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We are an Accredited Training Organization with the IASSC
"The IASSC Accredited Training Organization (ATO) designation validates Six Sigma Development Solutions, Inc. has demonstrated adequate management systems, courseware with a high degree of correlation to the subject matter contained in the IASSC Bodies of Knowledge, delivery schema consistent with such content and highly qualified instructors."
What is Lean Six Sigma?
LEAN Definition LEAN is a production method aimed primarily ... Learn More... Six Sigma, also known as a There are many ways to organize your lean six sigma processe... improvement method, is an approach that relies on a collaborative effort by a team to improve performance through systematically eliminating operational Muda (無駄, on'yomi reading) is a ... Learn More... and reducing the variation in processes. It combines Lean Management with Six Sigma in order to increase the speed of value creation within business processes.
What is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt?
To earn a The Six Sigma Green Belt is a certificate that professionals... Learn More... certification, professionals must attend a course that introduces Six Sigma methods to develop and improve products, services, and processes. The frameworks they learn include DMAIC is an abbreviation of the five improvement steps it co... Learn More..., which stands for Define, Measure Analyze Improve and Control. This improvement cycle outlines a series of steps that can be used to analyze a process and identify problems. It also includes examining relevant data.
What is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt?
Leaders can take their skills up a notch by earning the Six Sigma Black Belt A Certified Six Sigma Black Belt can be... Learn More... certificate. The advanced training is designed for professionals who have a solid understanding of LSS. They will learn how to lead, explain and plan more complex projects and organizational changes. In a Six Sigma Black Belt A Certified Six Sigma Black Belt can be... Learn More... course, students gain a thorough understanding of how they can drive organizational-wide change, analyze statistics, and deploy Lean principles, as well as supervise projects for Green Belts.
What Is the Salary of a Lean Six Sigma Belt in London, UK?
The A synonym for “mean”: the sum of a set of values divided... Learn More... salary for a Lean/Six Sigma senior specialist in London, UK was £64,911, but it is usually between £42,381 to £82,458. Salary levels can be affected by many factors including education, certifications and additional skills.
Why Get Certified?
Learning Six Sigma methods can have a positive impact on your career. Six Sigma certified individuals are familiar with dozens of methods that can be used to streamline processes, improve employee acceptance, reduce costs and increase revenue.
What are certification advantages in London, UK?
London is an epicenter for business and finance, attracting many of the world’s premier corporations with headquarters located there. Many companies headquartered here seek ways to increase efficiency and productivity within their operations; Lean Six Sigma can help achieve these objectives effectively.
London job markets are notoriously competitive and Lean Six Sigma-trained professionals are in high demand. A recent survey discovered that these professionals typically make 15% more than non-certified counterparts.
The UK government is a strong proponent of Lean Six Sigma and has invested heavily in training and certification programs, creating a robust network of Lean Six Sigma professionals and resources in London.
Who has adopted Six Sigma in London, UK?
The National Health Service (NHS) is employing Lean Six Sigma methods to enhance patient care and cut costs, with one hospital using Lean Six Sigma to cut discharge times by 20%.
Financial services industry companies are using Lean Six Sigma to reduce risk and enhance compliance. One bank used Lean Six Sigma to significantly decrease compliance errors by 50 percent.
Manufacturing industries have adopted Lean Six Sigma techniques to increase quality and efficiency. One manufacturing company used Lean Six Sigma to reduce product Muda (無駄, on'yomi reading) is a ... Learn More... by 75%!
Lean Six Sigma Training London, UK
Public and Onsite Lean Six Sigma Training London, UK Accredited by the International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC).
Our Lean Six Sigma Training London, UK courses are full of Games, Videos, Simulations and other active learning. We will be using engaging learning tools like LEGOs, Paper Helicopters and Catapults to learn the Importance of Statistics and Data when Solving a Process problem. You will learn Powerful Root Cause Analysis Tools. We will be using Minitab as a statistical analysis tool throughout the course. The Instructors will keep you engaged and excited!
We use the LEAN Lego Airplane game by Visionary Products to show the Power and sample size The power and sample size estimates ar... Learn More... of the LEAN methodology and concepts like Flow, Pull and Lean 5S Visual Management Training The Lean 5S training tool... Learn More... Visual Management.
We use simulations to show the students how important it is to have GOOD DATA and how to verify that that the data they use to analyze the process is good data.
We visit high schools to show them the power of LEAN and Six Sigma through tools like the Statapult (Statistics Catapult).
Lean Six Sigma Certification Options
Please see Lean Six Sigma Certification Options for more detail on our different certification options.
We hope to see you in one of our classes!
What our Clients Have to Say
I received my Lean The Six Sigma Green Belt is a certificate that professionals... Learn More... from Six Sigma Development Solutions, Inc.. The class was a mix of traditional in person students (that were in the classroom physically) and virtual students (who were signed in via GoToMeeting) and was engaging every day of class.
I also chose to complete a lean six sigma project (versus taking the IASSC Certification Examination) to get my certificate, and I had the help of the team at SSDSI all the way through. I plan to attend the Six Sigma Black Belt A Certified Six Sigma Black Belt can be... Learn More... training very soon!
London Marriott Hotel Marble Arch
Just a five-minute walk from Oxford Street and Hyde Park, this central London hotel is perfect for blending work and play. You can choose from a variety of guest room options and savor distinctive cuisine at their on-site restaurant. The hotel is also near Paddington Station and just 15 minutes from the airport, via Heathrow Express.
City of London
London is one of the most visited cities in the world. It has everything for everyone, from culture and history to great food and a good time. The ‘Big Smoke,’ with its 2000 years of history, is cosmopolitan. London’s cultural diversity makes it one of the most international cities in the world.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Are the courses designed as preparation for the IASSC exams or for individuals wanting to get a better understanding of the Lean Six Sigma methodology?
Our course is designed to produce effective practitioners of Lean Six Sigma. Our Lean Six Sigma Training London, UK classes are focused on the completion of a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt project for certification. We are not a “boot camp” for the IASSC test. If your goal is to take the IASSC test (as is the goal of many of our clients), then let us know and we will point you to resources, along with our course, that will prepare you for the IASSC test.
Are your courses more geared towards LEAN or Six Sigma? How would you differentiate the two?
Our course in geared towards both Lean and Six Sigma. The difference between the two methodologies are:
- The goal of Six Sigma is to eliminate defects, thereby improving quality and efficiency, by optimizing and improving all business processes.
- The goal of Lean is to cut out wasteful steps in the creation of a product so that only steps that directly add value to the customer are taken thereby streamlining the process.
Our course teaches the core tools of both methodologies. We practice the Pareto concept in the development and delivery of our curriculum. What this means is we teach the 20% of the tools that are used 80% of the time. This allows us to shorten our class delivery time to five days. For the other 80% of the tools, we give you references (articles, tutorials, etc.).
What is the deadline to complete the Lean Six Sigma project?
If you choose to complete the project option for certification, you are required to complete the project in no more than six (6) months from the last day of your class. We (SSDSI) will mentor you for up to six (6) months from the last day of your course. The project mentorship is included in the price you paid to attend the course.
Please see Lean Six Sigma Certification Options for more information.
If you choose to take the IASSC test for your certification option, what is the deadline to take the IASSC test (once you have completed the course)?
If you choose to take the IASSC test for your certification option, there is no deadline to take the IASSC test after completion of our course. We suggest that that you wait no more than two weeks to complete the test so that the information you learned in class is still fresh in your mind.
If you choose to take the IASSC test, we will still offer mentorship of the project (or up to six (6) months from the last day of your course).
Please see Lean Six Sigma Certification Options for more information.
If we decide to take the IASSC exam, will you supply us with resources we need to study from for the test?
Yes. In your Lean Six Sigma Training London, UK class, we will give you the extra resources to study in preparation for the IASSC examination.
What are the prerequisites to take the five (5) day Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course?
In order to take the 5 day Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course you must presently be certified as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt by either the IASSC (international Association for Six Sigma Certification), the ASQ (American Society for Quality) or SSDSI (our firm, Six Sigma Development Solutions, Inc.). See Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Course Prerequisites for more information.
If you are not certified by one of these three sources, and you have required prerequisite Lean Six Sigma Green Belt knowledge, then you can take the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt test through the IASSC for $295. When you pass the test, you will then meet our prerequisite. See Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Course Prerequisites for more information.
If you presently do not have a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification and your goal is to become a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, you can choose our Lean Six Sigma Black Belt FAST-TRACK Program.
I see you offer public Green Belt courses followed by a Black Belt course in the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt FAST-TRACK Program. Is there a discount If a person registers for both classes?
We offer a 10% discount for three (3) or more employees registered from the same organization in the same class. If less than three employees registered from the same organization in the same class for both classes (the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt class and the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt class) the total cost would be $5,998.
See the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt FAST-TRACK Program for more information.
Upon completing your Green Belt or Black Belt course, how do you take the exam? Do you offer the IASSC exam at the end of the course, or is that something the individual would do on their own?
Can an individual take the IASSC test as well as have a Master Black Belt Mentor them through their project?
Yes. We (SSDSI) will offer to mentor you for up to six (6) months from the last day of your course whether you take the IASSC test or not. The project mentorship is included in the price you paid to attend the course.
What statistical software will we be using in class?
We will be using a 30-day trial license of the most recent version of Minitab. You will have the option to buy Minitab at the end of the 30-day trial. If you decide not to continue the license, we have free Excel Alternatives to the Minitab statistical analysis.
Do I need any prerequisite knowledge for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course (like statistics or a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification)?
No. You can come into our Lean Six Sigma Training London, UK class without any prerequisite knowledge. All you need is an open mind, the will to learn and the discipline to follow through to complete your certification.
Do you accept company Purchase Orders as payment for the Lean Six Sigma Public courses?
Yes, we accept company Purchase Orders as payment for the Lean Six Sigma Public courses. Please contact us at [email protected] or 866-922-6566 for more information.
Do you offer any financing options as payment for the Lean Six Sigma Training London, UK Public courses?
No. We do not offer any financing options as payment for the Lean Six Sigma Public courses. In order to reserve a seat in one of our classes, you will be required to submit payment in full prior to the class with either a credit card or a purchase order.
Do you provide Lean Six Sigma training onsite at an organization (as opposed to public training for multiple organizations at a training center)?
Yes. We provide Lean Six Sigma training onsite at an organization (as opposed to public training at for multiple organizations at a training center). See our Lean Six Sigma Onsite Training and Certification page for more information.
Are the online courses that you offer on-demand (meaning I can sign on to the course and take the course modules when I want to)? Or are they live courses with a live instructor?
Our LVC (Live Virtual Courses) are live courses with a live instructor. If you choose to take our LVC courses, you will have the option to attend a live training in any one of our training sites. For example, we may have a live training at one of our training centers in Dallas, Texas. You may be located in Denver, Colorado and not able to attend a local Denver class. You can sign onto the Dallas class through a WebEx session and attend the Dallas class virtually.
You also have the option of attending a pure LVC course. These courses are given only online with a live instructor.
For more information see Lean Six Sigma Live Virtual Classroom Certification Programs
Will my payment for the public course be refunded if I can’t attend the class?
Yes. If you decide to cancel your class, you will need to submit an official request for a refund 11 business days prior to the start of your scheduled class. To review our Public Training Cancellation Policy please visit https://sixsigmadsi.com/public-classroom-and-webinar-training-cancellation-policy/.
How long are the public Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt classes?
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt Public classes are one full week (5 consecutive days, 40 hours). Our public classes run Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm.
Do you offer weekend or night public classes?
No. We do not offer evening or weekend public classes. All classes are Monday through Friday during typical business hours. If you require night or evening courses, your local university or technical school may be able to help.