Online Green Belt to Black Belt Upgrade

This online upgrade gives Green Belt practitioners tailored Black Belt training to solve challenging performance problems.

Format: Online Learning
Topic: Lean Six Sigma



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This course develops Lean Six Sigma Green Belts into Black Belts who can solve more challenging problems and lead improvement teams across a wider spectrum of processes in any environment, including transactional, service, manufacturing, healthcare and financial.

With a practical and applied focus, this training prepares participants to solve a wide variety of difficult problems across a wide spectrum of industries, drawing on both quantitative and qualitative methods.

This course also prepares Black Belts for their role as change agents in multiple contexts, and provides creative thinking techniques for when out-of-the box solutions are required.

Featuring the same world-class curriculum as our classroom version, the Upgrade to Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Online course is delivered through our interactive, HTML-based eLearning system, offering accessibility and ease of use across both desktop and mobile devices (closed captioning is available).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply such Lean concepts as 5S, waste reduction, process mapping, value stream mapping and mistake proofing.
  • Define, scope and execute DMAIC projects.
  • Apply a variety of DMAIC tools to business issues and transition projects from phase to phase.
  • Apply basic and more advanced statistical analyses to determine the relationship between key inputs and process outputs.
  • Effectively manage team dynamics and understand how to work with multiple levels of leadership to remove barriers and achieve project success.
  • Close projects and hand over control to process owners.
  • Present projects to instructors, peers and managers.


Green Belt status with basic knowledge of Lean concepts and techniques. Recommended reading

Who Should Attend?

Green Belts who want to upgrade their skills and become Black Belts


65 hours including quizzes, exercises, and exams

How many CEUs/PDUs are available?

10.8 CEUs
4 PDUs


  • Green Belt status with basic knowledge of Lean concepts and techniques.
  • Recommended reading

Define - Click Here

  • Five Principles of Lean
  • Kano Analysis

Measure - Click Here

  • Variable Measurement Systems – Level 2 + Validation Checklist
  • Stability & Common Probability Distributions

Analyze - Click Here

  • Confidence Intervals
  • Simple Linear Regression & Correlation
  • Sample Size
  • ANOVA – Analysis Variance
  • Contingency Tables & Chi-Square
  • Central Limit Theorem (Optional)
  • Mean & Variance Testing Supplement (Optional)

Improve - Click Here

  • Future State Value Stream Maps
  • Preventing Human Error
  • Kanban
  • Introduction to Design of Experiments (DOE)
  • Basic Factorial Experiments
  • Fractional Factorial Theory
  • Fractional Factorial Practical
  • Designed Experiments
  • Evaluating Solution Ideas

Control - Click Here

  • Survey Design and Analysis

System Requirements: Internet connection with modern browser

Operating System: Microsoft Windows (7 and higher) or Apple Mac OS X

Display Properties Setting: Minimum 1024 x 768 screen resolution

Recommended Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge

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Legacy browsers with known issues:

Internet Explorer 10 and below

Safari 7 and below

Note: the course content requires that any pop-up blocker be disabled

Once the course has been paid for and started you can no longer receive a refund or credit towards another class.

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