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Lean Six sigma

On-campus and Online Lean Six Sigma Classes

Lean Six Sigma certification allows you to demonstrate your value to your organization, and provides useful professional skills, as well as a valuable professional credential. This approach to business performance improvement promotes speed, efficiency, lower waste and error removal, allowing your organization to improve overall quality without sacrificing time or extra labor. Lean Six Sigma processes are used by some of the biggest names in business, such as Amazon, 3M, Ford, GE and Geico.

KU Professional & Continuing Education holds Lean Six Sigma training courses as well as seminars that help you put the principles of Lean and Six Sigma to work. Lean Six Sigma trainings at the KU Edwards Campus are designed for working professionals, with in-person trainings at the KUEC campus in Overland Park and online learning options available. Corporate training in Lean Six Sigma is also available.


Lean Six Sigma Certification

On-campus and Online Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training and Certification

This five-day program prepares new Lean Six Sigma Green Belts to lead projects and contribute to improving services and manufacturing. Those who pass the exam on the final day will receive Green Belt certification from the University of Kansas. Students can participate online or at our Overland Park, Kansas, campus. This course can also be delivered at an employer's offices or other offsite location.

On-campus and Online Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training and Certification

This three-day program prepares those who already have a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt to lead large projects by explaining Six Sigma philosophies and principles, demonstrating team leadership, understanding team dynamics and assigning team member roles and responsibilities. Those who pass the exam on the final day will receive Black Belt certification from the University of Kansas. Students can participate online or at our Overland Park, Kansas, campus. This course can also be delivered at an employer's offices or other offsite location.

Putting your Lean Six Sigma training to work

Planning Lean Plant Layouts with SLP

Systematic Layout Planning (SLP) is recognized throughout the world as the most organized way to lay out a facility for efficient operation. Leading companies have made it a standard practice in their Lean and Six Sigma programs. This course will prepare you to lead layout projects using SLP and to achieve remarkable results in record time.

Warehouse Distribution Center Layout Seminar

A well-planned warehouse layout will help you reduce operating costs by improving warehouse processes and inventory control. In this course, you will learn to apply field-proven techniques, which focus on layout planning, methods selection, space optimization and material handling to make your layout the most efficient it can be.  Lean Six Sigma concepts are included.