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A Subject Matter Expert is a person who is an expert on a given topic or skill.

In Lean Six Sigma, Subject Matter Experts show a high level of expertise in a specific process. They are particularly valuable in the Define phase of a process improvement project.

For a better understanding of Subject Matter Experts and an overview of Lean Six Sigma, check out our Free Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training, Green Belt Training or Lean Training.

Elisabeth Swan

Elisabeth is a Master Black Belt at, the co-author of The Problem-Solver’s Toolkit and co-host of the Just-in-Time Cafe. For over 30 years, she's helped leading organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab and Marriott International, Inc. build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.
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