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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification


This online class will cover a set of proven and highly respected methodologies and tools focused on tackling waste and variability in processes, also known as Lean Six Sigma.

Rising costs, missed delivery deadlines, recurring quality issues and customer complaints are all typical challenges that any organization can face.

Through 10, half days of interactive online instruction, you will have the chance to become a Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and an indispensable champion for continuous improvement in your organization. Your perception of your work processes, products/services, and clients will be transformed. Using powerful tools and methodologies, you will identify waste in a process, develop strategies to get to the root cause of problems, and learn to lead multidisciplinary teams.  By the end of the class, you will be able to create and implement lean six sigma solutions that will drastically improve the way you deliver value to your customers.

As a learner of the class you will:

  • Identify opportunities for improvement
  • Learn strategies to lead teams in tackling inefficiencies
  • Understand how to create a plan to implement lasting solutions
  • Master the DMAIC cycle (Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control)
  • Apply critical tools on real life case studies

To successfully complete this course, learners must:

  • Attend all 10 days of class (35 hours)
  • Achieve a passing grade (≥70%) in an online, 3 hours, open book certification exam to be completed in class (Students will have 3 attempts to achieve the required passing grade)

Upon successful completion, you will receive a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification by the University of Windsor Continuing Education. 


Council for Six Sigma

University of Windsor Continuing Education is an accredited training provider by the “The Council for Six Sigma Certification”, the largest Six Sigma Accreditation body in the world. Our accredited Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification program meets the rigorous requirements and standards in terms of the number of course completion hours, the breadth of coverage of the Lean Six Sigma body of knowledge and the testing/certification criteria.


1. Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

  • What is Six Sigma?
  • Defining Six Sigma
  • Sigma levels
  • What is Lean?
  • Lean Basics

2. Defining the Problem

  • Basic Six Sigma Metrics
  • Kaizen vs Kaikaku
  • Quality: COQ vs COPQ
  • The DMAIC cycle
  • Defining the problem (5W2H)
  • Kano model
  • Stakeholder Analysis

3. Measure

  • Type of measure and data
  • Operational definition
  • Target and specification
  • Sampling guidelines
  • Measurement systems analysis
  • DPMO and DPMU calculation
  • Process mapping guidelines
  • Swimlane process maps
  • FMEA: purpose, steps
  • The Project Charter

4. Analyze

  • Data and process doors to RCA
  • Graphs
  • Micro Problem Statements
  • Sub-process mapping
  • Types of process analysis
  • 8 wastes
  • Concept of Y=f{x}
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Lean Concepts & Pull system
  • Lean Kanban
  • Lean Little’s law
  • SMED
  • OEE

5. Improve and Control

  • Payoff matrix
  • Solution selection matrix
  • Solution Pilot
  • Action plan tracking basics

6. Team Dynamics and Lean Six Sigma Management

  • Top 5 reasons for project failure
  • Your role as a green belt
  • Six Sigma and Lean Management Systems
  • Six Sigma Leadership Concepts
  • Strategic Deployment- Hoshin Kanri
  • Value Stream mapping

Interested in sending a member from your organization?
You may be eligible for the Canada-Ontario Job Grant as a way to off-set the cost.

Schedule: Mon/Wed/Fri, Nov. 13 - Dec. 4, 2024 | 5:00pm-8:30pm, online

Program Fee: $1350 + HST

  • Payment Plan: Pay $25.00 deposit with remaining fees due 8 days before the course start date
  • UWindsor Alumni, staff and students are all eligible for a discount. Contact continue@uwindsor.ca for further details. 
    *This offer is not valid with any other discounts.

Format: Online Classroom

Learner Feedback

Great course, instructor was engaging and very knowledgeable with hands on industry experience.” - Edwin F.

“A great structured approach to continuous improvement. Excellent course length. perfect for working professionals.” - Julianna R.

“A great course to really learn the value in continuous process improvement, efficiencies, etc. Nadir was knowledgeable and provided the perfect learning experience.” - Maher A.

Nadir Jabur

Six Sigma Instructor Nadir Jabur

Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (CLSSMBB) and McGill Mechanical Engineering graduate with over 16 years of experience in the domain of Continuous Improvement. A passionate Sensei (coach) and teacher in the subject matter, he founded Master Sensei in 2020, a continuous improvement consultancy and professional certification company. He led numerous complex and strategic initiatives at several companies across North America, spanning a variety of industries such as aviation, e-commerce, construction, manufacturing, and logistics. In addition, he spearheaded the planning and deployment of operational excellence programs and trained/coached hundreds of lean six sigma students and design thinking practitioners.

This class is offered online through Brightspace and Microsoft Teams. Learners will require access to a computer with high-speed internet access.

Learning Management System Requirements

All course details can be accessed through Brightspace. A link will be provided through email to Brightspace and Microsoft Teams and you will have access the first day of class.

Please activate your UWinID. Your UWinID and password are needed to access Brightspace and Microsoft Teams. If you have any issues, please contact continue@uwindsor.ca.

Review the full Brightspace system requirements.

Minimum admission requirements include successful completion of secondary school diploma and English language proficiency. Verification may be requested.

  • This program is eligible for the OSAP Micro-credential application (OSAPMC).
  • Participants must be registered into the program prior to applying for OSAPMC.
  • Participants are obligated to pay their fees in full, or decide to withdraw at least one week prior to the course start date should they not receive OSAPMC.
    • If this is the case, email continue@uwindsor.ca immediately to withdraw and request a refund.
  • Register for this program accordingly to allow ample time for your application to be processed. It takes approximately 10-15 business days for the OSAPMC application to be processed.


Interest List

If you would like to be notified about future offerings of this program, sign up for the Continuing Education Interest List and we will contact you with further details.