• Next Cohort starts 13 Mar, 2023
  • Program Duration 6 months
  • Learning Format Online Bootcamp


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Program Overview

This lean six sigma course is targeted toward professionals who want to pursue Quality Management as a career or want to master the continuous improvement frameworks, six sigma frameworks, and agile management practices. The case studies from Harvard Business Publishing and capstone projects from KPMG in India provide real-world lean and six sigma exposure.

Key Features

  • Joint Post Graduate Program Certificate from UMass Amherst and KPMG in India
  • Receive UMass Amherst Alumni Association Membership
  • Masterclasses by Senior Consultants from KPMG
  • Live classes entirely delivered by Simplilearn's expert instructors
  • Real-world capstone projects and mentoring by KPMG experts
  • Comprehensive coverage of IASSC® Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt certification
  • 8x more live interaction with lean six sigma experts
  • Capstone projects from 6 domains, 3 Harvard case studies, 17 hands-on projects and 18 simulation exams

Post Graduate Program Advantage

Become uniquely qualified with lean management, agile, and six sigma skills - master tools such as Jira, Excel, and Minitab. Earn well-recognized credentials from UMass Amherst & 94 PDUs from PMI with this lean six sigma course.

  • UMass Amherst

    Partnering with UMass Amherst:

    • Receive a joint UMass Amherst - KPMG in India certificate of completion
    • Become a member of the UMass Amherst Alumni Association with access to Alumni Networks
    • Upon completion of the program, you will receive a 3-credit elective transfer for UMass Amherst Isenberg Online MBA
  • Powered by KPMG


    • Real-world case studies authored by HBS professors and other top business school educators
    • Analyze business situations and different aspect of managerial decision making
    • Discover new ways to approach and solve business problems

Program Details

With this lean six sigma certification, master industry-relevant lean six sigma skills. Learn core quality management skills like lean management, agile, lean six sigma with Harvard Business case studies, and group capstone projects powered by KPMG in India.

Learning Path

  • Get started with the Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma in partnership with the Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst and get an overview of this Lean Six Sigma certification program. Kickstart your journey with our preparatory courses.

  • Gain a deep understanding of the concepts and principles of lean management with this lean six sigma certification. Learn how to streamline your processes and drive the best value for your business and develop skills on data-driven approaches and methodologies to eliminate waste.

  • Learn the practical applications of the latest version of the Minitab 17 statistical tool and excel at the tools used by both Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt professionals. This Lean Six Sigma course covers nine case studies in the fields of healthcare, IT and IT services, and manufacturing. You will diagnose a problem and create its solution using Minitab 17.

  • Develop enterprise projects with the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course. Aligned to the IASSC exam, this course integrates the DMAIC and Lean methodologies with case studies to help you acquire the skills required to play a critical role in organizational growth.

  • Master the concepts and principles of lean management in this Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course, where you’ll learn how to streamline your processes and drive the best value for your business. Effectively manage team dynamics and understand how to work with multiple levels of leadership to remove barriers and achieve project success.

  • This Lean Six Sigma capstone will allow you to test your lean six sigma skills during this program. Supported by dedicated mentoring sessions offered with this lean six sigma certification program, you'll learn to solve a real, industry-aligned problem. The capstone project will enable you to showcase your Lean Six Sigma expertise to future employers.


Skills Covered

  • Agile Management
  • Quality Management
  • Lean Management
  • Minitab
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Digital Transformation

Tools Covered

DMAIC Jira minitab

Case Studies and Projects

  • Project 1

    Best Buy Merging Lean Sigma with Innovation

    Step into the shoes of Mike Fisher, Sr. Director of Lean and Six Sigma at Best Buy, to understand entrepreneurial leadership and how to merge lean sigma with innovation.

    Best Buy Merging Lean Sigma with Innovation
  • Project 2

    Implementing LEAN Operations at Caesars Casinos

    Successfully implement Lean Operating principles in service environment, as Caesars Entertainment's General Manager and Senior Vice President to improve customer service.

    Implementing LEAN Operations at Caesars Casinos
  • Project 3

    Era of Quality at the Akshaya Patra Foundation

    Step into the shoes of Muralidhar, the head of quality at TAPF to reduce cooking-to-consumption time as the number of children increases.

    Era of Quality at the Akshaya Patra Foundation
  • Project 4

    Telenor Revolutionizing Retail Banking in Serbia

    Analyze how Telenor had created a successful business by enhancing traditional strategy frameworks with innovative digital approaches in new, under-developed markets.

    Telenor Revolutionizing Retail Banking in Serbia
  • Project 5

    Reducing Waiting Time at Container Terminal

    Use Six Sigma methodology to reduce defects in the server(gate area) and improve customer satisfaction by decreasing the turn-around time of the trucks in the supply chain.

  • Project 6

    Reducing Payment Application Time

    Reduce the delay in payment application against invoice using DMAIC Methodology for a major pharma company.

  • Project 7

    Reducing TAT for Health CheckUps

    Improve patient satisfaction for an international hospital group by improving TAT for the health check-up process.

  • Project 8

    Reducing Double Payment to Vendors

    Use DMAIC methodology to reduce the number of duplicate invoices in the system, leading to double payment to suppliers and employee Travel and Expenditure.

  • Project 9

    Air Preheater APH Performance Improvement

    Use DMAIC methodology to reduce the Average APH Outlet Temperature as close as possible to Design Value to increase the unit’s operational efficiency.

  • Project 10

    Capstone 1 High Customer DSAT Scores

    Identify factors influencing Customer dissatisfaction to improve the performance level of service delivery centers for GotoMeeting, the world's leading web conference.

  • Project 11

    Capstone 2 Account Opening Time in Retail Banking

    Initiate a Six Sigma project in the retail banking sector to reduce defects and achieve target account opening time.

  • Project 12

    Capstone 3 High Employee Attrition

    Step into the shoes of the leadership of Penguin Inc., an ITeS company, to find a long term solution to the high employee attrition rate.

  • Project 13

    Capstone 4 Slow Patient Transportation in a Hospital

    As a commitment to maintaining the highest possible care, adopt the lean six sigma approach to improve the health care delivery process as a part of Memorial Hospital's team.

  • Project 14

    Capstone 5 High Yarn Wastage in Weaving Unit

    Step into the shoes of the lean six sigma team of USP Textiles to reduce Yarn wastage to reduce the cost operations and increase the profitability of the organization.

  • Project 15

    Capstone 6 Not on Time

    Step into the shoes of the leadership of Precision Delivery Inc., to solve the problem of delayed deliveries and pickup using Lean Six Sigma.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.

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Batch Profile

This program caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Information Technology - 16% Manufacturing - 21% BFSI - 9% Consulting - 10% Healthcare - 31% Others - 13%
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    ANI Pharmaceuticals

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Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.


Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this Program, candidates must possess one of the first two criteria:

At least 5 years of experience
A bachelor's degree in any discipline
Programming or non-programming background

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this program is $ 2,000. For Admissions and University Inquiries reach out to:bootcamp_admissions@simplilearn.net

Financing Options

We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for Post Graduate Programs using Splitit payment option with 0% interest and no hidden fees.


Financing Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

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Program Benefits

  • Complete this program while you work
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Membership in the UMass Amherst Alumni Association
  • Credits transfer to the online MBA program at UMass Amherst
  • Active recruiters include Amazon, VMware, IBM and more

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  • What are the eligibility criteria for this Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma in partnership with University of Massachusetts Amherst?

    For the admission to this Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma, candidates must possess one of the first two criteria:

    • A bachelor's degree in any discipline
    • At least 5 years of experience
    • Programming or non-programming background

  • What is the admission process for this Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma in Partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst?

    The admission process comprises three easy steps:

    • Interested candidates will need to apply by submitting the application form online
    • Candidates will be shortlisted by an admission panel based on the application submitted
    • Selected candidates will be awarded an offer of admission which is accepted by the candidate by payment of the program fee

  • Will financial aid be provided to this Lean Six Sigma Certification Training Program?

    To ensure money is not a limiting factor in learning, we offer various financing options to help make this program manageable financially. For more details, please refer to our "Admissions Fee and Financing" section.

  • What should I expect from the UMass Amherst Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma?

    As a part of this Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma,  you will receive the following:

    • UMass Amherst Post Graduate Program certification
    • UMass Amherst Alumni Association membership
    • Lifetime access to all core e-learning content created by Simplilearn

  • What is Lean Six Sigma Certification?

    A Lean Six Sigma certification is provided to an individual who possesses a thorough understanding of high-level problem-solving skills in accordance with the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) model. It attests to your expertise and the skills you possess to achieve operational excellence in projects of any scale and align yourself with the organization's strategic objectives.

  • How to get Lean Six Sigma Certification?

    To get a Lean Six Sigma Certification, you will need to meet the stipulated experience requirements, successfully clear the certification exam and display proven hands-on competency in various areas of quality management. Inorder to pass the examination, you need to know the fundamentals and get a practical understanding of management methodologies, Lean practices, and Six Sigma concepts. This Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma, in partnership with UMass Amherst, offers you all the requisite training for this and more to not just successfully clear the exam and also have the capability to start implementing what you've learned immediately on course completion.

  • What certificate will I receive after completing this Lean six sigma certification training?

    Upon successful completion of this program, you will be awarded a Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma certification by the University of Massachusetts Amherst. You will also receive industry-recognized certificates from Simplilearn for the courses included in the learning path offered.

  • Is a Lean Six Sigma certification worth it?

    In today's business world, where the pace of change and business growth is unprecedented, it has become highly critical for businesses to have professionals who are trained to maintain a high level of operational efficiency, minimizing waste and maximizing productivity. A Lean Six Sigma certification lets employers know that you have the capability to do just that. The demand for quality management professionals is expected to rise by 10% by 2025, and professionals today with the requisite quality management skillset earn an average annual salary of ?1309k, with a potential to earn much more as they move the career ladder.

  • Will Lean Six Sigma certification help in my career?

    A Lean Six Sigma certification opens doors to a wide range of career opportunities across businesses, industries including automotive, manufacturing, electronics, healthcare, and transportation. All top companies in the world adopt lean six sigma methodologies to optimize and enhance their operations. Professionals with the skillset that a Lean Six Sigma certification attests can find very exciting job opportunities with them.

  • What are the Lean Six Sigma Certification levels?

    There are 5 levels of Lean Six Sigma Certification that are commonly accepted by businesses across the world. They (starting from the lowest to the highest)

    • White Belt
    • Yellow Belt
    • Green Belt
    • Black Belt
    • Master Black Belt

  • Which are the Lean Six Sigma courses covered in this PGP program?

    This Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma, in partnership with UMass Amherst, is a comprehensive online bootcamp program that offers its learners an in-depth understanding of lean six sigma principles and offers job-ready quality management skills that are most in-demand in organizations today. The Lean Six Sigma courses covered as part of this PGP program include:

    • Lean Management
    • Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB)
    • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB)
    • Lean Six Sigma Capstone

    This post graduate program also provides electives in:

    • Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare
    • Lean Six Sigma Application in Information Technology
    • Lean Six Sigma in Banking & Financial Services

  • How long does it take to get Lean Six Sigma certified?

    This Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma, in partnership with UMass Amherst, is a 6-month online bootcamp offering a curriculum that is aligned with PMI-ACP & IASSC-LSSGB & LSSBB certifications - preparing you for the certification exams. In addition to the pre-requisite experience requirements that the Lean Six Sigma certifications demand, the training that you receive from this program should help you get Lean Six Sigma certified

  • Will any preparation material be provided to help me get started?

    Once the first installment of the program fee is made, you will gain access to a preparatory course. You are expected to go through the assigned course before attending the first class. The course will have eight to ten hours of self-paced learning content in the form of videos.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified on your first attempt. They proactively engage students to ensure they’re following the course path and to help students enrich their learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

  • Who are the instructors, and how are they selected?

    Our highly qualified instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them undergoes a rigorous selection process, including profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo evaluation before getting certified to train for us. In addition, we ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.

  • I am not able to access the online program. Who can help me?

    Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link, or contact Help & Support.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after the completion of your course.

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the program price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy .

    * Disclaimer
    All programs are offered on a non-credit basis and are not transferable to a degree.

  • Is the Post Graduate Program in Lean Six Sigma a degree?

    The Postgraduate Program in Lean Six Sigma is not deemed a degree or diploma and cannot be compared with a full university degree. However, this program offers a pathway to the online MBA program at the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst.

  • How to use the transferrable credits for the online MBA program at the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst?

    This program transfers to the Isenberg Online MBA as a 3 credit concentration.

  • What are the different roles in Lean Six Sigma?

    You can explore a number of career opportunities with expertise in Lean Six Sigma like a quality manager, process analyst, reliability engineer, lean manufacturing engineer, operational excellence manager, and senior consultant. Our Lean Six Sigma certification is all you need to get started.

  • What are the benefits of taking this Lean Six Sigma course?

    An online Post Graduate Program is beneficial for freshers as well as experienced professionals to develop new skills. If you are interested in a career in quality management, enrolling in Simplilearn’s Lean Six Sigma course might help you prepare for a new job. Working on Capstone projects from 6 domains, Harvard case studies, hands-on industry projects, and simulation exams will help you build a strong foundation in Lean Six Sigma.

  • What are the top Lean Six Sigma courses included in this PG program?

    This PG program includes the following in-depth lean Six Sigma courses:

    • Lean management
    • PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
    • Minitab
    • Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
    • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
    • Digital Transformation
    • Lean Six Sigma Capstone

  • Do I need to learn these courses in a specific order?

    Yes, we recommend you to follow the courses as mentioned in the learning path of this Lean Six Sigma training program.

  • What are the key topics covered in this Lean Six Sigma course?

    This Lean Six Sigma certification includes the following key concepts:

    • Principles of lean management
    • Data-driven approaches and methodologies to eliminate waste
    • Agile methodologies, tools, and techniques
    • Practical applications of the latest version of the Minitab 17 statistical tool
    • Driving a digital culture in your organization

  • What are the top roles and responsibilities of a Lean Six Sigma professional?

    Lean Six Sigma experts handle a variety of responsibilities in an organization. Applying Lean Six Sigma principles to address and resolve issues and concerns is their major task. Such professionals conduct research and analysis to understand the needs of the organization and its projects and try to develop strategies to optimize the workflow and performance of the workforce. Our Lean Six Sigma training prepares you to handle these responsibilities with ease.

  • What are the prerequisites for taking this Lean Six Sigma course?

    There are no prerequisites for enrolling in our Lean Six Sigma certification program.

  • What is the Lean Six Sigma professional salary?

    Professionals with Lean Six Sigma certification have high income potential. Here are the average annual salaries quality managers earn in various countries (source: Payscale):

    • India - INR 883K
    • The US - $81K
    • The UK - £37,154
    • Canada - C$80K

  • Is Lean Six Sigma a good career? Are Lean Six Sigma professionals in demand?

    In the current economic market, Six Sigma is one of the most popular and sought-after quality management methodologies. Many multinational organizations are on the spot to fill with professionals in Six Sigma. The opportunity to add our Lean Six Sigma certification to your resume demonstrates your commitment to increasing your accuracy, analytical skills, and business.

  • Do Lean Six Sigma professionals require coding experience?

    No, it is not mandatory to have coding experience to take this Lean Six Sigma course.

  • Can I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end of the program?

    Post Graduate Program are certification programs and do not include any transcripts for WES, this is reserved only for degree programs. We do not offer sealed transcripts and hence, our PG programs are not applicable for WES or similar services.

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