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Lean Six Sigma Certification

Become an effective problem-solver in your organization

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Why Lean Six Sigma Certification is Important

Certification not only demonstrates a mastery of Lean Six Sigma skills; it also opens up opportunities in your career. Organizations need effective, confident, and experienced problem solvers to implement sustainable improvements.

An organization's ability to achieve Operational Excellence accelerates when employees have certifications in Lean Six Sigma. More stable processes earn them a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

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Who can benefit from Lean Six Sigma Certification?



Lean Six Sigma certification boosts your resume, warrants a higher salary, and makes you an invaluable asset to your organization.



Certified Lean Six Sigma professionals drive process improvement initiatives, help companies develop a culture of effective problem-solving, and increase customer satisfaction.



Entering the workforce with a Lean Six Sigma certification differentiates yourself from other recent grads searching for jobs.

How to Get Lean Six Sigma Certification from MoreSteam

There are two paths to certification through MoreSteam.

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Self-Guided Path to Lean Six Sigma Certification

You control the pace, order of material, and learning experience. You can even customize your belt training by choosing a service, healthcare, or finance focus.

Perfect for those who:

  • Like to work at their own pace
  • Excel at learning independently
  • Are pursuing certification alone
  • Need a more flexible course completion schedule
  • Have an experienced coach or mentor already
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Blended Lean Six Sigma Training and Certification Program

An alternative to the traditional classroom setting, our blended model combines eLearning with in-person workshops, coaching, and open‐ended simulations.

Perfect for those who:

  • Prefer a structured training and certification schedule
  • Thrive more with peer-to-peer networking and collaboration
  • Are going through certification with a colleague or cohort
  • Need an experienced Lean Six Sigma coach
  • Value accountability as a means to succeed

New to Lean Six Sigma?

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What Makes MoreSteam's Lean Six Sigma Certifications Best?

  • Learn by doing. MoreSteam's Lean Six Sigma certification programs are focused on real-world application. We don't stop at passing an exam. Doing Lean Six Sigma project work alongside a Master Black Belt coach leaves you feeling confident to problem-solve in your organization.
  • A commitment to your success. Our expert team is your best resource. Our team of Master Black Belts and Lean Six Sigma coaches will be with you every step of the way. We offer personalized coaching and support during your training and project work.
  • Learn in a way that fits you best. Our self-guided approach is flexible enough to fit any schedule. But if you work better in a structured setting with built-in checkpoints, our blended learning option is proven to be one of the most effective ways for adults to learn new concepts.

Compare Lean Six Sigma Certification Programs

MoreSteam adheres to the Lean Six Sigma belt certification standards established by the Center of Operational Excellence (COE) at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. Our certification and training materials are used by the Institute of Industrial Systems Engineers, and our courses were provided by the American Society for Quality for over 20 years.

Certification is an essential step in recognition as a Lean Six Sigma professional, and there are so many Lean Six Sigma Certification programs to choose from.

When deciding which certification is best for you consider the following:

  • Your career path
  • Your organization's operational excellence objectives
  • The Lean Six Sigma course content that best fits your needs

See how our green belt certification measures up to other programs like Villanova and ASQ.

MoreSteam Certification

MoreSteam Lean Six Sigma Certification Levels


Yellow Belt

Yellow Belt Badge
Exam Passing Grade 75%
Project Requirements None
Average Annual Salary $95,283
Annual Project Savings $75,000


Green Belt

Green Belt Badge
Exam Passing Grade 80%
Project Requirements 1 Project
Average Annual Salary $102,850
Annual Project Savings $250,000


Black Belt

Black Belt Badge
Exam Passing Grade 80%
Project Requirements 2 Project
Average Annual Salary $123,978
Annual Project Savings $400,000


Master Black Belt

Master Black Belt Badge
Exam Passing Grade 80%
Project Requirements 5 Projects + Coaching
Average Annual Salary $151,727
Annual Project Savings $750,000+

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