Six Sigma Green Belt

Start out on your journey to Operational Excellence

Our Six Sigma Green Belt programme is a practical, hands-on course focused on eliminating waste and increasing efficiency across the whole operation and along the supply chain.

Qualified Six Sigma Green Belt practitioners have the skills and expertise to apply sophisticated improvement tools, change behaviours and transform business performance. Practitioners typically generate cost savings of £25,000 – £250,000 through the Six Sigma projects they implement.

The programme is delivered by experienced Six Sigma Black Belt practitioners who also offer mentoring, support, and advice.

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What are the benefits to the company?

  • Increased efficiency to drive up profitability or offset cost increases in other areas e.g. raw materials.
  • A more efficient operation creating competitive advantage.
  • Culture and practices changed to sustain improvement activity and long-term financial benefits.
  • Recognised Green Belt certification adds credibility to your team and business within the industry.
  • Development of strong leadership, problem solving and change management skills

Who is the course designed for?

Managers and team leaders in the following roles:

  • Continuous Improvement
  • Production
  • Manufacturing
  • Operations
  • Quality

Course prerequisites:

Attendees should have a basic knowledge of lean tools and techniques and experience within a manufacturing environment

How does it work?

The programme is delivered through practical group and individual exercises, worked examples and seminar type case discussions. The ‘Train-Learn-Apply-Share’ cycle is used to maximise student understanding and value delivered back into the business. This methodology can increase the financial return fourfold when compared to a traditional classroom-based course.

To get the most benefit from the programme, candidates should be fully prepared before each session, contribute to discussions and be ready to share their own experiences. To achieve Green Belt certification students must also complete an in-company project and submit written reports for assessment, detailing the quantified benefits they have delivered – all of which are signed off by their sponsoring manager.

Course Outline:

Part 1 (3 days) – Six Sigma overview, how Six Sigma links with lean, critical to quality/voice of the customer, introduction to the Six Sigma DMAIC process, basic statistics and principles of variation, introduction to Minitab, project charters, cause and effect analysis, process mapping, data collection.

Part 2 (3 days) – Project progress reviews, gauge R&R, process capability analysis, analysis of variance, graphical analysis of input/output variables, stratification techniques, confidence levels, using the data to change behaviours.

Part 3 (4 days)  – Project progress reviews, introduction to hypothesis testing (Anova, Regression, Chi Squared, T-Tests), design of experiments, generating and selecting solutions, optimisation of critical x’s, managing project and team, mistake proofing, process control, how to make Six Sigma sustainable.

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In-house training and education

If you’re looking to send larger groups of people on the same course, our Six Sigma Green Belt course can be offered as an in-company programme, so your employees can study together without leaving the workplace. Course content can be tailored to specific business needs and case studies can focus on actual business issues.



Course Duration: 10 study days [3 delivery blocks]
Public Course: Yes
In-company course: Yes
Investment: £3,200

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