Six Sigma Green Belt Certification


About Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

2024 edition

The Six Sigma Green Belt Certification course is designed to give you a solid understanding of Six Sigma principles.  The included training material will teach you how to effectively work within a Six Sigma team.  You’ll learn to improve quality and reduce defects within your organization.

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  • Online study material to prepare for exam.
  • MSI Certification exam, completed online.
  • Mailing of certificate & transcripts once certified.

No, the Six Sigma Green Belt Certification course includes all of the course work for the Green Belt and Yellow Belt levels. You will learn the Yellow Belt material first, before moving on to the Green Belt material. This certification is aligned with the MSI Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge.

Green Belts must function at a high level within a Six Sigma project.  It is important for Green Belts to have a solid understanding of the related principles so that they can perform the functions assigned to them by a Black Belt.  This test is open book, however it is also timed, so you will not have much time to look up answers to questions.  It is very important that you study and understand the material prior to taking the test or you will not pass.

The Six Sigma Green Belt online certification course, by definition, is a mid-level certification. It is not designed to make you an expert on all facets of the Six Sigma. This professional development course was designed to teach someone with little knowledge of Six Sigma the basic skills needed to function as a Green Belt on a Six Sigma team. Many executive jobs today require that their employees have at least a basic understanding of Six Sigma. For an example, click on this job search link to see how many positions mention the words “Six Sigma”.

The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you’re ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.

Yes, MSI offers several options for those who would like to order a book to assist with their studies.

If you prefer a physical book, we offer the “Six Sigma Green Belt Core Concepts Guide“. This pocket guide not only helps prepare you for the exam, but also makes the perfect reference book for future use.

MSI also offers digital books which can be purchased or rented at a significantly discounted rate. These books are perfect for learning additional Six Sigma concepts:
Six Sigma and Beyond
Six Sigma Fundamentals

This certification exam is timed with a limit of 2 hours.  The exam is completed online from home or work.  You may take the exam as soon as you are ready, it does not need to be scheduled in advance.  All questions are multiple choice.

You will be mailed a Certificate Of Completion, as well as a letter of congratulations and two copies of our training verification letters which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing. 

Participants who successfully complete this certification program will receive 20 Professional Competency Units (PCUs) from MSI.

You are registering for the Six Sigma Green Belt Certified (SSGBC)™ certification program through the Management and Strategy Institute (MSI).  This certification is exclusive to MSI and you will be certified directly by the Institute upon passing, not a 3rd party certifying or accrediting body.  This certification is aligned with the MSI Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge

Certifications are generally the last item listed under the education section of your resume.  List them directly beneath your college information in this format:

        Management and Strategy Institute
        – Six Sigma Green Belt Certified (SSGBC)™