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Six Sigma Certifications

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Six Sigma certifications from the Leaders and Best.

Learn proven tools and analysis methods, apply your knowledge to a value-added project, and earn a distinguished Six Sigma certification from the University of Michigan.

The University of Michigan (U-M) is the certifying body for our Lean Six Sigma program, unaffiliated with professional organizations like ASQ and IASSC. U-M Six Sigma Certification is internationally recognized and well respected within industry.

WHAT IS SIX SIGMA?

“A methodology, systematic approach, set of statistical tools and a vehicle for customer focus, breakthrough improvement, and people involvement. Six Sigma… is the step-by-step approach to reduce variation in everything we do to improve customer satisfaction.”

– from What is Six Sigma by Don Lynch, Ph.D.

DMAIC Six Sigma vs. Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)

Six Sigma DMAIC head

DMAIC
Focuses on addressing existing problems.

Six Sigma Certification DFSS

DFSS
Focuses on designing quality into new products or services.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Learn proven tools within the DMAIC methodology and lay the foundation for sustained improvement with a Six Sigma certification. Nexus offers programs in self-paced or remote-live online formats, with industry focus areas in healthcare, manufacturing, and transactional/service.

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Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt - Blended

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CERTIFICATION

Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt - Healthcare

Online

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Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt - Manufacturing

Online

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Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt - Transactional/Service

Online

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Learn advanced analytical and problem solving techniques, and gain the skills to become a quality improvement leader. Nexus offers programs on campus or fully online with industry focus areas in manufacturing and transactional/healthcare.

CERTIFICATION

Lean Six Sigma - Black Belt - Blended

Blended

CERTIFICATION

Lean Six Sigma - Black Belt - Manufacturing

Online

CERTIFICATION

Lean Six Sigma - Black Belt - Transactional/Healthcare

Online

Design for Six Sigma

Transition from reactive processes to predictive planning by learning to design quality into your product or process. Earn your Design for Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt certification at your own pace, fully online.

CERTIFICATION

Design for Six Sigma - Green Belt

Online

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Design for Six Sigma - Black Belt

Online

Master Black Belt in Operational Excellence

Develop a critical blend of program management and technical problem solving skills required to be an effective Lean Six Sigma instructor and leader. Offered in a remote live format in 2021.

CERTIFICATION

Master Black Belt in Operational Excellence

Blended

INSTRUCTIONAL TEAM

Pat Hammett

Pat Hammett, PhD

  • Lead Faculty, Six Sigma Programs
  • Lecturer, College of Engineering
Don Lynch

Don Lynch, PhD

  • Instructor, Nexus
  • Vice President of Quality, Strategy, and Transformation, SKF USA Inc.
Nicole Tucker

Nicole Friedberg

  • Sr. Quality Engineer/Process Improvement Specialist, Nexus
Luis Guzman

Luis Guzman, PhD

  • Instructor, Nexus
  • Lecturer, Industrial & Operations Engineering

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