Text books included in fees
Please bring your laptop (with Microsoft Office package loaded) for classwork.
You are strongly encouraged to bring potential business process improvement opportunities or projects on the first day of class.
Course Title: Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Program
Instructor: Jea Gackowski, MBB, IE, LCB, CES, CIS
Target Audience: This course is targeted for junior level business professionals with 3-7 years' experience in any industry.
Prerequisites (courses and/or assessment or tests): Experience with MS Office 2007 or higher. Strong math skills are helpful. Command of the English language is required.
Required Textbook: CSSGB Primer, Quality Council of Indiana, www.qualitycouncil.com or call 1-800-660-4215
Equipment: You will need to bring their own laptop to each class session. Students must provide owned Microsoft Office package for homework outside the course.
Course Description: A comprehensive, hands-on orientation to the Six Sigma Green Belt body of knowledge-as enriched by the instructor, technology, DMAIC Tools, and participants' experiences. You are strongly encouraged to bring potential business process improvement opportunities or projects on the first day of class. For candidates without a company project, a sample project will be provided for practice only. Please bring your laptop (with Microsoft Office package loaded) for classwork. Textbook required.
Prerequisites: Basic Microsoft Excel skills and knowledge of statistics are helpful.
Students are required to complete project work outside of class during weeks 2 - 9. Study time and project work is estimated to be about 12 hours/week. Some instructor interaction during weeks 2 - 9 is expected. Textbook required.
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Identify project charter best approach.
Explain each phase of the project.
Implement project management skills.
Apply the DMAIC model to assigned business improvement project.
Design stakeholder communication tools that support current best practices.
Display effective team meeting leadership skills.
Teaching Methodology and Assessment: Lecture, discussions, power point presentations, real life experiences, project work
You are required to complete project work outside of class during weeks 2 - 9. Study time and project work is estimated to be about 12 hours/week. Some instructor interaction during weeks 2 - 9 is expected.
Criteria for Successful Completion: To receive a Clayton State University Center for Continuing Education Certificate and IACET CEUs, you must attend at least 80% of the class sessions; actively participate in class; successfully complete all course assignments, including a successful project presentation; attain a score of 80% or better on the exam; and complete a learner course evaluation.
Amount of contact time (in hours) needed to effectively teach this course: 27 hours
Number of CEUs to be awarded = 2.7 CEUs
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