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Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt

20-623-12 Certificate (C) 17 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Lean Six Sigma drives operational excellence by reducing waste, eliminating defects and reducing variation in processes in any industry such as manufacturing, health care, business and service. This certificate covers the lean and statistical tools used to identify opportunities and make improvements, and introduces the elements of a successful culture of continuous improvement.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Problem Solving Methodologies
    10-623-157
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10623157
    • Credits: 3.00

    Covers structured problem solving methodologies including Six Sigma, 8D, and PDSA used to identify true root causes and implement effective corrective actions. The application of individual quality tools and techniques to support these methodologies is also covered.

  • Lean Tools
    10-623-195
    2Credit
    36
    72

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10623195
    • Credits: 2.00

    Introduces useful tools to use when implementing Lean in your organization. Major course topics include team building, lean tools and project management.

  • Applied Statistical Analysis 1
    10-623-137
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10623137
    • Credits: 3.00

    Covers the application of statistical methods used to make decisions based on data. Examples include measurement system analysis, control charts, and capability analysis.

    Coreq: Problem Solving Methodologies 10623157 OR Intro to Six Sigma 10623194
  • Applied Statistical Analysis 2
    10-623-138
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10623138
    • Credits: 3.00

    Continues the statistical methods covered in Applied Statistical Analysis 1. Topics include hypothesis testing, regression analysis, and designed experiments.

    Prereq: Stats of Six Sigma 10623196 OR Coreq; Applied Statistical Analysis 1 - 10623137
  • Project Application
    10-623-165
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10623165
    • Credits: 3.00

    Satisfies the final requirement of Six Sigma Green Belt certificate. The student shows mastery of the Six Sigma methodology through improvement of an existing process in the workplace.

    Prereq: Applied Statistical Analysis 2 - 10623138 OR Advanced Stats for Six Sigma 10623197
  • Lean Events
    10-623-191
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10623191
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces the culture and outlines the characteristics of an organization that has embraced lean principles. Provides details of planning and facilitating process improvement events, including value stream mapping.

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