Governors State University LSSGB: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification


The online Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate course is designed for professionals working full time and have limited experience with Lean Six Sigma. The material prepares the students by introducing the tools, techniques and methodologies that will enable them to be a working practitioner of Lean Six SIgma. By the end of the course, the student will be well-versed in the knowledge and skills needed to successfully lead a project that eliminates waste, identifies defects in products and processes, and improve the overall customer experience.

The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate program will focus on both Advanced Lean Techniques and Six Sigma "Green Belt" methodologies. Detailed and real-world examples of lean thinking will be reviewed with hands - on examples to enhance the learning experience. Learn how to integrate theories of business, statistics, and the elimination of waste with the goal of achieving tangible results.

Six Sigma methods will include project planning and various statistical tools to equip the student to be Green Belt certified and a practitioner of Lean Six Sigma at their organization.

Exam Highlights

The LSSGB exam consists of three modules:
 Section 1 — Lean Methodologies utilizing The Toyota Way 14 Principles
 Section 2 — Value Stream Mapping: Current State and Future State
 Section 3 — Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control

Exam: Administered online and proctored on specific date.
• Comprised of 150 multiple-choice and essay questions
• There is one best answer per question and questions are not weighted.
• Essay questions will be evaluated for level of knowledge.
• Four hours are allowed to complete the test.
• Score of 70% on exam and class will earn a pass score.
• Candidates are able to use books/notes and can use a piece of paper, writing utensil, and a calculator during the exam.
• Eligible candidates who receive a passing score are awarded their certificate 3-5 business days after the date of the test.

Who will benefit from this training

A basic understanding of statistics is also required to prepare the student for Six Sigma methods. The intended audience will include Executives, Managers, Front-Line supervisors, Business owners, Engineers and any other practitioners of continuous improvement.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB)
Training Classes: Face-to-Face, Hybrid or Online
Time Commitment: 7 weeks
Class Fee: $1500 + books
Exam Fee: Included


Governors State University LSSBB: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification


This program will prepare the student to lead a selected project while continuously training team members along with leading a change event. Students will complete a Lean Six Sigma project from inception to completion. The student will possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control). All statistical tools will be reviewed including graphs and illustrations of real-life discussions, benchmarks and events.

This program will encompass the methodologies learned in both the Yellow and Green Belt certification. In addition, it will include new processes that will be required for project success. Statistical software will be utilized that will assist the student in establishing objectives for decision making. This intensive program will encompass a real-life project with clear objectives and details outlined in the project charter. Milestones and "project check-in's" will be conducted with one-on-one meetings throughout the class with the instructor.

Students can expect, upon completion of their project, to demonstrate a significant improvement in their selected process. Also, as a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, the student will be prepared to lead future events using the tools and methodologies obtained in the program. Lean Six Sigma Black Belt can be utilized in any industry or marketplace.

Prerequisite: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification. Certification from outside firms must be reviewed in detail to ensure they meet the prerequisite for Governors State University's Black Belt Certification.

Project Highlights

The LSSBB project consists of three modules:
 Section 1 — Selection Development of Project Plan
 Section 2 — Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC)
 Section 3 — Final Presentation and Submission for Review

Who will benefit from this training

A basic understanding of statistics is also required to prepare the student for Six Sigma methods. The intended audience will include Executives, Managers, Front-Line supervisors, Business owners, Engineers and any other practitioners of continuous improvement.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB)
Training Classes: Online with Virtual Check in’s
Time Commitment: 12 weeks
Class Fee: $3000 + books
Exam Fee: None

Registration Details: The Black Belt Certificate Program is designed to allow the instructor to work one-on-one with each student. Each student's start date is based on a schedule determined by the student and the instructor.