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Develop your quality management and project leadership talents. A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is skilled in leading small-scale Six Sigma improvement projects. With this valuable credential, you’ll have the skills to use proven techniques for solving quality problems and improving processes. 


Format: Online / Contract

Hours: 40 hours / 4 CEUs

Cost: $1899

When: Jan. 25 - Mar. 21, 2016

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The University of Georgia offers a live-online course, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for Healthcare Organizations. Your instructor will explain Lean Six Sigma methodologies and show you how they can be applied in a healthcare environment. You will learn how to create efficiencies in scheduling, office management, supply ordering, recordkeeping and most importantly, customer satisfaction.

What is Lean Six Sigma?

It combines several methodologies:

  • Six Sigma is an enterprise-wide, project-driven quality improvement approach that emphasizes a systematic approach to problem solving and making decisions based on data. Six Sigma results in increased customer satisfaction, improved quality and reduced costs.
  • DMAIC is a five-step methodology used for projects aimed at improving an existing business process.
  • Lean is a method that concentrates on reducing waste by improving work flow and eliminating mistakes.

Together, these methodologies provide healthcare organizations a powerful means to reduce waste, improve customer service, and reduce costs.

The features of this customized course include:

  • Audio presentations with corresponding visuals
  • Asynchronous online discussion boards
  • Weekly, instructor-led, live Web sessions
  • Lessons on the Six Sigma philosophy, DMAIC methodology, graphical analysis tools, statistical calculations, and lean principles
  • Healthcare-specific, authentic learning exercises and discussion topics

Course Information

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Course Date: 
Monday, January 25, 2016 to Monday, March 21, 2016
Course Date Info: 

Online (8 weeks). Once-a-week live online sessions with the instructor will be on Monday evenings 6:30-7:30 p.m. These sessions will be archived for later viewing if the student is unable to participate in these live meetings.

This course is also available as a classroom contract training for your organization! You choose the dates and location. For more information, please contact Professional and Personal Development at

Course Format:
Online, cohort-based, with asynchronous activities and live web sessions

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Continuing Education Information: 

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be certified as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and will receive a University of Georgia Certificate of Completion that awards 4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). 

Visit the University of Georgia CEU policies for more details.