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.
Individual enrollees must have a sponsoring employer to complete the program.
The course consists of four (4) days of lecture-based coverage of topics in Lean, Six-Sigma, and two (2) 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:
4 days of intensive course coverage of Lean and 6-sigma related topics
An aggregate of 2 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)
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
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
Learning by Actual Conducting Projects
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.
Who Should Attend
Process Improvement Specialists
Enterprise Process Engineers
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineers
Administrative and Supporting Staff
Registration for this course has closed. Please use the sign-up form below to receive notification when new course dates are available. Thank you for your interest.
Cost per participant is $3,000.
To help defray the one-time cost of the program, payment plans are available. Contact us to learn more - (210) 458-2411.
Already achieved a Yellow Belt Certification? Receive a $1,000 discount by providing proof you received the certification from a formally recognized organization such as ASQ, an equivalent university program, or AF program.