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City of Detroit Employees, Apply Now for Green Belt Training!

Next class starts January 28th 

Green Belt Training is a 13 week virtual course that is offered 3 times a year which consists of 3 components:

  1. 13 weeks of virtual training (Thursdays from 9AM-12PM)
  2. Weekly Independent e-learning assignments
  3. Completing a project that helps apply the strategies taught in class (while making a significant impact in the workspace!)

To complete the components of training, Green Belt Certification requires a commitment of 8-12 hours a week for approximately 13 weeks. Green Belt candidates will work with Excel, Powerpoint, Smartsheet, Moresteam’s elearning tool, and the analytical software Engine Room. Projects will be determined through a collaboration between the Green Belt candidate, LEAN Team, and the Department Leaders.

If you would like to sign up for the next Green Belt Training, please visit You will be contacted by a member of the Lean team regarding next steps. If you would like more information about Lean Green Belt training, contact a member of the Lean Team or email [email protected].


2 Hour Lean Introduction

The Lean team offers a 2 hour Introduction to Lean and 6Sigma. This is a great resource for an area or department who is just starting the process of implementing Lean projects and processes. This training opportunity is best completed with a group of 10-20 participants, and is available upon request. If you are a supervisor and you would like to get more information about this, please contact a member of the Lean Team.

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