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Join us to learn more about Process Improvement


Join this free information session, in person to learn about the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificate program and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course. Explore the format, required project, and expectations. Meet the lead instructor(s) and program manager to ask questions. Participants who join will enjoy free parking at our UC San Diego Extension University City Center location, a light breakfast, be invited into the classroom to connect and network with current students, and have a chance to win a raffle prize of a discount of $200 for a Black or Green Belt course! 
Session agenda:

  • What is Lean Six Sigma?
  • Why Learn Lean Six Sigma?
  • Examples of Lean Six Sigma Principles in Use
  • How Lean Six Sigma Benefits You
  • An Overview LSS Black and Green Belt at UC San Diego Extension

Meet the Instructors:
Ric Van Der Linden is the principal consultant for ProgressivEdge, a consulting business Rick.jpgfocused on continuous improvement techniques with a strong emphasis on Lean Six Sigma. Along with project leadership, he has trained, mentored and certified over 500 Lean/Green/Black Belt students with a cumulative savings of $50 million. He holds a master's in organizational management and is a certified Lean Expert and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (LSSMBB).
Tracy O'RoPic-of-Tracy-teaching-(1).jpgurke is a Managing Partner & an Executive Advisor at GoLeanSixSigma.com. She has spent over 20 years working with Fortune 500 organizations and government to leverage Lean Six Sigma. By sharing her  expertise Tracy makes it easier for people to learn and apply Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.  She loves spearheading the implementation of Lean Six Sigma by providing training, consulting and coaching on many aspects of cultural change, including leadership development, customer experience, strategic alignment and process improvement.

Ed.jpgEdward Vasko is an ASQ Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean practitioner. He brings more than 25 years of performance improvement and cultural change implementation experience in Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in various industries.

For questions please contact Angela Miller at ProcessPrograms@ucsd.edu or (858) 534-8133.

Note: Now accepting enrollments for all 2020 classes. Click here to access the application for the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt program (scroll down to click on 'Apply Now'; there is no fee to apply). An application is not required for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt program.

Course Number: INFO-70032
Credit: 0.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Lean Six Sigma Black BeltProject Management

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