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Thank you for your interest in Utah Lean Six Sigma!  Below are answers to some of our most common questions.  If you don’t see the answer you’re looking for, we’re happy to answer your questions in person.  Just click the “Contact” link above to get in touch.

Who should attend these classes?

Lean six sigma students are typically managers, supervisors, or other leaders who want to become better leaders and problem solvers.  These courses are also particularly good for transitioning military members. Essentially, these courses are great for anyone looking to boost their resume and/or their skillset with a credential that is recognized across almost any industry.

Are there any prerequisites to attend Green Belt or Black Belt training?

Green Belt: None – This course covers the fundamentals of lean six sigma.
Black Belt: Prior Green Belt training. This can be through from Utah Lean Six Sigma Training Center or any other formal training provider. Employer-provided training is also sufficient.

How much does the training cost?

Tuition for the Green Belt training course is $1,500.
Tuition for the Black Belt training course is $2,000.

Humbly speaking, we believe we have the best training in the business at the most reasonable rates. Our low price isn’t because we’re trying to undercut our competitors. We do it because we believe that Lean Six Sigma training should be affordable and attainable to those who are seeking ways to improve themselves and their organizations. Our commitment to you is that you will experience training that is impactful, engaging, and effective.

For more information, please see our Courses page.

Is the certification exam included with tuition?
Yes. The independently proctored AALSSC certification exams are included with tuition.
Is Utah Lean Six Sigma training tax deductible?
In general, continuing education expenses related to maintaining or improving business and professional skills are deductible on your federal taxes. However, we STRONGLY urge you to consult with a tax professional.
Where is the actual training located?
At Utah Lean Six Sigma Training Center we are passionate about making Lean Six Sigma training as easy to access as possible. As such, we offer classes in Davis/Weber County, Salt Lake County, and Utah County. Anyone is welcome to attend any of the classes. Please refer to our class schedule for dates and locations.

Additionally, we can come to you! If you want to host Green or Black Belt training for multiple people in your organization please click the “Contact Us” button.

Why is it called “Green Belt” and “Black Belt”? What does this training have to do with martial arts?
It’s believed the terms originated when Dr. Mikel Harry, who was working at the Salt Lake City Unisys Printed Circuit Facility, was trying to come up with a better name than “Process Characterization Experts”. Black Belt certainly rolls off the tongue a little better!

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