Lean Six Sigma

Master the Art of Process Improvement

The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course at UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education provides the knowledge and tools you can use to encourage a culture of service excellence, continuous improvement, and empirically-based decision making as a means of improving quality, consistency, speed and financial savings at your organization. As a participant in the Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Green Belt Program, you will learn systematic methods to improve performance and reduce variation in business operations to achieve productivity and profitability gains that directly improve your organization’s bottom line.

What You’ll Learn

Participants in the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course can expect the following outcomes:

  • Immediately apply the established LSS principles to a real-life project; creating expected hard or soft cost savings for your organization
  • Receive guided mentorship from a LSS Master Black Belt
  • Implement LSS directly into the workplace by addressing quality and waste issues such as defects, cycle time, over-processing, excess motions/transportation, wait time, variability, etc.
  • Enhance your organization’s ability to overcome challenges by applying LSS’s proven techniques and strategies
  • Improve customer satisfaction and enhance long-term performance
  • Receive a Green Belt Badge, recognized globally as an indicator of mastery of LSS expertise

Courses Open for Enrollment

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Why Earn a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

  • The LSS Green Belt offers universal skills that can be applied to general management contexts across multiple industries
  • In the Sacramento region, jobs asking for Six Sigma-related Certifications offer far higher salaries than those that don’t (on average, about $11k more per year)*
  • Over the last year, the number of job postings in the Sacramento region asking for Six Sigma-related certificates grew from 864 jobs in 2020 to 1,234 jobs in 2021 (a 70% increase)*

*Source: EMSI Burning Glass, Job Postings Analytics, 2021

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