda
      • 9.4 Overview
      • 9.5 Assessment Process
      • 9.6 Assessment Criteria
      • 9.7 Lean Maturity Levels
      • 9.8 Lean Maturity Matrix
      • 9.9 Summary
      • 9.10 Quiz
      • 9.11 Thank You

Industry Project

  • Project 1

    Reducing Sealant Waste

    Help Aero Technologies to identify and prioritize the problems in the process of reducing sealant waste using the graphical methods of descriptive statistics.

  • Project 2

    Improving Manufacturing Process

    Calculate sigma value use correlation, and regression to help Cool Refrigeration Inc. reduce the defects, complaints, and underlying issues in their products.

  • Project 3

    Hospital POS

    Analyze Holistic Health Systems' point-of-service collection performance.

  • Project 4

    Bank Call Centre

    Help First Wealth Bank analyze the key performance metrics for its outsourced call center operation.


Six Sigma Green Belt Exam & Certification

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Training Course
  • How will I become a Lean Six Sigma certified?

    Candidates can take the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam conducted by IASSC[SR2].
    This exam is conducted by IASSC in various centres.

  • What are the prerequisites for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification?

    There are no prerequisites to get the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

  • What certification will I receive after completing the Six Sigma Green Belt training?

    You will be awarded a certificate for professional attainment in Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and a course completion certificate by Simplilearn upon successful completion of this Six Sigma Green Belt training.

  • How much does Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification exam cost?

    The IASSC Certified Green Belt Exam costs $295.

  • Is this Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification course aligned to any accrediting body?

    Our course is aligned with the certification exams of the leading Six Sigma Green Belt certification institutions ASQ and IASSC.

  • How do I register for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt application form online?

    To take the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam, follow these steps: 

    Simplilearn’s Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification training program is designed to help you prepare for and pass the exam. 

  • How long does it take to receive my Six Sigma Green Belt Certification?

    Results of the exam will be announced via email within 1-2 days of your exam completion. Those who successfully complete the IASSC certification exam will receive their certification from the International Association for Six Sigma Certification™.

  • How many attempts do I have to pass the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam?

    You are not eligible to take the IASSC exams more than once within a two week period or three times in a three month period. Each IASSC exam voucher is meant to be used only once. If you fail the exam, you will have to buy another exam voucher to retake the test. The re-examination fee is $100.

  • Do you provide any practice tests as part of this course?

    Yes, we provide 1 practice test as part of our course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this Free Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam Practice Test to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum.  

  • What Is Six Sigma Green Belt?

    Six Sigma Green Belt refers to a professional who is well-versed in Six Sigma methodology, a data-driven approach to improving business processes and eliminating defects. Green Belt certification represents an intermediate level of expertise in Six Sigma principles, tools, and techniques.

    The Six Sigma Green Belt certification trains participants with the techniques and knowledge needed to effectively implement the Six Sigma principles in their organizations. The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is a globally recognized certification equipped with the data-driven methodology to eradicate errors and create a system within the organization. 

  • Who Is Eligible For The Six Sigma Green Belt Certification?

    There is a list of eligibility requirements to fulfil for earning a Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. The professional experience of candidates is taken into consideration when appearing for the certification examination. The criteria are as follows: 

    1. Work experience: Individuals should have at least three years of full-time professional experience and an in-depth understanding of the Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge (BOK).

    2. Training: If the individual has received some form of Six Sigma training earlier from a certified institution or from a Black Belt professional, then the training will be beneficial for them to understand. However, this is not mandatory as it is not a requirement for all certifying institutions.

    3. Practical application: Some institutions demand proof of the practical application of the Six Sigma methodology. It could be in the form of a completed project that defines the skill and ability of the participant in the application and tools of Six Sigma. 

    4. Academic qualification:  Professionals with bachelor’s or equivalent degrees can prepare for the Green Belt Certification. Although the primary focus of the Six Sigma Green Belt is three years of professional experience (full-time), and an in-depth understanding of the Six Sigma Belt Body of Knowledge. 

    5. Understanding the Six Sigma principles: The individuals opting for this certification should have a strong understanding of the key principles, concepts and methodologies used in Six Sigma projects. This involves knowledge of the DMAIC model and other statistical tools and strategies required in process improvement. 

    The Sigma Green Belt certification is designed for professionals thriving in business growth and improving processes. They could be in the form of team leaders and members contributing to Six Sigma projects under the mentorship of a Black Belt holder. 

    These Six Sigma certified professionals are in charge of the management strategies at the operational level. The task involves collecting and analyzing data, holding experiments, and supporting the change in management issues. The professionals work in roles such as Process Engineer, Project Manager, Quality Assurance Engineer, or any other operational role which involves process modification. 

  • What Is A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification?

    The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification is a quality management credential that is recognized globally. The certification is a sub-set of the Six Sigma pattern demonstrating a person’s capacity to utilize statistical analysis and incorporate problem-solving strategies to mitigate errors and enhance business processes. 

    This certification comprehends an individual’s expertise in practically incorporating the principles and tools of Six Sigma. A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified professional often falls in the role of a part-time project manager within a Six Sigma team having both technical and managerial skills required for process development. 

    The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification offers in-depth insights into Six Sigma and DMAIC technology. It typically involves a combination of classroom learning and project work. The course covers various topics, such as statistical process control, root cause analysis, process mapping, and hypothesis testing. These strategies and techniques help professionals to analyze and improve their business processes seamlessly. 

  • What Are Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Requirements?

    The basic requirements for Six Sigma Green Belt certification are described below:

    Work experience

    Individuals must have at least three years of professional experience to appear for Six Sigma Green Belt certification. The position should be full-time and correspond to the Green Belt Body of Knowledge. Internships and part-time jobs are not acceptable for this course. 


    Any candidate holding a bachelor’s degree or higher can prepare for the Green Belt Certification. The primary requirement for this certification is professional experience of three years or more.  

  • How Difficult Is Green Belt Certification?

    Earning the Green Belt Certification is not that challenging if the candidate has fulfilled the requirement of three years of full-time professional experience in a management role, and has an in-depth understanding of Six Sigma concepts and methodologies. 

    The certification follows rigorous coursework and an examination that includes multiple-choice questions, descriptive questions, and additional creative questions that are non-graded. 

  • How Long Does Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Last?

    The validity of a Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is three years. These  certifications do not expire but need to be renewed once in every three years. The certification can be renewed by paying a minimal recertification fee, which is $235. 

  • Is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Worth It?

    Yes, the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification is worth it. It trains professionals with the skills required to accelerate process improvement, leading to increased organizational efficiency. The certificate also enhances career options as many companies prioritize problem-solving capabilities and analytical skills provided by this course. 

  • What Is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Salary?

    The Six Sigma Green Belt course trains individuals to sharpen their analytical skills and improve project efficiency; thus, it is the most sought-after certification for career upgradation. Since it is a specialized course, the salary structure increases exponentially from your previous salary. 

    The salary structure for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt are:


    Average Annual Salary


    9,81,000 INR


    1,06,000 USD


    79,000 CAD


    1,08,400 USD

    United Kingdom

    42,000 GBP

  • What Is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course?

    The Six Sigma Green Belt course comprises more than 100+ methodologies and Sigma tools for professionals. It involves learning the DMAIC framework (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) and other technical strategies used for process improvement. The course prepares people to lead and assist in projects to eliminate errors and improve business processes. 

  • How Hard Is Six Sigma Green Belt Course?

    The Six Sigma Green Belt course is tough as it involves complex statistical methodologies and problem-solving techniques. But with proper exam preparation, determination, and good guidance, the exam can be cracked easily. The course determines the practical application of Six Sigma concepts designed for professionals from every sector. 

  • What Are The Benefits Of Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification Training?

    The Green Belt professional certification is equipped with numerous benefits including:

    Delivering An Improvement Project During The Training

    During Six Sigma Green Belt training, students get a chance to work on an improvement project using the DMAIC methodology. They learn to define a problem, measure the existing process, analyze root causes, implement improvements, and control the new process to ensure sustained performance. The hands-on project helps them hone their skills and theoretical knowledge and gain expertise in dealing with real-world process improvements. 

    Improve Your Customer Experience

    Six Sigma Green Belt involves improving customer experience by using the DMAIC methodology to analyze and enhance customer-related processes. From defining problems in customer interacts to analyzing root causes of customer dissatisfaction, controlling new processes, and implementing targeted improvements, Green Belt practitioners gain expertise in creating more streamlined processes to enhance customer experiences. 

    Lower Your Costs

    Six Sigma Green Belt methodologies are utilized to lower business costs by optimziing the processes. With the use of the DMAIC framework (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control), Green Belt practitioners can analyze root causes of waste, measure existing operations, identify inefficiencies, and also implement improvements to eliminate unnecessary expenses. With the use of statistical tools, Green Belt practitioners can create streamlined processes that help in reducing material waste, minimize rework, and improve overall productivity.  

    Increase Your Sales

    Six Sigma Green Belt practitioners use DMAIC process to enhance sales strategies and operations. The framework helps in identifying challenges relating to sales, analyze root cause of sales hindrances, and how improvement strategies can positively impact customer targeting, or lead conversion, and Control to ensure sustained growth. Green Belt practitioners help in refining sales processes, enhance customer satisfaction, and eliminate bottlenecks. The data-driven methods used by practioners also helps in driving sales and boost higher conversion rates. 

    Deliver An Improvement Project During The Training

    By applying the DMAIC methodology, practitioners deliver an improvement project that provides them a glimpse of real-world problems. They learn to analyze underlying issues, implement improvement strategies, and measure the current process. Upon gaining hands-on experience, they get a chance to hone their skills in planning and implementing improvements, and also, designing data-driven solutions.

  • What Are The Benefits Of Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification?

    There are various advantages of Green Belt certification. The certification trains individuals with problem-solving skills and equips them with process modification and organizational efficiency. The certificate also boosts career growth as companies value candidates with green Sigma skills. 

    Professional Development 

    The Green Belt course acts as a booster for career growth. As the individual is trained in problem-solving skills and knowledge of Six Sigma tools, the course enhances both career and personal growth. 

    Financial Advantages 

    Since the course develops an individual’s career graph, it’s obvious to have financial benefits. The certificate’s added value in enriching professional efficiency for leading and management makes this course a must to improve monetary health. 

    Benefits To The Customer 

    The methodologies of Green Belt benefits customers by enhancing product quality and service delivery. By reducing defects, process improvements, and systematic analysis, there are much less delays in deliveries and hence; the overall customer satisfaction is enhanced. Organizations can easily foster an environment of trust and loyalty, and enhance business efficiency. 

    Competitive Advantage

    The Green Belt certification gives practitioners the advantage thriving amongst competitors to prove their skills. With enhanced customer satifaction and an improvised culture of continuous improvement, Green Belt practitioners help organizations stand out with higher efficiency, data-driven decision making, and enhanced quality standards.

  • How To Get Certified In Six Sigma Green Belt?

    Getting the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification is not that easy. You must go through some mandatory processes to evaluate your understanding of Six Sigma principles and their practical applications.

    Learn The Relevant Subject Matter

    Developing an in-depth understanding on the subject matter of Green Belt Certification the the first and most important step. Gaining insights on the Six Sigma framework and the importance of DMAIC models is equally important. 

    Pass A Written Examination 

    Once you are familiar with the Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge, it is time to appear for the written test that will evaluate your understanding of the Six Sigma principles and techniques taught during the course. The Six Sigma Green Belt exam contains 100 questions and a two-hour time limit. Candidates need to score 280 or more out of 400 to pass the exam. 

    Complete Quality Projects 

    To get Six Sigma Green Belt certification, a few institutions make it mandatory to work on one or more Six Sigma projects focusing on real-life applications of the learned techniques. These projects will prove your ability to incorporate the Six Sigma strategies for project management. 

  • What Are The Roles And Responsibilities of a Six Sigma Green Belt Professional?

    A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt professional has many roles and responsibilities. 

    • To lead the project team and ensure Six Sigma improvement. 

    • Work under the leadership of Six Sigma Black Belt certification. 

    • Evaluating quality management problems and solving them. 

    • Coordinate with the data collection team of the project and provide insights into the calculation system.

    • Help in team improvement skills. 

    • Creating a project charter and the project's Supplier, Input, Process and Output (SIPOC) diagram. 

    • Enhance customer satisfaction.

    • Optimize operational costs. 

  • What Is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt?

    The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is a professional certification that provides information about Lean Six Sigma methodologies. It trains individuals to become professionals in improving process speed and enhancing quality using data-driven techniques. 

  • What Is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification?

    Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification is a professional course that trains individuals in the Lean Six Sigma framework, analytical skills and strategies required to improve system efficiency in the organization. 

  • How Much Does Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Cost?

    The cost for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification differs depending on the certification course provider. According to The Council for Six Sigma Certification, the cost for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam is around $158.45.

  • Six Sigma Certification: All You Need to Know in 2024

    There are millions of businesses worldwide, regardless of their size and industry. It has become vital for businesses to ensure quality management and reduce errors and defects in order to improve productivity, ensure customer satisfaction, and stand out from the market competitors. In terms of quality and performance, Six Sigma became a vital technology. 

    Six Sigma certification is widely used as a quality assurance certification. This certification helps professionals master quality management techniques, allowing them to reduce defects and improve business productivity. According to 360 Research Reports, North America is leading the Six Sigma services market, and it is estimated to thrive significantly during the 2023 to 2030 forecast period.

  • What is the Six Sigma Certification?

    The Six Sigma certification is a globally recognized certificate that demonstrates your knowledge of Six Sigma, including principles, methodologies, and tools. Six Sigma is a quality assurance technique that is used by companies in order to reduce errors, improve quality, increase business productivity, and maximize profits. 

    This professional designation gives you basic knowledge of team dynamics to help define, measure, analyze, improve, and control your business operations in a data-driven manner for exceptional growth. Six Sigma certification helps you master multiple skills, including team leadership, project management, problem-solving, efficiency, accuracy, and quality work, which can be applied to lean enterprise concepts. 

    The Six Sigma Body is categorized into multiple levels, including Six Sigma White Belt, Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, and Master Black Belt. All these levels represent varying levels in the professional’s understanding of the Six Sigma philosophies and the Six Sigma methodology. 

    Read More: If you want to future-proof your career, switching to project management and quality assurance fields is relatively recommended. You can enroll in the Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma to learn and master data-driven, quality techniques. Check out Simplilearn Lean Six Sigma Reviews here and find out how this program benefited others.

  • What are the Career Opportunities for Six Sigma Certification?

    You will receive employment opportunities in various sectors, such as manufacturing, healthcare, logistics, finance, education, retail, and many more. Depending on the level of Six Sigma certification, you can switch to a project management career and work in various roles. 

    With Six Sigma white belt, you can get the following jobs: 

    • Quality assurance specialist 

    • Manufacturing Engineer 

    • Business process analyst 

    • Project manager

    With Six Sigma yellow belt, you can get the following jobs: 

    • Team lead 

    • Operations Manager 

    • Quality assurance manager 

    • Quality analyst 

    • Supply chain manager 

    With a Six Sigma green belt, you can get the following jobs: 

    • Project manager

    • Process Engineer

    • Mechanical engineer 

    • Business analyst 

    • Production Supervisor

    With Six Sigma black belt, you can get the following jobs: 

    • Project manager 

    • Production manager 

    • Operations Manager 

    • Continuous improvement director

    • Business process/management consultant 

    With Six Sigma master black belt, you can get the following jobs: 

    • General manager

    • Quality assurance manager 

    • Program Manager 

    • Business executive 

    • LIMS systems analyst 

    • Director of operations

  • 7 Reasons You Shouldn't Overlook Six Sigma Certification

    Curious about what makes Six Sigma certification worthwhile? Read on for a few compelling explanations.

    1. Help Organization Reduce Risk and Eliminate Errors and Defects

    By obtaining a globally-recognized credential like Six Sigma Certification and knowing how to use Project Management Software like Celoxis, you can easily find and resolve errors affecting business productivity. As a result, you can help the companies prevent loss and enhance efficiency. 

    2. Improve Business Processes and Sustain Quality Improvement

    Professionals with green belt certification are trained to analyze the organization’s processes and performance according to the DMAIC methodology. Therefore, when you apply Lean Six Sigma green principles, you can ensure sustained quality improvement and extract the organization’s ability to its full potential.

    3. Increase Value Across Industries 

    With this certification, Six Sigma techniques can be applied to any industry as an integral part of its supporting systems, including healthcare, manufacturing, finance, marketing, retail, education, and many more. This increases the demand for experts who thoroughly understand the Six Sigma principles. 

    The Six Sigma black belt or green belt certification proves your ability to help streamline operations, improve employee acceptance, increase return on investment, reduce costs, and maximize profits, therefore adding to your value as a part of the industry. 

    4. Ensure Compliance 

    The Six Sigma industry has set high-quality standards that have become essential for businesses when evaluating their products or services. As a Green Belt Certification professional, you can help your organization join the international association by meeting the required Sigma standards.

    5. Rise to Managerial Positions 

    As a certified lean Six Sigma professional, you are qualified to execute Six Sigma projects with statistical analysis of finances and operations. The lean Six Sigma black belt certification will help you acquire highly valued skills for managerial positions. 

    6. Excellent Salary 

    With the high level that the council for Six Sigma has set, earning this professional designation requires years of self-study and training. Moreover, with the value they add, certified professionals are awarded with a high salary, becoming one of the highest-paid professionals worldwide.

    Below is an overview of the salaries of Six Sigma-certified professionals in various countries: 


    Average salary of Six Sigma-certified professional 

    United States of America

    USD 84,000

    United Kingdom 

    GBP 36,000 


    CAD 71,000 


    AUD 1,00,000


    INR 7,25,000


    EUR 56,000

    7. Gain Hands-On Experience in Quality Management 

    With Six Sigma training, you can participate in hands-on practical projects that will give you real-life experience in the working of industries. In addition to that, you can apply Six Sigma principles for rendering a high-quality operation and output.

  • Six Sigma Belt Levels

    There are various levels of Six Sigma, including White Belt, Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, and Master Black Belt.

    Six Sigma White Belt

    The Six Sigma white belts are the initial belt level wherein individuals can self-study the basic Six Sigma concepts and apply for the exams. The body of knowledge includes Sigma project applications at different levels. 

    Six Sigma Yellow Belt

    With the yellow belt certification, you can perform, implement, interpret, and apply the lean Six Sigma concepts to your organization. 

    Six Sigma Green Belt

    The lean Six Sigma green belt certification proves your in-depth knowledge of the DMAIC and other Six Sigma principles. With this certification, you can help your company improve quality and solve problems while assisting Sigma black belt professional designation. 

    Six Sigma Black Belt

    Ranking high in the series, the Six Sigma black belt certification has an advanced level of proficiency and is the most in demand. Having expertise in lean concepts, black belts have a thorough knowledge of the DMAIC model and can identify non-value-added elements using expert tools. 

    Master Black Belt Certification

    The highest level, master black belts help define, measure, analyze, improve, and control key metrics. Moreover, they are also certified Six Sigma consultants and trainers. 

  • Unique Features and Advantages of Six Sigma

    Let's take a sneak peek at what makes Six Sigma stand out in the domain of quality management:

    1.  Data-Driven Decision-Making: Six Sigma places a strong emphasis on collecting and analysing data to drive informed decision-making. By harnessing the power of statistics and analytics, it enables organisations to identify areas for improvement and make strategic, evidence-based choices.

    2. DMAIC Methodology: At the heart of Six Sigma lies the DMAIC framework (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control), a structured approach that guides organizations through the process of problem-solving and process improvement.

    3. Focus on Process Improvement: Six Sigma's primary objective is to enhance processes and reduce defects. It views quality improvement as an ongoing journey, emphasizing the need for continuous refinement and optimization.

    4. Certification Levels: Six Sigma offers a clear path for professionals to develop expertise, with various certification levels such as White Belt, Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, and Master Black Belt. This structured approach allows individuals to grow their skills and contribute significantly to organizational success.

  • Why Six Sigma Certification is Worth Pursuing

    Six Sigma is a globally accepted credential that is utilized for quality management across various industries, from manufacturing to tech companies. Have a look at the potential advantages of Six Sigma certification, which you can benefit from after obtaining this credential. 

    • Improved Productivity

    The application of Six Sigma principles helps identify operational points which can be improved upon to maximise productivity. One such successful example is the reduction in the rejection rate of rubber weather strips produced by a company from 5.5% to 3.08% or 153 pieces to 68 pieces. 

    • Reduced Costs

    By analyzing operations, Sigma Black Belts can help identify areas to reduce waste and streamline production, therefore helping reduce the cost. The Six Sigma lean methodology can improve the process chain, such as that of surgical instruments, which resulted in a cost saving of approximately $19,729

    • Boosts Client's Confidence in Your Business

    Six Sigma strategies help improve customer satisfaction by optimising processes and improving product or service quality. American Express is a testament to this statement, as they used Six Sigma to enhance key functions such as dispute resolution and improved customer satisfaction by 20%. 

    • Gain Credibility and Stakeholder Trust

    With Six Sigma experts, any business or company can ensure a gold standard in their processes and results, gaining credibility, confidence, and trust. Implementing Six Sigma practices also enables you to stay ahead of the competition and drive maximum profits.

    • Reduce Employee Turnover and Training Costs

    Various case studies have highlighted the benefits of Six Sigma deployment in the human resources department, which helps enhance service quality, reduce employee training time, and improve employee experience, contributing to overall company growth.

  • Steps to Achieving Six Sigma Certification

    Here are the steps to guide you through the certification journey in 2024:

    1. Understand Six Sigma Concepts 

    The first step to passing a Six Sigma certification is understanding its fundamental concepts, including the principles, tools, methodologies, and terminologies, and creating a solid foundation. This basic knowledge can help you gain a white belt certification. 

    Core principles include DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) and DMADV (Define, Measure, Analyze, Design, Verify) methodologies. Six Sigma key tools include histogram, kanban system, Value stream mapping, and many more.

    2. Choose a Certification Level 

    Further, you need to decide the certification level that is most suitable for you, depending on your current expertise and goals. This enables you to prepare for the exam accordingly. There are different Six Sigma belt levels, which include: 

    • White Belt 

    • Yellow Belt 

    • Green Belt 

    • Black Belt 

    • Master Black Belt 

    3. Enroll in Training 

    While the white belt certification doesn't require specific training, you must Enroll in a reputable certification course according to your chosen certification level. This training can be pursued online through recognized organizations. 

    There are numerous free and paid online Six Sigma courses available with self-paced learning and instructor-led training options. You can also enroll in advanced bootcamps like Simplilearn’s Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma and get access to the latest study materials and expert-led classes. 

    4. Attend Training and Complete Projects 

    When undergoing training for any Six Sigma belt certification, it is vital to participate actively and gain practical experience through real-world projects. Make sure to complete assigned exercises and case studies. You can also engage in discussions to improve your Six Sigma practical skills. This gives you an insight into the application of the Six Sigma tools, principles, and methodologies, which can easily translate into your skills. 

    5. Study and Prepare 

    Along with training courses, self-study of training materials is vital for obtaining the minimum score for passing the certification. It is recommended to take practice tests to establish fundamental concepts of statistical analysis and data analysis for Six Sigma industry applications. 

    6. Take the Certification Exam 

    Apply for the desired exam and answer according to the required scores. These exams are a test of your level of understanding of the Six Sigma concepts. While applying for the exam, make sure to pay for the application exam. 

     For example, if you want a Six Sigma Green Belt, you need to apply for the Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam. This exam contains 110 questions (100 scoring questions and 10 unscoring questions) and has 4 hours 18 minutes duration. Within 3 to 5 working days, you will receive the exam results on your email. 

    7. Submit Project(s) (For Some Levels) 

    A few Six Sigma certifications also require you to complete real-world projects as experience, proving your expertise. You should be able to seamlessly integrate the Six Sigma methodologies and show an improved result. 

    8. Pass the Exam and Project Evaluation 

    Once you pass the certification exam according to the minimum score required for the particular level, you can receive your credentials as a professional Six Sigma expert. Six Sigma White Belt is the basic, entry-level certification and after passing this exam, you can apply for advanced Six Sigma belt levels.

  • Demand for Six Sigma-Certified Individuals

    There is a steady demand for individuals with Six Sigma certification, particularly at the Green and Black Belt levels. Companies across manufacturing, healthcare, finance, IT, and even service sectors are actively seeking professionals who can drive process improvement initiatives. This demand is partly due to the increasing focus on efficiency, cost reduction, and quality enhancement in a highly competitive global market.

    Roles in High Demand:

    • Process Improvement Specialists: These professionals are crucial in identifying and eliminating inefficiencies in processes.

    • Quality Managers and Engineers: They oversee quality control and assurance, applying Six Sigma principles to enhance product and service quality.

    • Project Managers: With a Six Sigma certification, project managers are more adept at managing projects with an emphasis on efficiency and effectiveness.

    • Data Analysts and Business Analysts: Their role in analyzing data for process improvements is enhanced with Six Sigma methodologies.

    • Operations Managers: They benefit from Six Sigma in streamlining operations and improving performance.

  • Remote and Hybrid Opportunities

    As the work environment continues to evolve post-2020, there has been a significant shift towards remote and hybrid work models, which has opened up new opportunities for Six Sigma professionals. This change is particularly evident in roles that lean heavily on data analysis and project management.

    • Flexibility in Work Locations: Six Sigma professionals, especially those in data-driven roles like analysts or project managers, find that their work can often be conducted effectively from remote locations. This flexibility allows for a broader range of job opportunities, not limited by geographical boundaries.

    • Increased Demand in Virtual Project Management: With the shift to remote work, there's a heightened need for project managers skilled in Six Sigma methodologies to oversee projects virtually. These professionals are very important in ensuring projects stay on track, maintain quality standards, and meet efficiency goals, regardless of the physical location of team members.

    • Collaboration and Communication Tools: The rise of advanced collaboration and communication technologies has facilitated remote and hybrid working environments. Six Sigma professionals are increasingly using these tools for process mapping, virtual team meetings, and data sharing, making remote collaboration more seamless and effective.

    • Adaptation of Six Sigma Training and Implementation: Training and implementation of Six Sigma in a remote or hybrid environment have adapted to the new normal. Virtual workshops, online certification courses, and digital collaboration tools for process improvement exercises have become commonplace.

    • Data Analysis and Reporting: For data analysts with Six Sigma expertise, remote work has become more feasible due to cloud computing and advanced data analytics tools. These professionals can analyze process performance, identify areas for improvement, and report on outcomes effectively from any location.

    • Global Opportunities: The remote work trend has also opened doors to global opportunities for Six Sigma professionals. Companies around the world are more willing to hire talent from different regions, provided they have the right skill set, thus expanding the job market significantly for qualified Six Sigma practitioners

  • Six Sigma vs. Other Quality Frameworks Comparison

    Quality management is a critical component of any successful business operation. Ensuring that products and services meet or exceed customer expectations is not only a benchmark of excellence but also a key driver of sustainable growth and profitability. Let’s understand how Six Sigma's unique approach to reducing defects and improving processes through data-driven methods stands apart from other quality management frameworks

    1. Six Sigma Vs Lean

    Lean is a systematic approach to optimizing the efficiency of business processes by eliminating waste and maximizing value to the customer. Originating from the Toyota Production System, Lean focuses on identifying and removing non-value-adding activities in a process. 

    It aims to produce more with less – less time, inventory, space, labor, and money. It's about speed and efficiency in operations. Six Sigma, however, targets reducing process variability and defects. It uses a data-driven, statistical approach to achieve near-perfect quality, emphasizing precision and error reduction. 

    While Lean enhances process flow and speed, Six Sigma ensures quality and consistency. Together, they form Lean Six Sigma, combining efficiency with quality for optimal performance.

    1. Total Quality Management (TQM) Vs Six Sigma

    Total Quality Management (TQM) differs from Six Sigma primarily in its approach. TQM involves a company-wide cultural shift, where every employee is engaged in continuous quality improvement across all aspects of the organization. It's not just about reducing defects but enhancing all-round quality and customer satisfaction through ongoing feedback and refinement. 

    TQM's focus is on long-term success through a comprehensive commitment to quality in every process, decision, and action, whereas Six Sigma is more focused and systematic, targeting specific process improvements.

    1. ISO Standards Vs Six Sigma

    ISO Standards, developed by the International Organization for Standardization, are a set of guidelines and requirements for quality management systems. They provide a framework for companies to ensure their products and services consistently meet customer and regulatory requirements, and demonstrate continuous improvement. 

    The most well-known, ISO 9001, focuses on establishing a formal Quality Management System. ISO standards are about compliance with internationally recognized best practices and obtaining certification that can be a market requirement. Unlike Six Sigma's specific, project-focused approach, ISO Standards offer a organization-wide blueprint for maintaining quality.

  • Ace Six Sigma Certification

    Different case studies and real-world examples prove the importance of Six Sigma applications in the currently competitive business scenario. With its many benefits, there is a need for Six Sigma-certified experts who can help minimize wastage, optimise processes, and drive higher revenue for the company.  

    Therefore, gaining a Six Sigma certification can be a leap in your career. Simplilearn's Lean Six Sigma Master's program is taught by Green and Black Belt certified professionals with more than ten years of industry experience in implementing quality management and will help you become a Lean Six Sigma champion. 

    Simplilearn’s Green Belt certification training is designed to get you the knowledge you need to pass your exam on the first try. 

Six Sigma Green Belt Course Reviews

  • Michael Youngberg

    Michael Youngberg

    Simplilearn provides learning materials in addition to the self-learning recorded classes and the live classes, which when taken together is a great value. It covers a wide gamut of material and sample tests for both IASSC and ASQ certification BOK, so if you're looking to certify with either of those organizations this is great practice material

  • Shaswot Kharel

    Shaswot Kharel

    Mechanical Design Engineer at WestCraft Manufacturing Inc.

    Simplilearn is a great place and I had a great experience. The customer support is awesome. I definitely recommend them for any courses. I completed a Six Sigma Green Belt course with Simplilearn and am planning to stick with them for the Black Belt program as well.

  • Maria Leone

    Maria Leone

    Senior Project Manager at Blue Shield of California

    The Six Sigma Green Belt course helped to move my career forward and become a Sr Project Manager. I got the motivation to apply some pieces of what I learned to my job.

  • Eric Hathaway

    Eric Hathaway

    Process Improvement Consultant at Avanza CS

    Simplilearn's self-paced module encouraged me to get more proactive with my learning. I engaged with the material, took better notes, and staggered the classes to fit in with my busy schedule at Avanza CS.

  • Barbara Timm-Brock

    Barbara Timm-Brock

    CEO and Managing Partner at Entreventure LLC

    I have a "Six Sigma" confidence in the trainer, an excellent instructor. The instructor and the students both made the class a good experience. The instructor's live annotation added value.

  • Nesrine el ghezal

    Nesrine el ghezal


    The training was very intercative, the course content was well structured.

  • Jacob C

    Jacob C

    Compliance Officer at Isomeric Pharmacy Solutions

    I enjoyed the classes and found them enriching and useful. I was allowed to connect with the teacher for doubt clarification and better understanding, which helped a lot.

  • Dawn DiAnda

    Dawn DiAnda

    Certified Scrum Master @ GreatCall

    The course has extensive coverage of formulas and stats. Overall, it was a great course!

  • Rachel Town

    Rachel Town


    Great course! I recommend this course to others who want to take Lean Six Sigma Green Belt!

  • John W Karlin

    John W Karlin

    Chair, NICU Professional Development Council

    Definitely a "must" for anyone planning on taking a Six Sigma certification exam of any level. -John Karlin, RN, CQIA

  • Larry Baugher

    Larry Baugher

    System Architect - Brokerage Data Warehousing

    I have used Simplilearn several other times and was very pleased. I continue to feel very satisfied with the education I am receiving and the value of doing this from my home. Well done!

  • Jeannette Kearns

    Jeannette Kearns

    Senior Product Development Manager at Cricket Wireless

    This was a great course, very informative. I found the complementary learning materials very useful.

  • Jacob Brooks

    Jacob Brooks

    Warehouseman at Crown Holdings, Inc.

    The wealth of knowledge from an experienced LSS trainer along with practical exercises and real world examples made this course interesting.

  • Aaron G Floyd

    Aaron G Floyd

    CEO at The American Achievement Gap Ltd. 'TAAG'

    I wanted to thank Simplilearn for giving me the opportunity to be featured in a project sponsorship for Simplilearn following the completion of my Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

  • Johnnie R Vaughn

    Johnnie R Vaughn

    Quality & Compliance Manager at Streamline Technical Services

    A very good refresher course...


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  • Do you offer Minitab training?

    Yes. We provide Minitab online training as a separate package. For more information on this training, please check the link: https://www.simplilearn.com/quality-management/minitab-training

  • Will I get the IASSC certificate after completing this LSSGB course?

    On completing the LSSGB course from Simplilearn, you will receive a course-completion certificate. IASSC certification can be obtained by appearing for the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt exam and scoring a minimum of 580 out of 750 total points.

  • How many questions are in the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam?

    Lean Six Sigma Green Belt  (Duration 180 minutes)
    100 multiple-choice questions (Closed Book)
    Pass Mark: 385 out of 500
    Registration Fee: $295
    Retake Fee: $100

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    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 continue to train for us.

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    To ensure your success, we strongly recommend that you take the IASSC-LSSGB exam within a week of the course completion date—or a maximum of 45 days from the completion of the online training. This way, the course materials will be fresh in your mind.

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  • What are the job roles available after getting a Six Sigma certification?

    More and more organizations of all sizes are hiring Six Sigma professionals as permanent employees or consultants. After completion of our Six Sigma Certification, there are several profitable careers worth considering. The job titles of Six Sigma depend on the requirements of the firm. Some of the following positions may be:

    • Six Sigma Analyst
    • Business Process Manager
    • Six Sigma Consultant
    • Lead Analyst/Project Manager
    • Director of Operational Excellence
    • Senior Project Manager
    • Functional Project Lead
    • Six Sigma Projects Manager

  • What does a Six Sigma Expert do?

    Six Sigma principles include roles and responsibilities. The Six Sigma expert employs qualitative and quantitative technologies or methods to improve processes. Get more information by taking the online six sigma certification training or six sigma green belt training.

  • What skills should a Six Sigma Expert know?

    Advanced level credentials continue to be more relevant, competitive, and well-paid in a very competitive environment. Another feature of Six Sigma certification is that it is appropriate to professionals in many industries and backgrounds. You must nonetheless have particular skills that are obligatory to work in Six Sigma, like making decisions, managing project teams and motivating partners, completing tasks and objectives, managing corporate budgets and resources, working hard, and delivering results.

  • What industries use Six Sigma most?

    Most industries such as the automobile, IT, manufacturing, food processing, automotive, healthcare, ITES, and supply chain employ people in six Sigma. With our Six Sigma certification, you can extend your quality management career in industries regardless of geographical location. Take our Six-Sigma course if you are looking to learn a little more.

  • Which companies hire Six Sigma Experts?

    Simplilearn's Six Sigma certification will provide candidates with a better professional outlook. You have to be curious about what kind of businesses are looking for Six Sigma professionals. Here is a handpicked list of Six Sigma's top recruiters in India and abroad: 

    • TCS
    • Accenture
    • UnitedHealth Group
    • HCL
    • McKesson Corporation
    • Genpact
    • Honeywell
    • IBM
    • Volkswagen
    • EMC Corporation

  • What book do you suggest reading for Lean Six Sigma?

    Our Six Sigma training and certification offers you the most advantage in being better equipped to assist you in driving, supporting, and leading strategic projects at the local level to help redesign entire businesses. Aside from our training, you might also include the following excellent books in your preparation.

    • Lean Six Sigma Demystified, 2nd Edition (by Jay Arthur)
    • The Six Sigma Handbook (by Thomas Pyzdek)
    • Lean Six Sigma and Minitab Pocket Guide (by Quentin Brook)
    • Six Sigma - An Essential Beginner's Guide to Six Sigma (by Eric Scott)

  • What is the pay scale of Six Sigma Professional across the world?

    Six sigma levels in many industries are gaining prominence. Our Six Sigma certification, therefore, gives you an edge in the competitive market. There are varied salaries worldwide for six Sigma professionals, depending on the area, sector, experience, and certifications. The average pay of six sigma experts across the world is:

    • US: $107,500 (as per Salary.com)
    • India: ?949k (as per PayScale.com)
    • Canada: $126,055 (as per Glassdoor)
    • UK: £42k (as per PayScale.com)

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