Six Sigma Green Belt Specialization
Improve Your Career With Advanced Six Sigma. Dive deeper into proven principles and tools to improve quality assurance in your organization
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
Upon completion of this specialization, learners will have created a project charter, project team charter, data collection plan, process map, control plan, along with null and alternative hypotheses, problem statement, business case, goal statement, process and scope description, and timeline. All these will be created using the six sigma principles and tools they learned.
Some related experience required.
Some related experience required.
University System of Georgia
The University System of Georgia is composed of 28 higher education institutions including 4 research universities, 2 regional universities, 12 state universities, 13 state colleges and the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography. The Georgia Public Library System, encompassing 61 library systems throughout Georgia, is also part of the University System.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the refund policy?
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Can I just enroll in a single course?
Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.
Is financial aid available?
Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. Learn more.
Can I take the course for free?
When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free. If you cannot afford the fee, you can apply for financial aid.
Is this course really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?
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.
How long does it take to complete the Specialization?
Time to completion can vary based on your schedule, but most learners are able to complete the Specialization in about 4 months.
What background knowledge is necessary?
A "Yellow Belt" level of knowledge about Six Sigma is highly recommended. This can be acquired by successful completion of the Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate offered on Coursera by the USG.
Those having a strong business background and a firm understanding of basic business operations and principles will do better in this specialization.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
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.
The proper sequence of this specialization is:
Course #1 - Six Sigma and the Organization (Advanced)
Course #2 - Six Sigma Advanced Define and Measure Phase
Course #3 - Six Sigma Advanced Analyze Phase
Course #4 - Six Sigma Advanced Improve and Control Phase
Will I earn university credit for completing the Specialization?
You will not earn university credit for the completion of this specialization.
What will I be able to do upon completing the 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.
The principles taught in this specialization are aligned with the "Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Handbook" that is used for ASQ certification training. Successful completion of this specialization (along with the purchase and study of the highly-recommended handbook) should better prepare the learner to sit for a professional certification in Six Sigma. However, successful professional certification is not guaranteed, as every learner is unique.
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