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Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in Government

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The Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in Government (SSBBG)™ certification has been developed exclusively for the Management and Strategy Institute.  It is designed to give the student a solid understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles and how they are used within the complex government infrastructure.  Whether you work at the state or federal level, this Six Sigma Lean Black Belt Certification with Government concentration will give you an understanding of the Lean Six Sigma principles needed to streamline government processes efficiently and cost-effectively.

State and federal government agencies have increasingly embraced Lean Six Sigma as a powerful methodology for improving their operations and enhancing the delivery of public services. This approach offers a structured and data-driven framework for identifying inefficiencies, reducing waste, and optimizing processes. In an era of limited resources and growing demands on government services, Lean Six Sigma provides agencies with the tools to streamline operations, enhance productivity, and ultimately save taxpayer dollars. Moreover, it promotes transparency, accountability, and a customer-centric focus, which are crucial for maintaining public trust and ensuring that government agencies are efficient and effective in meeting the needs of their constituents. By adopting Lean Six Sigma principles, state and federal government agencies can drive continuous improvement, foster innovation, and achieve better outcomes for the communities they serve, ultimately leading to a more responsive and efficient government.

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The Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in Government certification course includes all of the coursework required to learn the system.

You will be mailed a Certificate Of Completion, as well as a letter of congratulations and two copies of our training verification letters which you can give to employers who request it. The certificate is heavy-stock, cream paper suitable for framing. (US Members).

Training content


The goal of the Management and Strategy Institute is to teach you the key competencies required to function in the role of a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt within a state or federal government agency.  As you go through the training material you will learn the competencies listed below.  The SSBBG exam is a timed, online exam.  It consists of approximately 100 questions and has a required passing score of 70%.

NOTE: This course covers all of the topics in the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, plus the following additional competencies:

What is Lean Government

  • Lean Government is a term used to describe an evidence based process to identify the most efficient and value-added way to provide needed government services.
    • Learning Outcome: Understand what a lean government is comprised of.

Why Lean Government

  • Current budget constraints in the public sector require an innovative response from executives, legislators, public administrators and government employees.
    • Learning Outcome: Understand why lean processes have become popular in government.

Benefits of Lean Government

  • Lean focuses on operation processes – Rethink the way we produce public services to increase our capacity to provide value to the public.
    • Learning Outcome: Understand how lean and six sigma principles can benefit both the government and tax payers.

Lean Government Strategy

  • There are 8 workable Lean strategies for governments seeking to reduce waste and become more efficient.
    • Learning Outcome: Understand the 8 lean strategies for improving workflow in government.

Barriers to Lean Government Success

  • There are many barriers when it comes to implementing a successful lean strategy.
    • Learning Outcome:  Understand the barriers that can prevent the implementation of Lean Six Sigma in government.

Course delivery details

The training course is self-paced. Time to complete and fully comprehend will vary with every individual. It may take several days or weeks of study before you feel comfortable to take the final test. You may take the final exam as soon as you’re ready. You have 1 year from the date of purchase to complete the course.

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Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in Government (SSBBG)™

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11 Aug 2023
Very Educational Experience

What made my experience great was how the course were structured; very straightforward with less ambiguity, use of language and vocabularies were simple and easy to grab. The Te...

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18 Oct 2022
Everything went well

Everything went well, the information is straight forward and the learning went thoroughly. Great job.

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Management and Strategy Institute
3947 W Lincoln Hwy, #312
19335 Downington Pennsylvania

Management and Strategy Institute

The Management and Strategy Institute (MSI) is a prominent ISO 9001-certified trade association dedicated to representing process improvement professionals across various industries. MSI has a vast membership of over 350,000 individuals, spanning 50 states and 34 countries. The institute offers...

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