Course Description

This Six Sigma introduction course provides an overview of the movement itself, as well as some DMAIC, control and causal methodologies.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: What is a Sigma, and Why Six?

  • This lesson provides a preliminary background history of Six Sigma, the reasons behind Six Sigma, and an overview of Six Sigma methodologies.

Lesson 2: DMAIC

  • This lesson focuses on the DMAIC methodology, providing knowledge of the very foundation of Six Sigma.

Lesson 3: You Are So Controlling!

  • Six Sigma practitioners never die — they just get out of control. How do we know if your process is valid? Is it "in control" or "out of control"? Find out why Six Sigma practitioners are control freaks.

Lesson 4: Symptom or Cause?

  • Why? No, really ... why? To solve a problem, one must first understand its nature. Learn some tools for zeroing in on the problem.


Participants have 180 days to complete this self-paced online course.

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:

  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:

  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/headphones to listen to Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.

Operating System Requirements:

  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.

Web Browser Requirements:

  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.

Software Requirements:

  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.

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Section Title
Introduction to Six Sigma (Online)
Jul 01, 2023 to Jun 30, 2025
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $225.00