The IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (ICGB) is a professional who is well versed in the Lean Six Sigma Methodology who both leads or supports improvement projects, typically as a part-time role. A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt possesses a thorough understanding of all aspects within the phases of D-M-A-I-C. They understand how to perform and interpret Six Sigma tools and how to use standard principles of Lean.
The IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (ICGB) Exam is a 3 hour 100 question, closed book, proctored exam based on the IASSC Universally Accepted Lean Six Sigma Body of Knowledge for Green Belts. The Exam contains approximately 20 multiple-choice questions from each major section of the ILSSBOK for Green Belts and is administered in more than 8,000 Testing Centers located within 165 countries throughout the world.
In order to achieve the professional designation of IASSC Certified Green Belt (ICGB) from the International Association for Six Sigma Certification candidates must sit for the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam and achieve a minimum score of 385 points out of a total 500 points. There are no prerequisites required in order to sit for the IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Exam.
For those who wish to sit for the exam it is recommended, but not required, that Lean Six Sigma training is obtained through a qualified institution, Lean Six Sigma trainer or corporate program. It is also recommended, although not required, that those sitting for the exam have some degree of real-world Lean Six Sigma work experience and project application experience.
Upon successful achievement, Professionals will receive a Certificate, suitable for framing, issued by the International Association for Six Sigma Certification or its designated Examination Institute, People Cert. Professionals will also receive the IASSC Marks and IASSC Marks Usage Policy which may be used on public profiles such as LinkedIn. Professionals may use the designation ICGB, IASSC Certified Green Belt or any approved variation of the designation after their name in accordance with the IASSC Marks Usage Policy.