RWTH Certificate Course – Lean Six Sigma Starter

Systematically improve processes in the company

This hands-on Lean Six Sigma Starter training course will help you successfully get started with systematic process improvement using Six Sigma. This course is designed to enable participants to optimally align value-adding business processes and avoid waste. We will familiarize you with the philosophy, approach and methods of Lean Management and Six Sigma, so that you can use your certified qualification to support the implementation of small and large improvement projects in your company.

Furthermore, techniques for error management, problem structuring, hypothesis testing and creativity techniques are taught.

Study format:
Certificate Course
3 Days
September 23 - 25, 2024 in Aachen
Course fees:
1,190 € incl. lunch, course materials & social program, excl. overnight stay/arrival & departure
RWTH Executive Certificate

Contents of the Training

The training systematically shows the different steps of the DMAIC cycle (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) and goes through them using a continuous practical example.

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Develop new skills and gain industry-specific knowledge

  • Systematically improve processes in your company using the Six Sigma methodology
  • Uncover and eliminate the causes of problems using state-of-the-art methods
  • Contribute to the increase of product and process quality in your company

Scientific Lead & Lecturers of the Lean Six Sigma Starter

Vita of the Scientific Lead

Vitae of the Lecturers

Teaching Institutes & Partner

The Machine Tool Laboratory (WZL) at RWTH Aachen University conducts both fundamental and industry-oriented research and consulting projects, working to develop innovative and practical solutions to ensure successful business development. Its overarching goal is to address a wide range of production-related issues under one roof, spanning from strategic innovation, production, and quality management to control systems, machinery, manufacturing, and measurement technology.

Since its establishment in 2012, PRS Technology Company has aimed to create a fruitful connection between two realms. On one hand, it draws from the world of cutting-edge research and extensive consulting experience at RWTH Aachen University's WZL. On the other hand, it embraces the diverse and exciting challenges faced by companies in various industries. Thus, PRS serves as an effective interface between industry and academia, consistently generating new insights for both practice and research.

Participation Requirements & Target Group

The Lean Six Sigma Starter is aimed at all employees who are involved in systematic improvement of processes. Following areas are of particular interest:

  • production & quality management
  • corporate development
  • process management
  • service sector
  • no special participation requirements - just bring your interest in systematic improvement of processes!

The number of participants is limited to 15 persons in order to ensure an efficient knowledge transfer in the dialog between the participants and lecturers is guaranteed.

Course Overview

3 Days | 1,190 € (exempted from sales tax)
incl. lunch, course materials & social program, excl. overnight stay/arrival and departure

  • Target audience: Employees, who are involved in systematic improvement of processes
  • RWTH Executive Certificate
  • 5% Alumni Discount

Benefit from high-level practical exchange with our lecturers

Course Focus: You will receive targeted expertise through specific supervision of expert lecturers with consulting experience from the Chair of Production Metrology and Quality Management. This is a practical training program at one of the world's best technical universities and you will acquire state-of-the-art knowledge. You will obtain a high quality educational qualification through a RWTH Aachen qualification. Optionally, a one-day Lean training course can be added to the Yellow Belt course. If you book the advanced course "Six Sigma Green Belt" you will get 50% of the costs of the Yellow Belt refunded.

Mastering methods & tools for sustainable process implementation in your company

Based on real world business challenges, we then apply what you have learned to your specific professional field or company. In this way, you can benefit from best practices in the industry and exchange ideas in an interdisciplinary way in our network.

RWTH Aachen Executive Certificate & Digital Badge

You will receive an officially recognized Executive Certificate "Lean Six Sigma Starter" from RWTH Aachen University. The achievements can be credited to other certified courses or further studies, as they are marked with the "European Credit Transfer System" (ECTS) and contribute fundamentally to your professional development. In addition, you will receive the certificate as a verified digital badge protected and authenticated by the blockchain, which will specifically strengthen your professional portfolio through its unlimited visibility, security and flexibility.

In-house Opportunities

Our in-house training offers a wide range of academic and professional skills tailored to your company's specific challenges and goals. We work closely with you to develop a customized training, compiled from proven teaching methods and the expertise of our qualified lecturers to ensure optimal learning outcomes for your professional development.

Would one of our courses also be of interest to your entire team/company? Contact us: Our team for your team! We will be happy to advise you on the possibility of an in-house course. Give us a call or send us an email – we will tailor your further training to your needs!

Funding Options

If you live/work in Germany, there are a number of government funding opportunities for your continuing education. Financial and time support is offered, for example the

  • individual federal states
    (e.g. through Bildungsscheck or QualiCheck)
  • education premium
  • educational leave
Grant application

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