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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Learn a modern approach to business problem-solving with the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate from the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development. Master the step-by-step method of process improvement and complete a project at your workplace.


Is this program right for you?

Whether your organization is large or small, whether it manufactures a product, provides a service to customers, or a little of both, your processes can be improved through Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques.

Lean Six Sigma is a step-by-step method of interventions and statistical tools that allows companies to understand which business processes are not performing as needed; identify root causes of problems; and sustain gains in improvements. The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate offered by UW–Madison’s Center for Professional & Executive Development is for individuals responsible for business process improvement and those who want to advance to Black Belt certification.

Learn either online or in a full-day, in-person environment with students from diverse backgrounds and instructors who combine academic rigor with practical experience. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified by the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development and ready to begin your Black Belt certification, if desired.

Is this program right for you?

Whether your organization is large or small, whether it manufactures a product, provides a service to customers, or a little of both, your processes can be improved through Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques.

Lean Six Sigma is a step-by-step method of interventions and statistical tools that allows companies to understand which business processes are not performing as needed; identify root causes of problems; and sustain gains in improvements. The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate offered by UW–Madison’s Center for Professional & Executive Development is for individuals responsible for business process improvement and those who want to advance to Black Belt certification.

Learn either online or in a full-day, in-person environment with students from diverse backgrounds and instructors who combine academic rigor with practical experience. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified by the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development and ready to begin your Black Belt certification, if desired.

Registration information

All applicants must have completed the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate.

How you'll learn

  • Each program is offered multiple times per year and many programs are offered in-person and online.

Sample curriculum

Core Programs (complete all)

  • Business Process Improvement Using Lean Six Sigma and Performance Metrics
  • Project Management: Planning, Scheduling, and Control
  • Lean Six Sigma Data Analysis

Elective Programs (complete one)

  • Lean Six Sigma for Service and Health Care Industries
  • Achieving Operational Excellence in Manufacturing

Independent Project

Green Belt Certificate Project (completed after all required and elective courses have been taken)

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