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About the Course

This course is for you if you are looking to learn more about Six Sigma or refresh your knowledge of the basic components of Six Sigma and Lean. Six Sigma skills are widely sought by employers both nationally and internationally. These skills have been proven to help improve business processes and performance. This course will introduce you to the purpose of Six Sigma and its value to an organization. You will learn about the basic principles of Six Sigma and Lean. Your instructors will introduce you to, and have you apply, some of the tools and metrics that are critical components of Six Sigma. This course will provide you with the basic knowledge of the principles, roles, and responsibilities of Six Sigma and Lean. Every module will include readings, videos, and a quiz to help make sure you understand the material and concepts that are studied. You will also have the opportunity to participate in discussions and peer review exercises to give you the opportunity to apply the material to your daily life. Our applied curriculum is built around the latest handbook The Certified Six Sigma Handbook (2nd edition) and students will develop /learn the fundamentals of Six Sigma. Registration includes online access to course content, projects, and resources but does not include the companion text The Certified Six Sigma Handbook (2nd edition). The companion text is not required to complete the assignments. However, the text is a recognized handbook used by professionals in the field. Also, it is a highly recommended text for those wishing to move forward in Six Sigma and eventually gain certification from professional agencies such as American Society for Quality (ASQ)....

Top reviews


Sep 10, 2020

Great course for begineers!! I suggest this course to those who are new to industry and dont know anything! Concepts are very well explained! Thanks Coursera! Thanks NOVARTIS FOR SPONSORING THE COURSE


May 29, 2020

This course gives you a good overview of why six sigma and lean are necessary. It also gives you an understanding of how team dynamics play important roles and how brainstorming is an effective tool.

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By Jannson E

Aug 19, 2019

I enjoyed the videos and variety of engagements (peer reviewed exercises, quizzes, etc.)

By Lance S

Aug 7, 2021

Good but requires too much external information that you can only get by buying a book.

By Marek Š

Dec 8, 2021

This is a nice overview. The presentations could have been a bit more detailed though.

By abdulmunaf s

May 8, 2021

Appreciate the content, reference material and the questions to prepare the candidate!

By Venkata S N R D

May 31, 2021

Basics of 6sigma have been taught well. Overall a great beginners' course for 6sigma.

By Siddharth B

Jul 25, 2019

The course is designed well for beginners and the testing system is very full proof.

By Eza S

Feb 7, 2021

Through this course, I gain more understanding about six sigma and lean. Thank you!

By Erik G

Nov 5, 2020

Buen curso, no te satura de información solo que pienso que le pudiera faltar orden

By Abhinav

May 27, 2021

the course covers the very basics of six sigma and is designed in quite a good way

By Ajay S M

Sep 12, 2020

It's a good way to get into the understanding of what six sigma is in an industry.

By Daniela G A

Mar 1, 2018

Buen curso, me ayudo a refrescar contenidos que van quedando guardados por no uso.

By Shuang S

Feb 13, 2021

Very fundamental to Lean Six Sigma. Perfect for people never hear of them before.

By Ravikant J

Aug 22, 2020

It was awesome but provide little bit more info in videos rather than using links

By Neil R

Jun 3, 2020

on the course weeks (progress) screen, a link to the handbook would be beneficial

By Moustafa A

Nov 18, 2022

i want to thank coursera organization for this course of six sigma yellow belt .

By Raghvendra P S

Apr 22, 2018

This course is very well designed introduction course and covers all the basics.


Jun 5, 2020

It is helpful for having all the basics of the six sigma principles and its use

By Md. I H

Jun 1, 2020

It's interesting course. It's also needed n industrial job life as an engineer.

By Pavan B C

May 27, 2020

Very good introductory course for begineers who want to know what is six sigma.


Mar 5, 2018

Can you provide a certificate of my course completion and passing of the exam..

By Sagar S

Sep 16, 2017

It was Awesome.... Looking forward for Green Nad black belt as well on Coursera

By Khurram S M Y ( R - R Y

Jun 29, 2021

This course gives you a good overview of why six sigma and lean are necessary.


May 24, 2022

The information is very good and complete, but practical exercises are needed

By Adam B

May 7, 2021

Good information, could have used more advanced information for weeks 3 and 4

By Ali V

Apr 21, 2020

Excellent content explained in a simple and brief manner. Very happy with it!