Six Sigma is a quality approach meant to improve services and products by eliminating the variation that causes errors and defects and generates outputs that are statistically free from defects. Benedictine University Professional Development and Learning Six Sigma: Green Belt is designed for individuals to learn the full process as well as prepare students for the American Society for Quality (ASQ) certification exam. Students will learn the methodology for defining, measuring, analyzing, improving and controlling to better increase the quality process.
Upon successful completion, students will receive an award of completion in Six Sigma: Green Belt.
The Six Sigma: Green Belt Certificate program is a five-day program and includes all topics covered by ASQ Six Sigma: Green Belt certification.
This five-day workshop qualifies students for the ASQ Six Sigma: Green Belt Certification Exam by explaining the concepts, strategies, tools and techniques they will need to complete process improvement projects and activities. The course is divided into modules that explain key foundational Six Sigma information, guide students through the steps of methodology and demonstrate how a Six Sigma benefits organizations.
After completing this course, students should be able to:
Students will be required to complete an open diagnostic (math and analysis skills diagnosis) to identify areas for improvement before enrolling in the program.
Students will be tested on their understanding and comprehension of course topics through challenging exercises, interactive games and case study assignments. Video segments from subject matter experts also supplement the course material. Students will receive feedback throughout each module.
A professional certificate from Benedictine University Professional Development and Learning will be awarded upon successful program completion.
In order to earn a certificate of completion from Benedictine University Professional Development and Learning and to qualify for the ASQ Six Sigma: Green Belt Certification Exam (the cost of which is not included in the fee), students must complete the full program. Upon successful completion, a printable certificate of completion from Benedictine University Professional Development and Learning will be available to download. Students will need an ABVC calculator and textbook to complete their coursework.
This program is eligible for 30 CEU credits. The certificate is noncredit and does not apply toward a degree. Students will need an ABVC calculator and textbook to complete their coursework.
Register online using a credit card with our secure, real-time registration system. Add the course to your shopping cart and follow the instructions for checking out. Register by phone at (630) 829-1383 during our business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST).
Cost for the full program is $1,250. Payment must be paid in full before enrollment is accepted. Registration cannot be processed if payment is not made. Payment may be made by credit card, check or company purchase order.
This program is noncredit (not degree applicable); therefore, it is not eligible for federal education loans. To ensure ease of payment for different circumstances, we strive to be flexible when working with individuals. The most common methods of payment are:
Many companies offer employee reimbursement for continuing education because it directly affects job performance, keeps the company up-to-date and boosts employee morale. If you work at a company that will pay for your continuing education, be sure to get prior approval.
Professional development may be something in which you need to invest to advance your career. It is important to realize it is an investment because it will unlock new opportunities in your current position or one in which you desire to move.
It may be possible to take advantage of government funded programs through a Workforce Development Center and enroll in professional development programs. Some who are in a job transition use this opportunity to refine their skills in a familiar area, while others choose to learn a new skill set.