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Certificate In Six Sigma and Lean Process Online Course

Eliminate Defects and Waste in Your Business Processes

Eliminate Defects and Waste in Your Business Processes

Six Sigma is a data-driven approach for eliminating defects and waste in any business process. You can compare Six Sigma with turning your water faucet and experiencing the flow of clean, clear water. Reliable systems are in place to purify, treat, and pressure the water through the faucet. That is what Six Sigma does to business: it treats the processes in business so that they deliver their intended result.

Our Lean Process And Six Sigma course will provide an introduction to this way of thinking that has changed so many corporations in the world. This course will give you an overview of the Six Sigma methodology, and some of the tools required to deploy Six Sigma in own organizations.

By the end of this Six Sigma and Lean Process Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Develop a 360 degree view of Six Sigma and how it can be implemented in any organization
  • Identify the fundamentals of lean manufacturing, lean enterprise and lean principles
  • Describe the key dimensions of quality - product features and freedom from deficiencies
  • Develop attributes and value according to the Kano Model
  • Understand how products and services that have the right features and are free from deficiencies can promote customer satisfaction and attract and retain new customers
  • Describe what is required to regulate a process
  • Give examples of how poor quality affects operating expenses in the areas of appraisal, inspection costs, internal failure costs and external failure costs
  • Using basic techniques such as DMAIC and how to identify Six Sigma Projects
  • Use specific criteria to evaluate a project
  • Discover root causes of a problem
  • Design and install new controls to hold the gains and to prevent the problem from returning

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

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The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

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Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Understanding Lean

  • About six sigma
  • About lean
  • History behind lean
  • Toyota production systems
  • The toyota precepts

Module Three - Liker's Toyota Way

  • Philosophy
  • Process
  • People and partners
  • Problem solving

Module Four - The TPS House

  • The goals of TPS
  • The first pillar - Just in time (JIT)
  • The second pillar - Jidoka (Error-free production)
  • Kaizen (Continuous improvement)
  • The foundation of the house

Module Five - The Five Principles of Lean Business

  • Value
  • Value Stream
  • Flow
  • Pull
  • Seek perfection

Module Six - The First Improvement Concept (Value)

  • Basic characteristics
  • Satisfiers
  • Delighters
  • Applying the Kano model

Module Seven - The Second Improvement Concept (Waste)

  • Muda
  • Mura
  • Muri
  • The new wasters

Module Eight - The Third Improvement Concept (Variation)

  • Common cause
  • Special cause
  • Tampering
  • Structural

Module Nine - The Fourth Improvement Concept (Complexity)

  • What is complexity?
  • What causes complexity?
  • How to simplify?

Module Ten - The Fifth Improvement Concept (Continuous Improvement)

  • The PDSA cycle (Plan, Do, Study, Act)
  • The DMAIC method

Module Eleven - The Improvement Toolkit

  • Gemba
  • Genchi Genbutsu
  • Womack's Principle
  • Kaizen
  • A roadmap for implementation

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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31 August 2018 11:17:13 AM


14 August 2018 12:55:17 PM

Learned a lot!!!

19 July 2018 06:41:07 PM

Best short course available with all the flexiblity

9 July 2018 10:42:14 AM

Very well organised and engaging all the way along with Case study. Easy to understand and follow.

9 July 2018 05:07:21 AM

I really appreciated the quizz form, making sure I understood everything step by step.

6 July 2018 04:09:45 PM

Fantastic overview of Lean Process and Six Sigma. recommend to anybody wanting to gain an incite into the principles that guide you to start on the Lean Journey.

5 July 2018 11:40:03 PM


19 June 2018 10:31:23 PM

Good Course indeed and very Insight.

18 June 2018 12:33:30 AM

Great course. Well structured for learning. Quick and easy. Great understanding!

22 May 2018 06:10:24 PM

it is important to understand lean sigma and 6 sigma when running a business.

These are models that can be used to successfully run a business.

14 May 2018 02:50:11 AM

I'm very satisfied with this course

27 April 2018 05:22:10 AM

A good, thorough, thought provoking course

22 April 2018 11:04:24 PM

The Lean Process and Six Sigma Course concepts have made me think about the processes at my work and how these can be improved

16 April 2018 10:16:24 PM

Good overview into the course

16 April 2018 04:26:06 PM


13 April 2018 05:08:22 AM

This information is what I learned in the yellow belt training. It is great summary of the Lean Process.

30 March 2018 12:23:40 PM

I really enjoyed this course, it gave me a better understanding and also a good platform to go and start my next Black Belt course

28 March 2018 01:33:04 AM

I really enjoyed studying this course.

26 March 2018 08:09:09 PM

Training materials and the terms used in this course makes easier to understand. Did not find any difficulty to access it online and easier to complete the course.

23 March 2018 01:05:50 PM

Very good course. Enjoyed the learning and great that it is online and self-paced

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 020LPAS
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 6-8 Hours
Qualification: Certificate