Earn a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

Learn to minimize waste and improve quality in businesses through Six Sigma and Lean principles. This 12-credit-hour Green Belt certificate focuses on the concepts, theories and tools of the Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma concepts used in the manufacturing and service industries. These include management, service delivery, design, production and customer satisfaction.

Continuing your education

These courses are part of and apply towards the Quality specialization of the Engineering Technology A.S. degree.


Professionals with Lean and Six Sigma skills will remain in demand as businesses seek to improve competitive and strategic opportunities in changing economic times. This certificate prepares you for the following careers:


This program covers the methods used in Lean and Six Sigma, including:

  • Continuous flow
  • Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)
  • Kaizen
  • Process mapping
  • The 5S's: Sort, Simplify, Sweep, Standardize and Sustain
  • Total productive maintenance (TPM)
  • Cellular manufacturing
  • Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC)
  • Self-directed work teams
  • Kanban system
  • Design for manufacturing
  • Value steam mapping

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Curriculum

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