Six Sigma Green and Yellow Belt Certifications
The Six Sigma Green Belt certification requires three years (6,000 hours) of work experience in one or more areas of the Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge, signature of an ethics statement to comply with the AIMS Professional Code of Conduct, and passing a written examination that requires both practical experience and significant study time to master. The written examination consists of multiple choice questions that measure comprehension of the entire DMAIC paradigm. The Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is a four-hour, 100 multiple-choice question assessment.
Individuals interested in learning about the Six Sigma methods and frameworks should consider this certification, as well as those working at a team member level within an organization. Passing score on the examination for the Green Belt Certification is 75% or higher. Individuals receiving a score of 60% to 74% are awarded the Yellow Belt Certification as a notation of their progress, and are encouraged to continue study and retake the examination when ready.
Dr. Hasnain Rizvi is the AIMS Subject Matter Expert for our Six Sigma Green Belt and Yellow Belt Certifications and trainings. When not instructing, Dr. Rizvi manages high impact, mission-critical project portfolios and information services for the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. He was most recently with Amdocs Consulting where he managed a US$1.1 Billion Business Transformation Program. Prior to Amdocs, he spent nearly a decade in southern California managing project portfolios for fortune 500 companies. Dr. Rizvi is a graduate of California Institute of Technology’s Project Management Program and he completed his PHD in 2006 in Business Administration. His research interests are Intellectual Property and IT Project Management.
Dr. Rizvi holds the following certifications: PMP, CSM, CISA, CISM, CPCU, CITP, CSSGB, CSSBB, CMBB and ITIL Foundations. He lives with his wife and children in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.
AIMS Operations & Product Quality Course
This course captures the fundamentals of Six Sigma methodology and shows you how to use its tools and techniques to improve customer satisfaction and business performance through product and operations quality. Offering a practitioner’s point of view, this course covers key topics such as quality function deployment; DMAIC problem-solving; measures and metrics; project management; statistical methods; control charts; reliability; failure modes and effects analysis; and lean manufacturing. The course is based in realistic industry examples to support each topic.
The curriculum for this course is based upon the research and publication of faculty from the School of Engineering at the University of Dayton.
This course uses the graduate level textbook "Six Sigma: Basic Tools and Techniques" ISBN 0131716808, which must be purchased separately.
AIMS does not currently offer a Six Sigma Black Belt Certification.