Six Sigma

Achieve World-class Performance

Systematically eliminate waste, improve quality and enhance customer satisfaction using Six Sigma as a business strategy. Six Sigma methodologies seek to improve quality by identifying and removing causes of defects and minimizing variability in any process.

The Six Sigma approach

  • Utilizes the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) process to systematically address any business challenge.
  • Is focused on customer-requirements and relies on data-driven decision-making, leading to higher levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Focuses on sustained process improvements to help you deliver higher levels of quality and profitability.
  • Aligns with your strategic business plans to keep your workforce focused on the right things.
  • Develops future leaders within your organization who able to drive the change needed to meet varying customer requirements.

Green Belt Certification

The Wisconsin Technical College System Green Belt Certification that requires participants to attend workshops and complete a workplace green belt project to reinforce application of the tools to your business. Total training includes 88 hours of classroom training and 5 hours of individualized coaching on the workplace project. Successful completion of both the classroom training and workplace project will lead to a Six Sigma Green Belt Certification and six associate of applied science degree credits. All participants are required to have a laptop computer.

Green Belt Certification Spring 2015 Dates:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday January 20, 21 and 22
Wednesdays and Thursdays, February 18-19; March 18-19; April 15-16, May 13-14
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Moraine Park Technical College, 2151 North Main Street, West Bend, WI 53090, Room T-205
Instructor: Doug Woolridge, ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt

Registration deadline is Monday, January 6, 2015. All participants are required to have a laptop computer with wireless capability for the duration of the training.
$3,900 per person. Price includes a timed version of Minitab software, project coaching, book, materials, lunch and refreshments.

Black Belt Completion Program

This workshop prepares participants for the ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt Certification test. Participants who have successfully completed the Green Belt Certification and project are eligible to enroll in this program. Total training includes 48 hours of classroom instruction. All participants are required to have a laptop computer.

Black Belt Certification Spring 2015 Dates:

  • January 28 and 29
  • February 11, 12, 25, 26

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day.
Moraine Park Technical College, 235 N National Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI 54935, Room A-112

$1,900 per person. Price includes materials, lunch and refreshments.
Note: Each participant must have completed the Green Belt Certification and is required to have a laptop with wireless network capability.

Instructor Bio

After a twenty year career in industry, Doug Woolridge joined MPTC. His background includes experience in engineering, quality, continuous improvement and world-class manufacturing. He has held a variety of roles in the transportation, recreation and consumer products industries, including Finite Element Analysis Engineer, Quality Engineer, Senior Process Engineer and Six Sigma Black Belt.

Woolridge has led and mentored numerous Lean, Six Sigma, and Continuous Improvement teams to successful project completion. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University and earned ASQ certification as a Six Sigma Black Belt in 2006.

Woolridge regularly holds training sessions, helping businesses in all industries improve performance by implementing continuous improvement principles in Lean, Six Sigma, Quality, Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing, Blueprint Reading and Data Analysis.

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