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State of Nebraska Lean Six Sigma Training

 

Certified Lean Six Sigma White Belt (C.L.S.S.W.B)

white beltWhite Belt training is a one-hour session that introduces State of Nebraska team member to basic Lean Six Sigma concepts. The goal is to begin to help the recipient see waste in the process around them and have a basic level of understanding of how to combat that waste.

Intended for: All State team members

Length: 1 Hour

Prerequisites: None

Availability: Online & In person

 

Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (C.L.S.S.Y.B)

yellow beltYellow Belt training is the next level for learning about process improvement for the State of Nebraska. It reviews how to make daily improvements in the workplace. The training will focus on establishing QDIP boards, KPI’s, and use of problem solving tools like: The Pareto Principle, 5 Why’s, Fishbone Diagrams and Control charts.

Intended for: All State Administrators, managers, and supervisors

Length: 4 Hours

Prerequisites: Certified Lean Six Sigma White Belt

Availability: In person- classroom

 

Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (C.L.S.S.G.B)

green beltGreen Belt training is the foundation for professional process improvement in the State of Nebraska. It covers an in-depth understanding of; Leadership, team dynamics, motivational theories, and an intimate description of all DMAIC tools used in the State of Nebraska. Participants are required to apply the knowledge and skills back in their agencies for process improvement projects, and to collaborate and mentor with others in the COE network.

Intended for: Process Improvement Coordinators

Length: 2 Weeks + 2 Projects

Prerequisites:

  • Completion of Lean Six Sigma White Belt
  • Completion of Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Availability: In person- classroom

 

Certified Lean Six Sigma Executive Green Belt (C.L.S.S.E.G.B)

green executive beltExecutive Green Belt training serve as the foundation for how to manage and mentor an entire process improvement program within an agency. It covers a high level overview of all the same information in the normal Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training, but also goes into depth describing the decision sciences and how to use lean techniques to make the “Executive Decision” focused on finding large scale improvements in their agencies. Participants are required to apply the knowledge and skills back in their agencies for process improvement projects, and to collaborate and mentor with others in the COE network.

Intended for: Executive level directors and officers at both the enterprise and agency level.

Length:  2 months   + 3 Assignments

Prerequisites:

  • Completion of Lean Six Sigma White Belt
  • Completion of Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Availability: Online + Conversation with Master Black Belt

 

Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (C.L.S.S.B.B)

black beltBlack Belt training is an intense 24 week classroom based training that reviews all aspects of project management, DMAIC method, Leadership, Team Development, Strategy, Crucial Conversations, among other important Lean Six Sigma tools. This training is focused on producing deliverable bottom line results resulting from data driven management techniques. It includes outside reading material and a proven track record of success within the State’s Lean Six Sigma program. The Black Belt program was launched in late 2017.

Intended for: High functioning Process Improvement Coordinators

Length: 24 Weeks of training + 8 Projects

Prerequisites:

  • Completion of Lean Six Sigma White Belt
  • Completion of Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
  • Completion of Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (including 8 highly successful projects)

Availability: In person- classroom & extensive mentorship.

 

Certified Lean Leader (C.L.L)

certified lean leader imageCertified Lean Leader is the next level of learning about process improvement for the State of Nebraska. It focuses on the use of basics of Lean in an applied setting such as transactional office spaces, administrative environments, truck yards, print shops, and all front line functional work areas. The application of tools such as Just-In-Time (JIT), Kanban, Cellular Flow, and Fishbone Diagrams are some of the techniques that empower staff to make daily improvements to their work areas.

Intended for: Supervisors, Managers, and Administrators

Length: 2 Days

Prerequisites:

  • Completion of Lean Six Sigma White Belt
  • Completion of Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
  • Currently manages a QDIP Board and Daily Huddles

Availability: In person- classroom & Mentorship with Agency Process Improvement Coordinators

 

Public Sector Training

 

White & Yellow Belt Training

Lincoln | $225 per person, plus own parking & lunch

 

white beltWhite Belt training is a one-hour session that introduces team members to Lean Six Sigma. The goal is to provide team members with a shared vocabulary and the basic concepts needed to help identify waste in the processes around them and how to eliminate it.

 

yellow beltYellow Belt training is the next level of process improvement training. This course reviews how to make daily improvements in the workplace. The training will focus on establishing visual management, setting KPIs, and the use of problem solving tools like the Pareto Principle, 5 Whys, Fishbone Diagram, and Control chart.

 

Green Belt Training

Lincoln | Certification - $2,000, plus own lodging & meal | Mentorship - $62/hr (6-8 hrs recommended)

green beltGreen Belt training is the foundation for professional process improvement. It covers an in-depth understanding of: leadership; team dynamics; motivational theories; and all of the DMAIC tools and methods used. Before receiving certification, participants are required to execute two projects while being mentored by others in the COE network.

On-site training is available. Download the brochure (PDF). For more information, contact Matthew Singh at 402.805.7993 or email matthew.singh@nebraska.gov.

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