Champion LeanSixSigma

Champion (leadership) training 

This Champion training is for managers who wants to lead and support Lean Six Sigma efforts and build a culture of continuous improvement.

Lean Tech has offered online course with certification from partner GoLeanSixSigma. Unfortunately, this offer has ended, but Lean Teach is planning a new Champion training.

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This course enables leaders to:

  • Grasp Lean Six Sigma and the benefits of bringing Lean Six Sigma into an organization
  • Transform the culture by removing fear and creating a safe environment for continuous learning
  • Make problem and improvements visible
  • Support problem-solvers and remove barriers for improvement work in the organization

Course content:


  • Define the role of a Lean Six Sigma Champion
  • Benefits of bringing Lean Six Sigma into an organization
  • Introduction to Lean Six Sigma
  • Introduction to Lean
  • Differentiate being a "boss" from being a "leader"


Transform the culture and embrace the Leader's role

  • 4 components of Cultural Transformation and the purpose of each component
  • Roadmap and actions to build culture
  • List the ways organizations create blame-free cultures
  • Define the leader's role in building culture
  • Describe the process for assessing the current culture
  • Outline the plan for becoming a Lean Six Sigma Champion

Make process problems and improvements visible

  • Leader Standard Work
  • Leader Task Boards
  • Process Performance Boards
  • Leader Huddle Meetings
  • Leader Process Walks


Support problem-solvers

  • Introduction to DMAIC & PDCA
  • Introduction to A3
  • How leaders use A3s to coach problem solvers
  • List the reasons soft skills are essential for problem solvers
  • Support improvement projects
  • Outline a long-range plan to maximize problem-solver contributions


champion certificate

To become certified Champion, you must pass the 50-question exam. 

The content is divided into 4 sections, and you must answer 80 % of the questions within each section correctly.

You have 2 hours to complete the exam and unlimited number of attempts. The certificate has unlimited validity.


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