Lean Six Sigma White Belt
Feb 22-25 | 7PM CST
Discover the fundamentals of this fascinating continuous improvement method!
Course content is aligned with the recommendations of the American Society for Quality - ASQ (
Content: Six Sigma fundamentals, Lean fundamentals, DMAIC framework, project charter, process mapping, data types, notions of Measurement System Analysis (MSA), notions of stability and process capability, identification of potential causes, validation of root causes, notions of MINITAB, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), confidence interval, factorial plots, Lean solution design, right work right place (RWRP), notions of control plan, statistical validation of process improvement and transfer to the process owner.
Two important differentials of this course:
We will be running a full simulated Lean Six Sigma project where students will apply the main concepts of DMAIC to solve a structural problem during classes;
Deep dive in two real case studies: one developed in the manufacturing sector (Multinational in the Automotive Sector) and another in the services sector (Multinational in the Market Research Sector).
Class type: Online - Webinar (Instructor-led classes).
There is no prerequisite
Certificate (free of charge) after attending all classes and passing a multiple choice exam.
Registration: After adding your email, you will receive a link to access a "Telegram" channel. Links to access the classes and the exam will be available via this free, on-line app.
Classes: Feb 22-25 at 7PM CST | 4 hours (1 hour per day).
Testimonial from a Certified Lean Six Sigma White Belt:
Prof. Dr. Marcelo Machado Fernandes
(PhD, MSc, ASQ CMBB, CSSBB, Scrum Master)
Prof. Dr. Marcelo Machado Fernandes is an expert in inspiring people to walk the journey of operational excellence! Passionate about the combination of Science and Art, Marcelo believes that simplicity and impact must go hand in hand, with education being the key to any sustainable improvement process.
Electrical engineer (UNIFEI) with master's degree (UNIFEI) and doctorate (UNESP) in Production Engineering and 20 years of experience in multinationals in the manufacturing and services sectors. Led / couched over 500 Lean Six Sigma projects in more than 50 countries in Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. He trained more than 5000 Yellow, Green, Black and Master Black Belts from more than 100 different nationalities.
He published several articles in conferences and journals, had several Lean Six Sigma projects awarded at Philips, Delphi Automotive Systems and Nielsen. He worked as a Black Belt at Philips Displays, Master Black Belt at Delphi Automotive Systems and as a Global Lean Six Sigma Consultant at Nielsen.
Marcelo developed Nielsen's global continuous improvement program in 2014, and in 2019 the results were recognized by the International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC) as the second best continuous improvement program in the world at OPEX Week in the USA.
Marcelo is the main author of the cover story of the respected Quality Progress Journal (ASQ) - Feb / 2019 edition co-authored with Prof. Jiju Antony (considered by Google Scholar as the author with the largest number of publications in Lean Six Sigma in the world).
Marcelo is a Minitab Certified Training Provider and an ASQ Certified Master Black Belt.