Your Instructor

Dr. Mary McShane Vaughn

Over the last 10 years, "Dr. MMV" has enthusiastically trained more than 1000 Six Sigma Yellow, Green and Black Belts. She earned her PhD in Industrial Engineering and MS in Statistics from Georgia Tech. As a tenured professor, she taught graduate courses in statistics, regression analysis, design of experiments and SPC. Mary is an ASQ certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Quality Engineer and Reliability Engineer. She is a past ASQ Black Belt exam chair, and currently serves on the CQE exam committee. She is also the author of three textbooks: Lean Six Sigma Leadership, The Probability Handbook and The Probability Workbook, and co-author of The Certified Quality Inspector Handbook.
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Your Instructor

Training Options

  • Lean Six Sigma Tool Belt Quick-Start Bundle

    Coming soon! Need to start improving processes right away? Learn the most frequently used and impactful Lean Six Sigma tools with the Quick Start Bundle.

  • Choose-a-Tool Training

    Select one or more mini-courses to focus on the specific quality tools you need to know.

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

    Earn a credential and learn the DMAIC tools you need to select projects, form and lead teams, collect and analyze data, implement improvements and control the gains.

Why University Training Partners?

Whether you want to learn just a few tools to get started, do a deep dive into statistical methods, or earn a Green Belt certificate, we've got you covered.

  • Customize your own training: Choose the Six Sigma tools you want to learn with our mini-courses.

  • Master the math: Our statistical mini-courses will guide you through hypothesis testing, regression, SPC and DoE so you really get it.

  • Earn a credential: Our Green Belt course teaches you the tools to lead Six Sigma projects from start to finish.

Dr. MMV Answers Your FAQs

Listen as Mary McShane Vaughn, University Training Partner's founder, discusses the value of online training, how to get started on your quality journey, and how even seasoned practitioners can benefit from our training courses.

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