Short course

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt


2019 Fees

  • $4,400 per person
  • Fees are GST inclusive
  • Fees include course material, catering, additional readings, comprehensive feedback, and preparation for the certification exam.
  • Participants can also choose to take an online certification exam through the International Association of Six Sigma Certification website. This exam incurs an extra fee.

2020 Fees

To be confirmed.


2019 Dates

  • 11 - 15 November 2019

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2020 Dates

To be confirmed.


University of Melbourne, Parkville

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Phone: +61 3 8344 0149

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Improve the quality of your business processes and reduce business waste with this five-day workshop on Lean Six Sigma at the Green Belt level.

The November intake of this course is now booked out. There are no more intakes running in 2019. Please register your details and we will email you when future intakes are open for application.


Lean Six Sigma is a rigorous and disciplined methodology that uses organisational data and statistical analysis to measure and improve the performance of an organisation’s business processes.

The objectives are to eliminate waste, defects, rework and mistakes, as well as to improve quality and reduce variance in process outputs. Internally, this will result in staff efficiency and profitability. Externally, this will lead to an increase of customer satisfaction and competitiveness.

The University of Melbourne’s five-day workshop on Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is part of our Business Process Management training series. The course provides comprehensive coverage of the Six Sigma DMAIC approach (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control) while incorporating principles and techniques from Lean Management.

Patrice provided excellent training backed by his many years of practical experience running six sigma projects.
Bryce Thomas, CT Freight

Various statistical analysis techniques will be presented throughout the course and put in practice using practical examples and supervised exercises. The course content is aligned with the Universally Accepted Lean Six Sigma Body of Knowledge for Green Belts, developed by the International Association for Six Sigma Certification. At the end of the course, participants will receive instructions on how to prepare for the certification exam, based on this body of knowledge.

A Certificate of Participation is issued upon completion of the course. Participants can also choose to take an online certification exam through the International Association of Six Sigma Certification website. This exam incurs an extra fee.

Who should apply

Please note: University of Melbourne staff must book via the University's TrainME portal

This course addresses the needs of professionals involved in continuous improvement projects. This includes professional staff such as managers and directors, business analysts and process analysts, as well as IT staff such as solution architects.

Academic and teaching team

  • Patrice Moutou
    Business Improvement Consultant

    Patrice Moutou is a business improvement consultant experienced in different aspects of business transformation. Driven by a passion for improved business efficiency and effectiveness, for the last 15-years he has devoted his attention to the application of the Lean Six Sigma methodology to different organisations, yielding benefits worth several million dollars within small, medium and large corporations both in Australia and overseas.  His approach to business improvement is through strong people engagement and by ensuring a firm alignment between project requirements and strategic objectives of the organisation.

  • Professor Marcello La Rosa
    Professor of Information Systems, School of Computing and Information Systems

    Professor Marcello La Rosa is Deputy Head of School (Engagement) and leads the Information Systems group within the School of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne. He published over 100 papers in different topics related to BPM. Marcello has taught BPM and provided consultancy services, executive training and strategic advice to numerous organisations, both nationally and overseas, for over 10 years. Based on this experience, Marcello co-authored “Fundamentals of Business Process Management” (Springer, 2nd edition), which has been adopted by over 200 universities in the world. Using this textbook, he co-developed a series of MOOCs on the subject, attracting over 25,000 participants to date.

This course is presented in partnership with the Melbourne School of Engineering and the School of Computing and Information Systems.