Conducted by faculty from the UTSA College of Engineering, this course is offered as an open-enrollment certification program for employees of various organization with training courses, hands-on simulation games, video clips, and requirements from the participants to successfully conduct chosen company cases as projects to showcase their understanding and mastering of the Lean and Six Sigma concepts, tools, and techniques.
Customized on-site training at your organization’s facility (for the convenience of organization’s employees) is also available.
The course consists of four days of lecture-based coverage of topics in Lean, Six-Sigma, and two days of individual hands-on, on-site project formulation and guidance resulting in significant operational savings and/or enhancement of product/service quality.
In order to ensure the learning effectiveness, each industry participant must be allowed (by his/her employer) to use at least 20% of his/her regular work time during the certification program period of time for completion the required project.
The Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt curriculum is structured as follows:
Four days of intensive course coverage of Lean and Six Sigma related topics
An aggregate of two days of individual monitoring and consultation sessions. Such short sessions can be held at participant’s organization if multiple participants are from the same organization. Each student participant must complete an improvement project at student’s employment site. The project is expected to produce significant impact of at least $50,000 savings and/or on service/product quality enhancements (small to mid-scale projects, can be completed in 4-6 weeks).
Total program time span: 8-14 weeks (depending on actual progress made by student participants and support/cooperation from the sponsoring organizations)
Who Should Attend
Process Improvement Specialists
Enterprise Process Engineers
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers
Administrative and Supporting Staff
Student participants will be able to independently conduct Lean Six Sigma projects.
Student participants will demonstrate the learning effectiveness via actual project definition, exploration, and implementation at their employing organizations.
Student participants will be able to assist Black Belts and mentor Yellow Belts in pursuing Lean Enterprise Transformation of their employing organizations.
Lean Basics, Office Kaizen (Improvement) and Applications
Lean Tools, Methodologies and Value Stream Mapping
Six-Sigma Overview, Statistics Boot Camps
Quality & Process Capability, DMAIC Processes &Tools
Hands-On Project Definition, Implementation, and Mentoring Experience
Wrapping up the project with written reports due. Participants to present their findings in a project showcasing day (to be determined). All sponsoring employers are invited.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Lean Services “Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt” certificate. Participants can also receive a letter grade if chosen to register the program as a continuing education course per requirement of tuition reimbursement program of their sponsoring organizations.
Payment plans are available.
Fee Per Person
Group Registration 3+
UTSA/UT Health Employees
Prior LSS Certification*
*Already achieved a Yellow Belt Certification? Provide proof you received the certification from a formally recognized organization such as ASQ, an equivalent university program, or AF program.
Included in the Program
Binders of Course Materials for all Lecture-Based Courses
Classroom Learning and Discussions
Review and Discussion of Case Studies
On-Site Definition, Implementation and Mentoring of Projects
Real World Project Formulation
Individual participants must have a sponsoring organization.