COURSES AND SEMINARS

Certification is provided for Champion, Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Brown Belt, Black Belt, and Master Black Belt.
Each level of certification is described below with its requirements.

Champion. A Six Sigma Champion is the most basic form of Six Sigma certification. A Champion understands the theory of Six Sigma management, but does not yet have the quantitative skills to function as an active Six Sigma project team member. 

You must successful pass a certification examination to be awarded the Six Sigma Champion certification.

 

Green Belt. A Six Sigma Green Belt is an individual who works on projects part-time (25%), either as a team member for complex projects, or as a project leader for simpler projects. Green belts are the “work horses” of Six Sigma projects.

You must successful pass a certification examination and complete a successful Six Sigma project to be awarded the Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

 

Yellow Belt. A Six Sigma Yellow Belt is an individual who has passed the Green Belt certification examination but has not yet completed a Six Sigma project.

 

Black Belt. A Six Sigma Black Belt is a full-time change agent and improvement leader who may not be an expert in the process under study.

You must successful pass a certification examination and complete two successful Six Sigma project to be awarded the Six Sigma Black Belt certification.


Brown Belt. A Brown Belt is a Six Sigma Green Belt who has passed the Black Belt certification examination but has not yet completed their second Six Sigma project.

Master Black Belt. A Master Black Belt takes on a leadership roles as keeper of the Six Sigma process, advisor to executives or business unit managers, and leverage, his/her skills with projects that are led by black belts and green belts. Frequently, master black belts report directly to senior executives or business unit managers. He or she is a proven change agent, leader, facilitator, and technical expert in Six Sigma management. 

      You must be able to work directly with top management to transform an organization’s management style into a Six
      Sigma management style, be a Black Belt, complete a total of ten successful Six Sigma projects, develop
      courseware, and teach seminars to be awarded the Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification.