Certificate in Lean Six Sigma Management

Deploy Process Improvements to Increase Business Efficiency


Program Details

  • Location: Online, Downtown Seattle
  • Duration: 5 months
  • Class Times: Evenings
  • Cost: $3,290

Next start date

January 8, 2018

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About this Program

The name of the game in business management today is process improvement, and Lean Six Sigma — a combination of Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma methodologies — sets the standard. Top companies and organizations are using Lean Six Sigma principles to increase operational efficiency, reduce costs and advance business outcomes, and they are looking to hire people who possess these specialized skills.

This two-course certificate program delivers the full toolbox of Lean Six Sigma concepts, frameworks and practices. You’ll enhance your analytical, decision making and project management capabilities and learn about specific process and management techniques. You’ll also obtain Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification by the end of the program.


Business professionals looking for formal training and certification in Lean Six Sigma.

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Video Overview

Pat Edmonds, an instructor for the Certificate in Lean Six Sigma Management, discusses what students learn and the career benefits of the program.

Duration: 02:36


  • Strategies for streamlining processes, improving efficiency and reducing waste
  • Key analytical models of Lean Six Sigma
  • How to lead Lean Six Sigma initiatives and project teams


As part of this program, you will earn Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification through the consulting firm Point B.


  • Practice implementation skills with structured group projects
  • Plan and execute a real Lean Six Sigma project at a local nonprofit

Program Overview

Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate. You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.

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Learning Formats


Courses in this program include both in-person classroom meetings and online instruction. Online lessons, assignments and other course materials are delivered through a Web-based learning management system that also serves as a hub for communicating with your instructors and classmates. Online coursework can be completed wherever you are, on your own schedule. You simply need to submit the weekly assignments by their due dates.


Attend class in person at one of our convenient locations. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. An online learning management system may be required to access some course materials and assignments.

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Enjoy the flexibility of online learning, which allows you to participate in class activities, assignments and discussions on your schedule, from anywhere. Experience cutting-edge technology and a supportive, diverse learning community.

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