Six Sigma White Belt - Getting Started with Six Sigma

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Welcome to the Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training course! By completing this course, you will gain a foundational understanding of Lean Six Sigma concepts. The only prerequisites are an open mindset and a desire to learn. This course offers short, easy-to-understand video lessons and quizzes to help you grasp the basics of Six Sigma improvement skills.

What is Six Sigma?

Six Sigma is a process improvement approach developed by Motorola in 1985. Despite its age, it remains widely used across industries due to its effectiveness in saving money, improving quality, reducing waste, enhancing consistency, and boosting customer satisfaction. Learning Six Sigma provides a significant employment advantage and has saved organizations billions of dollars.

What is Covered in This Course?

Six Sigma is a multifaceted topic, and mastering it involves progressing through various belt levels, starting with the White Belt. Achieving a White Belt demonstrates a high-level understanding of Six Sigma. Here’s what you will learn in this course:

  • Six Sigma Explained in Layman's Terms: Simplified explanations to ensure understanding.
  • Six Sigma Philosophy, Approaches, and Timeline: Comprehensive overview of Six Sigma’s core principles and history.
  • DMAIC vs. DMADV Approaches: Key differences between these two Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Belt Progression: Overview of the belt levels – White Belt, Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, and Master Black Belt.

Course Structure

This course is structured to build your understanding progressively, starting from the basic concepts and advancing to more complex methodologies and applications. It includes video lectures, practical examples, and quizzes to reinforce learning and ensure you gain a thorough grasp of the topics covered.

Topics Covered

Section 1: Introduction to Six Sigma

  • Historical Background: Learn about the origins of Six Sigma and its evolution over the years.
  • Core Principles: Understand the key principles that form the foundation of Six Sigma, including customer focus, data-driven decision making, and continuous improvement.
  • Six Sigma Methodologies: Explore the two main Six Sigma methodologies: DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) and DMADV (Define, Measure, Analyze, Design, Verify).

Section 2: Six Sigma Tools and Techniques

  • Basic Quality Tools: Introduction to the basic quality tools used in Six Sigma, such as flowcharts, check sheets, Pareto charts, and histograms.
  • Advanced Tools: Overview of more advanced tools like control charts, scatter diagrams, and cause-and-effect diagrams (fishbone diagrams).
  • Statistical Analysis: Introduction to the role of statistical analysis in Six Sigma and how it helps in understanding and improving processes.

Section 3: Implementing Six Sigma

  • Project Selection: Learn how to select appropriate projects for Six Sigma initiatives.
  • Team Roles and Responsibilities: Understand the various roles within a Six Sigma project, including Black Belts, Green Belts, and Champions.
  • Project Management: Explore the basics of managing a Six Sigma project, including planning, execution, and control.

Who This Course is For

This course is designed for a diverse audience, including but not limited to:

  • Quality Management Professionals: Individuals looking to enhance their understanding of Six Sigma principles.
  • Project Managers: Those overseeing projects and needing to understand Six Sigma methodologies to ensure project success.
  • Business Analysts: Professionals analyzing business processes and looking to incorporate Six Sigma into their analyses.
  • Students and Aspiring Quality Professionals: Individuals pursuing a career in quality management or looking to expand their knowledge and skills in this area.
  • Anyone Interested in Process Improvement: Individuals who want to gain a comprehensive understanding of Six Sigma and its applications in various industries.


Upon completing this course, you will receive a digital certificate from Quality Gurus, recognizing your foundational understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles and practices. This certificate serves as a testament to your knowledge and skills in process improvement and quality management.

Why This Course?

This course stands out for several reasons:

  • Expert Instruction: Learn from an instructor with extensive experience in Quality Management and Continuous Performance Improvement. The insights provided are not just theoretical but are backed by practical knowledge gained through years of experience in the field.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Cover all aspects of Lean Six Sigma, from basic concepts to advanced methodologies, ensuring a thorough understanding. The curriculum is meticulously designed to provide a step-by-step guide to mastering Six Sigma principles and practices.
  • Practical Approach: Focus on practical applications and real-world examples to ensure you can apply what you learn in your organization. The course includes case studies and examples from various industries, helping you understand how Six Sigma principles are applied in real-life scenarios.
  • Flexible Learning: Access video lectures, readings, and quizzes at your own pace, fitting your learning into your busy schedule. The course materials are available 24/7, allowing you to learn whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you.
  • Recognition and Certification: Earn a digital certificate from Quality Gurus at no additional cost upon course completion. This recognition adds value to your professional credentials and demonstrates your commitment to continuous learning and development.

Obtain PMI PDUs and SHRM PDCs

As part of your professional development, this Lean Six Sigma White Belt course offers you the opportunity to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and Professional Development Credits (PDCs) from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Quality Gurus Inc. is proud to be an authorized training partner of PMI (#6034) and a SHRM Recertification Provider.


This course is accredited by the globally recognized The CPD Group (UK), which stands as a testament to the validity and acceptability of our educational offerings. The accreditation ensures that the training you receive meets rigorous standards for content quality and delivery effectiveness, enhancing its value and recognition within the professional community.


  • Earn PDUs: This course is approved by PMI and allows you to earn PDUs, essential for maintaining your PMI certifications such as PMP, CAPM, and others.
  • Updated PMI Talent Triangle: The PDUs you earn from this course align with the updated PMI Talent Triangle, which now focuses on:
    • Ways of Working: Formerly Technical Project Management, this side emphasizes the technical aspects of managing projects.
    • Power Skills: Formerly Leadership, these skills include communication, leadership, and negotiation.
    • Business Acumen: Formerly Strategic and Business Management, this side covers the understanding and application of business knowledge.
  • How to Claim: Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion. You can then claim your PDUs by logging into the PMI website and submitting the course details along with your certificate.


  • Earn PDCs: This course is approved by SHRM for Professional Development Credits, vital for maintaining your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certifications.
  • Categories of PDCs: The PDCs you earn will cover various aspects of human resource management, enhancing your skills and knowledge in this domain.
  • How to Claim: After completing the course, you will receive a certificate of completion. You can then submit this certificate through the SHRM certification portal to claim your PDCs.

Digital Certificate from Quality Gurus

  • No Additional Cost: Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a digital certificate from Quality Gurus at no additional cost. This certificate serves as a testament to your knowledge and skills.
  • Recognition: The certificate is recognized by industry professionals and can be showcased on your LinkedIn profile, resume, or professional portfolio.
  • Easy Access: Your digital certificate will be easily accessible and can be downloaded from the Quality Gurus learning platform once you have completed all course requirements.

Call to Action

Are you ready to take your process improvement skills to the next level? Enroll in our comprehensive Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training course today and gain the knowledge and practical tools you need to implement Six Sigma methodologies in your organization. With expert instruction, a comprehensive curriculum, and practical applications, this course is designed to help you succeed.

Enroll Now and start your journey towards mastering Lean Six Sigma principles. Equip yourself with the skills to improve process efficiency, enhance product quality, and deliver greater value to your customers. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enhance your professional credentials and advance your career.

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