Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma are a set of techniques and tools for process improvement developed by Motorola (now a division of Lenovo) to achieve operational excellence.

A Six Sigma process is one in which 99.99966% of all opportunities to produce some feature of a part are statistically expected to be free of defects.

Sigma is defined as: a metric, a methodology and as a management system. At the heart of the methodology is the DMAIC model for process improvement. DMAIC is five phase acronym for:

1. Define opportunity

2. Measure performance

3. Analyse opportunity

4. Improve performance

5. Control performance.

The Lean method is like Six Sigma in stressing greatest efficiency in all characteristics of operations. Six Sigma emphasises eliminating errors within processes. Lean strategy focuses on identifying needless steps that consume effort and resources.

The Six Sigma certification has three levels as Yellow Belt, Green Belt, and Black Belt, all of which are available through CM Training. These include the introductory Six Sigma Awareness and Yellow Belt courses which introduce delegates to the basics of Lean theory and a good understanding of the tools and processes to lead to the more advanced Green Belt Practitioner, Black Belt, Master Black Belt and Design for Six Sigma (dFSS) courses.

Yellow Belt certification is an efficient way to learn the basics of Six Sigma. It is ideal for those who lead limited improvement projects.and those who are supporting improvement projects in a limited role in a Six Sigma team.

Green Belt certification is ideal for those who are part of a Six Sigma Management Team and . those who are assisting with data collection and analysis for improvement projects. Green Belt training will allow you to implement Lean Six Sigma proficiently.

Black Belt certification is for team leaders who manage big improvement. It also helps in problem-solving projects. At the Black Belt level, you will have a thorough understanding of all aspects of Lean Six Sigma

It is not necessary to be certified in all three levels. You can select the level which is most appropriate to organisational needs and/or an individual’s career objectives.

Roles which might benefit from Six Sigma certification include:

  • Business Process Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Supervisor
  • Manager
  • Senior or General Manager
  • Program Manager or Project Manager
  • Analyst or Business Analyst
  • Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager.

With Six Sigma certification, you’ll be able to prove that you have the knowledge to identify the characteristics of an organisation’s business processes. You will be able to measure, analyse, control, and improve them. You will also have the capability to conduct a review of current processes.

CM Training provides certifications in SIX Sigma from Yellow Belt through to advanced Black Belt –contact us now to find out more.

Six Sigma Courses

What is Lean Six Sigma Training? k

Lean Six Sigma is a data-driven, fact-based improvement philosophy that prioritizes defect avoidance above fault discovery. It increases customer satisfaction and bottom-line outcomes by lowering variance, waste, and cycle time while encouraging the use of work standardization and flow, resulting in a competitive edge. It occurs anywhere there is variance and waste, and every employee should be engaged.

How much does six sigma training cost? k

Primary Certifications:

  • Yellow Belt: $100
  • Green Belt: $160
  • Black Belt: $230

What are the components of Six Sigma Yellow Belt training? k

The following are the fundamental components of Yellow Belt training.

· Working knowledge of Six Sigma terminology

· The fundamentals of data collection and outcome measurement

· Methods for implementing Six Sigma technique in order to enhance processes and meet business objectives

·  How to improve your everyday work duties

· How to encourage employee buy-in to the Six Sigma approach

Which is not role in the Six Sigma team? k

At the Six Sigma novice level, the White Belt gives the most basic exposure to the program's ideas and processes. Individuals with White Belt certification can work locally to address problems and support initiatives, but they are not always part of the Six Sigma team.

What is six sigma certification? k

Six Sigma certification validates an individual's mastery of a well-respected approach to professional skill development. Six Sigma training certifications are granted in levels utilizing a belt categorization system similar to that used in karate training.

How to get six sigma certification?             k

Six Sigma Green and Black Belt Certifications are available provided you meet the following three requirements:

·        Finish the training courses

·        Pass the practical and written exam

·        Finish an actual Six Sigma project.

Where to get six sigma certification? k

Picking the right Lean Six Sigma Certification course online that can help you certify in any of the lean six sigma belts might be difficult because there are so many wonderful options. Each Lean Training course has unique elements and is tailored to a certain group of people. Here at CM Training, we provide certifications in SIX Sigma from Yellow Belt through to advanced Black Belt.

How long does six sigma green belt certification last? k

Six sigma green belt certification has no expiration date and is valid indefinitely. But sometimes it is determined by the institute from which you obtain your certification.

·        Some companies offer it for three years.

·        Others for life.

Which six sigma certification is most recognized? k

ASQ or IASSC is the most widely recognized Six Sigma certification. Because of the structure of today's employment market, many businesses require a certain degree of Six Sigma certification as a requirement for consideration for specific sorts of jobs.

How much is six sigma certification? k

Yellow Belt - $244

Green Belt - $438

Black Belt - $538

Master Black Belt - $2,229

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