Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Lean Six Sigma is a widely-used methodical approach to improve business performance by reducing waste and increasing efficiency. With today’s companies facing continually rising costs and increasing competition, Lean Six Sigma certified professionals have become increasingly desirable in Operations/ Supply Chain Management roles.

This is the second of the three-part USC Marshall Lean Six Sigma Certification Program. Green Belt certification is required for the higher level Black Belt certification course.

Course Overview

This Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course will dive deeply into the universally-practiced process improvement methodologies of Lean Six Sigma, with both theoretical and practical components.

This course will first teach students the Lean Six Sigma methodologies, then have the students successfully implement process improvement on real-live projects they bring to the course. With the instructors’ guidance, students will use data collection and analysis skills, and enact quantifiable improvements their chosen projects.

Students will receive a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification upon successful completion of this course.

Week 1: July 22, 2017

Topic: Introduction, Define Phase, Intro to Lean

Instructor: Amy Altomare

Week 2: August 12, 2017

Topic: Measure Phase & Analyze Phase

Instructor: David Law

Week 3: August 26, 2017

Topic: Analyze Phase & Improve Phase

Instructor: David Law

Week 4: September 9, 2017

Topic: Improve Phase, Control Phase, & Managing the Project

Instructor: Amy Altomare

What the certification course will teach you:

  • You will learn actual models and strategies to implement lean six sigma into any real-world situation.
  • You will improve your depth and knowledge of the application Lean Six Sigma.
  • You will become a stronger critical thinker, and be able to analyze problem areas faster.

What will you be able to do upon certification completion?

  • Apply the rigorous valuable methodology in a real-world situation.
  • You will be able to create tangible value for your company by increasing efficiencies.
  • You will have a vastly improved business acumen in logistics and efficiencies, and stand out from your industry competition.

Taught by

Amy Altomare, Master Black Belt and David Law, Master Black Belt

Please contact Swathi Chukkapalli at swathi.chukkapalli.2017@marshall.usc.edu for any questions regarding the course.

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