Green Belt Certification
Lean Six Sigma is a powerful process improvement system that helps busi-nesses streamline processes, reduce waste and increase productivity.
The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification provides a comprehensive and thorough training that builds superior problem-solving and analytical skills. This 5-day course combines classroom training with practical applications.
Prior to training, you’ll identify a project using our “Pain Point” template process. During class, you’ll receive training and tools that provide struc-ture for LSS problem-solving. Individual and team exercises reinforce key concepts which you apply on your project. At the end of the course, you’ll take the Green Belt examination. Minimum score of 80% to receive certifi-cation. Participants should bring laptop PC and a basic calculator. After your training, we’ll provide 1 hour of personal project coaching and all tem-plates.
How You Will Benefit
• Understand the DMAIC process improvement framework — Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control.
• Apply powerful analytical tools to identify and verify root causes.
• Discover proven techniques for improving processes.
• Successfully lead focused process-improvement projects.
• $2,750 Standard Registration
• $2,250 Riverwood Yellow Belts
Includes materials, certification exam, tools & templates, breakfast, and lunch.
About the Facilitator
Peter J. Sherman brings more than 25 years experi-ence leading process im-provement programs in manufacturing, business services and healthcare.
Peter is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional.
From 2010-14, Peter served as Director of Process Excellence for Cbeyond Communica-tions, a publicly-traded, $500M revenue telecommunications provider based in Atlanta, GA. Previously, Peter was a Master Black Belt with AT&T for 10 years.
Peter began his career in Japan as a visiting M.I.T. Scholar in 1986-87. There he worked with Dr. Edwards Deming, the noted Ameri-can Quality expert. Peter learned first-hand Japanese quality practices including the Toyota Production System and Kaizen. Later, he served as Lead Instructor of Emory University’s Six Sigma Program in Atlanta, GA. Peter has authored more than 70 articles on Lean Six Sigma and quality. Peter writes for APICS Magazine’s Operational Excellence column.
Peter holds a B.S. in Building Construction from the University of Florida, a Master’s in Civil Engineering from M.I.T. and an MBA from Georgia State University. Currently, Peter is Chair of the ASQ Atlanta Section and is a member of APICS.