Lean Sigma Green Belt


Date: 21st  & 22nd February, 8th & March, 5th & 18th April, 9th 10th & 23rd May

ICBE Member Rate – €1800

Non-Member Rate – €2050

Programme Name

Lean Sigma Green Belt



Programme Overview

Lean Sigma is a very successful methodology for Productivity and Continuous Improvement. It uses a structured approach known as DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control) to eliminate business process waste, reduce variation and improve efficiency. It is being successfully deployed across many sectors and in companies of all sizes in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, medical device, financial and service sectors. This course provides a structured approach to solving problems and putting a sustaining mechanism in place to ensure problems do not re-occur.

Awarding Body

CIT: Fifteen credits at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications.  Candidates who complete the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Programme will be eligible to sit the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Six Sigma Green Belt exam. (Examination fees separately payable to the ASQ).

Note: Places are limited for this course. Eligible candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis.

Programme Objectives

•        At the end of this programme participants will be enabled to:

–       Use a formal project solving method, DMAIC, problem solving tools improve or eliminate process problems

–       Lead a cross-functional team through successful project completion

–       Quantify business and financial benefits for the organisation and the customer


Target Audience

Entry Requirements

Candidates should have at least three years experience in a suitable working environment. The course is aimed at all personnel working within the design, manufacturing, transactional, sales or support environment. It is suitable for management and team leaders through to shop floor personnel and employees directly involved in the process.



Programme Content

Course Content

􀁏 Introduction to Lean and Six Sigma, DMAIC Methodology

􀁏 Co-ordinating Project Teams

􀁏 Defining the Project and setting goals

􀁏 Variation and Measurement Techniques

􀁏 Analysis of Process Data, Introduction to Statistical Tools

􀁏 Cause and Effect, FMEA (Failure Mode & Effect Analysis)

􀁏 Process Capability using SPC

􀁏 Lean Concepts and Tools

􀁏 Project Control, Measuring Success Factors



Trainer Profile Qualification & Relevant Experience

All core lecturers on the course are practitioners in Lean Sigma techniques and have each over 20 years experience in industry.  On the Statistics side the lecturer is a lead lecturer in the CIT Math Department with significant experience in mentoring ASQ course maths for over fifteen years.


The lead lecturers also hold Certificates in Training and Continuing Education from NUI Maynooth.



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