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What do I get for my Sensei on Demand subscription?

  • Access to a community of like-minded individuals with whom you can share ideas, best practices, tools, and templates.
  • Access to Senseis with over 150 years of real-world experience implementing Continuous Improvement practices. 
  • On-demand microlearning modules to gain the skills and knowledge you need in a fun, engaging environment. No more boring learning!
  • Knowledge checks and quizzes to ensure you are mastering the required skills to make a change for the better.
  • Certification preparation and exam. 
  • Certificate of Achievement

Who should enroll in Sensei on Demand?

Anyone who believes there’s a better way to make a change for the better! This program is for frontline individual contributors, operations staff, managers and executives.

Is Lean Sigma Six for me?

If you believe there is a better way to do things, a more efficient way to work, and opportunities to improve quality, Lean Six Sigma is for you. 

How often will I receive 1:1 coaching or mentoring?

You will receive group coaching and mentoring once a month and can schedule 1:1 coaching with a Sensei once a month during “office hours.”

What are the prerequisites for Lean Sigma Six?

  • Lean Awareness = none
  • Lean Practitioner = Lean Awareness
  • Yellow Belt = Lean Awareness, Lean Practitioner
  • Green Belt =  Lean Awareness, Lean Practitioner
  • Black Belt = Lean Awareness, Lean Practitioner, Green Belt Certification 
  • Advanced Black Belt =  Lean Awareness, Lean Practitioner, Green Belt Certification, Black Belt Certification
  • Master Black Belt = Lean Awareness, Lean Practitioner, Green Belt Certification, Black Belt Certification, Advanced Black Belt Certification

Is Lean Six Sigma just for manufacturing?

Anyone who believes there’s a better way to make a change for the better! This program is for frontline individual contributors, operations staff, managers and executives.

What do the different belts mean?

If you believe there is a better way to do things, a more efficient way to work, and opportunities to improve quality, Lean Six Sigma is for you. 

Do I have to take the belts in order?

We recommend that you always start with Lean Awareness. However, you may be entering the program, having already achieved some certifications. We’re happy to work directly with you to determine the best place to start for your path. Green Belt Certification is a prerequisite for Black Belt Certification. Black Belt Certification is a prerequisite for Advanced Black Belt Certification and Advanced Black Belt is a prerequisite for Master Black Belt Certification.

How long will it take me to be certified?

Depending on your journey, certification may take anywhere from a couple of weeks (Lean Awareness) to 12 or more months (Black Belt). Certifications are awarded when you show your Sensei that you have completed the work required for your certification level.

Can I get more than one belt in one year?

Maybe! It depends on how quickly you can complete projects in real life. Certification is awarded when you show your Sensei that you have completed the work required for your certification level.

How much does a certification cost?

Certification costs differ based on the belt. Check out our pricing page to learn more.

What do I receive upon certification?

Not only will you receive bragging rights, but you will also be provided with a certification badge to be added to your LinkedIn or any social media account.  You’ll be filled with confidence to move forward on your continuous improvement journey with a dojo full of support, templates and tools at your fingertips.

What if I cancel my membership?

We hate to see you go! But rest easy knowing we’ll be happy to welcome you back at any time. If you do cancel and haven’t completed the requisite work to receive a certification, you will not receive a certification. In addition, refunds are not provided for annual memberships, and month-to-month billing will stop with the next billing cycle.