Green Belt Course Benefits
Confidence with Lean Six Sigma Tools
Our course will give you the knowledge and confidence to run Green Belt Projects within any role.
Practical Lean Six Sigma Skills
The delivery style of this course is very interactive. We include plenty of active learning, such as group activities, discussion and applying skills to your own projects.
Successfully completing this course and its assessment work leads to a Professional Development Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate. You will also gain a QQI Level 5 certificate in Lean Manufacturing Tools.
Although the course name is "manufacturing tools", the course content is suited to every industry. We have participants from every sector attending this course, including hospitality, retail, pharmaceuticals, IT and telecoms to name a few.
Sustainable Top & Bottom Line Savings
One of the objectives of this course is to give you the tools to implement improvements that are sustainable within your organisation.
Benefits and Savings
Our most recent class of Lean Six Sigma Green Belts each delivered average savings of €100k+ per project. You can download Lean Six Sigma benefits and saving guide by clicking this link and find out how you can implement it into your project and start saving.
What is covered on this Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course?
Module 1: Introduction
Introduction to our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Programme
The certification process
Introduction to Lean and Six Sigma Concepts
Key requirements to successfully launch a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Project
Module 2: Define
The Project Charter
The Voice of the Customer
Team Dynamics and Managing Change
Module 3: Measure
Develop a factual picture of the current state and identify weaknesses
Develop Current State Value Stream Map
Identify Current Time & Quality Metrics
Identify Waste (8 Lean Waste Streams)
Identify Obstacles to Flow
Develop a Data Collection Plan
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
Module 4: Analyse
Understand the drivers of poor process performance and select focus areas for improvement
Graphical analysis of data to illustrate current state: Control Charts, Pareto Analysis
Team Creativity Techniques to generate causes
Root Cause Analysis, 5 Whys
Decision Making: Prioritise possible sources and solutions, Pick Charts
Module 5: Improve
Develop and implement optimum sustainable solutions
Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM)
Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)
Construct Future State Value Stream Process Map
Module 6: Control
Verify effective implementation of solutions and ongoing controls are established
Control techniques for ongoing process control
Communicate recommendations for further improvement to stakeholders
Documenting Process Improvement Metrics - Time, Quality, Financial
Identify Future Opportunities for Improvement
PDCA Cycle - Review and Action on a continuous basis
Who Attends this Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course?
As the skills you gain during this course are transferrable throughout all sectors, this course is suited to participants within any industry.
- Anyone with experience in a service or manufacturing industry.
- Those working in a continuous improvement environment.
- Anyone wishing to learn how to improve business processes that are both cost-saving and sustainable.
Full Course Brochure
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Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need experience to attend this course?
This course is suited to participants at all experience levels, including absolute beginners and those who are thinking of making a career change to management.
Do I need experience to attend this course?
No previous experience is necessary. All you need to bring is an interest in learning these methodologies.
What certification will I receive?
You will receive 2 certifications upon completing this course and its assessments. The first is a Professional Development Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate. The second is a QQI Level 5 certificate in Lean Manufacturing Tools.
Manufacturing Tools is the official name of the course, but this course is by no means only suited to the manufacturing industry. The QQI code for this course is 5N5407 and it is a minor award worth 15 credits towards a major award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).
How do I achieve my certification?
To achieve this certification, you must attend our 5 day Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course and successfully complete the assessment work that follows the course. During the course, your trainer will give you full details for your assessment submission.
Is Lean Six Sigma only used in manufacturing industries?
No, although Lean originated in the manufacturing sector, the practical and versatile nature of these tools have led them to become widely used throughout many different sectors. Lean Six Sigma can be effective in organisations of any size and industry.
How is this course delivered?
Our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course is an interactive, learner-focused workshop. Theoretical learning is combined with practical application including project work, group activities and discussions.
Who delivers this course?
Our trainers are experienced Lean Six Sigma professionals who have led business excellence projects and delivered breakthrough process improvements and cost savings across a range of business areas.
Do you have any other questions?
You can ask us any question about this course by clicking on the button below, or phoning us on Freephone 1800 910 810.