World-wide Renowned Quality Improvement Methodology that eliminates defects from any Products, Services & Processes.

What is Six Sigma

Six Sigma is a disciplined, data-driven approach that eliminates defects from any process- from manufacturing to transactional, from product to service.

In other words, Six Sigma is a Quality Improvement methodology that strives for ‘Perfection’. It is a set of qualitative & quantitative tools & techniques such as control charts, process mapping, statistical process control, SIPOC, etc.

Six Sigma is commonly expressed in metrics form as 3.4 DPMO (Defect Per Million Opportunities). In simple words, it means, Six Sigma delivers only 3.4 defects out of 10,00,000 units or 99.99966% accuracy.

What is Six Sigma

The word- Six Sigma, is made up of two terms- Six and Sigma where Sigma is an unit to measure quality and Six denotes acceptable level of quality.

Six Sigma has two methodologies, best known as- DMAIC and DMADV.

DMAIC stands for Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control and used to improve existing process whereas DMADV stands for Define-Measure-Analyze-Design-Verify which is used for starting a new process.

Six Sigma is currently being used by almost all the prominent companies in India and the world across industries & domains.

Six Sigma History

Six Sigma was invented by Motorola in 1986. Mr. Bill Smith, who headed the project is known as ‘Father of Six Sigma’.

Motorola recorded a remarkable savings of $16 billion as a result of Six Sigma in only seven years. Six Sigma also helped Motorola to win a highly prestigious ‘Malcomn Baldridge National Quality Award’ in 1988.

Later on, in early 1990’s, Mr. Jack Welch implemented Six Sigma at General Electric that gained the attention of the world.

Six Sigma was heavily inspired by numerous quality improvement methodologies of the six preceding decades such as Quality Control, Total Quality Management (TQM) and Zero Defects based on the work of pioneers such as Shewhart, Deming, Juran, Ishikawa, Taguchi and many others.

With increasing awareness about Six Sigma and its Benefits in the Corporate World, there will be a huge demand for Six Sigma Certified Professionals in India and in the world in near future.

Lean Six Sigma

Lean is an approach to remove waste from the process that influences the final quality of the product. Generally, lean principles are used in manufacturing or production processes where huge amount of wastage is generated.

Lean Six Sigma Certification simply means learning of Lean Principles along with Six Sigma methodologies. Many Black belt programs are actually ‘Lean’ Six Sigma Black Belt programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Six Sigma has multiple levels for learning called as Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Six Sigma Green Belt, Six Sigma Black Belt & Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Those who successfully undergo these trainings would be treated as Six Sigma Certified.

The underlying idea of being 'Six Sigma Certified' is that if you can measure how many 'defects' you have in a process, you can systematically figure out a way to eliminate them and get as close to 'zero defects' as possible.

Six Sigma has become the flagship method for separating an organization from its competitors. Hence, the employees or professionals who wish to climb a ladder of growth in their career should go for Six Sigma Certification.

The students who are about to begin their career should also learn Six Sigma to add a significant value to their portfolios helping to grab better opportunities to start their careers with.

Not really. However, it is recommended to go step-by-step. Learn the theory & apply it practically to gain additional insights on different tools & techniques before moving to the next level.

We recommend the students to start with Six Sigma Yellow Belt whereas the working professionals can start with Six Sigma Green Belt.

Generally, any Under-Graduate, Graduate or Post-Graduate from any discipline can learn Six Sigma. Six Sigma is not restricted to any specific industry or domain. However, a strong commitment of learning & implementing Six Sigma tools & techniques will be necessary.

Yes. All our courses are accredited by 'Council for Six Sigma Certification (USA)' which is an Official Industry Standard for Six Sigma Accreditation for Six Sigma training providers world-wide. The accreditation to our course can be verified at- CSSC Website.

Absolutely yes. We designed our online courses to add significant value to the class-room courses by offering Convenience of learning at anytime, anywhere & on any device (Laptop, Desktop, Mobile, Tablet, etc). Also, the learner can control the Pace of his learning, repeat the videos for unlimited no of times & even revise to fill the gap in learning.

Additionally, the learners do not require to invest his time, money, efforts at all unlike traveling to the training venue. The learners can ask any number of queries until all the doubts are cleared, which is not possible in class-room training due to large group learning together.

Online training is served completely keeping an individual in mind. Everything is personalized & focused on Single Learner offering the best learning experience.

e-Six Sigma does not believe in Pass/ Fail system. It offers a grading pattern. In case, you get a lower grade then you can re-appear for the Test for 5 times to improve your grades without any additional charges.

You will be rewarded a CSSC stamped Certificate in PDF format for your Six Sigma Training Course. You can also opt for Hard-copy by paying the nominal charges.

No. The certificates issued by e-Six Sigma do not state that the course was taken online or e-learning mode.