Lean Six Sigma: White Belt

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Program Overview

White Belts are typically supervisors, managers, directors or executive level staff who may be tasked with implementing and managing teams using the Lean Six Sigma process. These staff provide strategic oversight and direction for projects, review progress and assist in solution implementation. 

This course covers the concepts of Lean and Six Sigma for both manufacturing and service businesses. Participants are provided with an overview of Lean, Six Sigma and the DMAIC problem solving methodology. Participants will become familiar with the core concepts and critical success factors for achieving breakthrough results using Lean Six Sigma methods to develop a Lean Six Sigma implementation strategy tailored to their work culture and business situation. The interactive classroom emphasizes strategic thinking, flexibility, teamwork and communication skills.

Recommended Qualifications

No application required.

Program Schedule

Term Location Dates Times Early Bird Deadline
Fall Tacoma Fri 11/13/2020 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 10/30/2020
Winter Lacey Fri 01/22/2021 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 01/08/2021
Winter Tacoma Fri 03/19/2021 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 03/05/2021
Spring Tacoma Fri 06/04/2021 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 05/21/2021

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.