Structure of the Green-Belt
The Oxford Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course is delivered in two components:
1. A five-day, classroom based component focused on practical skills and knowledge or improvement project execution, delivered in Oxford.
2. A self-paced distance-learning component focused on the analytical and statistical aspects of Six-Sigma. This online component can be completed up to six weeks after the classroom based course.
During the five-day classroom based component, students gain practical experience of improvement projects whilst working on an extended practical simulation task. During the course students are trained in new tools and techniques and then encouraged to apply them immediately in a practical fashion to the simulation. No prerequisite experience in business process improvement or Lean Six Sigma is required to complete this component of the course.
The distance-learning component focuses on the analytical and statistical tools of Six-Sigma. These skills are best learnt in a self-paced manner that provides maximum flexibility for students learning style and previous experience. Many students will complete this element of the course in around four days of study – depending on previous experience and learning style.