Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

29 July 2019, 12:00 AM - 2 August 2019, 11:59 PM

Montreal, QC, Canada

Date: July 29th-August 2nd 2019

Title:Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Course description

Lean Six Sigma is one of the most successful Operational Excellence methodologies used by organizations as a competitive strategy to be ahead of the game.It is a data driven approach that has proven results to eliminate waste, drastically improve efficiency and quality and to reduce costs by focusing on customer’s needs.Learning Lean Six Sigma methodologies will help benefit your career future. Being recognized as a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt demonstrates your commitment to developing your business acumen, problem-solving skills and improving your organization’s success. The principles of Lean Six Sigma find applications in countless organizations in a wide range of industries across the globe.

Course objectives

  • Build a solid foundation of Lean Six Sigma
  • Apply LSS methodology to solve real life challenges in organizations
  • Be able to define medium to complex problems with clarity and agreement
  • Be able to recognize waste in all types of processes
  • Be able to establish Current State by using process mapping and data analysis
  • Apply statistical analysis to prove root causes
  • Implement effective solutions to continuous improvement project
  • Lead Change Management effectively to make your project stick

Course methodology

  • Learn and Apply: a mix of theory, real life examples, practices, team presentations and case studies
  • Team project using DMAIC methodology to be submitted
  • Final exam (1.5h)
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification will be recognized following the completion of the final exam and team project

Course content


DAY 1 – July 29th, 2019

Welcome Message

What is Lean Six Sigma and why it is valuable in organizations?


Define problems with clarity and agreement

How to write impactful project charters to sell your project

How to lead meetings effectively and engage your team from the start

How to lead your Stakeholders effectively from the start

How to lead change effectively and avoid resistance

Understand and capture the Voice of the Customers (VOC)


How to perform different types of process mapping to understand Current State (SIPOC, Detailed, Swim Lane, VSM, Spaghetti)

Implement strategy to collect data effectively while maximizing resources and costs

Understand the types of data that exists

Practice, real life examples, case studies, team activity

Review Day 1

DAY 2 – July 30th, 2019

Introduction to Minitab Statistical Software

Introduction to Basic Statistics (mean, median, mode, standard deviation and descriptive statistics)

How to sample data effectively

How to trust your data using Operational Definition & Measurement System Analysis (MSA) - Gage R&R

How to analyze statistical data using charts such as: Frequency plots, Histograms, Dotplots, Bloxplots

Understand the power of Pareto analysis to focus on the right priorities

Understand process variation using the power of Control Charts and SPC

Understand defect failures using Process Capability

Practice, real life examples, case study, team activity

Team presentations

Review Day 2

DAY 3 – July 31st, 2019


How to apply Cause and Effect Analysis to find root causes

What is Normality and why it matters?

How to apply Hypothesis Testing such as Two-sample T-Test, Anova to prove the root causes

How to use Regression Analysis and Correlation to prove the root causes

Introduction to basics DOE (Design of Experiments)

Practice, real life examples, case studies, team activity

Team presentations

Review Day 3

DAY 4 – August 1st, 2019


How to generate effective and innovative solutions and lead brainstorming sessions

How to lead effective Kaizen events and quick SMEDs

How to recognize the 8 deadly wastes in Lean

Implement 5S and how to sustain it

Implement Kanban system

Implement full prove solution using Poka Yoke

Perform Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) to mitigate risks

How to pilot, plan and debug your project

Practice, real life examples, case study, team activity

Team presentations

Review Day 4

DAY 5 – August 2nd, 2019


How to apply a control plan

Why standard work matters and how to make it stick

Are we winning or losing using visual controls

How to close your project successfully and anchoring a culture of change

How to become Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified

Practice, real life examples, case study, team activity

Review DMAIC

Team presentations

Final Exam (1.5h)

Who should attend the training?

  • Business & engineering students
  • Continuous Improvement Leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Manufacturing, Maintenance, QA/QC, Logistics Supervisors, Managers and Directors
  • Anyone that wishes to improve their problem-solving skills, learn about Continuous Improvement, project management, quality improvement and make a business contribution within organizations.

Benefits at Concordia University Classroom Training

  • Enjoy the state of the art classroom training offered by Concordia university
  • Training is taught by a certified Master Black Belt instructor with real world knowledge from world class organizations
  • Access to Minitab statistical software licenses in an enjoyable classroom
  • Daily meals and refreshments are offered
  • Lean Six Sigma handout materials available

About the trainer

Danielle nguyenDanielle Nguyen is a certified Master Black Belt and experienced Plant Director that has led four world-class manufacturing plants. She has a deep passion for Lean Six Sigma, Leadership as well as serving others. Danielle is an experienced and international trainer that has delivered Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt trainings to over 500 professionals across the globe.

Danielle is highly effective in changing an organization’s culture, by engaging, empowering people and behaviors through leadership skills. She has an outstanding track record in turning plants around, achieving ambitious financial results and increasing efficiencies. She has deployed Lean Six Sigma programs across sites while ensuring a safe environment and engaging people.

Danielle is an industrial engineer from Concordia University who takes pride in her alma mater and is on her 6th year as a returning guest lecturer at the Gina Cody School. She also obtained a certification in Leadership Excellence from Harvard Business Review. Her professional experience in world-class organizations such as L’Oréal, Pfizer Pharmaceutical, Montebello Packaging, Coca-Cola Company and Conagra Brands has led her to share her knowledge with the community.


Non-Student: $2,400
Concordia Alumni: $2,000
Student: $1,100

Part of any profits received from the workshop will be dedicated to scholarships to encourage, promote and inspire young women to consider engineering as a future career.

Event Location

Concordia University EV Building
1515 Ste. Catherine Street West
Montreal , QC H3G 2W1