“Green Belt delivers the perfect balance of Lean principles and 6 Sigma technical data analysis.

While Engineers and Quality Managers should go on to get Black Belt certified, Green Belt covers 90% of everything a Lean leader needs.”

Ryan Mecham

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

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Green Belt is a globally recognized certification used in manufacturing, healthcare, and other industries. Green Belts are Project Leaders that help their companies save thousands of dollars through process improvement projects, also known as Kaizen events. During this training students follow the DMAIC problem solving process teaching them tools and techniques to solve a variety of operations problems.

Attendees complete quizzes during the training so that, by the end of the training, the exam is completed as well. 

40 PDUs are earned during Green Belt training.


Who Should Attend?

  • Leaders who want a working knowledge of structured problem solving to improve KPIs like throughput, quality, and costs.
  • Team Members who will work on process improvement in their area
  • Executives who need a strong understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles to operate their company efficiently


How Long Does It Take?

The training will take 30 to 50 hours depending how quickly you complete the videos and quizzes. You take the exam in the form of quizzes during the training modules. 

Those seeking a Green Belt Practitioners Certificate are given 6 months to complete a process improvement projects and submit it for evaluation.


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Green Belt Covers:

  • Lean Operations
  • 8 Wastes
  • Six Sigma & VOC
  • DMAIC Problem Solving
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Root Cause Analysis, 5 Whys, 6 Ms
  • Visual Management & 5S
  • Statistical Process Control & Control Charts
  • Quality Management & Mistake Proofing

Which training method is right for you? For most people the Pro certification is best, as it includes 1-on-1 coaching from a Master Black Belt and all the statistical software you need to complete the training.Learn more.

Green Belt Exam & Certificate
Exam Based Certification
Green Belt Exam
1 Re-Take
2 PDUs Earned
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Green Belt Pro
Self-Paced Training with 1-On-1 Project Coaching
Live 1-On-1 Coaching
SigmaXL Software $299 value
Excel Templates $199 value
Green Belt Project Coaching
56 Online Training Modules
Green Belt Exam
Unlimited Re-Takes
Practitioner's Certificate
60 PDUs Earned
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4 Training Method Options

Exam Based Certification

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The best choice if you:

  • Have been trained as a Lean Six Sigma Yellow, Green, or Black Belt through work or elsewhere,
  • Are confident in the principles of Lean and Six Sigma and your ability to apply them in your role as a Yellow, Green, or Black Belt,
  • Have never been officially certified.

Self-Paced Training & Certification

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The best choice if you:

  • Want to train yourself or your team as Lean Six Sigma Yellow, Green, or Black Belts,
  • Need a flexible, self-paced training schedule,
  • Are seeking an affordable way to get a globally recognized certification.

Pro Certification – Self-Paced Training with 1-On-1 Project Coaching: 

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The best choice if you:

  • Want 1-on-1 coaching from a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, helping your Lean Six Sigma complete process improvement projects,
  • Require a measurable ROI, return on investment, from Lean Six Sigma training,
  • Desire to build a team of practitioners, who can apply Lean Six Sigma in your organization,
  • Are looking for an industry recognized practitioner certificate.

Live Training & Certification

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The best choice if you:

  • See the benefits that come from in-person learning,
  • Are looking for guided, team building exercises during Lean Six Sigma training,
  • Want on-location coaching from a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belts on specific processes related problems.
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