Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB) Certification


Green Belts focus on principles of variation reduction, Lean Manufacturing and should have a basic understanding of statistics. Their goal are both shifting the performance to a desired target and reducing the variation of a process.

They typically support Black Belts and are not always employed as full-time Green Belts. They often have a full-time role in the company and participate in Six Sigma projects as needed. However, Green Belts can lead their own teams and have a Black Belt serve as a mentor.

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Green Belts Training Slides

Teach yourself or use as a refresher. There are over 1,000 Six Sigma Green Belt training slides covering the DMAIC process and the topics listed below. There are also examples that allow you to work through the problems using Minitab. Click here to learn more.

  • Basic Statistics and Quality Tools
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Process Mapping
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Capability Study
  • Cause and Effect Matrix
  • FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis)
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Central Limit Theorem and Confidence Intervals
  • Transactional Process Improvement
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • T Tests
  • One Way ANOVA and Chi Squared Tests
  • Correlation and Regression
  • Control Plan
  • SMED (Quick Changeover)
  • Kaizen Event (Focused Area Improvement Event)
  • Poke Yoke (Error Proofing)

Typical Green Belt (GB) certification requirements

GB certifications programs are less rigorous than the Black Belt program but usually include:

  • 40 hrs – 160 hrs of coursework
  • Participation in at least one Six Sigma project
  • Mentoring of other Green Belts, White Belts, or Yellow Belts
  • Evidence using project management tools
  • Evidence showing basic application of statistics
  • Evidence of understanding the Lean principles
  • Written examination

There are also over 100 example certification problems available for subscribers of this site. Many of the problems have further explanations along with additional developmental material that can be found within this site.

GB's should possess an understanding of basic statistics and hypothesis testing.

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Green Belt Program (1,000+ Slides)

Basic Statistics


Process Mapping

Capability Studies


Cause & Effect Matrix


Multivariate Analysis

Central Limit Theorem

Confidence Intervals

Hypothesis Testing

T Tests

1-Way Anova Test

Chi-Square Test

Correlation and Regression


Control Plan


Error Proofing

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