About this Specialization

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This specialization 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, performance, and quality assurance. In this specialization, you will learn proven principles and tools specific to six sigma and lean. This is a sequential, linear designed specialization that covers the introductory level content (at the "yellow belt" level) of Six Sigma and Lean. Yellow Belt knowledge is needed before advancing to Green Belt (which is a second specialization offered here on Coursera by the USG). Green Belt knowledge is needed before moving to a Black Belt. The proper sequence of this specialization is: Course #1 - Six Sigma Fundamentals Course #2 - Six Sigma Tools for Define and Measure Course #3 - Six Sigma Tools for Analyze Course #4 - Six Sigma Tools for Improve and Control At the end of Course #4 (Six Sigma Tools for Improve and Control), there is a peer-reviewed, capstone project. Successful completion of this project is necessary for full completion of this specialization. It should be noted that completing either the Yellow Belt or Green Belt Specializations does not give the learner "professional accreditation" in Six Sigma. However, successful completion will assist in better preparation for such professional accreditation testing.
Learner Career Outcomes
40%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
35%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approx. 5 months to complete
Suggested 2 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English, Romanian, Arabic
Learner Career Outcomes
40%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
35%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approx. 5 months to complete
Suggested 2 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English, Romanian, Arabic

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Six Sigma Principles

4.6
stars
3,171 ratings
857 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Six Sigma Tools for Define and Measure

4.6
stars
1,211 ratings
185 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Six Sigma Tools for Analyze

4.7
stars
911 ratings
110 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Six Sigma Tools for Improve and Control

4.7
stars
524 ratings
93 reviews

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  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • Time to completion can vary based on your schedule, but most learners are able to complete the Specialization in about 4 months.

  • Those having some business background and understanding of basic business operations and principles will do better in this specialization.

  • It is highly recommended that you take the courses and modules in their designed order as much of the knowledge builds upon previous courses and modules.

  • You will not earn university credit for the completion of this specialization.

  • Upon completion of this specialization, learners should be able to further their career by helping their organization’s quality assurance using proven six sigma principles and tools.

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