Six Sigma Green Belt


Certified Six Sigma Green Belt professionals work on process improvement teams using the DMAIC approach: DEFINE, MEASURE, ANALYZE, IMPROVE, CONTROL. NJIT’s Six Sigma Green Belt course gives you the knowledge, skills and experience needed to use Six Sigma methods and tools, and will help you advance towards Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.  This course is based on the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Six Sigma Body of Knowledge, and is taught by an ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt instructor.

While this course will prepare students for the ASQ Six Sigma Green Belt exam, it is recommended that you visit the ASQ website to make sure you meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the ASQ CSSGB Exam.  

Course Outcomes

After this course, participants will be able to identify the DMAIC steps of DEFINE, MEASURE, ANALYZE, IMPROVE, CONTROL, and know which tools are used in each of the DMAIC steps.  In a work environment, you will know how to apply tools as part of a Six Sigma project team, and understand what outputs should be expected. Special emphasis will be placed on reinforcing statistical concepts for greater understanding of the use of quality tools.


  • Six Sigma Goals
  • Lean & Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)
  • Define - Teams & Customers
  • Define - Projects, Tools & Results
  • Measure - Data & Process Analysis
  • Process Analysis and Documentation
  • Collecting and Summarizing Data
  • Measure - Probability
  • Measure - Capability & Measurement
  • Analyze
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Major Tests
  • Improvement Techniques
  • Control Concepts
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Application of Control Charts
  • Analysis of Control Charts
  • Control Plans


While it is recommended that participants attend the NJIT Lean Six Sigma Overview prior to taking this course, it is not mandatory.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone participating in process improvement in organizational functions including operations, quality, logistics, finance, production, engineering and other staff functions across a wide range of industries will benefit from this course.

Note:NJIT does not schedule or conduct the certification tests this course prepares you for.  Please refer to the specific organizational website that issues the certification;

Course Materials

The Quality Council of Indiana Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Primer will be provided.

Course Dates and Times

When: Saturdays (9am-5pm starting September 26, 2015

October 10, 17, 31 and November 7, 2015

Instructor: Ed May

Ed is an American Society for Quality Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (ASQ CSSBB), Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) who spent two decades in the manufacturing industry before establishing himself in 2001 as a quality consultant, adjunct professor, and on-site instructor.  Ed May specializes in Six Sigma Quality, Lean Thinking, and ISO 9001:2008 Quality Systems. Ed has implemented Six Sigma, Lean Thinking, ISO 9000, and other quality systems at numerous organizations in the New York Metropolitan area.

Before becoming a quality and productivity consultant, Ed held various positions in engineering, manufacturing, and quality management in local manufacturing companies.

For the last ten years, Ed has taught courses in Business, Quality Systems and Statistics for the School of Management and the Engineering Technology Department at NJIT.

Ed brings a unique combination of academic rigor and real world experience to this SSGB course.  His passion for Six Sigma is well known among his students, many of whom have taken his courses and gone on to great success in their chosen fields.

Learn about the Lean/Six Sigma Overview Course


NJIT’s Newark Campus

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