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Printed on 9/29/2020

Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt

20-623-12 Certificate (C) 17 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Lean Six Sigma drives operational excellence by reducing waste, eliminating defects and reducing variation in processes in any industry such as manufacturing, health care, business and service. This certificate covers the lean and statistical tools used to identify opportunities and make improvements, and introduces the elements of a successful culture of continuous improvement.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Problem Solving Methodologies
10-623-157
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Covers structured problem solving methodologies including Six Sigma, 8D, and PDSA used to identify true root causes and implement effective corrective actions. The application of individual quality tools and techniques to support these methodologies is also covered.
Lean Tools
10-623-195
2Credit
36
72
36 hours in class and estimate 72 hours outside of class. Introduces useful tools to use when implementing Lean in your organization. Major course topics include team building, lean tools and project management.
Applied Statistical Analysis 1
10-623-137
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Covers the application of statistical methods used to make decisions based on data. Examples include measurement system analysis, control charts, and capability analysis.
Coreq: Problem Solving Methodologies 10623157 OR Intro to Six Sigma 10623194
Applied Statistical Analysis 2
10-623-138
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Continues the statistical methods covered in Applied Statistical Analysis 1. Topics include hypothesis testing, regression analysis, and designed experiments.
Prereq: Stats of Six Sigma 10623196 OR Coreq; Applied Statistical Analysis 1 - 10623137
Project Application
10-623-165
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Satisfies the final requirement of Six Sigma Green Belt certificate. The student shows mastery of the Six Sigma methodology through improvement of an existing process in the workplace.
Prereq: Applied Statistical Analysis 2 - 10623138 OR Advanced Stats for Six Sigma 10623197
Lean Events
10-623-191
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Introduces the culture and outlines the characteristics of an organization that has embraced lean principles. Provides details of planning and facilitating process improvement events, including value stream mapping.

Expected Competencies


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