Course Length:
8 8-hour Days
Price: $3,250

Center for Excellence in Operations and Management          GBMP                                 

 Six Sigma Green Belt/Black Belt Training

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The Six Sigma Green Belt course is an 8 day training program.  Sessions meet for one full day every two weeks. A course module is dedicated to each of the Six Sigma "road map" steps: Define -  Measure – Analyze – Improve - Control. Unlike most Six Sigma training, this course is designed to provide both instruction and hands-on-application (“tacit” learning), as attendees are required to complete a project during the program.  This Six Sigma Green Belt program is conducted with at least one week between modules to allow time for attendees to apply their new MAIC skills to their projects as the course progresses. Class exercises are also geared toward completion of these projects.

The 8 days of Six Sigma Green Belt can be applied toward the 16 day Six Sigma Black Belt training course so that Black Belt status can be achieved with an additional 8 days of training and completion of a Black Belt project!

After taking the Six Sigma Green Belt class attendees should be able to:

  • Define a project and determine the cost of poor quality.
  • Understand Six Sigma variation reduction methodology.
  • Begin to apply the MAIC  “road map” and spread the methodology to everyday work problems.
  • Assist Black Belts in Six Sigma teams and team projects.
  • Successfully complete variation reduction projects of their own.
  • Become a mentor to others in applying statistical analysis to continuous improvement programs in their work environment.

Who should attend ?

This Six Sigma Green Belt 8 day course is appropriate for all levels and disciplines within the organization.  It is especially relevant for technical employees in manufacturing environments, but can also be effective for those in transactional and service capacities such as Material Control, IT, Finance, etc.    

Black Belt requirements:

  • Attend/co-teach a 2nd Six Sigma Green Belt training
  • Complete 1 Green Belt Project
  • Select 2nd Project at start of GB course
  • Lead a team of Green Belts in training through this 2nd Project including Project Report, Presentation to Leadership, and sign-off.

Trainer will provide additional Minitab training so that trainee can demonstrate separately the use of:

  • Policy Deployment
  • Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Data Import and Manipulation
  • Correlation
  • Regression Analysis
  • Design of Experiment (DOE)
  • Statistical Quality Analysis
  • Advanced Control Charting (SPC)

About the Instructors:

Instruction will be provided by the Center for Operational Excellence at Stony Brook University and our educational partners, GBMP. Together we provide training and facilitation to local companies seeking to become more productive, competitive, and profitable through continuous improvement education and hands-on implementation of best practices. GBMP is a licensed affiliate of the Shingo Institute. 



Center for Corporate Education at Stony Brook University
Research & Development Park • 1000 Innovation Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794-6044
631-216-7518 •

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