UW Professional & Continuing Education

Available dates

Jan 6—Jun 15, 2020
21 days
Seattle, Washington, United States
USD 3496
USD 166 per day

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About the course

Deploy Process Improvements to Increase Business Efficiency

The name of the game in business management today is process improvement, and Lean Six Sigma — a combination of Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma methodologies — sets the standard. Top companies and organizations are using Lean Six Sigma principles to increase operational efficiency, reduce costs and advance business outcomes, and they are looking to hire people who possess these specialized skills.

This two-course certificate program delivers the full toolbox of Lean Six Sigma concepts, frameworks and practices. You’ll enhance your analytical, decision making and project management capabilities and learn about specific process and management techniques. You’ll also obtain Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification by the end of the program.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Strategies for streamlining processes, improving efficiency and reducing waste
  • Key analytical models of Lean Six Sigma
  • How to lead Lean Six Sigma initiatives and project teams

GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

  • Practice implementation skills with structured group projects
  • Plan and execute a real Lean Six Sigma project at a local nonprofit

EARNING FORMAT

BLENDED (CLASSROOM + ONLINE)

Enjoy a blend of in-person classes and online study. You’ll learn with the same group of students throughout the program, getting ample opportunity to connect with each other and your instructors.

Who should attend

Business professionals looking for formal training and Green Belt certification in Lean Six Sigma.

Trust the experts

Jeremy Hutton

Jeremy Hutton is a senior associate in the operations and process improvement practice at Point B, which specializes in Lean consulting. He’s a seasoned performance improvement expert and trainer with more than 10 years of business and consulting experience in a number of quality methods that inc...

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Laura McIntyre

Laura is an associate with over 7 years of experience leading process improvement and project leadership initiatives. She has proven success in process redesign, operations improvement, and has extensive experience in leading, developing, and implementing strategic initiatives. She has worked in ...

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UW Certificate in Lean Six Sigma Management: Green Belt