Lean Six Sigma: Green Belt

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Program Overview

Students are provided an overview of Lean, Six Sigma and the DMAIC problem solving methodology. Included are both statistical and non-statistical techniques used for continuous process improvement such as process definition, process flow diagrams, data collection techniques, measurement techniques, causes of process variation, pareto diagrams, histograms, cause and effect diagrams, control charts and process capability analysis. 

The interactive classroom experience emphasizes strategic thinking, flexibility, teamwork and communication skills. Students work in teams to create specific plans for an organization using these Lean Six Sigma concepts. Students should expect to spend between 4-5 hours per week on coursework outside of the classroom.

Program Schedule

Term Location Dates Times Early Bird Deadline
Fall Virtual Mon/Wed 10/19/2020 - 12/02/2020 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 10/05/2020
Fall Virtual Fri 09/04/2020 - 12/04/2020 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 08/21/2020
Fall Virtual Sat 09/19/2020 - 12/19/2020 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 09/05/2020
Winter Lacey Fri 01/29/2021 - 04/02/2021 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 01/15/2021
Winter Tukwila Tues/Thu 02/23/2021 - 03/26/2021 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 02/09/2021
Spring Lacey Fri 04/09/2021 - 06/11/2021 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 03/26/2021
Spring Seattle Tues/Thu 04/13/2021 - 05/18/2021 4:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. 03/30/2021
Spring Tacoma Mon/Wed 04/27/21 - 05/27/2021 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. 04/13/2021

Recommended Qualifications

No application required.

About Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma is a business and data-driven, disciplined approach to reducing waste and minimizing defects in any type of process (be it manufacturing or services). Lean Six Sigma focuses on reduction of waste, increased profitability, and customer satisfaction. It is a method of integrated management used by organizations to more effectively and efficiently meet the needs of their customers and other interested parties.