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Lean Six Sigma

This course is designed to instill an in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and give you a clear sense of what is required to define high impact improvement projects. It will help you establish Lean Six Sigma measurements and complete projects using the systematic and proven Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) methodology.

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Rice University has partnered with the International Institute for Learning Inc. (IIL), a leading provider of training and course development in Lean Six Sigma, to bring you an online continuing education certification program. The online format allows you to train when you want and where you want — at your own pace.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Program 

(The Fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma) Entry level certification of foundational concepts and techniques within Lean Six Sigma. This highly sought after skill-set starts with a prevention-oriented mindset. Through process improvement and management by fact, participants will learn ways to quickly remove non-value added costs and improve customer satisfaction. 

  • IIL Course Attendance
  • IIL Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Exam (online)
  • 30 multiple choice questions taken within 30 days of course completion - 70% passing score

Course outline can be found on the IIL website

Employees of Rice University are eligible for tuition discounts. Email riceprofdev@rice.edu for more information.