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Green Belt Online Training

GoLeanSixSigma.com’s Green Belt Training is the most practical, cost-effective way for you, your team or your entire organization to learn and begin applying the concepts and tools of Lean Six Sigma.

It’s an online, in-depth course that enables learners to complete Lean Six Sigma process improvement projects from start to finish. Green Belts can deliver measurable, sustainable improvement by finding the root causes of problems and streamlining processes.

The following concepts and tools are covered in Green Belt Training. Learn more about our Online Green Belt Training. Download the PDF of the Green Belt Training Index here:

 
 
 
Green Belt Table of Contents (3.1 / 2017)

Introduction Phase

Green Belt Online Training Introduction 1.1
 Step: Overview of Lean Six Sigma2.1
What Is Lean Six Sigma?2.3
Where Did Lean Six Sigma Come From?2.6
Why Do Organizations Use Lean Six Sigma?2.7
Cost of Poor Quality2.10
Connect With the Customer2.12
Reduce Variation2.13
Focus on the Process2.14
Quantify the Dollar Impact2.15
Engage the People2.16
Step: 8 Wastes (DOWNTIME) – Template Available3.1
Defects3.8
Overproduction3.8
Waiting3.8
Non-Utilized Talent3.8
Transportation3.8
Inventory3.8
Motion3.8
Extra-Processing3.8
Step: Lean Six Sigma Roles4.1
White Belt4.4
Yellow Belt4.5
Green Belt4.6
Black Belt4.7
Master Black Belt4.8
Champion4.9
Team Roles and Project Roles – Template Available4.10
Step: DMAIC Overview5.1
Project Types5.3
DMAIC Methodology5.5
Step: Project Selection6.1
Project Selection Guidelines – Template Available6.1
Introduction Phase Conclusion7.1
Challenges7.5
Green Belt Project Journey7.6
Introduction7.7
Tollgate Checklist – Template Available7.8
Deliverables7.9

 

Define Phase

Define the Problem, the Process and the Customer

Define Phase Introduction1.1
Step: Create the Project Charter – Template Available2.1
Business Case2.5
Problem Statement2.7
Goal Statement – Template Available2.10
Scope – Template Available2.13
Step: Interpret the Voice of the Customer3.1
Module: Kano Analysis3.17
Module: Affinity Analysis3.23
Module: Tree Diagram3.27
Module: VOC Translation Matrix – Template Available3.32
Step: Understand the Current State4.1
Module: Process Walk (Gemba Walk) – Template Available4.6
Module: Organizational Level Process Map4.20
Module: SIPOC – Template Available4.24
Module: Value Stream Map – Template Available4.30
Module: Swimlane Map – Template Available4.36
Module: Spaghetti Map – Template Available4.40
Step: Develop Project Communication5.1
Module: Communication Plan – Template Available5.3
Module: A3 – Template Available5.9
Module: Stakeholder Analysis – Template Available5.15
Relationship Map – Template Available5.19
Module: Meeting Productivity5.31
Meeting Roles – Template Available5.35
Ground Rules5.36
The RACI Matrix – Template Available5.40
Team Dynamics – The Alignment Model – Template Available5.43
Plus/Delta5.46
Define Phase Conclusion6.1
Challenges6.5
Green Belt Project Journey6.6
Steps and Tools Recap6.7
Tollgate Checklist – Template Available6.8
Deliverables6.9

 

Measure Phase

Measure and Baseline the Problem

 Measure Phase Introduction1.1
Step: Select Measures2.1
Value Stream Definitions2.8
Measuring Customer Demand (Takt Time)2.13
Data Types2.20
Continuous and Discrete Measures2.21
Efficiency & Effectiveness – Template Available2.26
Step: Plan for Data Collection3.1
Data Collection Plan – Template Available3.4
Module: Operational Definitions – Template Available3.9
Module: Stratification3.18
Module: Check Sheets – Template Available3.22
Standard Event Occurrence Check Sheets3.25
Classification Check Sheet3.27
Frequency Plot Check Sheet3.28
Traveller Check Sheet3.29
Confirmation Check Sheet or Checklist3.30
Concentration Diagram Check Sheet3.31
Module: Sampling3.36
Module: Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)3.53
Step: Collect Baseline Data4.1
Defects Per Unit (DPU)4.7
Defects Per Million Opportunities (DPMO)4.9
Sigma4.11
Percent Defective4.17
Final Yield4.19
Rolled Throughput Yield4.20
Measure Phase Conclusion5.3
Challenges5.7
Green Belt Project Journey5.8
Steps and Tools Recap5.9
Tollgate Checklist – Template Available5.10
Deliverables5.11

 

Analyze Phase

Identify the Root Causes of Problems and Waste Within the Process

Analyze Phase Introduction1.1
Step: Conduct Process Analysis2.1
Rework Loops2.4
Redundancies2.6
Bottlenecks2.9
Inspections & Decisions2.10
Handoffs2.12
Module: Value Analysis2.17
Value-Added Flow Analysis – Template Available2.13
Module: Value Stream Map (VSM) Analysis – Template Available2.26
Step: Conduct Data Analysis3.1
Module: Histogram3.4
Module: Pie and Bar Charts3.18
Module: Pareto Chart3.21
Module: Run Chart3.26
Module: Box Plot3.33
Step: Brainstorm Root Causes4.1
Module: Affinity Analysis4.3
Module: The Five Whys & The Fishbone Diagram4.7
Fishbone Diagram – Template Available4.9
5 Whys – Template Available4.13
Step: Develop Root Cause Hypothesis5.1
Root Cause Hypothesis – Template Available5.6
Step: Validate Root Cause Hypothesis6.1
Verification by Observation6.4
Verification by Listening6.5
Confirming Hypotheses With Data6.6
Logical Cause Testing6.15
Hypothesis Testing Tools6.16
Scatter Plot6.17
Step: Analyze Phase Conclusion7.1
Challenges7.5
Green Belt Project Journey7.6
Steps and Tools Recap7.7
Tollgate Checklist – Template Available7.8
Deliverables7.9

 

Improve Phase

Implement and Verify Solutions to Address Root Cause

 Improve Phase Introduction1.1
Step: Craft Solutions2.1
Module: Team Member Review2.3
Module: Brainstorm Solutions2.6
Analogy2.12
Anti-Solution2.13
Brain-Writing2.14
Channeling2.15
Module: Lean Improvement Principles2.18
Module: Single-Piece Flow & Batch Reduction2.26
Module: Changeover Reduction2.33
Module: Work Cell Design2.45
Module: Workload Balancing & Demand Leveling2.56
Module: Cross-Training & Parallel Processing Template Available2.61
Module: Kanban & Supermarkets2.68
Module: Standard Work2.85
Module: Visual Management & 5S – Template Available2.93
1: Sort2.101
2: Set In Order2.105
3: Shine2.109
4: Standardize2.111
5: Sustain2.114
Module: Future State Map2.119
Step: Filter Solutions3.1
Module: Impact Effort Matrix – Template Available3.4
Module: Weighted Criteria Matrix – Template Available3.10
Step: Conduct Risk Management4.1
Module: Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) – Template Available4.4
Module: Mistake-Proofing (Poka Yoke)4.22
Step: Determine Solution Approach5.1
Module: Rapid Improvement Event (Kaizen)5.5
Module: Pilot the Solution – Template Available5.10
Module: Multi-Phase Implementation5.16
Module: Full Scale Rollout5.21
Improve Phase Conclusion6.1
Challenges6.8
Green Belt Project Journey6.9
Steps and Tools Recap6.10
Tollgate Checklist – Template Available6.11
Improve Phase6.12

 

Control Phase

Maintain the Gains

 Control Phase Introduction1.1
Step: Create Monitoring Plans – Template Available2.1
Module: Control Charts2.11
Step: Develop Response Plans – Template Available3.1
 Step: Document the Project4.1
Project Storyboard – Template Available4.4
Executive Summary – Template Available4.6
New Procedure Audit – Template Available4.12
Step: Pursue Perfection5.1
Innovation Transfer – Template Available5.3
Control Phase Conclusion6.1
Challenges6.5
Green Belt Project Journey6.6
Steps and Tools Recap6.7
Tollgate Checklist – Template Available6.8
Deliverables6.9
Overview of Black Belt Training & Certification7.4

 

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