Six Sigma Green Belt

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The Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) Specialist
Six Sigma Specialists are tasked with supporting the project lead, most likely a Six Sigma Black Belt and provides a stepping stone to this advanced classification as well. Successful participants in this class will be poised to work on small, defined Six Sigma projects within an organization, requiring less oversight by the assigned manager (presumably a Six Sigma Black Belt). This ability to free up supervisory time reduces costs and increases productivity for entire projects, which presents significant value to both current and prospective employers. Whether in healthcare, finance, government, manufacturing or any other industry, Six Sigma Green Belt training is ideal for current professionals looking toward advancement in their current position as well as individuals looking to gain employment with any firm that utilizes these concepts and techniques.   

The Six Sigma Green Belt Program
The Six Sigma Specialist program helps professionals to strengthen organizations by employing the core concepts of Six Sigma geared toward enhanced problem-solving skills with an emphasis on the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) model. The Six Sigma Specialist program presents an overview of the key concepts for the Six Sigma Green Belt Certification exam. Students will explore processes and team management, operational metrics, and key tools and techniques to achieve process excellence. This program is designed to prepare students to sit for the Six Sigma Green Belt Certification exam offered by the American Association for Quality. 



Program Objectives
At the conclusion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Justify the value of Six Sigma metrics
  • Analyze customer information within a potential Six Sigma project
  • Apply the design for Six Sigma (DFSS) process
  • Apply theories of team dynamics to improve Six Sigma process
  • Apply the Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control (DMAIC) process
  • Generate process management documentation
  • Analyze the effects of statistical process control (SPC) on performance Analyze process capability in the context of performance
  • Apply design of experiments (DOE) to a potential project
  • Use Microsoft Office

Note:  In order to qualify for an externship, students must successfully complete the program, including all quizzes and final exams, and be available for a background check and/or a potential drug screen.  This program can be completed in 6 months.  However, students will have online access to this program for a 12-month period. 

Education and Certifications

  • Students should have or be pursuing a high school diploma or GED.
  • There are no state approval and/or state requirements associated with this program. 
  • National Certification Available:
    • Certification as a Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) from the American Society for Quality (ASQ)
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam
Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity

Students who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience.  As students progress through their eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement. 

 Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.