In collaboration with Lean Six Sigma, UCalgary Continuing Education facilitates Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.
Green Belts are individuals who have been trained to lead a process improvement team using the Six Sigma improvement methodology and Lean principles. Green Belts can assist Lean Six Sigma Black Belts with improvement projects, or lead their own.
Explore Lean Six Sigma's globally-recognized methodology. Learn how to improve processes, reduce costs and cycle time, and improve overall quality. Learn how to apply problem-solving and statistical methodologies combined with Lean tools to achieve improvement processes.
This program has been designed to meet the needs of management personnel in manufacturing, engineering, maintenance, technical, quality and other support areas.
Students choose between an intensive learning path, or a modular learning path, that spans a longer period of time.
Intensive Learning Path
The intensive path is for students who wish to complete the entire designation in a short period.
Modular Learning Path
The modular path is for students looking for flexibility while working towards their designation.
Most courses are delivered in-class in an intensive format.
PDS 242 Lean Six Sigma for Green Belts: Quality Improvement Project is delivered online to allow participants access to coaching and supervision over the first 10 weeks of their project. Participants may take up to one year to complete their project and earn their certification.
All Continuing Education certificates are developed with part-time learners in mind. The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification program can be taken as an 86-hour intensive program, or a 57-hour modular program with optional courses.
Participants in this program come from a variety of industries such as finance, information technology, project management, engineering, government, non-profit, education, and healthcare.
You must be a minimum of 18 years of age to be admitted to the program. Successful completion of a Grade 12 diploma and relevant work experience are recommended. If English is not your first language, please review the English language proficiency requirements.
A degree or diploma is not required to enrol in this program.
The International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC) is a Professional Association that provides certification of a person's knowledge of the Universally Accepted Lean Six Sigma Body of Knowledge and include Black Belt, Green Belt and Yellow Belt Certification.
Intensive Learning Path Courses (86 hours)
|PDS 240 Lean Six Sigma for Green Belts: Foundations||35 hours|
|PDS 241 Lean Six Sigma for Green Belts: Statistical Methods||15 hours|
|PDS 242 Lean Six Sigma for Green Belts: Quality Improvement Project||36 hours|
Modular Learning Path Courses (57 hours)
Optional Courses (29 – 44 hours):
Students who wish to sit for third-party accreditation exams must complete the optional course PDS 242.