Course Features

  • Course videos

    View three videos that introduce the Lean and Six Sigma methodologies and explain the DMAIC project steps.

  • Infographic

    Download a handy infographic on the DMAIC project steps.

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What's next?

This mini-course is a great way to start learning about Lean and Six Sigma. Once you've got the basic ideas and vocabulary down, you'll be ready to add these tools to your toolbox:

  • Six Sigma Project Selection

  • Stakeholder Analysis

  • Pareto and Run Charts

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Let's get started!

    • What you'll learn in this mini-course...

    • Lean Six Sigma

    • Lean Six Sigma - part 2

    • The DMAIC roadmap

    • Skills check

  • 3

    Next Steps...

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...

FAQ

  • What will I be able to do after I complete the course?

    You will be able to define and distinguish between the Six Sigma and Lean quality approaches. You'll be able to give examples of 3.4 dpmo level of quality, understand the various roles in the Six sigma organization and name and explain the DMAIC project steps.

  • Will I earn a certificate for this course?

    Yes! When you view all the instructional videos and pass the knowledge check with an 80% or more, you will receive a completion certificate. We have even created a badge so you can post your achievement on social media.

  • How long will I have access to the course material?

    The motto here is, "Got an hour? Learn a tool." With that said, you'll have access to the free course material for 7 days after you enroll.

What Students Are Saying...

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Review: What is Lean Six Sigma? Mini-Course

Emma Markette

Hi everyone! Very satisfied customer over here. I've studied Lean and Six Sigma principles before and it can be both challenging and overwhelming. This cours...

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Hi everyone! Very satisfied customer over here. I've studied Lean and Six Sigma principles before and it can be both challenging and overwhelming. This course handles all of it with the detail needed to understand what's happening, but not so much as to bog you down. Everything is focused on practical mastery and application.

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