Green Belt Course

The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course provides an excellent opportunity to improve your career or to further strengthen your resume. The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course is specifically for professionals with a keen interest in continuously improving processes within an organization in order to excel in terms of quality and efficiency.

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    A pivotal role in continuous improvement of processes

    Any organization that strives for the highest quality, best delivery times and the lowest operational costs, has professionals in every department that dedicate time to process improvement. These professionals are often certified Green Belts. They are involved in optimizing the daily operations of the department and are often pivotal in creating a required change of mindset to an improvement culture.

    Green Belts are ambitious and they can combine their Lean Six Sigma knowledge with their experience to allow their organization to excel. For these reasons, a Green Belt course also greatly contributes to your career prospects.

    Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course

    The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course is a 6-day classroom course. During the course, you will learn how to provide a substantial contribution to Lean Six Sigma projects and initiatives. Four days are focused on Six Sigma, teaching how to work in the DMAIC project structure. You will focus on understanding and implementing the various six sigma tools. Another 2 days are spent on Lean topics, teaching you how to identify and subsequently eradicate waste in processes thus creating the flow you are looking for.

    The topics are covered in such a practical manner that you can apply what you have learned in the field immediately. You will find more detailed information, such as the programme, and competency overview in our prospectus.

    Green Belt Course

    Learn to play a pivotal role in continuous improvement initiatives.

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    Practical information

    Below you will find practical information about the program, the main topics, the price and the dates. Request our prospectus if you would like to know more detailed information such as times, the detailed program, the target audience and the purpose of the course.


    • 6 days theory in blocks of 2 days + practical assignment.

    • Lead time theory 1-2 months (see course dates).

    • Lead time practical assignment 3-5 months.

    • Average revenue practical assignment: > 30.000 euro.

    • Theoretical part will be passed at a sufficient score at the exam.

    • Practical part will be passed when successfully completing your Lean Six Sigma project.

    • Classroom hours are between 9.00 – 17.00

    • Theory can be followed seperately from practical assignment.

    After this course you will be able to:

    • Understand the Lean Six Sigma philosophy and translate this to your own work environment.

    • Execute a Lean Six Sigma improvement project at departmental level.

    • Apply the Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques on your own company processes.

    After successfully completing the exam you will receive the internationally recognised Lean Six Sigma Green Belt theoretical certificate. After completion of your practical assignment you will receive the practical certificate and you will be a practical certified Green Belt.

    Part 1 - Lean Thinking

    2-day course covering Lean techniques such as:

    • 5 principles of Womack
    • 7 Wastes
    • Value Stream Mapping
    • Improvement tools

    These days have been set up around a simulation which runs as a guideline through the training.

    Part 2 - Six Sigma

    The next 4 days will cover the Six Sigma project structure and associated techniques. The main thrust of these days are:

    • Background of Six Sigma
    • Define phase: Selecting a project and determine customer demand
    • Basic statistics
    • Measure phase:Determine critical impact factors
    • Analyse phase: Root causes and analyzing data
    • Improvement phase: Generating solutions and piloting
    • Control phase: Control plan and project closure

    Part 3 - Practical assignment

    After passing theory exam, you are expected to complete your practical assignment. Under the guidance of your Master Black Belt you should complete a project that will have improved process according to the Lean Six Sigma standards as a result. Such project usually delivers hard benefits in the range of $10.000 to $100.000. 


    For local prices, please visit the website of the country where you want to take the course.

    6 day classroom theory course

    Pricing includes:

    • Classroom tutoring by a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

    • Course materials (reference book, slide pack)

    • Exam (and 2 re-exams if required)

    • Certification (evidencing Lean Six Sigma theoretical knowledge on a Green Belt level)

    Practical Assignment

    Pricing includes:

    • 8 hours of coaching by your Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

    • Formats / tools overview

    • Project Assessment

    • Certification (evidencing Lean Six Sigma theoretical knowledge and practical experience on a Green Belt level)

    Pricing does not include:

    • Overnight stays


    Process improvement is a profession and a skill. To successfully improve processes with Lean Six Sigma various competencies are a must. The organisation that determines the international standards, the ISO,  has set the standard of competencies needed to fill the critical roles within a Lean Six Sigma organisation. The roles they have defined are:

    • Lean Practitioner

    • Lean Leader

    • Lean Expert

    • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

    • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

    • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

    The Lean Six Sigma Company has used the ISO 18404 as a starting point when developing the courses. For this reason, each training consists of a theoretical part and a practical part. Competencies and skills can only be shown in practice. Our certification criteria derive from the ISO standard so we can assure ourselves of the fact that participants who received their certification through us have the required competencies to help organizations with Lean Six Sigma.

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    Lean Six Sigma in your company

    Although Lean Six Sigma is best known as a project-based improvement structure, it is much broader than that. Lean Six Sigma is an established philosophy, an organisational and improvement structure as well as a set of tools. Using this perspective Lean Six Sigma addresses organisational issues with respect to competitiveness, cost reduction and customer satisfaction. 

    Depending on your ambition, Lean Six Sigma can be implemented in phases. Every organisation is unique, without a common blueprint that universally applies. Together with you, The Lean Six Sigma Company will develop a plan of action tailored to your organisation.

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