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 offers the following training with certification:

  • Champion online course (20 t), now 699 $ (300 $ off)
  • Champion online course (20 t) and 6 h coaching, 12.500 NOK
  • Champion online course (20 t), 4 web meetings of 2 h and 1 h coaching, 12.500 NOK
  • Champion online course (20 t) in combination with 2 days classroom training, 15.000 NOK

The course content is the same for all courses. The course provides 20 PDUs at Project Management Institutes (PMI) and 2 CEUs by International Certification Standard IACET.

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

classroom training
Classroom training

You will practice what you learn. The instructor will guide & support you. A company visit is part of the training.

An online start-up meeting will inform you about the progress.

web meeting
Web meetings

You learn by interacting with the instructor and the other participants.

We use Teams or Zoom for the web meetings and solve tasks in smaller groups.


You get help and support based on your needs.

The coaching schedule is agreed with instructor.

online training
Online training

The online training is in English, delivered by GoLeanSixSigma.

You have access to the course and certification for a year (unlimited re-takes on exam).



The online course is in English. Classroom training, web meetings and coaching can be held in Norwegian or English. Inform about your preference upon registration.


online training Online Training

GoLeanSixSigma delivers online training developed by highly successful Lean Six Sigma consultants and trainers with broad international experience.

GoLeanSixSigma's learning methods focus on practical application, not just "knowing the concepts and tools".

> 220,000 participants from 220 countries have participated so far. They have given the training the highest score.

Participants describe the courses as fun, accessible, affordable, practical, easy to understand and effective. 


To become certified Champion, you must pass the 85-question exam. 

The content is divided into 5 sections, and you must answer 80 % of the questions within each section correctly. You have 4,5 hours to complete the exam and unlimited number of attempts.

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classroom training Classroom training

Classroom training repeat parts of the theory from the online course. We conduct exercises to identify improvement potential and do group assignments to build culture. We work 2 by 2 to learn how to coach and support problem solvers.

To observe a culture of continuous improvement we will visit a company that uses Process Performance Boards, Huddle Meetings, Leader Standard Work and Process Walks (Go to Gemba).

Practical information

The course is arranged on request from companies with 6-15 participants. Courses can be tailored to your business needs, and your own data can be used in examples and assignments. 

Open courses are arranged according to the course calendar. 

Online course & online course with coaching can be started whenever you want. 

Lunch, refreshments and drinks during classroom training are included, and you receive a course certificate upon completion.


Classroom training is organized at the locations Lean Tech disposes at Lillestrøm (Svelleveien 33). Good access to parking spaces. It's 2 km from Lillestrøm train station.

Lean Tech has an agreement with Thon hotels and can set up courses elsewhere if needed. It is also possible to arrange business courses at the Company's location.



Instructor Sissel Pedersen Lundeby is IASSC (International association for Six Sigma certification) accredited trainer associate (only-one in Norway per August 2019):

"This accreditation publically reflects that you have met the standards established by IASSC such that those who participate in a training program led by you can expect to receive an acceptable level of knowledge transfer consistent with the Lean Six Sigma belt Bodies of Knowledge as established by IASSC."

Sissel has a Master in Chemical Engineering from NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) and 20 year's experience within manufacturing and environmental technology. In 2002 she started working at a US company where she was introduced to Six Sigma and completed her Black Belt certification. In 2017, she was also certified Black Belt through IASSC.

Sissel has positive experience using Lean Six Sigma to improve and focuses on measurable results. The courses use practical, recognizable examples and communicate Lean Six Sigma in a way that is easy to understand.


"Inspiring, professionally competent, popularize a theoretical discipline"

Espen Fjeld, Commercial Director at Berendsen

"Academic highly skilled and clear performance. Fun and builds trust"

Jon Sørensen, Production Manager at Berendsen

"10/10 good at reaching everyone"

Erlend Stene, Sales leader at Berendsen

"Clear and well presented. Good at asking questions and listen (check understanding)"

Morten Bodding, Production Manager at Berendsen

"Made a difference, engaged and skilled" - Participant from EWOS

"You are inspiring, positive and professionally skilled" - Participant from EWOS

Anonymous feedback:

"Clear presentations and well explained"

"I thought it was very rich, with good examples that made me reflect"


  • daryl powell"I was very impressed with Sissel's Lean Six Sigma knowledge. She makes it easy to identify improvements and create results"
    - Daryl Powell, Research Manager, Sintef ManufacturingValue stream mapping
  • eivindwilloch.original"Sissel has proven herself as a competent and committed employee. She has been an important contributor to make good progress in the projects she has worked with. At the same time she is accurate and has good quality of the work she performs."
    - Eivind Willoch, Project Manager, Cambi AS lean engineering
  • benchmarking"We are very happy with the work carried out. We was not very clear what the order was, but with your background and expertise the outcome was what we were looking for and a document we will benefit from in the future"
    - Roger Søråsdekkan, Site Leader at Allnex, Norwaybenchmarking
  • kjelleven rez"We hired Lean Tech to develop monitoring program for air emission. The assignment was delivered with the correct content at the right time. Recommended." monitoring program
    - Kjell Even Misfjord, SHE manager at Allnex, Norway  
  • rsz 1thomasløvik"Sissels ability to quickly understand the issue, as well as her commitment and expertise is impressive. Her analytical and thorough contribution to our monitoring program has been precise and targeted, and very educational. " monitoring program
    - Thomas Løvik, HSEQ advisor at TWMA, Norway
  • Joakim Holm Hansen"Very nice and professional service. Delivered a good job within deadlines" verdistrømsanalyse
    - Joakim Holm-Hansen, Plant Manager at Solenis, Norway
  • Feedback from course participants:
    "Inspiring, professionally competent, popularize a theoretical discipline."
    "Made a difference, engaged and skilled."
    "Academic highly skilled and clear performance. Fun and builds trust."
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