Created for new Lean Six Sigma candidates. Become Green Belt certified in one easy step!

FIU’s combo package is especially designed for professionals who are not certified in Yellow or Green Belt. Our combo training allows candidates new to the Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to become Green Belt certified quickly and easily: Pre-register for the Green Belt certification program and obtain your Yellow Belt (a prerequisite for the Green Belt) for a reduced fee of $150 (reg. $435).

Becoming Green Belt certified improves your ability to confidently discuss complex subjects, effectively solve problems, and provide useful recommendations for any industry or organization. Participants learn data-driven methods to solve complex problems, improving their problem-solving and decision-making abilities. Skills acquired include data analysis, process improvement, leadership, and communication.

Additionally, FIU Executive Education International Green Belt Certification includes a project component. Working on a real-world project to solve a problem in your organization, your new skills will be proven and validated. You will be able to document your successful project in your resume and on social media channels.

Other Benefits:

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt experts solve complex issues in a shorter timeframe. Aside from solving problems, they can also discover the main drivers of challenges and prevent other internal failure costs from occurring. They also help provide better quality products and services, which guarantees consumer loyalty.

Career and financial advancement and leadership growth are clear benefits of a Green Belt certified professionals, enabling greater job responsibilities and leadership roles, enabling them to overcome more significant challenges.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Executives, Managers and Supervisors
  • Team Leaders and Key Staff

Learning Objectives

  • Develop capability for data driven problem solving (dispel perceptions)
  • Drive Lean Six Sigma concepts and mentor teams within the organization
  • Participate in transformation programs as LSS coach/change agents
  • Contribute to organizational growth plans by executing excellence projects
  • Support leadership in setting short- and long-term growth perspectives (KPI/ROI)
  • Guide team members for relevant data collection, analysis and inference
  • Build competency development and enhance career
  • Enhance project management techniques
  • Achieve tangible/intangible benefits for the organization through operation excellence projects

General Information/Custom Programs: FIU Business Executive Education can create custom training programs specific to the needs of your organization. Please connect with us by submitting the inquiry form below or contact us.

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Sample Yellow Belt Schedule

Delivery Method: On-demand, fully online, self-paced course
Training/Contact Hours: 10-20 hours
Program Fee: $150

WeekEstimated Time CommitmentTopic(s)
Section I

Week 1

1 to 2 hours

Module 1: Meet Your Instructor
Module 2: How to Complete the Course

Week 2

2 to 3 hours

Module 3: Lean Six Sigma Introduction
Module 4: Lean Six Sigma Overview

Week 3

1 to 2.5 hours

Module 5: Leadership and Quality
Module 6: Employee Engagement

Week 4

1.5 to 2.5 hours

Module 7: What is Sigma
Module 8: Waste Identification

Week 5

1 to 2 hours

Module 9: Strategic Alignment



Section II

Week 6

3 to 6 hours

The Define Phase Module

Week 7

1.5 to 2 hours

The Measure Phase Module
The Analyze Phase Module

Week 8

1 to 1.5 hours

The Improve Phase Module
The Control Phase Module

Sample Green Belt Schedule

Next Cohort: Feb. 17 to Mar. 19, 2024
Delivery Method: Virtual, Live via Zoom / Instructor-Led
Training/Contact Hours: 40
Program Fee: $1,795

Session/Day/TimeLengthSession Description/Topic(s)

Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Lean Six Sigma Overview, Continuous Improvement Methodology, DMAIC Problem Solving Method, Lean Six Sigma Forms

Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Project Charter Format, 8 Waste Problems Discovery, 15 Guilding Priniples Solutions, Determining Customer Requirements, Developing a Measurement Plan

Thursday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


How to Build a Problem Solving Team, Identifying Waste in the Workplace, Value Stream Mapping Overview

Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Customer Research Planning & Customer Segmentation, Customer Surveying, Basic Statistics Methods, Documenting & Analyze Problems, SIPOC Mapping Method

Thursday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Statistical Control Charts, Western Electric Control Chart Rules, Using Pareto for Root Cause Analysis, Other Root Cause Analysis Methods

Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Developing Standard Work Documentation, Process Stratification, Multi Generation Project Planning (MGPP), Generating Improvement Ideas, Pugh Matrix Solution Selection Method

Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Change Management I, How to Deal With Resistance with CLR (Communication, Learning & Recognition, Value Stream Transformation Life Cycle

Thursday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Gemba Walking the Process, Time Study Observations, Validating the Process Improvements

Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Cause & Effect Matrix, Confidence Intervals, Hypothesis Testing

Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Measuring Improvements with Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) One-Way, ANOVA Two-Way

Thursday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Stop to Fix Error Proofing Methods, Change Management II

Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Implementation Plan & Execution, Communication Planing, Tracking Metrics, Closing Project, Piloting

Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Closing the Project, Replication Planning, Lessons Learned, Next Steps, Elevator Speech


  • Project Charter, Voice of the Customer (VOC) to Critical-To-Quality (CTQ), KANO Model and SIPOC Diagram
  • Process Capability, Segmentation and Stratification and Sampling Strategy
  • Measurement System Analysis
  • Box Plot, Rolled Throughput Yield (RTY) and Process Map
  • Pareto, Concept of LEAN, Hypothesis Testing
  • Correlation, Mistake-proofing and FMEA
  • Process Management Charts and Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Fishbone Diagram, Data Collection Plan (DCP) and Normality Study
  • Run Chart, Control Chart and Regression

Financial Assistance & Discounts

FIU Executive Education programs are designed to enhance your management skills and boost your career success. Because our certificate programs are non-credit and do not lead to a degree, they do not qualify for traditional student financial aid. However, financial assistance is available in a variety of methods:

  • Private student loans are available for our programs through SallieMae. We strongly recommend participants submit their loan application at least eight (8) weeks prior to the start of the program to ensure completion of the loan. 

    To apply for a SallieMae loan, please follow the steps below:

    • Notify us via email at – Please provide your full name, telephone number and the course you wish to take.
    • Visit SallieMae SMART Option Loan to finalize your loan application process:
      • From the home page, choose “Career training student loan”
      • Under “Degree/certificate of study” choose “Certificate”
      • Under “Major/specialty” choose “Continuing Education”
    • Apply for the loan to match the exact program fee.
    • Once your loan is approved and certified, we will notify you with next steps.
    • We periodically offer special discounts via the FIU Executive Education newsletter. To sign up please register here
    • FIU Alumni, Students and Staff: 10% discount available:
      • Please email us at prior to registering for your program, to obtain your discount code.
      • Please be sure to use your email address when registering. 
    • Group Discount for Organizations: 15% discount is available to companies and organizations registering a minimum of three (3) employees. Please contact us via email at so we may guide you through the registration process.
  • Employer Education Benefits: Ask your employer if it provides education benefits to employees. In many cases and under certain conditions, employers may offer up to $5,250 in tuition/fee assistance to employees tax-free. For more information and latest updates, visit or ask your employer to visit this IRS web site.

    Training Grants for Employers: Employers may qualify for employee training grants from the state of Florida. These grants are used to help employers pay the cost of training and re-skilling employees. For more information, visit CareerSource Florida.

  • Check this section regularly for updates on scholarships and grants available to FIU Executive Education learners.

    PEO Program for Continuing Education: Grant of up to $3,000 to women whose education was interrupted and who now seek a degree or certificate that leads to employment.

  • For general information regarding Financial Aid (FAFSA) or the Veterans GI Bill, please contact FIU Financial Aid at or Veterans Affairs at

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All Programs for Individuals

FIU Executive Education programs for individuals are delivered virtually by an instructor on evenings and weekends. The short programs, in such areas as human resources, project management, Lean Six Sigma, finance and more, can also be taken fully online at your own pace.