Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Get Ready to Unlock the Power of Lean and Six Sigma

Learn how to integrate Lean and Six Sigma to turn your organization into a process improvement powerhouse. You'll increase your ability to effectively identify, frame, and solve problems to continuously improve quality, cost, and delivery/time in our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Program.


Program Components


  • Linking Metrics to VOC and VOB
  • Identifying Classic Forms of Waste
  • Identifying Opportunities and Project Charters
  • Process Maps (SIPOC, Swim Lane, Process Mapping Diagram)


  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Understanding Data and Measuring Current State
    (Processing Time and Yield)
  • Exploring Data Patterns
  • Basic Data Collection, Sampling, and Graphical Analysis Tools
    (Run Chart, Histogram, Box Plot)
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Rolled Yield Throughput Analysis (Percent Value-Add versus Rolled Yield)


  • Qualitative Process Analysis and FMEA Analysis
  • Cause and Effect Diagrams
  • Stratification Analysis (Grouping Variables, Bar/Pie Charts Pareto Analysis and Drill Down, Multiple Box Plots, Scatter Plot)


  • Quick Improvement Tools
  • 5S Process
  • Standardized Work, Mistake Proofing, Visual Aids
  • Process Flow Improvement
  • Little's Law, Batch Reduction/One Piece Flow
  • Setup Reduction
  • Simple Pull Systems
  • Simplified Process/Cell Layout
  • Volume/Mix Leveling and Takt Time


  • Process Control Methods
  • Standardized Work, Visual Controls, Source Inspection/Mistake Proofing, Preventative Maintenance
  • Managing Kaizen
  • Continuous Improvement Events

Program Faculty

Pat Hammett
Pat Hammett
Lead Faculty, Six Sigma Programs
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Yavuz Bozer
Yavuz Bozer
Professor of Industrial Operations Engineering,
College of Engineering
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Izak Duenyas
Izak Duenyas
Donald C. Cook Professor of Business Administration,

Professor of Technology and Operations,

Faculty Director, Executive MBA Program, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
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Don Lynch
Don Lynch
Lean Six Sigma Corporate Master Black Belt, SKF, Inc.
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Lean Six Sigma: Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

This program will benefit a wide array of professionals in both manufacturing and transactional areas who are interested in learning how to effectively combine Lean and Six Sigma tools and techniques and apply them in the DMAIC problem solving approach.