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GoLeanSixSigma.com is thrilled and honored to announce our partnership with UC San Diego Extension! We’ll be offering unique, interactive Green Belt and Black Belt courses where you’ll earn an Award of Completion from UC San Diego Extension and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt without Project, Green Belt with Project Completion and Black Belt Certifications from GoLeanSixSigma.com.

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A Lean Six Sigma leader fosters a thriving culture of Continuous Improvement. This requires more than lean tools. Key leadership and management frameworks, principles and behaviors are also needed. The Lean Six Sigma Leader program provides any leader driving continuous improvement with the tools to become a mentor, a roadmap to drive transformation, and knowledge to align projects with the organization’s overall mission and objectives.

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What Is Lean Six Sigma?

Lean Six Sigma (LSS) provides a systematic method to improve performance and reduce variation in business operations to achieve productivity and profitability gains. Students earn various colors of Belts which indicate their levels of mastery of Lean Six Sigma expertise. A person who has earned the designation of Lean Six Sigma Green Belt often plays a key role in the success of an organization’s process improvement initiatives.

Belt Levels of Lean Six Sigma - GoLeanSixSigma.com

As a member or leader of a high-performing Lean Six Sigma project team, the Green Belt is involved in:

  • selecting or defining projects
  • setting project objectives
  • data gathering
  • statistical analysis
  • change implementation

To function effectively, Green Belts need to understand and apply the basic Lean Six Sigma concepts, tools and methodologies in a variety of situations. This course is designed to educate those who wish to attain the level of Green Belt.

UC San Diego Extension Green Belt Program Benefits

  • Immediately apply the established Lean Six Sigma principles and the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control (DMAIC) methodology to a case study or real-life project.
  • Receive guided mentorship from a Master Black Belt and understand how to implement Lean Six Sigma directly into your workplace.
  • Build your problem-solving muscles utilizing Lean Six Sigma in your organization.
  • Graduates of the program are prepared to progress into the seven-session Accelerated Lean Six Sigma Black Belt or the online Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course at UC San Diego.

Who Should Attend?

Any team or individual responsible for managing or participating significantly in any business process activities including managers, professionals and line staff in:

  • manufacturing and quality engineers
  • finance and business administration
  • healthcare administration and practitioners
  • product design and development
  • sales and marketing professionals
  • manufacturing or service operations
  • supply chain management
  • human resources

Program Format

You can complete the program either fully online, hybrid (both online and in class) or 100% in the classroom. The benefits of the different formats include:

Online:

  1. Green Belt without Project ($1,995)
    1. Complete an authentic case study, under the mentorship of a Master Black Belt.
  2. Green Belt with Project Completion ($2,495)
    1. Students are expected to bring in a real project from their organization.

There are two UC San Diego Green Belt online options: One includes completing a Green Belt project. The other option is without a project. Here are some additional benefits:

  • Instructor-led training on your schedule.
  • Webinars and live office hours provide opportunities to collaborate and network with instructors and peers. Enrich your experience with meaningful feedback.
  • Weekly discussion board topics provide an additional opportunity to engage with the content and your peers.
  • Apply the tools and techniques provided by GoLeanSixSigma.com, globally leading experts in Lean Six Sigma.
  • In addition to UC San Diego Extension’s Award of Completion, you will earn a globally recognized Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification from GoLeanSixSigma.com, and can add a Green Belt to your LinkedIn profile.

In-class:

There are two UC San Diego Green Belt in-class options: One is in-class for all six days. The other one is a hybrid which is ideal for out-of-town students that would like an in-class experience. The hybrid course is scheduled in blocks: Days 1 & 2 are scheduled consecutively. Then, a month later, days 3 & 4 follow. The 5th day of class is remote work. The 6th day is in-class live project presentations. Here are some of the other benefits for the in-class courses:

  • Network and interact with fellow students over six full-days within a four-month period. Click on the “In Class” section on UC San Diego’s website to view location, dates, and times.
  • Receive guided mentorship from a Master Black Belt, and work effectively in teams on a real-life project brought in from your or another students’ organization.
  • Project must result in a projected ROI of $40k.

Accelerated Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

For individuals who have successfully completed a Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Green Belt Training, this intensive program provides a systematic method to improve performance efficiencies and reduce variations in all business operations. Master advanced methodologies through application-based learning and lead your organization towards higher productivity and profitability gains. As a Black Belt you will learn to identify all types of waste, determine constraints and defects, create rapid improvements through Kaizen events, and monitor performance through balanced measurements. Throughout the program you will apply LSS directly to a real-world projects resulting in a minimum of $100k in projected annual savings.

  • Learn the combined LSS tools at a Black Belt level
  • Acquire the ability to select projects, develop teams and deliver results
  • Develop skills utilizing LSS tools and implement for quantifiable results
  • Apply the concepts to a project impacting the bottom line
  • Prepare the practitioner to deploy LSS to other individuals in their organizations
  • Develop the ability to train other LSS White, Yellow, and Green Belts

Only students who have successfully completed their Lean Six Sigma Green Belt will be admitted into this program. If you did not complete your Green Belt at UC San Diego Extension, please email the Program Manager, Angela Miller, to determine your eligibility at [email protected].

Applicants must have a project(s) in mind when starting the class. The project must be focused on improving a current process that is brought in from the student’s company or organization. The instructors will provide guidance to ensure a successful project completion. For questions please contact [email protected]. Course materials are provided to students, including computer software which aids in statistical analysis.

Program Format

  • Instructor-led training on your schedule.
  • Webinars, customized live coaching sessions provide opportunities to collaborate and network with instructors and peers. Enrich your online experience with meaningful feedback.
  • Weekly discussion board topics provide an additional opportunity to engage with the content and your peers.
    Complete a real project under the mentorship of a Master Black Belt. Apply the tools and techniques provided by GoLeanSixSigma.com, globally leading experts in Lean Six Sigma.

In addition to UC San Diego Extension’s Award of Completion, you will earn a globally recognized Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from GoLeanSixSigma.com, and can add a Black Belt to your LinkedIn profile.

Our Learners Love Us

I really liked that we were asked to immediately apply concepts we learned to our daily lives. The real world application helped me to understand how I can use what I learned in the future.

Although remote, the instructors and format made the individual class members feel connected.

Best course ever taken, very well organized, the amount of work is fair for working students.

Really liked the videos that were presented. They provided us with some real application to the tools given to us.

Loved the supplemental videos. They really put some concepts in easy-to-understand portrayals.

I really enjoyed the weekly assignment! Having to come up with real world examples helped me to relate the material to my everyday activities.

About UC San Diego Extension

The continuing education branch of the University, UC San Diego Extension, offers cutting-edge certificates, courses, and professional development programs to enhance skill development in critical occupations. With more than 4,900 courses and 30,000 students per year, UC San Diego Extension represents a vibrant nexus of classes and programs attracting both organizations and individuals alike.

UC San Diego Named No. 1 Public University by Washington Monthly

UC San Diego has been named the top public university in the nation by Washington Monthly for contributions to social mobility, research and public service. UC San Diego has been the no. 1 public college in the rankings nine times in the past 10 years.

The campus was named seventh in the nation on the complete list, which includes private and public universities. Ranking results are based on areas such as recruitment and graduation of low-income students; production of cutting-edge research; the number of undergraduates that go on to earn a doctorate degree; and the success of instilling the importance of service to the community and our country.


About GoLeanSixSigma.com

GoLeanSixSigma.com is a globally recognized leader in Lean Six Sigma Training & Certification. Our practical, easy-to-understand and enjoyable approach empowers learners to build their problem-solving muscles and deliver improvement to any organization.

Within the last 2 years we have seen a significant increase in the interest and participation within our Lean Six Sigma programs. Graduates leave our practice-based program equipped with the skills needed to apply LSS tools to any process in any industry. According to many of our graduates, this differentiating factor has set them apart from the competition when entering the workforce.

Angela Miller

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UC San Diego Goes Palooza With Process Improvement

On November 8th, UC San Diego recently conducted its first-ever Process Palooza, a day-long conference and competition focused on continuous improvement through Lean Six Sigma techniques. The goal of the event was to strengthen the community of Lean Six Sigma peers, at UC San Diego as well as encourage more employees to incorporate process improvement into their job. More than 400 UC San Diego employees signed up to attend and learn first-hand from their colleagues about how process improvement can save money, streamline operations and improve service.

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