Six Sigma is one of those premium certification programs that is in high demand in sectors like banking, telecom, finance & insurance, HR, supply chain & logistics, manufacturing, healthcare, FMCG, Food & Consumer Products, IT, ITES, BPO and KPO.
Every organization faces critical issues of Delays, Defects, and Variations, and this is exactly where Six Sigma helps to handle such anomalies in processes and production.
Six Sigma is going to be forever needed for improvements in a business and therefore the scope is ample for a Six Sigma certified professional.
While choosing the best institute on Six Sigma consider the following:
1. Organization’s background
2. Course curriculum and its capabilities
3. Insist on facultie’s profile rather than that of the institute
4. Start practicing the tools immediately after training and
read a lot of books on individual topics.
Top 10 Institutes for Six Sigma Courses
There are more than 100 institutes declaring themselves as certification bodies on Six Sigma so it’s important to choose carefully.
Rank 1: American Society for Quality — ASQ
The ASQ along with IIT Kharagpur offers On-Campus residential programs on Six Sigma for working professionals. They offer programs like Six Sigma Green Belt, Yellow Belt, Black Belt and Lean Six Sigma.
Certification: ASQ is a big name in Six Sigma training in South Asia. Their certification holds value and accepted worldwide.
Trainers: They have experienced trainers who are practicing professionals
Course Fee: varies from course to course, Greenbelt is for INR 28,470
For Black Belt it’s INR 34,970
Rank 2: Indian Statistical Institute — ISI
This government institution and they offer following courses:
3 Day Program on Six Sigma Green Belt — Course fee INR 11,800.
Black belt- 14 day program + Project work. Course fee INR 53,100.
Masters Black belt — Course fee INR 47,200
Its slightly expensive course, however, will surely impact your position.
Eligibility: Mathematics/Statistics/ Physics or BE/B Tech degree or MBA
Advantages: Professional teaching and well-organized course structures, covers a wide range of topics.
Certification provided by ISI itself. Being an Indian institute the certification holds value in India.
Rank 3: Henry Harvin Education — HHE
This is one of the best courses on Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
Tools: It teaches more than 20+ tools.
Trainer: They are seasoned functionaries from across domains and industries with 10+ years of experience in quality.
Pedagogy: Goal Centric and Action-Oriented methodology or GCAO
Course Fee: INR 12500/- (most cost effective)
Online follow-up sessions with expert coaches
App-based LMS platform
Certification: Globally recognized ‘Certified Six Sigma Executive” title.
Rank 4: BSI India
BSI India delivers consultation services for companies in more than 150 countries. Also, they provide support on all kind of ISO certifications.
They offer courses like Six Sigma Green Belt is a 5 days-Classroom program with a course fee of INR 29,500
Lean training 4 days-Classroom program with a course fee of INR 29,500
Yellow Belt 4 days-Classroom program with a course fee of INR 25,000
Black Belt 15 days-Classroom program(3 monthly modules of 5 days) with a course fee of INR 1,20,000
Aligned with ISO 13053 Quantitive methods of process improvement.
Rank 5: IIBM Institute of Business Management
Six Sigma course by MSME(Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) offers certification in Green and Black Belt.
Course duration for Green Belt is 4 months and Course Fee is INR 6,000.
Course duration for Green Belt is 2 months and Course Fee is INR 6,000.
Practical applications, online training, and implementation thru project
Aligned with ISO 13053 Quantitive methods in process improvement.
Rank 6: Anexas
The founder has spent 27 years into quality and has over 2 decades of experience in lean and six sigma. They have a presence in 5 countries and they offer following courses in India.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt — Classroom course for INR 16,500 and online course of INR 7,000.
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt for Certified Green Belts — Classroom Course for INR 22,000 and online course of INR 10,000.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt + Black Belt — Classroom Course for INR 32,000 and online course of INR 14,000.
A blend of online and classroom training
Free online one-year project guidance
Trainers: Having considerable experience in quality field.
Rank 7: KPMG Learning Academy
They offer 2 courses on Six Sigma
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training Program
A four-day globally recognized program for Project Managers, TLs, Quality Assurance Engineers and aspiring managers.
Course Fee: INR 23,000
Eligibility: Graduates with a basic understanding of statistical tools and reasoning.
Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate by KPMG that is widely recognized.
Course full of real-life examples and good presentation
After completing this, one can opt for next level i.e.
Six Sigma Black Belt Training and Certification Program.
Rank 8: IACT Global
They have certification programs on Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt course.
They have provided certification to more than 80,000 professionals and won the Red Herring Top 100 Asia Award for innovation in the field of training & education.
You need to enroll to find out details of these courses
Rank 9: XNLC Academy
XNLC is also a partner with the International Association for Six Sigma Certification. They offer Lean six Sigma Green Belt — Course duration is 6 months. The Classroom Course is for INR 10,000 and online course of INR 15,000.
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Online Course for INR 6,000
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. The Classroom Course is for INR 15,000 and online course of INR 20,000.
Advantages: Their certificate is valid in 165 countries all over the world. Also, they have an online program to train candidates live.
Rank 10: IIT Delhi
Indian Institute of Delhi has partnered with IACT — International Academy for Certification and training offers Six Sigma Green Belt online training program for executives. The certification is accredited by American Society of Quality.
Course fee INR 8,000 for a one month for the online program. Plus a 2 days lecture conducted in the campus by qualified industrialists.