Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification

Course Overview

Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification course icon.Acuity Institute’s Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification Program is the most complete certification package available. It includes 1 month of online course access along with instructor and customer service support; we are your team throughout your program. Also included at no extra cost is the LSS Toolkit and LSS White Belt Course eBook. Acuity Institute sets the standard for online training and certification for individuals looking to achieve LSS White Belt Certification.

Acuity Institute’s Lean Six Sigma White Belt course has been designed to teach basic Lean Six Sigma fundamentals and its application. It is intended for all associates where Lean Six Sigma is being deployed. White Belts form an important part of a mature Lean Six Sigma deployment. As Lean Six Sigma Projects are executed, the organization will need to be aware of the key tools and concepts of the Lean Six Sigma methodologies.

Training is conducted online and uses a multi-media format that includes audio by Lean Six Sigma experts, examples of successful performance improvement, interactive simulations and quizzes, and the most current and robust tools and techniques available. The course is “self-paced” and can be accessed at any time – and – anywhere, which provides the most flexibility in completing the course. On average, students complete the Lean Six Sigma White Belt training course in 6 hours (average completion time, actual time may vary).

Key Outcomes

  • Understand the Basics of Lean Six Sigma
  • Learn About the Various Lean Six Sigma Improvement Methodologies
  • Understand the Primary Lean Six Sigma Roles
  • Practice Applying Various Lean Six Sigma Tools
  • Understand the Commitment Necessary to Implement Lean Six Sigma

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Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification Requirements

Acuity Institute’s Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification has 2 parts:

Part 1
Complete the online lessons and quizzes
Part 2
Successfully pass the online lesson quizzes

Upon completing these requirements you will be awarded Acuity Institute’s Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification. Certification from Acuity Institute includes a Digital Badge. Acuity Institute has partnered with Credly’s Acclaim platform to provide this digital version of your certificate.

What is a Digital Badge?

Lean Six Sigma White Belt badge.

A digital badge is a verified graphic representation of your Acuity certificate. It is embedded with data that provides context, meaning, and details of the certification you earned. The digital badge is provided at no cost to you.


Benefits to claiming your digital badge include:

  • Easily share your digital badge on social and professional media, link to it from any email or document, add it to an email signature, and embed it in a blog or website
  • Your certification can be verified online in real time with just one click
  • Access labor market insights that relate your skills to jobs

Technical Requirements for accessing Acuity Institute’s Content

Viewing Online Content on a Desktop or Laptop

  • Internet Browser – Most recent version of Google Chrome is recommended (while our content is accessible from many other browsers, we find that other browsers may provide an inconsistent viewing experience)
  • A high speed internet connection
  • Sound capability on your computer (speakers or headphones)

Viewing Online Content on Tablets and Smartphones – Please note, since tablets and smartphones typically have smaller screens, certain content may be difficult to view

  • iPads using Safari in Apple iOS 6 or later (iPad generation 3 or later is required)
  • iPhones using Safari in Apple iOS 6 or later (iPhone generation 5 or later is required)

Accessing Downloadable Content

  • Course eBooks – Adobe Reader (free software), or equivalent PDF viewing software
  • Course Toolkit Templates – Microsoft Office 2010 or later
  • Using SigmaXL Statistical Analysis Software – Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, and and Excel 2016 (Excel 365) with latest service packs installed, this includes Microsoft Vista with Service Pack (SP) 3, or later operating system (Windows 10 compatible). 1 GB of RAM or greater memory and 100 MB of available hard-disk space on your computer.

Lessons and Quizzes (1 Month Access)

Course Lessons (3 lessons, 20+ quiz questions and multiple exercises)

Lesson 1 Lean Six Sigma Introduction
-Lean Six Sigma Overview
-Lean Six Sigma Improvement Methodologies
-Lean Six Sigma Roles
Lesson 2 Lean Six Sigma Tools Usage
-Project Charter
-Process Mapping
-Lean Analysis
-Quick Win Identification
Lesson 3 Managing Change
-Change Management

Instructor Support

Icon of a person on a laptop screen.Acuity Institute wants the learning experience to be as supportive and engaging as possible, we are here to help you succeed. We understand the importance of having a place to ask questions to the experts about tools and techniques, exercises, project work or general technical support. During training, students can submit questions to instructors through Acuity Institute’s Help Desk and the Student Forum. Responses are provided to student questions in one business day or less. If questions and/or answers are complex, an Acuity Institute instructor will schedule a one-on-one phone meeting with the student to review the question/answer.

Lean Six Sigma Toolkit

Tools.Through our experiences we have assembled the Lean Six Sigma Toolkit. The toolkit assists Lean Six Sigma practitioners in keeping focused on their work and not creating “templates”. The toolkit includes four templates from the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC methodology. For ease of use, the templates can be downloaded directly to your computer. Included templates: Process Value Analysis, Project Charter, Quick Win Identification, and SIPOC.

Lean Six Sigma White Belt Course eBook    

eBook icon.The Lean Six Sigma White Belt eBook (electronic copy) contains much of the same content as the online instructional materials. The eBook includes over 100 pages of Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques. The eBook is fully searchable and contains many links to assist students in quickly navigating to key tools and concepts. The eBook allows students the ability to capture notes and comments within the eBook for future reference. Students can print directly from the eBook. To protect the electronic intellectual property of the course content, students will not be able to copy from the eBook.

Lean Six Sigma White Belt Printed Course Books (Optional)

Printed book icon.Printed Course Materials are optional, they are not required. About 35% of our students prefer to have a printed copy of the course materials available as a resource will taking the course and for future reference. If you are interested you can purchase the Lean Six Sigma White Belt printed course book. The printed course materials include 1 book containing over 100 pages of Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques.

.6 IACET Continuing Education Units are provided upon successful completion of this course.

Council for Six Sigma Certification

Council for Six Sigma CertificationAcuity Institute is accredited as an Approved Registered Provider by the Council for Six Sigma Certification (SSC). SSC reviews each course to ensure the course curriculum, structure and certification requirements meet the standards set forth by the Council’s Body of Knowledge. This accreditation assures each certification includes Lean Six Sigma concepts, tools and techniques considered to be the standard for each belt level within the Council’s Body of Knowledge.

PMI® Professional Development Units

Acuity Institute is an Authorized Training Partner (ATP) of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. Being an Authorized Training Partner allows Acuity Institute to grant Professional Development Units (PDUs) to customers who complete our qualified programs. As an Authorized Training Partner, Acuity Institute has agreed to abide by the PMI® established quality assurance criteria. PMI® is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

6 PMI® Professional Development Units are provided upon successful completion of this course.

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