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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Virtual Classroom Training

Our virtual training is streamed live (not pre-recorded) with an accredited trainer in real-time – otherwise referred to as Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT). Brought to you by experienced trainers based on our market leading materials and content.

Our trainers are based in real training rooms complete with audio visual equipment. We apply best practices incorporating a modular approach with frequent activities, visual engagement, appropriate pace and relevant dynamic learning to add value.

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About this Course

Lean Six Sigma is a management approach to business performance improvement that has blended the two individual specialisms of Lean and Six Sigma.

The focus of Lean is about speed, efficiency and taking waste out of a process. Six Sigma focuses on effectiveness and removal of errors. When combined and implemented properly it can be a powerful management tool that can greatly improve an organisation’s performance, by providing a structured approach to resolving problems. Lean Six Sigma can help you to bring about rapid improvements, whether in a manufacturing or service-based context.

A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt can eliminate waste and improve the performance of any business process. This course has been designed to provide participants with a thorough knowledge of the Lean and Six Sigma (LSS) methodologies, tools and principles.

Course Objectives

The purpose of the Green Belt qualification is to confirm that a participant has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the Lean Six Sigma process improvement methodology and practice to be able to achieve significant improvements in performance and quality, either working as a team member in a large project or working alone as a junior project manager.

Participants will gain the skills to:

  • Analyse their organisation’s processes to identify the priority issues leading to waste and inefficiency
  • Deeply investigate and understand the systemic root causes for these issues
  • Understand what process improvement tools are available and how to best apply them to eliminate the source of the problem and drive customer value

Effective Green Belts are capable of implementing significant change within their organisation. Participants will also learn how to manage people through change, how to lead an improvement project team, and how to engage with enterprise leadership.

The Continuous Improvement Maturity Model will be introduced which charts the necessary changes organisations need to make, to move towards World Class Operational performance (Structured > Managed > Predictable > Capable > World Class).

Who is this course for?

Mid to senior level professionals who are working in a role that involves the review and improvement of a process and its performance.

Those looking to lead business improvement projects, drive productivity initiatives or other measurable business outcomes.

Course Information

Qualification: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate
Nominal Days: 4 days

Key Topics

  • World Class Performance
  • Process Improvement Deployment
  • Project Management
  • Creating a Solid Foundation
  • Creating a Continuous Improvement Culture
  • Creating Stable and Efficient Processes
  • Creating Capable Processes
  • Creating World Class Products and Services

The content covered in this course is similar to the content covered in the Yellow Belt course. However, whereas the Yellow Belt covers the basics and provides an overall view of LSS, the Green Belt delves further into the theory and calculations involved, whilst also exploring how to develop reliable, innovative products that meet customer expectations.

How this course is delivered

Trainers of this course will use a practical delivery approach to provide participants with a ‘hands-on’, multi-faceted and challenging learning experience. This includes a combination of pre-reading, classroom training, practical exercises and hands on application of the LSS toolkit on a mock operational process.

Courses are facilitated in partnership with OE Partners and can be conducted onsite, at our premises or virtually. All courses can be customised to suit your requirements.

OE Partners are an accredited training organisation with APMG International for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

Materials: A comprehensive participant workbook and the Climbing the Mountain Mindset, Skill Set and Tool Set for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt textbook (published by LSSA) are provided.

Outcomes and Certification Eligibility


The course includes the Lean Six Sigma Green belt exam which consists of:

  • 60 multiple choice questions
  • 63.3% pass mark (38/60)
  • 180 minutes duration
  • Open book (Climbing the Mountain LSS Green Belt textbook permitted, no other materials permitted)
  • Calculators permitted

The exam is taken after the course as an online proctored session. Participants will need to take the online exam within a month of completing the course.

APMG International administers the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification scheme.

Course Prerequisites

The following is required:

  1. Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Accreditation


  1. Comprehensive pre-course work including 20 question quiz. Pre-course work will be sent out 2 weeks in advance of the course (or at time of booking if booking is less than 2 weeks prior to course commencement).

Pre-course preparation timeframe: minimum 4 hours (depending on prior experience).

All participants are required to complete the Goals and Objectives Survey and have a pre-course 15 minute telephone interview with the trainer.

It is also recommended that participants have a minimum of 3 years working experience in a professional role and a firm grasp of applied mathematics and basic statistics.

Course Dates

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What do you mean by virtual training?

When we refer to virtual (classroom) training we are meaning just that: delivering live training (not pre-recorded) with a trainer to wherever you are real-time – otherwise referred to as Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT). Our trainers are based in actual training rooms complete with training and AV equipment.

What will I experience during a virtual training session?

Your virtual classroom trainer has access to a variety of options to ensure effective communication and learning, both individually and as a group, including:

  • Changing how webcams are viewed
  • Screen sharing to display a document, presentation or other training content
  • Changing the view to make an attendee the presenter
  • Conducting polls and tests
  • Splitting the classroom into small groups for activities
  • Uploading materials

How do I interact with the trainer? Other attendees?

Collaboration and actively participating in a training session are essential. You can:

  • Raise and submit questions/comments to the trainer or other attendees
  • Use shared apps and drawing tools to collaborate with the whole group
  • Participate in ‘breakout’ rooms for activities/small group discussions
  • Share the trainer’s keyboard and mouse control

Note: Drawing tools, shared keyboard/mouse control and multi-monitor screen sharing are available on the installed desktop app only.

How long will a session be before I can have a break?

As virtual training is a very different experience to face-to-face training, each virtual session will be a maximum of 90 minutes (many sessions will be shorter), followed by a break. Your trainer will confirm the timings of breaks at the start of each day.

What are the system and software requirements?

System requirements

Desktop app option Web browser option
Operating system Windows 7 – 10
MacOS X 10.9 (Mavericks) – MacOS Mojave 10.14TM
Operating system
Internet connection 1Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
Hardware 2GB or more of RAM
Microphone and speakers* (headset recommended)
Microphone and speakers* (headset recommended)
Software GoToTraining® desktop app, Javascript™ enabled Google Chrome (most recent 2 versions)

*It is recommended that you use a wired headset with VoIP to ensure optimal audio quality and to minimise audio feedback. If necessary, you are able to use your phone to dial in to the audio connection.

Software used

We are currently using GoToTraining® by LogMeIn. As a training course participant, you do not need a GoToTraining account. Before the training starts you will be sent an email with a link to join the course. When you join the course, you will be prompted to download the GoToTraining software.

How secure is GoToTraining®?

The session is completely private and secure and features end-to-end Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and 128-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption. No unencrypted information is ever stored on the system.

I require an invoice before payment is processed – can I still book this course online?

Yes. Simply select ‘invoice’ from the payment options during the checkout process and one of our consultants will be in contact to organise payment.

Is this a certified course?

Yes. The exam is taken after the course as an online proctored session. Upon passing the exam you will be certified.