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Lean Six Sigma

Fall 2020

ASQ® Black Belt - Exam Prep Course

The American Society for Quality (ASQ) offers a direct way to earn the valuable Six Sigma Black Belt certification, and this custom-designed course prepares you for success in the certification exam.Review the body of knowledge for ASQ black belts and practice with exam questions in an automated environment to achieve high exam-taking performance.

A Six Sigma Black Belt is a professional capable of leading six sigma improvement projects, streamlining processes, and creating savings.

Study with us: 85% of our students have passed the certification exam; a much higher percentage than national passing rates.
ASQ exam fee and required textbook not included.

Saturday, Sept. 12 to Oct. 17
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
BSLEN-0300-001, $2,299
Virtual, classroom meetings (VCM)

Experience Required
Six Sigma Black Belt requires two completed projects with signed affidavits, or one completed project with a signed affidavit and three years of work experience, in one or more areas of the Six Sigma Black Belt Body of Knowledge.

Tuition and Financial Options
Payment is due at registration. A payment plan is available. Explore financial options for Continuing Education programs.

Careers
Black Belts are employed in sectors such as manufacturing, supply chain, insurance, and health care, among others. The Black Belt certification can boost your income: glassdoor.com reports an average salary of $108,488 in 2018. 

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Become well-versed in the Lean Six Sigma methodology and gain the skills to lead or support improvement projects in your organization.

The Six Sigma Certification on your resume proves your commitment to improving your business acumen and analytical skills and demonstrates your dedication to improving the business within which you work. The reflection of these skills through your Six Sigma certification can lead to better job opportunities and improved salary.

Watch this short video to learn more!

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
With a 97% certification success rate, this unique and intensive learning experience in problem solving is designed for any professional at any level in any industry. Learn how to solve problems as a team and individually, and improve processes and operations at your workplace. This workshop is in partnership with fkiQuality and Six Sigma Masters.

The program includes:

The integrated DMAIC-Lean method for process improvement: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control
Six Sigma as well as Lean and Deming principles for excellence
A company case study with individualized problem-solving tasks
Numerical and statistical analysis of performance
A Microsoft Excel-based analysis of business results

Monday and Wednesday, Sept. 14 to Oct. 14
6 to 9:30 p.m.
BSLEN-0200-001, $1550
Virtual, classroom meetings (VCM)

Fee includes all course materials, Six Sigma project, project review and online certification exam.

How Certification Works
Certification is awarded through Six Sigma Masters Program.
Participants complete a written project report to be reviewed by the certifying Master Black Belt as a prerequisite to earning the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt designation.

Prerequisites

Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel is recommended
Participants are asked to bring their own laptop.

Tuition and Financial Options
Payment is due at registration. A payment plan is available. Explore financial options for Continuing Education programs.

Careers
Six Sigma Green Belt is one of the top-paying certifications for 2018, with an average income of $104,099, based on the 2018 Highest -Paying IT Certifications from PC Mag. 

COVID-19 Business Recovery Series *NEW* 

As we progress into the recovery phase of the COVID-19 crisis, resilient leaders recognize and reinforce critical shifts from a "today" to a "tomorrow" mindset for their teams. Invite your team to learn how related market and societal shift have cause substantial uncertainties that need to be navigated – and seized as an opportunity to grow and change. 

Working Safely with COVID-19
Integrate Lean, safety and management principles to create the safest possible working environment for your employee. All learning material in electronic form: slides, videos, templates and exercises included. Duration (6 hrs.)

Monday and Wednesday, Oct. 19 to 26
6 to 8 p.m.
BSLEN-0100-024, $399
Virtual, classroom meetings (VCM)

Frugal Innovation
You want new ideas but at a low cost and risk, so start by collecting data using simple tools and guide to creativity of your employees. Do you know whether your result have costly outliers, such as extremely slow jobs? Can you tell when your performance starts to drift negatively? Lean to identify situations in need of remedy and how to attack them. All learning material in electronic form: slides, videos, templates and exercises included. Duration (4 hrs.)

Monday and Wednesday, Nov. 2 and 4
6 to 8 p.m.
BSLEN-0100-012, $325
Virtual, classroom meetings (VCM)

Training for Perfection and Speed
Apply the famous, proven WWII Training Within Industry (TWI) programs to build an internal capacity to sustain and improve quality in your workforce quickly. A course for managers and supervisors who act as trainers to ensure that all team members work in the most efficient and repeatable manner. Does your staff know all procedures down to each work element? Do supervisors know how to educate in the steps needed to improve operations? All learning material in electronic form: slides, videos, templates and exercises included. Duration (6 hrs.)

Monday and Wednesday, Nov. 9 to 16
6 to 8 p.m.
BSLEN-0100-023, $399
Virtual, classroom meetings (VCM)

About the Instructors
Francisco Pulgar-Vidal: View his LinkedIn Profile

Contact
Amanda Skarosi
Program Manager - Business Solutions/Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Suite 1111
(630) 942-2524 or skarosia@cod.edu
 
 

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Contact Information

Business Solutions
College of DuPage Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2770
Fax: (630) 942-3785