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Six Sigma Online Training

Aug 17, 2007
These days, Six Sigma certification candidates can stay home (or in the office), yet still make it to the classroom! Yes, the recent trend in Six Sigma online training has brought about this innovative tool to every candidate's door step. Six Sigma online training combines some of the proven methods of classroom training and the cost effectiveness and convenience of home study. This is a tailor-made solution for those Six Sigma certification candidates who can't leave their offices due to their workload. Some Six Sigma online training products try to mimic the classic style of the traditional classroom.

Advantages Of Six Sigma Online Training

With Six Sigma online training you can set your own pace. Certain unique features facilitate studying at a place and time convenient to you (even breaks of time in between modules are allowed). You can take an online test so that you know where you stand. Almost all Six Sigma online training tools are interactive as a result, you don't feel the absence of the instructor at any point in time.

As Department of Defense studies have shown, e-learning is equally or more effective than classroom-based instructor-led training. In terms of Six Sigma, online training proved to be more effective in courses of greater complexity

Some Popular Six Sigma Online Training Tools

Here are some popular Six Sigma online training tools that you can use:

1. Various courses from AVETA Solutions - Very innovative, real life situations throughout. With Six Sigma online training from Aveta solutions, you can define, analyze and process problems with critical parameters as perceived by customers, as well as analyze and control the variations and root causes.

2. nLighten from Pivotal Resources - This is a high-end Six Sigma online e-learning product. This product combines various aspects of Six Sigma training such as facilitation of online discussions, and problem-solving simulations.

3. Various Six Sigma online training tools from QPM Solutions - Here are a couple of them: The Six Sigma green belt training module and Six Sigma black belt training, You can extend the training by 12 to 20 sessions spread over 3 months. Each session is for 3 hours. Typically both of these offer self paced learning, case study exercises and preparatory tests in order get you ready for the next session.

Closer To Reality

Although you may feel you are missing the classroom environments where you could have interacted with fellow students, the Six Sigma online packages are developed to mimic real-life conditions. In addition to this, almost all of them allow you to develop new processes, test them as you would do in a real life situation. Certain Six Sigma online tools like Sigma Station© boast many advanced features that rival the experiences that you would have in a classroom.
About the Author
Tony Jacowski is a quality analyst for The MBA Journal. Aveta Solutions - Six Sigma Online offers online six sigma training and certification classes for lean six sigma, black belts, green belts, and yellow belts.
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