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ASQ Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Course

This is exam preparation for those who want to achieve the prestigious ASQ Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) qualification. Combining intensive classroom training with unlimited access to an online exam simulator for 365 days, this programme is designed to equip participants with an understanding of the Certified Six Sigma Body of Knowledge, confidence to apply these skills effectively, and the knowledge required to pass the ASQ examination.

This programme is intended for those with experience in lean and six sigma continuous improvement tools. It is only available for in-company bookings. If you would like to attend a public course as an individual, or don't meet the ASQ eligibility requirements, why not take a look at our Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for Business?

  • Key Benefits
  • Programme Content
  • Eligibility Requirements
  • Public Courses

What are the Key Benefits of this Programme?

You will gain in many ways by attending this ASQ Certified Six Sigma Green Belt programme.

Here are some of the key benefits:

  • Learn how to make a positive impact on the profitability levels of your organisation.
  • Contribute to reduced waste, improved efficiency, and less downtime in your organisation.
  • Become an effective problem-solver in any team.
  • Develop and hone your skills as a process improvement specialist.
  • Enhance your career potential. This certification opens doors to increased earning potential, and new opportunities.

What is Covered on this ASQ Green Belt Programme?

Module 1 - Overview: Six Sigma and the Organisation


Six Sigma and Organisational Goals

  • Value of Six Sigma
  • Organisational goals and six sigma projects
  • Organisational drivers and metrics


Lean Principles in the Organisation

  • Lean concepts
  • Value-stream mapping


Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Methodologies

  • Road maps for DFSS
  • DMADV (define, measure, analyse, design, verify)
  • IDOV (identify, design, optimise, verify)
  • alignment with DMAIC
  • Basic failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA)
  • Design FMEA and process FMEA


Exam Questions and Answers

Module 2 - Define Phase


Project Identification

  • Project selection
  • Process elements
  • Benchmarking
  • Process inputs and outputs
  • SIPOC model
  • Owners and stakeholders


Voice of the Customer

  • Customer identification
  • Customer data
  • Customer requirements
  • quality function deployment (QFD)


Project Management Basics

  • Project charter
  • Project scope
  • Project Metrics
  • primary metrics
  • consequential metrics
  • Project planning tools
  • Gantt charts
  • critical path method (CPM)
  • program evaluation and review technique (PERT)
  • Project documentation
  • Project risk analysis
  • Project closure


Management and Planning Tools

  • Affinity diagrams
  • Interrelationship diagraphs
  • Tree diagrams
  • Prioritisation matrices
  • Matrix diagrams
  • Process decision program charts (PDPC)
  • Activity network diagrams


Exam Questions and Answers

Module 3 - Measure Phase


Process analysis and documentation


Probability and statistics

  • Basic probability concepts
  • independent events
  • mutually exclusive events
  • multiplication rules
  • permutations
  • combinations
  • Central limit theorem
  • confidence intervals
  • hypothesis testing
  • control charts


Statistical distributions

  • Normal
  • Binomial
  • Poisson
  • Chi square
  • Student's T
  • F


Collecting and summarising data

  • Types of data and measuring scales
  • Sampling and data collection methods
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Graphical methods
  • scatter diagrams
  • normal probability plots
  • histograms
  • stem-and-leaf plots
  • box-and-whisker plots


Measurement System Analysis (MSA)

  • Gauge repeatability and reproducability
  • Measurement correlation
  • Bias
  • Linearity
  • Pere


Process and Performance Capability

  • Process performance v process specifications
  • Process capability studies
  • Process capability (Cp, Cpk) and process performance (Pp, Ppk) indices
  • Short-term v long term capability and sigma shift


Exam Questions and Answers

Module 4 - Analyze Phase


Exploratory data analysis

  • Multi-vari studies
  • Correlation and linear regression


Hypothesis testing

  • Basics
  • statistical and practical significance
  • sample sizes
  • tests for significance level
  • power
  • type I and type II errors
  • Tests for means, variances, and proportions
  • hypothesis tests
  • paired-comparison t-test
  • F-test
  • chi-square


Exam Questions and Answers

Module 5 - Improve Phase


Design of Experiments (DOE)

  • Basic terms
  • DOE graphs and plots
  • Root cause analysis
  • cause and effect diagrams
  • relational matrices
  • problem-solving tools


Lean Tools

  • Waste elimination
  • pull systems
  • kanban
  • 5S
  • standard work
  • poka-yoke
  • Cycle-time reduction
  • Kaizen and kaizen blitz


Exam Questions and Answers

Module 6 - Control Phase


Statistical process control (SPC)

  • SPC basics
  • Rational subgrouping
  • Control charts
  • X-R
  • X-s
  • individual and moving range (ImR or XmR)
  • median
  • p, np, c, and u


Control Plan


Lean tools for process control

  • Total productive maintenance (TPM)
  • Visual factory


Exam Questions and Answers

What are the ASQ Six Sigma Green Belt Eligibility Requirements?

This programme and ASQ certification are intended for process improvement personnel who have experience using lean and six sigma continuous improvement tools. Here are the ASQ eligibility requirements for those attending this programme:

  • Participants require an aptitude for data analysis and statistics.
  • Participants must have a minimum of 3 years working in a process improvement environment. This must encompass utilising at least 1 of the areas in the Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, Control).
  • This must be paid working experience. Internship, coursework, or any other kind of unpaid work experience will not meet the ASQ eligibility requirements.


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Public Courses for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Our ASQ Six Sigma Green Belt programme is only available for group or in-company bookings. Our Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for Business is an excellent alternative for those who are seeking to achieve a green belt certification through training as an individual.

What is covered during this course?

  • An overview of both Lean and Six Sigma concepts
  • All elements of the DMAIC Cycle: Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, Control
  • Practical techniques and criteria for launching a successful Green Belt project
  • Guidelines and tips for your certification process.

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