Does Six Sigma demand some knowledge in mathematics and statistics?
Yes, some knowledge of statistics is good. We have had people with no statistics background go through our courses, and they were able to understand the concepts and follow along. So, it’s not required.
Tracy is a Master Black Belt at GoLeanSixSigma.com, the co-author of The Problem-Solver’s Toolkit and co-host of the Just-in-Time Cafe. She is also a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Instructor at UC San Diego and teaches in San Diego State University’s Lean Enterprise Program. For almost 20 years, she has helped leading organizations like Washington State, Charles Schwab and GE build problem-solving muscles.