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SS506 Green Belt Exam and Reporting

Certificate Track: Six Sigma

The objective of the Green Belt exam is to provide a review and reinforcement of key concepts covered thru the end of the Green Belt curriculum. The instructor reviews the questions and answers with participants the sessions prior to the exam. The participants take the exam at the beginning of this session. Upon completion, the instructor reviews the exam with the participants once again as reinforcement.

The second half of this 1-day session allows participants to present to their classmates on their progress and findings to date for their selected Six Sigma projects. Green Belt certification requires the initiation of a project and completion thru the Measure and Analyze phases but doesn’t require completion of the project prior to completing the curriculum and receiving their certification.

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Who Should Attend
This is required for those desiring Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

Cost: $429
Discounts may apply, please refer to the registration page for details.

Principal Instructor: Steve Zagarola
steve zagarola Center for Executive and Professional Education Portland State University Six SigmaSteve Zagarola is an Executive Master Black Belt (EMBB) personally trained and certified at the Six Sigma Management Institute by Dr. Mikel Harry, a co-founder and principle architect of the Six Sigma methodology. Mr. Zagarola is a founding member and managing partner of the Northwest Center for Performance Excellence (NWCPE). He is also founder of The ZDM Group, an organization dedicated to the advancement of statistically based approaches for competitive advantage. He graduated with a BS in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech with post-graduate studies in Psychology and Statistics at Georgia Tech and Georgia State University. Mr. Zagarola is Six Sigma Master Black Belt with more than 30 years experience in the application of statistical and modern structured approaches to the optimization of manufacturing and transactional processes, quality systems, and R&D for industries ranging from food and beverage, plastics molding, wind energy, and advanced semiconductors.  Prior to his current position with NWCPE, he served as the Director of Quality for Cascade Microtech, Six Sigma Program and Quality Manager for Vestas Wind Systems and Senior Manufacturing Manager for The Coca-Cola Company. He teaches Six Sigma, Statistical Process Control, Design of Experiments and other Statistical Quality methodologies and Process Excellence topics in four continents and in English and Spanish.

Co-Instructor: Aubrey Kendall
Aubrey Kendall Center for Executive and Professional Education Portland State University Six SigmaAubrey Kendall is a supplier quality engineer at Vestas Wind Systems. He graduated with a BS in manufacturing engineering from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Clemson University. Mr. Kendall is a Six Sigma Black Belt with over 15 years of experience in manufacturing, quality, and engineering management in aerospace, energy, and other industries. His strong combination of technical skills and ease in communicating make him an effective trainer and facilitator.


Prerequisite: Completion of all Six Sigma Green Belt courses: SS501, SS502, SS503, SS504, and SS505.
Participants who successfully complete this session will receive Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

Interested in bringing this program to your organization? Contact Michelle Giovannozzi.