Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Training Course

Training Summary – Green Belt

This course equips participants with the necessary tools and techniques to lead and utilise both quantitative and qualitative process analysis. The course uses a blend of theory and practical exercises to develop the confidence of participants to deliver their own improvement project and provides a real opportunity to deliver realisable quick wins.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training is ideal for those responsible for the delivery and coaching of improvement activity within their area of authority. Green Belts use a blend of Lean and Six Sigma, project and change management principles and tools to identify and lead the delivery of change across organisational functions and processes. Green Belts operate under the guidance of Black Belts and are supported by a team of Yellow Belts.

Our professional, quality training expertly delivered with insightful context builds a solid foundation of knowledge needed to understand the various topics, techniques and tools.

Rather than “Death by PowerPoint” or skimming through material in an effort to lightly cover the most ground in the quickest time, our well-balanced training is interactive, engaging and thought provoking.

Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a methodology used to improve business processes, based on the combination of two management ideologies, Lean and Six Sigma. Lean removes waste from any process to maximise customer satisfaction, whilst Six Sigma improves quality and reduces the probability of defects and errors.

Green Belt Course Content

In this 8 Day Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training you will cover an extensive range of topics, to delve deeper into the various methodologies and where these can be used, as you begin to think about leading improvement projects and implementing the tools and techniques. The topics covered are split across the DMAIC cycle, with a breakdown across the 8 days below;

Day 1 – Intro to LSS principles:

  • Introduction to Continuous Improvement
  • Action Centered Leadership
  • Lean Six Sigma Principles
  • 8 Wastes
  • SMART Targets

Day 2 – Define

  • Project Charter
  • Scoping
  • VOC
  • Problem Statements
  • Process Mapping
  • Belbin Team Typing
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Communication Planning

Day 3 – Measure

  • Cost of poor quality
  • Data Collection
  • Data Analysis : 7 QC Tools
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • CI Improvement Story
  • Workplace Organisation

Day 4 – Analyse

  • Data Analysis
  • Root Cause Problem Solving
  • Pareto Analysis
  • Analysis the risk of changes (FMEA)

Day 5 – Improve

  • Solution generation and selection
  • Workplace organisation
  • Trialing
  • The implementation plan
  • Overcoming resistance

Day 6 – Control

  • Control Plans
  • Visual Management and Communication
  • Transfer and replication
  • Standardisation Activities
  • Project Closure
  • Auditing and Locking in

Day 7 – Coaching

  • Recap on all topics

Day 8 – Exam & Feedback

  • Exam Preparation / Feedback

    Benefits of Green Belt Training

    Through undertaking this Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course you will develop a thorough understanding of the blend of Lean and Six Sigma, project and change management principles and tools to identify and lead the delivery of change across organisational functions and processes how these principles can be applied to make a true and measurable difference in the workplace.

    Below are some of the benefits and learning outcomes. You will;

    • Boost your CV/Resume to support job prospects and career advancement
    • Expand on lean and six sigma, gaining more in-depth knowledge of the various methodologies
    • Develop the tools and techniques to lead improvement projects and effectively solve problems at root cause, creating a true measurable difference
    • Feel confident in discussing, implementing and identifying complex continuous improvement making recommendations as appropriate
    • Be able to demonstrate learnings right away, benefiting both you as a learner and your organisation
    • Receive a CQM certificate which you can add to your professional profile, along with accredited Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certficate via Instructus Skills (Knowledge for Live Online Instructor Led course)
    • Receive an exclusive voucher for further training with CQM

    Why Choose CQM

    We have been delivering world class, business focussed solutions for approaching 30 years.

    With our award-winning, high quality training, development, and apprenticeship programmes, we challenge the ambitions of our clients and learners to develop themselves beyond all expectations.

    We’re Specialists At What We Do

    Our core expertise is in Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, and Management Development, supporting businesses across all sectors in their journey towards Operational Excellence.

    Our development coaches are not just highly qualified to teach and coach, they have been responsible for leading cross-functional process improvements themselves. They will use their vast industry experience of delivering on what they say and real life examples to explain in simple terms the various elements of the programme.

    Unrivalled Learner Experience

    Our delivery is live, interactive and flexible to suit your needs. With new live online instructor led programmes, it means our programmes are accessible for all.

    The learner experience and outcomes therefore are significant. Each of our programmes will provide learners with a certificate of completion that they can use to boost their professional profile. We have also worked with external accrediting bodies so that on successful completion of our programmes, such as the Lean Six Sigma belts, learners will also receive specific and widely recognised certification.

    Green Belt Delivery

    We provide two types of training delivery method; Live Online Instructor Led & On-site Bespoke.

    Live Online Instructor Led

    Our Eight Day Live Online Instructor Led training allows learners to access training wherever they are in the world. The training is conducted virtually, with an expert delivery coach who brings the training to life. Being virtual can be less intrusive and more flexible for learners, but still with the same benefits of interactivity, peer learning and insights and networking opportunities.

    This is most suitable for individuals or small groups of learners from a particular organisation.

    On-site Bespoke

    Our On-site Bespoke training can adopt virtual training allowing it to remain flexible, however it benefits most by being able to be tailored and relevant to a particular organisation and its needs. It also allows for greater in-depth discussions and explorations of certain topics that are meaningful to the organisation.

    Whether on-site, virtual or a blend of the two, our training programme will speak to the requirements of both the organisation and the specific group of learners. Training Programmes can be combined too, creating a truly adaptable and bespoke business solution.

    This is suitable for larger groups (usually four or more) of learners from a particular organisation, whether on the same site or across multiple different sites.

    Tailored Training

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    Success Stories

    I had an immense feeling of pride as I watched and listened to a talented bunch of our future business leaders confidently talk about and provide compelling evidence of the new skills and ways of thinking/working they had been learning about.

    The level of insight that they have returned through their projects is at a level we have not seen before at Chessington. The delivery of more than £100k in cost savings as a result of the projects is just phenomenal!

    Neil McCromwick, Site Director

    New England Seafood International

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    Lean Awareness

    This course will explain how, by focussing on customer value, you will get to grips with the fundamentals behind this widely accepted and proven business improvement philosophy.

    This is a must take, essential course, for anyone interested in continuous business improvement and the difference it can make.

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    Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

    This course provides a basic introduction to Six Sigma. Participants will be introduced to the DMAIC methodology, the statistical background to Six Sigma and the infrastructure of a Six Sigma programme, including the different roles and responsibilities. The course uses a blend of theory and practical exercises to develop awareness of process variation and how to determine root causes.

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    Free Lean Report

    For a limited time only we are offering the opportunity for one of our experienced and qualified Lean Consultants to perform a free structured ½ day Waste Walk at your organisation.

    This will provide you with an eye-opening overview, contained in a detailed report which also outlines relevant recommendations.