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About Our Program


Purdue MEP has offered Six Sigma training since 2008 and has trained hundreds of individuals from a wide variety of manufacturing and service industries. Our instructors average 25 years of experience in manufacturing, and each have successfully used Six Sigma to lead continuous improvement projects in industry. In a recent year, our attendees gave our program an overall rating of 4.7 out of 5.

Our program is a high-quality, cost-effective way to increase your skills and add value to your organization. 

We offer the following workshops:





White Belt

1 day



Green Belt

6 days (1 day/week for 6 weeks)

*Includes Minitab

Body of Knowledge

Black Belt (includes Green Belt)

12 days (1 day/week for 12 weeks)

*Includes Minitab

Body of Knowledge

Click the links above for additional information on each program.

We also occasionally offer condensed schedules that consist of 5 consecutive days for Green Belt or 10 consecutive days for Black Belt. Visit our Upcoming Workshops page for information on current offerings.

Our Instructors

Our Six Sigma workshops are taught by skilled, knowledgeable instructors who have an average of 25 years of experience in manufacturing. Their backgrounds range from plant management, quality management, engineering, product design, process development, sales, finance, human resources, and continuous improvement. All have used Six Sigma to lead continuous improvement projects in industry.

Each of our instructors is passionate about providing high-value solutions to help companies reach higher levels of performance.

Industries Served

Our Six Sigma workshops are appropriate for individuals from any industry. Participants from manufacturing environments who have taken our training include representatives from the following industries: aerospace, automotive, food and beverage processing, medical devices, metal fabrication, and plastic molding. Participants from service industries include representatives from distribution, education, government, and healthcare.

Learn More

Learn more about our program on our FAQs.

Benefits of Six Sigma

By implementing Six Sigma within your organization, you will be able to:

  • Strive for no more than 3.4 defects per million opportunity
  • Reduce product quality variation
  • Reduce waste of scrap or defective products
  • Improve customer satisfaction and retention
  • Decrease cost of production of services
  • Increase autonomy amongst staff
  • Increase employee satisfaction and retention
  • Reduce non-value activities
  • Reduce re-work
  • Improve quality of product or service
  • Attract new customers
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