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Deploy Process Improvements to Increase Business Efficiency
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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.
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Business professionals looking for formal training and Green Belt certification in Lean Six Sigma.
To apply, you must have:
You should also have completed a college-level statistics course.
If English is not your native language, you should have at least intermediate English skills to enroll. To learn more, see English Language Proficiency Requirements – Noncredit Programs.
To enroll, international students must have a visa that permits study in the United States. This program does not enable students to obtain or maintain F-1 visa status. For more information, see Admission Requirements for International Students.
You earn the certificate by adhering to the program's attendance policy and successfully completing all required courses. For more information, see Earning the Certificate.
Pat Edmonds, an instructor for the Certificate in Lean Six Sigma Management: Green Belt, discusses what students learn and the career benefits of the program.
As part of this program, you will earn Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification through the consulting firm Point B.
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.
Lean Six Sigma Foundations & Fundamentals
Lean Six Sigma Deployment
Certificate in Lean Six Sigma Management: Green Belt
Approved by the UW Foster School of Business and the UW Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering.
“The program was great because there were other people who were in career transition, like I was, and really pivoting into a brand new world. So it was a great way for me to network with other people.”
Enjoy a blend of in-person classes and online study. You’ll learn with the same group of students throughout the program, getting ample opportunity to connect with each other and your instructors. Learn More »
Senior Associate, Operations and Process Improvement, Point B
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