Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification

The White Belt certification provides a high-level overview of Lean Six Sigma. White Belt is the entry-level certificate in the belt series, with no prerequisite learning required. The main focus is to discuss the value that Lean Six Sigma can bring to an organization. Specifically, the culture Lean Six Sigma helps to create.

Thomas West, MBB

Instructor

Thomas West, MBB
I am passionate about helping organizations get better, by helping people be their best. My role as an ASQ Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt is to coach and mentor others to become creative problem-solvers and passionate change agents. This can only be achieved by giving others the tools, skills, and mindset they need to make and lead change.

beginner level

Estimated time

2 hrs

1hr/wk

Students

462

Enrolled in this course

White Belt Course Description

The White Belt certification provides a high-level overview of Lean Six Sigma. White Belt is the entry-level certificate in the belt series, with no prerequisite learning required. The main focus is to discuss the value that Lean Six Sigma can bring to an organization. Specifically, the culture Lean Six Sigma helps to create.

 

The White Belt certification is perfect for individuals looking to familiarize themselves with the terms and fundamental concepts of Lean Six Sigma.

 

The certification program consists of a 60-minute training program that includes lecture, video, and downloadable content. The learner will need to pass a 20-question certification exam following the training. Upon completing the exam, the learner will have immediate access to a digital certificate.

White Belt Course Learning Objectives

Course Content

WHITE BELT COURSE REVIEWS

Average Rating: 4.8 stars (based on 85 ratings)

Training is on the DOT!

Excellent, and unironically clear and concise training.… Read more “Training is on the DOT!”

Joe Pollack
Gadellnet

I think it’s a great skill

I think it’s a great way to help individuals and groups understand the basics of self-evaluation and… Read more “I think it’s a great skill”

Casey Hickner

I enjoyed learning about the

I enjoyed learning about the waste acronym and how the Six Sigma belts are representation of growth and the beauty in the process of growing. The White Belt training was informative and to be honest I was a little hesitant because I am a hands on learner , but this was… Read more “I enjoyed learning about the”

Janelle Jenkins
Jane Pauley Community Health Center

The format of the training

The format of the training was very user-friendly and interactive. Concepts were easy to understand and could be easily applied to real-word… Read more “The format of the training”

Ashton Williams
University of Indianapolis

Nice explination

Tom does a great job of explaining this… Read more “Nice explination”

Niki Kohring
GadellNet

I was not sure I’d like this course, but I am glad it took it.

I was not sure I’d like this course, but I’m glad I took it. I found ways to apply these tools in my day-to-day life! For example, understanding why the laundry keeps piling up and what is the best way to tackle the problem. It has also got me thinking about where and how much waste is embedded in my projects. DOWNTIME gives the waste a name and helps me identify… Read more “I was not sure I’d like this course, but I am glad it took it.”

Pammela Dickerson

Great course! Loved the flashcards

Great course! Loved the flashcards… Read more “Great course! Loved the flashcards”

Brooklynn Guerrettaz
University of Indianapolis

Boost in interview skills

I just went through this training and immediately applied it to an interview question this week! They search committee was impressed and expressed interest in learning more. I believe it helped me to land the second-round interview! Thanks, Green… Read more “Boost in interview skills”

Kimberly Spencer
UINDY: School of Occupational Therapy

Tom is the best

The headline says it… Read more “Tom is the best”

joe pollack
Gadellnet

Everything was easy to go

Everything was easy to go through, I liked that it gave both printed and video… Read more “Everything was easy to go”

Mary Petropoulos
GadellNet Consulting Services

Straight forward and easy to understand

Straight forward and easy to understand approach to problem solving; Practical and… Read more “Straight forward and easy to understand”

Claudine Makofsky
LCMC Health

A very thorough and concise

A very thorough and concise course to introduce Six… Read more “A very thorough and concise”

Denny Rhodes
Gadellnet

Easy to navigate

This training is easy to navigate and very… Read more “Easy to navigate”

Olivia Witteborg

This is a great intro

This is a great intro to Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training! Highly… Read more “This is a great intro”

Karch Gielow

Very intuitive training

Great information that makes a lot of… Read more “Very intuitive training”

Johnny
Gadellnet

Truly enjoyed the interactive learning

Truly enjoyed the interactive learning process of understanding the lean six sigma… Read more “Truly enjoyed the interactive learning”

Abbie Alter

Improvement dojo!

Looking forward to seeing real world application of these tools during in person training this… Read more “Improvement dojo!”

Caleb Parker suciu
Crossroads wellness center

Infographics do well with summarizing!

Patricia Santos-Babaran

Great Course!

The course is great! The information is easily digestible and explained very… Read more “Great Course!”

Tanner Thompson

Very beneficial

We had the opportunity to complete this in one of my classes. It will be very beneficial to have this knowledge when going out into the… Read more “Very beneficial”

Erin Doss

Training materials were interesting

Training material was interesting and easy to… Read more “Training materials were interesting”

Terri Massett
LCMC Health

Easy to Navigate once in

Easy to Navigate once in but hard to get open in the… Read more “Easy to Navigate once in”

Angela Kilbride
University of Inaianpolis

A fun way to learn how to improve your processes!

Very knowledgeable and great for teaching me how to improve my own processes in and out of work as… Read more “A fun way to learn how to improve your processes!”

Matthew O'Meara
GadellNet Consulting

Easy to understand, the videos

Easy to understand, the videos are also helpful, and I enjoy the ideas being… Read more “Easy to understand, the videos”

Lauren Wack
Jane Pauley Community Health Centers

This was very informative

This was very informative and all the videos helped as… Read more “This was very informative”

Elizabeth Kindler
Crossroads Wellness Center

I thought the training was

I thought the training was a great mix between videos, infographics, and text. It was very clear and precise as a reader and I really appreciated all the knowledge gained in this… Read more “I thought the training was”

Megan Newton

Helped me understand waste

Was educated on the potential wastes that can decrease the efficiency of a business. This will help increase my leadership skills by increasing the productivity of the… Read more “Helped me understand waste”

Allison Moll
University of Indianapolis

Informative and easy to navigate

Megan Huber

Great Intro to LSS

This intro laid a great foundation for continued learning. It was laid out in a way that was easy to follow and still felt very… Read more “Great Intro to LSS”

Danny Commes
GadellNet

Clear and Concise Course

This has been a very easy to understand training… Read more “Clear and Concise Course”

Erika B Breen
The Jane Pauley Community Health Center

Helpful and will lead to

Helpful and will lead to better flow in the… Read more “Helpful and will lead to”

Amber Wisehart
Jane Pauely CHC

I enjoyed learning the basics

I enjoyed learning the basics on the Lean Six Sigma and will implement this knowledge in my future… Read more “I enjoyed learning the basics”

Caitlyn Naghdi

Good course, great way to

Good course, great way to teach these… Read more “Good course, great way to”

Megan Johnson
University of Indianapolis

This program provided a basis

This program provided a basis for understanding quality improvement. I appreciate the variety of resources to cater to different learning… Read more “This program provided a basis”

Madison Holmberg
UIndy - MOT

The content delivery supports various learning styles.

The content delivery supports various types of learning. I enjoyed applying the information by matching real-life examples to the… Read more “The content delivery supports various learning styles.”

Sara Panczyk

What a great way of

Nancy L Curd
Jane Pauley Community Health Center

I enjoyed learning about leadership

I enjoyed learning about leadership and the… Read more “I enjoyed learning about leadership”

Olivia Voss

Fantastic Course

Course couldn’t be… Read more “Fantastic Course”

Matt Reuter
GadellNet

Create a free-flowing work environment

I see how this can create a more efficient and free-flowing work environment in order to promote success and meet… Read more “Create a free-flowing work environment”

Caroline Stone

No time for down time

TAMARA MERRITT
Jane Pauley Community Health Center

Great Course

Great course that gives a great baseline overview of… Read more “Great Course”

Chelsea Perry
MacAllister CAT

Great 6 Sigma Training

Well laid out, easy to understand. Good graphics to help with… Read more “Great 6 Sigma Training”

Anna Bennett
Crossroads Wellness Center

Course was very thorough and

Course was very thorough and easy to… Read more “Course was very thorough and”

Dawn Houchin
The Jane Pauley Community Health Center

Quick basic easy to follow

Quick basic easy to follow… Read more “Quick basic easy to follow”

Michael Khouli
Jane Pauley Community Health Center

An easy to understand approach to Six Sigma Basics

This course was very easy to follow and quickly identifies entry level Six Sigma concepts. This course builds great foundation to build upon as someone progresses through the… Read more “An easy to understand approach to Six Sigma Basics”

Todd Stipetich
GadellNet

Very informative information provided in

Very informative information provided in a format you can learn through modules and videos! The acronyms for waste are very… Read more “Very informative information provided in”

Sierra Kern

I have really enjoyed this

I have really enjoyed this training so far. I love how the material is easy to read and… Read more “I have really enjoyed this”

Leilanie Diaz Cortes
Jane Pauley Community Health Clinic

A useful teaching on basics

Useful teaching on basics of Lean Six… Read more “A useful teaching on basics”

Andrew Brougher
Jane Pauley Health Center

Informative course

I thought the course was informational and helpful for the first step of learning Six Simga… Read more “Informative course”

Megan Wildhaber
GadellNet

White Belt Certification

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Sara Standlee
The Jane Pauley Health Center

Very informational and clear step-by-step instruction

I appreciated all of the graphics to explain the concepts step-by-step. Along with “jargon” for concepts, each topic was explained step-by-step in understandable layman’s… Read more “Very informational and clear step-by-step instruction”

Bethany Bivins
GadellNet

great educational experience

McKenzie McClintic

Great orientation to Six Sigma

This tremendous entry-level course laid out what future curriculum may include. 10/10 would recommend… Read more “Great orientation to Six Sigma”

Austin Schultz
GadellNet Consulting Services

Very helpful

The White Belt Certification was very helpful to begin thinking about how to become an agent for change and process improvement within a company or… Read more “Very helpful”

Katie West

Identifying The Problem Is Key To Fixing The Problem

Chesna Goodell
GadellNet

Great course

Great course! This prepared me to begin my Yellow Belt… Read more “Great course”

Vic Sweeting
Gadellnet

Green Dot has been informative

Green Dot has been informative and easy to understand throughout my… Read more “Green Dot has been informative”

Christina Christenson

Great educational experience

Abigail Green

White Belt Pro

This is a great course to learn about effective ways to cut waste and add more value to workplace… Read more “White Belt Pro”

Deuel Vaughn
LCMC

A very compact and easy to follow

A very compact and easy to follow course. Looking forward to going deeper into the Lean Six Sigma… Read more “A very compact and easy to follow”

Kyle Simmons
Gadellnet

This was an excellent start

This was an excellent start to my path down Six… Read more “This was an excellent start”

Matthew Reuter
GadellNet

Great education

Nicholas Stone

Great overview for white belt

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Nathan Klein
Michigan CAT

This training was helpful and well-organized

This training was helpful, organized, and… Read more “This training was helpful and well-organized”

Alexandria Dattilo

Quick, Easy, Effective

Nice format to be able to tackle on your own time. Well done short vingette videos, written material on the website, and… Read more “Quick, Easy, Effective”

Laura Baker
Jane Pauley Community Health Center

Great basic introduction

This short introduction provides a clear picture of what continuous improvement is and why it is important. More organizations should take notice and practice this! As intended, it is an entry level to provide an introduction, common terminology, types of waste, and approaches to problem identification and how to experiment with… Read more “Great basic introduction”

Donna Clark
MacAllister Family of Companies

An efficient training experience

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Abigail Crouse
University of Indianapolis School of Occupational Therapy

I thought the interactive portion

I thought the interactive portion was a good way to keep people engaged in training. I also thought the videos were helpful for putting together the… Read more “I thought the interactive portion”

Shelby Hudson

New way of problem solving!

I enjoyed learning how to approach addressing problems that create waste. I am big fan of efficiency, so I am a big fan of Lean Sigma… Read more “New way of problem solving!”

Tayor Brown
University of Indianapolis

This training was very informative

This training was very informative and great knowledge to add to my… Read more “This training was very informative”

Ally Reckers

I wish I had this training earlier

I wish I had this training at a previous… Read more “I wish I had this training earlier”

Kimberly Spencer
UINDY: School of Occupational Therapy

good review

Alicia Ray-Wolfe
Jane Pauley Community Health Center, Shelbyville

Wonderful way to review

This was a wonderful way to review the basics of Six… Read more “Wonderful way to review”

Adrienne Numbers
University of Indianapolis

Helpful templates

Lean Six Sigma was very informative and had materials that gave explanations in different formats and… Read more “Helpful templates”

Grace Cho

Training material was easy to follow

Training material was easy to follow. The information covered can be used in my day to day life both professionally and… Read more “Training material was easy to follow”

Terri Massett
LCMC Health

Thank you.

Jami Lynn Ryan
Jane Pauley Community Health Center

I think this was very

I think this was very thorough. I loved the written explanation with supplemental… Read more “I think this was very”

Lauren Ober

Great training!

Zoelaine Viewegh

As an occupational therapy student,

As an occupational therapy student, it was interesting to think about the ways in which I could apply this white belt training in future workplaces/community sites. I appreciated the diversity of information presentation (written out, visual diagrams/figures/flowcharts, and videos) to help cater towards all different learning styles. I think it is a well-thought out training with lots of different… Read more “As an occupational therapy student,”

Megan Yingling
University of Indianapolis School of Occupational Therapy

Very relevant training

I believe this training is valuable and relevant in many environments, both work and outside… Read more “Very relevant training”

Veronica Maghielse

Ready to contribute to change

I can now contribute to my organizations change management… Read more “Ready to contribute to change”

Chanda Drew
LCMC Health

Thank you GreenDot

So far, I have really enjoyed the prereq training. This training has increased my excitement for the upcoming course as I feel that I have already gained new knowledge on items that I would like to implement in my meeting… Read more “Thank you GreenDot”

Chelsea Perry
Macallister CAT

Great easy to understand explanation

A great, easy-to-understand explanation of Six Sigma White… Read more “Great easy to understand explanation”

Jamie Wottowa
GadellNet

Keep going!

Just starting training and I am already planing out ways to utilize the beginning processes I have learned so far! Much more to… Read more “Keep going!”

Brian Friese
Gadellnet

New Learning

The white belt is an interesting platform and I anticipate being able to build new ways of viewing my… Read more “New Learning”

Heather Waymire
Jane Pauley Community Health Center

I didnt even know there was waste!

It put things in a different perspective when it comes to what can make the job more efficient. I was able to identify different types of waste, throughout the job, that I didnt realize were waste. Then gives the tools to make the process… Read more “I didnt even know there was waste!”

Michelle Kirkendall
University of Indianapolis

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  • Duration
    2 hrs
  • Lessons
    13
  • Quizzes
    1
  • Skill Level
    beginner level
Approx. 90 minutes to 2 hours to complete

Suggested: You can complete this in one sitting, but probably best to break it up over a few days.

Beginner level

This is an introductory course.

Free downloadable resources

Includes tool templates and info graphics to download.

Video

Key learning objectives are complimented by a series of video lectures.

Full lifetime access

Learn at your own pace. Whenever, wherever you like. You are in control.

Certificate of completion

Digital certificate is available on download.