Lean & Six Sigma Online Courses

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Keen to learn but day-long workshops don’t suit?

Our lean six sigma online courses are easy to join, easy to follow, and contain a variety of learning materials to suit all learning styles.

Courses are facilitated via live interactive webinar and are customised to your needs. The webinar recording and supporting files and data sets are available to you after course completion.

The learning objective for each course is to enable you to apply the principles and techniques, learned in the webinars, in your own work environment.


Lean Ireland lean six sigma courses online

• What? Lean and six sigma online courses

• How? Live hosted webinars with presentations, discussion and Q&A

• Why? Interactive, collaborative secure learning environment, supported by a consultant

• What’s do I get? Presentation material, data sets & assignments

• Certification. Yellow belt certification and green belt certification are available online. On completion of the required certification criteria, you will be awarded a certificate.


Series 01: Introduction to Lean Tools and their application

lean six sigma courses online

Duration: 1 hour each. Separate modules. Pick and mix as required.

Format: Interactive webinar with Q&A and Quiz

Participant application: Excel (or Google Docs) for some modules

Webinar platform: Moodle (free to download)

The course covers a range of lean tools including the 7 wastes, 5S workplace organization and A3 problem solving. Each webinar provides an introduction to the topic, some case studies and has an interactive quiz at the end. They are designed to be a practical and fun way to learn about lean. The webinars are run at regular intervals, so participants can pick and mix a selection of webinars at times that suit themselves.


S02: Certified Toyota A3 8-Step problem solving

8 step A3 problem solving online course

Duration: 8 modules of 2 hours each

Format: Interactive webinar, with file downloads, case studies and assignments

Certification: Participants who complete an A3 assignment will receive a certificate in A3 problem solving

Participant application: Microsoft Excel

Webinar platform: Moodle (free to download)

The Toyota 8-step problem solving process is highly interactive and collaborative in nature. The objective is to ‘find a problem, solve a problem and prevent a problem from coming back’. The 8 steps are written up or drawn on an A3 size sheet of paper. This is a visual and effective way to share information among all stakeholders.

This certified online lean course will enable you to approach problem solving with confidence. You will learn a standard and systematic way to work with a team to resolve process problems and improve process performance.


S04: Data Analysis with Minitab

Data analysis with Minitab online courses

Duration: 1 hour to 2 hours each, depending on content

Format: Interactive webinar, with file downloads and case studies

Participant application: Microsoft Excel & Minitab

Platform: Moodle (free to download)

This series of short Minitab courses starts with the basics of simple data graphing and moves through intermediate use of statistical analysis (green belt level) to more advanced concepts (black belt level). During the webinars, participants will be given data set on which to practice the concepts and tools reviewed.


S05: Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Lean Ireland certified six sigma yellow belt online course

Duration: 8 modules of 2 hours each

Format: Interactive webinar, with file downloads, case studies and assignments

Certification: Participants who complete a project will be awarded a lean six sigma YB certificate

Participant application: Microsoft Excel

Webinar platform: Moodle (free to download)

So you’d like to be a certified yellow belt (YB)? Here’s what you’ll be able to do at the end of this course. You will understand a set of standard problem solving tools and you will be able to use them, with confidence, to resolve process problems. In addition you will be able to help others and work with others to resolve their process problems.

The course is laid out in 8 separate webinars, each of 2 hours in length. The total contact time with your tutor is 16 hours.


S07: Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for Service

lean six sigma green belt course online

Duration: 16 modules of 2 hours each

Format: Interactive webinar, with file downloads, case studies and assignments

Certification: Participants who complete a project will be awarded a lean six sigma GB certificate

Participant application: Microsoft Excel

Webinar platform: Moodle (free to download)

A Green Belt (GB) project leader is capable of leading a cross-functional problem solving team. GB projects are short-duration (12 – 24 weeks) quick-return initiatives that result in customer satisfaction and cost savings.

This Six Sigma Green Belt certification online course will enable all candidates to approach problems with confidence. You will learn to use a standard, systematic way to resolve process problems or lessen their impact on the organisation.


S08: Design of Experiments (DOE)

lean six sigma Design of Experiments DOE online course

Duration: 8 modules of 120 mins (2 hours) each, with a 10 minute break in middle of each module

Format: Interactive webinar, with file downloads, case studies and assignments

Participant application: Microsoft Excel (or Google Docs) and Minitab or JMP desirable for some modules.

Webinar platform: Moodle (free to download)

This interactive series of online workshops introduces DOE to development chemists, engineers, managers, and technicians. The focus is on the practical application of this essential product and process development tool.

The course covers factor selection, experiment design and execution, and visual statistical analysis and on how modern DOE software packages (e.g. Minitab) can help. In addition to online simulation tool, a detailed case study is used to deepen student learning.