Six Sigma Certification: Overview & Career Options
Our Six Sigma Black Belt Training provides thorough knowledge of Six Sigma philosophies and principles (including supporting systems and tools). The Black Belt certifies an understanding of team leadership, team dynamics, and successfully assigning team members with roles and responsibilities. Black Belt Training develops complete understanding of the DMAIC model in accordance with the Six Sigma principles, basic knowledge of enterprise concepts, and skills to quickly identify “non-value-added” activities.
Note: This “Six Sigma” Black Belt Certification is also available in a “Lean Six Sigma“ version. To understand the difference, please refer to our “Six Sigma vs Lean Six Sigma: What’s the difference” page.
Six Sigma is a methodology that utilizes statistical tools and concepts to identify variations or defects in a process. An Accredited Six Sigma Certification indicates an individual has achieved a particular level of knowledge in the study and application of this methodology. This type of certification will make you a more valuable asset in any industry and enhance your career greatly.
Our Six Sigma programs are the same exceptional courses you will find in our standard Six Sigma programs while featuring customized videos that have been specially developed for various industry.
Top 5 reasons why people REALLY choose a Six Sigma Certification
Six Sigma has quickly earned a lot of recognition for the impact it can make not only on business organizations worldwide, but also on the careers of those who have obtained their Six Sigma Certification. Below we discuss the top 5 reasons individuals choose this type of training and certification.
Let’s start with the obvious… money. The best way to increase your earning potential is to stand out from the crowd. Nothing does that quicker and for as little cost as a Six Sigma Certification. Not only because it is widely versatile across practically any industry, but also because employer know that your knowledge will very likely make a significant impact on their profits. Its no wonder they reward employees who are Six Sigma Certified so well. The following average salaries in the U.S. speak for themselves (similar result seen worldwide):
- Six Sigma Master Black Belts can earn an average annual salary of $130,878
- Six Sigma Black Belts can earn an average annual salary of $104,974
- Six Sigma Green Belts can earn an average of $90,727
We’ve seen it time and time again; individuals with their MBA’s or other advanced degrees unable to even get their foot in the door of their desired industry. Once certified in Six Sigma, their luck changes overnight. As many companies have begun implementing Six Sigma methodologies, we have seen a dramatic impact on whether or not someone lands their dream job. Employers are eager to eliminate business errors, but there are simply not enough certified professionals to meet the enormous worldwide demand. Once HR sees a Six Sigma qualification, the candidate commonly goes to the top of the resume stack.
Rule #1 in acquiring job security is “make yourself indispensable to your employer”. The purpose of Six Sigma is to reduce defects in a process. When companies face layoffs, they depend on their Six Sigma force more – not less. These employees are an organization’s front line in raising profits through cost saving initiatives. If the downturn is national or global, prospective opportunities and salaries can become even better as the competition between organizations for experienced Six Sigma professionals heats up.
Six Sigma Methodologies can transform an organization by identifying and eliminating errors that would have otherwise created poor customer satisfaction and profit losses to the business. A Certified Six Sigma professional can help across any industry to optimize any process or system leading to both hard and soft savings.
When you are capable of making a significant impact across your organization as well as being viewed as an indispensable asset to your organization, it goes without saying that leadership opportunities will become extremely common. In fact, the more you advance your Six Sigma skill set, the more opportunities will present themselves.
Job Opportunities with Six Sigma Certification
An Accredited Six Sigma Certification is a valuable asset in today’s job market. A Six Sigma Certified professional is in high demand and is highly respected. With more organizations adopting Six Sigma methodology to improve performance and reduce defects, certification can open career opportunities for positions all over the world.
Our certifications have attracted the largest and most respected names including Google, IBM, Dell, Cisco, Intel, Oracle, Accenture… just to name a few.
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Note: Just as any educational achievement, your career prospects of being Six Sigma Certified is extremely dependent on several factors. Location, previous experience, industry type, etc. all will play an enormous role.
Overview of Six Sigma Certifications
We offer several different Six Sigma Certification and Lean Six Sigma Certification courses for your online Six Sigma training needs. Our courses include White Belt, Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, and Master Black Belt Certification programs.
Our accredited training and certification programs provide for customized learning at every level to allow each individual a role in improving their organization’s processes. This multi-level approach fosters team unity and leads to each employee feeling more valued by the company.
The following Six Sigma Certification and Lean Six Sigma Certification options are available for our online Six Sigma training:
Six Sigma Certification Levels:
Six Sigma certification is similar to other professional courses, in that after meeting specified guidelines and following the required procedure, individuals are certified as capable of applying the knowledge in their respective field. There are several stages of the program and with each qualifying level, certain exam scores must be achieved. These levels are designated in the same manner as a martial arts certification grade, ranging from White Belt (at the lowest level) to Master Black Belt (at the highest level):
Six Sigma White Belt training is an ideal beginner level for those simply looking to understand the basics of Six Sigma. It works best for employees who are unfamiliar with Six Sigma and want to learn more about the methodology and how it can impact an organization.
For a limited time, we are providing free White Belt training and allowing the public to obtain an official Six Sigma White Belt Certification at no cost. As this service is being provided at no cost, please understand that we do not provide instructor or technical support for the Six Sigma White Belt training and certification.
Our Yellow Belt course teaches the relationships between improving quality processes and an organization’s profitability. A certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt has received introductory training in the fundamentals of Six Sigma.
In this training and certification program, you will be trained to identify, monitor and control profit-eating practices within your own processes. You will also be prepared to feed such information to the Black Belts and Green Belts working on larger scale projects.
This course trains and certifies the employees that will directly participate in Six Sigma projects. Our training develops enhanced problem-solving skills and teaches you to apply statistical methods for process improvement.
Green Belt training is ideal for anyone looking to get the most out of their career. Improving the quality of processes and experiences has long been effective within all industries and environments. Employees trained in Six Sigma effectively improve customer satisfaction and consistently increase profitability. Much of a Green Belt Certified individuals responsibilities are to manage small scale project while also supporting Black Belts in larger endeavors.
This course trains and certifies those who will lead Six Sigma efforts within the organization. A Six Sigma Black Belt Certification will drastically improve your employment opportunities. It not only certifies your knowledge of Six Sigma, but also your qualifications to lead efforts within the organization.
A certified Black Belt exhibits leadership qualities, understands team dynamics, and assigns all team members with roles and responsibilities. In this role, Black Belts also coach, develop, and advise the management and the employees to achieve common goals.
This is an advanced level program that requires successful completion of our Black Belt Certification Program and several project requirements. For those seeking this achievement, please refer to the bottom of our Black Belt Certification page.
Why Over 6 Million People Have Come to See What We Offer
As one of the most established and longest running providers in the industry for online Six Sigma Training & Certification, we have had millions of people just like you weighing our training against the competition. Here are just a few reasons why many prospective training candidates who have performed their due-diligence have chosen to trust us with their educational needs.
Not only is our organization accredited by The Council for Six Sigma Certification (the largest industry accreditation provider to colleges, universities, and private training organizations worldwide), but we also share some of the same original founders. This speaks volumes to our heritage and our underlying commitment to quality education and consumer value. Many providers come and go, but we have remained a trusted industry pioneer.
Recognized Worldwide as an Industry Leader
Six Sigma Online was among the very first to offer online-based Six Sigma training and certification. Over 150,000 certified graduates from the Americas to Asia to the Middle East have trusted our accredited programs to enhance their careers.
Our clients range from multi-national corporations like Coca-Cola and BP to Government Organizations like the US Department of Defense.
Find out why we are the trusted choice today!
Our Certifications NEVER Expire
Unlike many Six Sigma Certification providers, we never put an expiration date on your certification.
Many providers require renewals not so much to benefit their certified students, but instead to increase their own revenues.
This can be extremely lucrative for them as they force you to pay extra exorbitant costs over the course of your entire career. Even worse, these costs are often hidden the details of the expiration in fine print. It is not uncommon for a student to be shocked with this information only AFTER they have earned their achievement and see their final certificate.
Think about it… does a college degree come with an expiration date? Neither should your Six Sigma Certification.
Fortune 500 Companies Choose Us
Rest assured that our training is well recognized in the business community and we take the needs of employers very seriously. Many other training providers certify their students without a serious attempt of teaching thorough and lasting fundamentals of Six Sigma business methodologies. Our programs were designed to offer the most flexibility while still retaining a rigorous course-load. Every Six Sigma course offered by the Aveta Business Institute is self-paced.
Our programs have been used throughout the world by some of the largest companies… our certifications are very well respected. Below is a short list of Six Sigma business clients that have benefited from having their employees enrolled into our online program:
- State/Federal Government Agencies
Free Deadline Extensions
Your life can become unexpectedly busy and stressful… we aren’t looking to make things even worse by imposing unrealistic deadlines.
Since our courses are designed for individuals whose schedule demands a self-paced approach, you decide when to take your exams. There is no “set” scheduled online class time (or date). Our courses were designed to fit around your busy lifestyle.
Our students have 12 months from the time of payment to complete all of their certification requirements. However, even if you require more than 1 year to complete your program, course extensions can be requested at any time before your deadline from Customer Care (free of charge).
We Pass Our Savings Onto You!
We offer the same quality Six Sigma training you will find at many top universities.
However, many of these leading collegiate training providers have a problem. They offer both classroom-based and online-based programs.
Classroom-based training is much more expensive for these providers since they have to pay for facilities, full-time instructors, travel costs, etc. When asked to justify the higher price, their only real justification is that since an instructor speaks to an entire class, you would have learned significantly more than if you would have read the same material yourself (even though U.S. Department of Defense studies have shown that online training proved to be more effective in courses of greater complexity than classroom-based instructor-led training).
Let us not also forget that in a classroom environment, students are rushed through their programs (and often not given a chance to absorb the material) due to strict time constraints. Most importantly, students are not provided a way to easily reference the material later (it is only natural that students will forget pieces of what they have learned as time goes on).
This reasoning makes learning Six Sigma in an online environment HIGHLY preferable to classroom-based training.
In a perfect world, this shouldn’t matter since many respected colleges and universities also offer online courses. Often, these colleges and universities keep their online prices inflated to help subsidize their classroom-based programs. This is why you will see our same program sold for double or triple the price elsewhere.
We would much rather keep our prices honest and pass the savings directly to you.
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