In order to best serve our stakeholders in multiple states and to provide different learning platforms, SWAE is proud to partner with 3 separate organizations offering Lean 6 Sigma Certifications.

  • In-person classroom training: Las Vegas Lean Six Sigma
  • Blended Live Online training: The Performance Management Group
  • Online training: MoreSteam

Member discounts are offered for select courses. If you are interested in registering for any of these courses please contact kshepard@swae.org or 480.874.5815.


In-person Classroom Training

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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification:

  • Goal: Improved Individual ability to solve problems, improve processes and facilitate events
  • Location: North Las Vegas
  • 2016 Class dates: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Monday – Friday)
    June 6 – 10 and August 29 – September 2
  • *USB Flash Drive included (Slides, Simulations, Templates)
  • Optional certification exam offered at no additional charge on final day of class
  • Tuition: $975 standard / $ 550 Military & Veterans

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification:

  • Course Objective: Develop individual’s ability to assist organizations achieve strategic objectives
  • Location: North Las Vegas
  • Prerequisite: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • 2016 Class Date: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Monday – Friday)
    October 17 – 21
  • Optional Certification Exam offered at no additional charge last day of class
  • Tuition: $1600 standard/$1100 Military & Veterans
  • “Certification” requires:
    1. Completion of course and course assignments.
    2. Passing certification exam with a 70%.
    3. Submitting external project (see FAQ for project details).

Blended Live Online Training

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Black Belt

12 Months of an Extensive Array of Resources to Help You Succeed

As part of your tuition each candidate will receive:

  1. A hard copy 440 page online lean six sigma black belt certification manual and resource guide.
  2. Software for the Lean Six Sigma Tool Kit.
  3. Free Master Black Belt Coaching Project Mentoring!
  4. 16 Units and 65 lessons of Multimedia Instruction.
  5. Added value of easy-to-learn multimedia tutorials on quantitative analysis.
  6. Free online six sigma supplemental live coaching workshops.
  7. 70 Professional Development Units (PDU’s) from the Project Management Institute.

To further cohort interaction, you will lock step with your classmates for the duration of the program with opportunities to meet and study together online. You will have:

  • Immediate access to coursework at anytime from anywhere
  • Engaging online lectures (live and self-paced)
  • Interactive chats/bulletin boards
  • Online collaboration with your Master Black Belt Instructor and classmates using technology of modern global business

Tuition: $829.00 per candidate

Green Belt

6 Months of an Extensive Array of Resources to Help You Succeed

As part of your tuition each candidate will receive:

  1. A hard copy 303 page manual and resource guide.
  2. Free Master Black Belt Coaching for Learning and Support!
  3. 10 Units and 42 lessons of Multimedia Instruction.
  4. Added value of easy-to-learn multimedia tutorials on quantitative analysis.
  5. Free online live workshops.
  6. 35 Professional Development Units (PDU’s) from the Project Management Institute.
  7. Free Software templates for the Lean Six Sigma Tool Kit.
  8. The only online lean six sigma programs solely intended for NON-manufacturing.
  9. The only online lean six sigma program offering FREE master black belt mentoring.
  10. The only online lean six sigma program offering FREE online live supplemental workshops.

Tuition: $500.00 per candidate


Online Courses:

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Black Belt

The objective of this course is to develop a comprehensive set of skills that will let you function effectively as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. You will learn the LSSBB body of knowledge, practice techniques for both quantitative and non-quantitative analysis, and gain the team leadership skills necessary to lead critical projects to successful completion.  Advanced tools within the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control roadmap are covered in this course.

NOTE: This course requires you to use statistical software. EngineRoom is MoreSteam.com’s preferred program and comes free for 365 days with the purchase of this course.

Tuition: $3,100

Green Belt

The objective of this course is to develop a comprehensive set of skills that will let you function effectively as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. You will learn the LSSBB body of knowledge, practice techniques for both quantitative and non-quantitative analysis, and gain the team leadership skills necessary to lead critical projects to successful completion. Advanced tools within the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control roadmap are covered in this course.

NOTE: This course requires you to use statistical software. EngineRoom is MoreSteam.com’s preferred program and comes free for 365 days with the purchase of this course.

Tuition: $1,900

Yellow Belt

This course is targeted at a wide audience of Lean Six Sigma team members who need to gain familiarity with the overall methodology and basic tools of process improvement.

Tuition: $750

Lean Methods Accelerator

This course provides a comprehensive overview of Lean Enterprise tools and methods, which may be used to supplement a Six Sigma curriculum. Lean topics include value stream mapping, continuous flow, takt time, kaizen, line balancing, quick changeover, pull systems, and 5-S, among others.

Tuition: $650

Fundamentals of Project Management
This online Project Management course covers the fundamental skills, techniques and methods necessary to plan and lead a complex project to successful completion. The body of knowledge covered by this course aligns with the Project Management Body of Knowledge PMBOK® as provided by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). When you successfully complete the course, you receive 16 PDU’s for PMI recertification.

Tuition: $450

Charting Process Behavior

This course will teach you the necessary tools to chart and understand process behavior over time.  The body of knowledge covered by this course of study is also known as Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Statistical Quality Control (SQC). This course follows a traditional process improvement format to show how and where you would apply SPC tools, but it does not assume prior knowledge of Lean Six Sigma.

Tuition: $400

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AQI Courses:

Six Sigma Green Belt Prep Course and Exam
Cost: $699.00 | PDU: 64 | CEU: 6.4
Access Time: 365 Days

This self-paced course prepares learners for the successful completion of the MindEdge Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Exam by explaining the concepts,  strategies, tools and techniques they will need to complete process improvement projects and activities.

Six Sigma Yellow Belt Prep Course and Exam
Cost: $499.00 | PDU: 20 | CEU: 2
Access Time: 240 Days
This self-paced course prepares learners for the successful completion of the MindEdge Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Exam by exposing them to the Six Sigma concepts, strategies, tools and techniques used in process improvement projects.