Six Sigma and Lean Certification

USC Viterbi offers a wide range of classes focusing on Lean, Six Sigma, and a Lean Six Sigma combination in order to provide the ideal option for you. Lean maximizes the value of operations through waste reduction, while Six Sigma focuses on reducing variation. Lean Six Sigma incorporates the waste reduction of Lean with the variation reduction of Six Sigma to enhance productivity and savings even further.

Six Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement
This seminar, an introductory course in Six Sigma, will give you a thorough understanding of Six Sigma and its focus on eliminating defects through fundamental process knowledge. Topics covered in addition to DMAIIC and Six Sigma philosophy include basic statistics, statistical process control, process capability, financial implications, and root cause analysis. This seminar is offered both in the classroom and online.

Six Sigma Black Belt
Six Sigma Black Belt teaches you the advanced problem-solving skills you will need in order to measure a process, analyze the results, develop process improvements, and quantify the resulting savings. Project assignments between sessions require you to apply what you’ve learned. This course is presented in the classroom in three sessions over a three-month period.

Lean Six Sigma White Belt
Lean Six Sigma White Belt will introduce you to the tools and techniques for implementing Lean/Six Sigma principles. Participants will gain a broad understanding of the philosophy, methods, and benefits of Lean/Six Sigma and value stream mapping as they apply to all types of enterprises. You will be introduced to lean concepts via hands-on exercises.

Lean Green Belt
This three-day course provides an in-depth understanding of Lean enterprise principles and how to apply them within your organization. Participants will learn how to structure their organizations to support and continuously improve a lean process. Participants will also fully understand how to implement 5S within their plants and how to begin reducing setup time using the SMED process.

Custom Programs

USC Viterbi School of Engineering provides tailored course offerings to meet the needs of your organization - including content, timing and location.

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Published on May 24th, 2017

Last updated on April 11th, 2023