Lean Six Sigma Program
Lean Six Sigma is a customer-centric way of thinking and problem solving that seeks to continually identify and eliminate waste.
Lean Six Sigma focuses on:
The City's Lean Six Sigma program is certified by the IASSC becoming the first accredited public Lean Six Sigma deployment agency in the country. Over 10% of the City's workforce has completed our online yellow belt course (2 hours) and/or the more advanced Green and Black Belt courses. By spreading the program to every operational department and at every level of the organization, the program is fostering a culture of coninous improvement, the impacts of which will resonate for years to come.
Check out some of the process improvement projects done by City employees.
Register for Training (City Employees Only)
City employees can visit Citypointe to access Lean Six Sigma tools, templates and resources that can help guide them through their journey of continuous improvement. Go to Resources. (COH Network Only)
The Green Belt certification is a 4-day course that trains employees to be change agents and lead process improvement projects. Students must successfully complete an intensive improvement project prior to certification.
The Black Belt certification is a 16-day course that provides employees with advanced project management skills.
Learn about Lean Six Sigma
We've opened our Lean Six Sigma training curriculum to the public. Check out this training video to learn more. NOTE: City Employees must use the links below under "Register for Training" to receive credit for taking these courses.
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The City of Houston's Lean Six Sigma Program has been certified by the International Association for Six Sigma Certification as an Accredited Deployment Program.