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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Program


As business becomes increasingly complex, global and competitive, the demand for executives, managers and other professionals who have the skills to eliminate waste, reduce defects, shrink inventory, and make other critical business process improvements has grown dramatically. The University of Miami Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Program is designed to meet this demand.

Participants in the program emerge with a clear understanding of the role of business processes in their organizations and with the skills and knowledge they need to deliver the process improvements their organizations require.

Those who successfully complete the program earn the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, making them more marketable and capable of developing and managing projects that result in a positive impact on revenues, costs and customer satisfaction.

Expert Faculty

Classes are taught by School of Business Professor Howard S. Gitlow, a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt, a noted Six Sigma author, and a fellow of the American Society for Quality. Gitlow, who also serves as executive director of the School’s Institute  for the Study of Quality,  has consulted on quality, productivity and related matters for numerous organizations including Fortune 500 companies.

Weekend Classes

Classes are spread over 4 consecutive weekends. The program is held at the University of Miami School of Business Administration campus.  The generic Process Improvement Project will begin upon successful completion of the classwork and the exam.

Requirements for Certification

The requirements for the UM Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification are:

  •     30 hours of classroom work
  •     Independent study which will take place between the classroom sessions
  •     A passing mark on the exam

The fee for this program is $4,000 which also includes lunches during classroom sessions and materials.

In order to enroll into the course, please submit an online application.

    School of Business Administration
    P.O. Box 248027, Coral Gables, Florida 33124-6520
TEL: 305-284-4643
FAX: 305-284-6526
GRADUATE: 305-284-2510
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