Lean Six Sigma

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.

Spring 2020

Saturday, Jan. 18 to Feb. 22
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
BSLEN-0300-001, $2900
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1D03

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.

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.

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

Spring 2020

Monday and Wednesday, Feb. 3 to March 4
6 to 9:30 p.m.
BSLEN-0200-001, $1550
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1A03

The course fee includes all materials, project review and the 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.

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

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.  


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.

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



Contact Information

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