With Six Sigma Green Belt courses, you will be a coveted employee, who can create significant business results. You will become a practitioner, who at an internationally high level of professionalism, can lead improvement projects within your area of expertise or organizational unit, on the basis of the internationally recognized and data-driven project methodology DMAIC.
Not only can you manage business critical projects within own area, you will also be able to take much more qualified and informed decisions in your work – decisions based on valid data, process insight and with an eye for interpersonal relationships.
What will you learn through our Six Sigma Green Belt course?
The learnings of the Green Belt course is usually very personal. New inspiration and personal reflections pulls in many directions. The possibility to choose between different modules means you can go more in depth within your own area of interest. So, grab the opportunity to learn something new and gain new perspectives on the professional skills you already have.
With a Six Sigma Green Belt training you will be able to:
- Use the improvement toolbox in your daily life – not only through projects but also through a changed way of thinking about data and problems
- distinguish between external and internal customer needs and make customer needs operational and measurable in respect to the process output
- understand the importance of data and use measurement system analysis to ensure valid data
- use of statistical process control (SPC) as a tool
- implement structured root cause analysis with the DMAIC improvement method – supplemented with statistical hypothesis tests and Design of Experiments (DOE) as essential tools
- use several types of process mapping tools for root cause analysis and design of future processes
- conduct brainstorming sessions, develop solutions and make cost-benefit considerations
- complete and implement improvements – including ensuring relevant control and response plans for processes
If you add Lean to this education you will be able to:
- develop value stream analysis (Value Stream Mapping / VSM)
- analyse value stream analysis with a focus on waste, tact and lead times
- identify current and designing future processes as well as gap analysis
- organize Kaizen initiatives
- use Poke Yoke for fail safety
- use SMED thinking to minimize change and change-over time
Last but not least – with your training project, you will have delivered significant and lasting improvements in your organization.
At Storm – House of Six Sigma you can tailor your Six Sigma Green Belt courses, so that it suits both you and your organization’s needs. You gain the level of practitioner, that matches or exceeds international Lean Six Sigma standards and with an approved and completed project you achieve certification.
Mandatory Six Sigma Green Belt courses:
- DMAIC understanding
- Practical DMAIC project (see below)
- Introduction to statistics and SAS JMP / Minitab (if no prior knowledge)
- Data Driven Decisions
- Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Capability 1
- Data Driven Root Cause Analysis
- 1 optional course (see below)
If you want to become a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt you must also take the courses:
This is two days of courses. The one optional module will count as one of the days and you will pay additional for the last day.
On a clean Six Sigma Green Belt, you can choose among a variety of courses, each of which goes into depth with one or more of the themes that you have already been presented. You also have the option to choose courses that your project requires – but not part of the compulsory training.
The optional modules covers courses in subjects within Statistical optimization, organization & management, and methods for optimization and design.
Click on below infographic to find various suggestions for choice of module dependent on participant profile. Naturally, you are welcome to contact us if you need assistance to make the right choice.
DMAIC-Project is necessary and will make a difference
In this course (DMAIC-Project) your practical learning takes place. To become a certified Green Belt you must complete a practical DMAIC project. This is where you get the opportunity to try out your new knowledge in practice. And this is where you can create the actual improvements and results to and in your organization. Experience shows improvement-projects from Six Sigma Green Belts with significant savings for the organisation.
To support the project, and become certified you must participate in a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 8 workdays, which are held at least once a month. On these work-days, you will find both teachers and other students who are working on their improvement projects. It allows for common sparring, reflection, and not least inspiration. In advance you let us know that you will be attending to the work-days, and what you need help with. We ensure to have the right competence available to you. There will also be time to work on your project and get individual coaching, participate in joint presentation of projects and work in small groups, if that makes sense.
In addition you get 5 x 1.5 hours of individual project coaching
Remember that you have a maximum of two years to complete your project to become certified.
What is a workday at Storm?
Extended Curriculum – When it suits you
You can increase your skills by supplementing your Green Belt training with Black Belt courses. This will enable you to work with cross-organizational and / or statistically complicated quality improvements.
Additionally, you can also supplement with one or more of our other courses within Operational Excellence.
See our short film ‘What is DMAIC’ and learn more about the method: