Cost: Course fee €2250 – ICBE Advanced Productivity Skillnet funding €1800

Location: Cork


14, 28 February 2020.

13, 20, 27 March 2020.

03, 10, 24 April 2020.

08 May 2020.

Special Purpose Award,
QQI Level 7, 15 ECTS Credits
Awarded by Cork Institute of Technology


A certified Lean Sigma Green Belt is a professional who has expertise in Lean Sigma principles, including supporting systems and tools.  A Green Belt will demonstrate project team leadership ability.  Green Belts understand the application of DMAIC/DMADV models for Service,  Design and Operational Management in accordance with Lean Sigma principles.  They are able to identify non-value added elements and activities and are able to use specific tools.  The course draws on both the basic problem-solving tools and basic statistical principles.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Lean Sigma
  • DMAIC Methodology and Tools
  • Lean Sigma Concepts and Tools
  • Defining the Project/Goal Setting
  • Measurement Techniques
  • Analysis of Process Data
  • Introduction to Statistical Tools
  • Cause and Effect
  • Process Capability using SPC
  • Co-ordinating Project Teams

Mentoring and Support

A work-based project is undertaken as part of the course.  Students will receive project support and mentoring.

Online Support

Online resources are provided for students to support classroom learning.

Entry Requirements

Level 6 qualification preferred. At least three years’ experience in a suitable working environment with proven ability.


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