Six Sigma Green Belt

Villanova University

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Villanova University


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Who should attend

Mid to upper-level managers responsible for top-line growth can learn skills to implement cost reductions and improve organizational capability.

About the course

Everyone talks about making better business decisions. Now, you can take action with a Six Sigma Green Belt certificate, which helps you strengthen your organization by understanding, interpreting and using the core concepts of Six Sigma. Designed for professionals with little or no prior experience with Six Sigma methodologies, this course helps develop critical skills required for successful project management.

This course includes a required, simulated project that integrates critical topics into every phase of Six Sigma. To become a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB), you must successfully complete the course and sit for an exam.

Online Learning Experience

Imagine an online classroom that takes you inside successful organizations, surrounds you with top Six Sigma experts and puts innovative learning tools at your fingertips. As a recognized leader in Six Sigma education online, Villanova University is dedicated to providing the most dynamic and engaging programs available, as our enhanced online experience demonstrates:

  • Online experience enhanced by weekly virtual live classes taught by Six Sigma practitioners
  • Advanced animations allow you to gain a full grasp of course topics
  • Videos of industry experts offer easy-to-understand guidance
  • Lightboards and other interactive learning tools provide compelling and unique presentation formats

What You’ll Study

Introduction and History of Six Sigma

  • What is Six Sigma
  • The History of Six Sigma and the Prominent People in Six Sigma
  • DMAIC Methodology Overview
  • The Project Charter
  • Six Sigma Math Primer

Project Definition Tools

  • The Project Scope and Charter
  • Determining Customer Needs and Requirements
  • Critical to Quality Tree and Kano Model
  • Process Mapping and SIPOC

Measurement Tools

  • Types of Data
  • Graphic Analysis Tools
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Variation and Standard Deviation
  • Calculating the Baseline Sigma

Analysis Tools

  • Cause and Effect Diagrams
  • Multi Vari Charts
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • T-Tests
  • Chi Square analysis

Improvement Tools

  • Mistake Proofing
  • FMEA
  • Design of Experiments
  • Pilot Testing
  • Implementation Planning

Control Tools

  • Introduction to Control Charts and Their Construction
  • Process Capability
  • Maintaining Solutions


8 Week Course

Introduction to the DMAIC Process

  • Identify and define key terminology
  • Describe the DMAIC process
  • List and explain the 15 tollgates
  • Identify and explain key roles and responsibilities
  • Explain the history of Six Sigma

Teams and Facilitation

  • Managing teams
  • Decision making
  • Key team tools

The Define Phase

  • The project charter
  • Critical to quality
  • The voice of the customer
  • Tollgate review meetings
  • Mapping the process

The Measure Phase, Part 1

  • Standard deviation
  • Variation
  • Populations and samples
  • Measures of central tendency and dispersion
  • Graphical data representation

The Measure Phase, Part II

  • The concept of correlation
  • Process measurements
  • Measurement scales
  • Measurement system variation
  • Baseline performance

The Analyze Phase

  • Narrowing the critical root causes
  • Selecting the right tool for the job
  • Multi-vari and control charts
  • Calculating Z-scores
  • Identifying Type I and II errors

The Improve Phase

  • Conducting a FMEA
  • Applying poka-yoke techniques
  • Conducting F-tests
  • Constructing ANOVA (analysis of variance) tables
  • Piloting solutions

The Control Phase

  • Using metrics to monitor the project
  • Implementing control and response plans
  • Planning for continual improvement
  • Closing out the project

Six Sigma Green Belt at Villanova University

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