Professional Development & Continuing Education Programs

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

About the Course

This course is offered by Harrisburg University’s Professional Development, in partnership with The Conlon Group LLC.

One of the most robust online LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt certification recognized industry wide!  Earning your certification from The Conlon Group LLC means you have successfully demonstrated mastery of the LEAN Six Sigma body of knowledge consistent with all industry recognized certification providers.  The content and body of knowledge is aligned to SME Lean Silver Belt, ASQ, IASSC and more importantly, accredited by the Council for Six Sigma Certification.

The course consists of 10 hours of synchronous learning, of (5) 2-hour sessions through our virtual classroom in Adobe Connect, and 40 to 72 hours of narrated asynchronous learning, depending on the individual’s skill level.

This course is intended for:

  • PMP Certified Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • The Whole Quality profession in all industries
  • Manufacturing, Industrial Engineers, or any professional that requires Continuing Ed credits to maintain a certification
  • Continuous improvement professionals
  • Insurance, Health Care, Manufacturing, Distribution, Service Companies, Government Agencies, Non-Profit Organizations, recent college graduates.

Course Start/End Date: March 4, 2021-June 4, 2021.

Students must complete the course no later than June 4, 2021.

Format

  • 40 to 72 hours of narrated asynchronous learning (depending on the individual’s skill level) 
  • Five (5) 2-hour sessions of instructor-led synchronous lecture through the Adobe Connect virtual classroom.

Instructor-Led Sessions Schedule

The instructor-led sessions will meet virtually on Thursdays from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Eastern Time on:

  • March 4, 2021
  • March 25, 2021
  • April 15, 2021
  • May 6, 2021
  • May 27, 2021

Class 1 

  • Agile and Lean Leadership
  • Values
  • Principles and Mind Set

Class 2

  • Value stream mapping
  • Identifying value added/non-value-added work
  • Identifying wase
  • Autonomation (Jidoka) Cells, one piece flow, Flow
  • Load leveling/production leveling (Heijunka)
  • Customer demand pace (takt time)
  • Pull systems (Kanban)

Class 3

  • Visual Factory
  • Continuous Improvement (Kaizen) Project Costing, productivity results
  • Measurement Systems
  • Hoshin
  • Distribution, logistics, delivery (JIT)

Class 4

  • Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle (PDCA)
  • Scientific Method
  • Problem solving, Route Cause (5 Whys)
  • Quick changeover, setup reduction, spaghetti diagrams
  • Total productive maintenance (TPM)

Class 5

  • Gemba
  • Sustaining Leadership 
  • A3
  • Professionally Narrated eLearning Modules
  • Professional Class PowerPoint Presentation
  • Study Books, Practice Tests, Reference Guides available
  • Matching Interactive Quizzes
  • 5 Chapter Tests (one for each DMAIC phase)
  • Official Certification Exam
  • 96% Satisfaction Rating (as of June 2018)
  • Over 2,345 Certifications LSSGB
  • Completion Time: 85 hours for LSSGB
  • Forever Access Policy
  • System Availability 24×7
  • Group and Private Chat
  • Glossary and Forum
  • “How to” Articles
  • Tools, Template, Roadmaps, Data Files
  • Review All eLearning Modules & Quizzes
  • Pass All Five D.M.A.I.C. Tests (80% or better)
  • Pass Certification Exam (80%, 2 Attempts)
  • Complete Required Course Feedback
  • Complete Lean Problems Assignments

Upon certification, you will have access to a custom certification letter and a certificate indicating your new status as a certified Six Sigma Green Belt. The letter will include your name, course name, date, certification serial number as well as the number of continuing education units or equivalent professional development units earned as a part of your certification.

Your Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification will be recognized industry wide!  

Earning your certification from The Conlon Group LLC means you have successfully demonstrated mastery of the Lean Six Sigma body of knowledge consistent with all industry-recognized certification providers. Our content and body of knowledge is aligned to ASQ, IASSC and more importantly, accredited by the Council for Six Sigma Certification.

The Council for Six Sigma Certification is a professional association devoted to ensuring that curriculum providers and training programs maintain minimum standards for both Six Sigma certification and Lean Six Sigma certification. The Council provides accreditation services to more than 165 countries around the world and has accredited numerous universities, 3rd party training firms, consultants and individual trainers.

Completion of this course is eligible for up to 95 PDUs

Students gain access to the asynchronous course, delivered through an online platform.

All materials are delivered through the online platform.  

Certification Fee includes Self Study Training Materials – Data Sets and Tool & Templates Files

Patrick Conlon is an IASSC Accredited Instructor and has over 30 years Industrial hands-on experience leading, teaching, and implementing Lean Six Sigma projects and programs.  Patrick has been providing Lean Six Sigma Certifications since 2015.

Patrick is a part time Graduate Professor at Harrisburg University, instructing Agile Lean Transformational Leadership and the Quality Management and Continuous Improvement courses.

IASSC Accredited Instructor – An IASSC Accredited Training Associate (ATA) is a professional instructor who delivers Lean Six Sigma training as a sole proprietor or as a contractor or an employee of an Accredited Organization.

  • Registration Fee: $1,800.00 – paid to Harrisburg University, at time of registration.
  • Certification Fee: $450.00* – paid directly to The Conlon Group 
  • SigmaXL Software Package: $150.00*, if purchased directly through The Conlon Group 

Total Cost: $2,400 per person

*Note:

  • Certification Fee is non-refundable once you have accessed the course. 
  • SigmaXL Software is non-refundable once purchased.

For information on registration fees, please refer to the Cancellations & Refunds policy below.

Harrisburg University reserves the right to cancel or reschedule courses/events at its discretion. Should a program or event be cancelled by the University, a full refund will be issued.

If you need to cancel your registration and would like a refund, please email MMafnas@HarrisburgU.edu. Please attach the confirmation email that you received at time of registration.

  • A refund of 100% of the registration fee will be issued within 7 business days of your registration date.
  • A refund of 50% of the registration fee will be issued up until 8 days prior to the start of the course/event.
  • No refunds of the registration fee will be issued for cancellations 7 or less days prior to the start of the course/event date.

CLASS BEGINS MARCH 4, 2021

Course Start/End Date: March 4, 2021-June 4, 2021.

Students must complete the course no later than June 4, 2021.

Format

  • 40 to 72 hours of narrated asynchronous learning (depending on the individual’s skill level) 
  • Five (5) 2-hour sessions of instructor-led synchronous lecture through the Adobe Connect virtual classroom.

Instructor-Led Sessions Schedule

The instructor-led sessions will meet virtually on Thursdays from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Eastern Time on:

  • March 4, 2021
  • March 25, 2021
  • April 15, 2021
  • May 6, 2021
  • May 27, 2021