Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Date:
Sep 08 - 12, 2014 Atlanta
Nov 03 - 07, 2014 Atlanta
Location:
Various Cities Throughout Georgia
Atlanta, Savannah and Athens
Cost:

General: $3,450
Early Registrant: $3,250
Alumni: $3,000

* UGA Employee and Chamber of Commerce discounts available; shown on registration page

Early Registration Deadlines
September Program: August 8, 2014
November Program: October 3, 2014


* To receive the early registrant rate, registrants must pay before the early bird deadline.

For more information about UGA's Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, please read the information below.


Interested in Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification? Visit the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt page.

 

About Lean Six Sigma

Regardless of your area of focus, you can benefit from the Terry College of Business's Lean Six Sigma program. Six Sigma is an enterprise-wide, data-driven methodology used to improve products or processes so that your organization can not only create operational efficiencies, but also delight or exceed the expectations of your customers. This five-day engagement brings together supervisors and mid-level managers across service and manufacturing industries who strive for flawless execution, want to improve their processes, and drive efficiencies in their companies.

Earn Your Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Participants earn both a Yellow Belt and Green Belt during the program, which includes an interactive exercise around a hospitality industry case study. The class will analyze the company's approach to Lean Six Sigma across a broad spectrum of functions, including customer service and logistics. Students also will learn the latest Lean Six Sigma tools, including visual management, Eight Wastes, 5S methodology, mistake proofing, and SMED. On day five, participants will sit for their Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification exam.

A Green Belt certification sets professionals apart from their colleagues as being uniquely equipped with the right combination of analytical problem solving, critical thinking, and process-improvement skills.

Program Agenda

Phase I (Yellow Belt Two-day)

  • Six Sigma Introduction
  • The DMAIC Roadmap
  • Capturing the Voice of the Customer
  • The Project Charter
  • Managing the Project
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Six Sigma Teams
  • Selecting Projects
  • Cost of Quality
  • Introduction to Process Maps
  • Graphical Analysis Tools
  • Lean Principles
  • Control Plans

Phase II (Green Belt Three-day)

  • More Graphical Analysis Tools
  • Lean
    1. Visual Management
    2. Eight Wastes
    3. 5S
    4. Mistake Proofing
    5. SMED
  • Making Sense of Data: Introduction to Statistics
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Measures of Dispersion
  • Normal Distribution
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Process Capability
  • Control Charts
 The value of this is worth well beyond the cost.

What you take away from this is not only going to benefit the company, but also the employees.  It's well worth the time and effort spent.  We'll highly encourage more employees and colleagues to come and take this course.  

Christian Oyola, Senior Operations Consultant, Ranstad Technology

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Mary McShane-Vaughn
PhD Adjunct Faculty Terry Lean Six Sigma Executive Education Program

The course is led by Mary McShane-Vaughn, PhD, former ASQ Black Belt Exam Chair. McShane-Vaughn brings 15 years of experience as a Quality Engineer and Statistician in the automotive, airline, medical device, and revenue-management fields. She is an ASQ certified Black Belt, Quality Engineering, and Reliability Engineer, and she has taught Six Sigma to hundreds of graduate students and business leaders.

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