Please note: These courses are available only to State of Ohio employees working at a State Agency, Board, or Commission.  We are currently unable to offer these classes to those who work for a public university, a local government, or the private sector.  For programs currently offered to employees of local governments, schools, and public universities, please click here.


 LeanOhio Green Belt Training

A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is an essential member of every project team. Whether tasked with leading projects or looking to expand your knowledge, the Green Belt training will help you develop skills in process improvement tools, techniques, and applications. The training provides content on Six Sigma, with added focus on data and data analysis in order to promote objective problem-solving and decision-making. Completion of this coursework will assist employees toward achieving their LeanOhio Green Belt certification and becoming productive members of their project teams. Upon completion of this program, participants will be proficient in the basic analytical tools necessary to Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control Lean Six Sigma improvement projects. As has been in previous years, participants will be selected through an application process.

To become eligible for Green Belt candidacy, participants are required to:

  • Complete LeanOhio Boot Camp training and submit A3 project results to LeanOhio
  • Complete and submit the Green Belt application
    Note: this is a competitive application process.  Applications will be evaluated by a selection panel and not all applicants will be selected.

To earn a LeanOhio Green Belt certification, candidates are required to:

  • Complete the four-day, in-class Green Belt training program
  • Complete a process improvement project using the DMAIC methodology
  • Demonstrate use of Lean tools and collect and use data as part of the project
  • Present project to LeanOhio Network

When Green Belt candidates complete their four days of training, they are newly equipped to:

  • Understand data-driven methodology to help make real and positive change through the use of Lean Six Sigma tools
  • Lead process improvement projects within state government
  • Work through the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control (DMAIC) process and apply Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies to make their agency more effective and efficient
  • Manage and facilitate small teams to collaboratively work through projects and achieve measurable positive results

Training topics include:

  • Project charter
  • Data collection plan
  • Scoping and identifying Lean Six Sigma projects
  • Team management
  • Change management
  • Graphical displays
  • Data integrity audit
  • Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Cause & Effect (C&E) Matrix
  • Control Charts
  • Hypothesis testing
  • 1 Variable and 2 Variable testing
  • Capability analysis



Next Green Belt Session:
September 30 - October 3, 2019

Application period:
August 1 -22, 2019




Upcoming Sessions:

Click here for the LeanOhio Calendar

Online Green Belt Training:

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For general inquiries on LeanOhio training, please contact:

Julie Finnegan


LeanOhio Boot Camp
Racquel Graham 

Yellow Belt Training
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Yellow Belt Training
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Yellow Belt Training
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Yellow Belt Training
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Yellow Belt Training
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